Eyles Collection 1679-1983
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James de Carle Sowerby was a natural-history illustrator, naturalist, author, and entrepreneur, and the secretary of the Royal Botanic Society. JDCS and his extended family produced independent works and journals, learned-societies' journals, and illustrations for other scientists. From the guide to the Papers of the Sowerby family of scientific illustrators., 1826-1865, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections) ...
These papers, maps and volumes were collected by Victor and Joan Eyles as a library on the history and practice of geology. The main body of the collection, DM 1536, consists of published works, correspondence, lecture notes, geological notebooks, geological surveys, and an extensive collection of biographical notes on eminent geologists throughout history. This material was researched and written by Victor and Joan Eyles as both a professional interest and a hobby. Victor Ambrose Eyles (1895-19...
Arthur deC. Sowerby (1885-1954), naturalist, explorer, artist, and editor was born in Tai-yuan Fu, Shansi province, China, where his father served as a Baptist missionary. After a brief stay at Bristol University, England, Sowerby returned to China and began collecting specimens for the Natural History Museum in Tai-yuan Fu. In 1906, he was appointed to the staff of the Anglo-Chinese College at Tientsin as lecturer and curator of the Natural History Museum. He was a member of an expedition to th...
English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lambeth, to "Dear Madam" [possibly Mrs. Dawson Turner], 99 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663309 ...
William Buckland was an English cleric, geologist, and vertebrate paleontologist. He was the first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819). Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the description of Letters, 1817-1848. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689446 English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819...