Album materials 1777-1925

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Album materials, 1777-1925

Album materials 1777-1925

Materials removed from albums, of letters and autographs of various persons.

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Donner, Anders

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Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

Swanwick, Anna, 1813-1899

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Anna Swanwick was a British author and translator of German works. From the description of Anna Swanwick papers, 1851-1897, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36730963 English scholar, author and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Bath, to Prof. Knight, 1892 Nov. 17-1892 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580413 From the description of Autograph letters (4) signed : Regents Park n. w., to...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904

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English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...

Gasparis, Annibal de, 1819-

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Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

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History professor and journalist. From the description of Wellington [manuscript], post 1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647922784 Goldwin Smith was a British-Canadian educator, historian and journalist. From the description of Goldwin Smith Papers [manuscript]. 1875-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564891 British-Canadian historian and journalist. From the description of Berlin and Afghanistan : autograph manuscript...

Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x00006d ...

Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

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Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847

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English theologian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Glasgow, to Robert Malthus, 1821 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876658 ...

Jones, Bence, 1814-1873

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English physician, chemist and biographer of Michael Faraday. From the description of Papers, 1854-1869, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35129596 ...

Devonshire, Spencer Compton Cavendish, Duke of, 1833-1908

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London, England resident. From the description of Papers, 1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854608 ...

Acland, Henry W. (Henry Wentworth), 1815-1900

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Henry Acland was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford to 1895. E. Ray Lankester left the Linacre professorship of comparative anatomy at Oxford in 1898 to become director of the British Museum. (Natural History). From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703648551 From the description of Letter : to Mr. Gross, 1898 Sep 15. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702165565 Professor of Physic at the University...

Turner, H. H. (Herbert Hall), 1861-1930

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Astronomer and seismologist; Fellow of the Royal Society; Savilian Professor of Astronomy, Oxford, from 1893 until his death. As well as directing the teaching and research of the University Observatory, Oxford, Turner was a promoter of international freiedships and collaboration in astronomy, and after 1913 continued the important seismological work of John Milne. From the description of Papers, 1900-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830617 Professor of astronomy, Oxfo...

Sabine, Joseph, 1770-1837

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Thiselton-Dyer, William T. (William Turner), 1843-1928

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William T. Thiselton-Dyer was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1905. From the description of Correspondence, 1899-1928. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298242 ...

Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869

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English physician and scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Smith of Tetbury, 1819 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657072 ...

Lodge, Oliver, Sir, 1851-1940

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1851-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185813 From the description of Correspondence with Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, 1911-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86144402 From the description of Correspondence with Gilbert Murray, 1904-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155003845 From the description of Laboratory notebook, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77931094 ...

Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801

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German author and physiognomist. From the description of Vermischte physiognomische Regeln : Manuscript fuer Freunde, 1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497464 From the guide to the Vermischte physiognomische Regeln : Manuscript fuer Freunde, 1789, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Swiss physiognomist. From the description of Letter, 1781, Mar. 16 : Zürich. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35130848 Swiss scholar. From th...

Cuvier, Frédéric, 1773-1838

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Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865

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William Jackson Hooker was the premier English botanist of his time. His early interest in natural history was refined to botany by the fortuitous discovery of a rare moss. His education included travels through Europe, after which he became regius professor of botany at Glasgow. He published extensively, and founded and edited several journals; his main interests were ferns, mosses, and fungi, and he was a pioneer of economic botany. He was appointed first director of Kew Gardens, which became ...

Thompson, William, 1805-1852

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Buckland, William, 1784-1856

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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...

Goschen, George Joachim Goschen, viscount, 1831-1907

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Statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : to Prof. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589453 Goschen was Chancellor of the Exchequer. From the description of Letter to Mr. Engleton : 69 Portland Place, W. : ALS, [undated]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26561356 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unnamed correspondent, 1902 June...

Hassall, Arthur-Hill, 1817-1894

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Ericksen, John E

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Abernethy, John, 1764-1831

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Abernethy lectured on anatomy, physiology and surgery at St. Bartholomew's, and as a result, became the founder of the medical school. From the description of Notes from lectures by John Abernethy, 1805. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 50003146 ...

Palgrave, Francis, Sir, 1788-1861

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Deputy Keeper of the H.M. Record Office and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], Agnes Strickland, 1858 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864957 Epithet: archivist and historian Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x0000d8 ...

Hunter, John, 1728-1793

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English physician. From the description of Letter, 1777, Sept. 7 : [London], to Edward Jenner. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35113899 John Hunter (1728-1793), surgeon, anatomist, and Fellow of the Royal Society who published several treatises on medical subjects, including one on inflammation and gunshot wounds. His anatomical and natural science collections form the core of the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow. From the description of Note on Edward May's Mo...

Blagden, Charles, Sir, 1748-1820

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Sir Charles Blagden (1748-1820), was a physician and secretary of the Royal Society. In 1772, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. In 1776 he became a surgeon in the army and served on a hospital ship during the American Revolutionary War. In 1784 he was elected one of the secretaries of the Royal Society, a post he held till 1797. He died, unmarried and childless, of apoplexy in 1788. From the description of [Diaries], 1776-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177654 ...

Ball, Robert S. (Robert Stawell), 1840-1913

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Astronomer, mathematician. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Correspondence, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83300259 From the description of Letters, 1893-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84043018 Astronomer and mathematician. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1872-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78291613 ...

Hazlitt, William Carew, 1834-1913

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English bibliographer and man of letters; grandson of the essayist William Hazlitt. From the description of Postcard: to New York Times, 1900 Mar. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547408 ...

Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

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William Yarrell, an eminent British naturalist, was for many years a vice-president of the Zoological Society. He was also a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and between 1825 and 1856 he contributed 81 papers to scientific societies and journals. He was the author of A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES and A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. At his death, his collection of British fishes and other specimens were purchased by the Trustees of the British Museum. From the description of William Yarrell ...

Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854

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Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811

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Maskelyne was the 5th Astronomer Royal at Greenwich and is best known for having established the "Nautical Almanac" in 1766. From the description of Papers of Nevil Maskelyne, 1771-1809. 1771-1809. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225688734 In 1749 he entered Catharine Hall, Cambridge but migrated to Trinity College. 7th Wrangler. B. A. 1754. M. A. 1757. B. D. 1768. D. D. 1777. F. R. S. 1758. He was selected by the Royal Society to go to St. Helena to observe the t...

Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899

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British surgeon and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1898. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31716044 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 September 1872, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674194 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Ansted, D. T. (David Thomas), 1814-1880

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Professor of Geology. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Athenaeum Club [London], to Charles Augustus Howell, 1865 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870215 ...

Osborne, Sidney Godolphin, Lord, 1808-1889

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Anglican clergyman and philanthropist. Rector of Durweston, Dorset, 1841-1875. From the description of Papers, 1861-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19464991 Epithet: son of Francis, 5th Duke of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x000283 Son of Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds. At Corfu. Epithet: philanthropist ...

Brodie, Benjamin, Sir, 1783-1862

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Brodie was an English author and physician. From the description of Letter, 1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78614800 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unnamed correspondent, 1858 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133442 From the description of Benjamin Brodie papers, 1821-1862, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34848013 ...

Thomson, Joseph, 1858-1895

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Playfair, Lyon Playfair, baron, 1818-1898

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Scottish scientist, liberal politician and Postmaster General under Prime Minister Gladstone. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608229793 Statesman, scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617649 From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1...

Broadbent, W. H. (William Henry), Sir, 1835-1907

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English physician. From the description of William Henry Broadbent note, 1900, Sep., [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847971 Epithet: physician Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000629.0x000202 ...

Cameron, Verney Lovett, 1844-1894

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Golitsyn, B. B. (Boris Borisovich), 1862-1916

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Leicester, Thomas William Coke, Earl of, 1822-1909

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Pentland, Joseph Barclay, 1797-1873

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Epithet: of Add MS 37938 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000245 Epithet: of Add MS 42581 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000247 Epithet: of Add MS 38986 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000246 ...

Blackie, John Stuart

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Epithet: Professor of Greek at Edinburgh University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x0000b4 ...

Osborn, Sherard, 1822-1875

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Beale, Lionel S. (Lionel Smith), 1828-1906

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Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x000182 Epithet: physician and microscopist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00025c ...

Biot, Jean-Baptiste, 1774-1862

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Scott, Peter W.

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Lockyer, Norman, Sir, 1836-1920

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Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, ca. 1970-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980541 ...

Darwin, George Howard, sir, 1845-1912

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George Howard Darwin was an astronomer and mathematician. From the description of On meteorites and the history of stellar systems, [1889]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138587 From the description of Letters, 1834-1881. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523566 Sir George Howard Darwin (1845-1912), mathematician and astronomer, was the son of Charles Darwin. He was educated at Clapham Grammar School an...

KInglake, John A. W., Sir

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Hughes, David Edward, 1829-1900

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Anglo-American electrician and inventor of the carbon microphone. From the description of David E. Hughes letters, 1889-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80218399 From the description of David E. Hughes letters, 1889-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148271 ...

Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), 1826-1880

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Francis T. Buckland, an English naturalist and the son of geographer William Buckland, worked mainly as an ichthyologist but also published articles on paleontology and the history of geology. From the guide to the Francis Trevelyan Buckland letters, 1863-1872, 1863-1872, (American Philosophical Society) Francis T. Buckland was an English naturalist and son of William Buckland, the geographer. His main work was in ichthyology, but he also publishedarticles on paleontology an...

Geddes, W. D. (William Duguid), 1828-1900

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Epithet: Greek scholar; Knight 1892 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x000368 ...

Story-Maskelyne, Nevil, 1823-1911

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Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903

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Born 1820; educated at Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, 1833-1836; assistant schoolmaster at Derby, 1837; worked as a draftsman and engineer during the building of the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 1837-1841; sub-editor of the Pilot , the organ of the Complete Suffrage Movement, 1844; occupied himself anew with engineering, 1844-1846, and experimented with mechanical inventions, 1846-1847; sub-editor of The Economist in London, 1848-1853; visited house of John Chapman, the advanced publisher,...

Spence, William, 1783-1860

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Glaisher, James, 1809-1903

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Carlisle, Anthony, Sir, 1768-1840

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Maclean, John, Sir, 1811-1895

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Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929

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Edwin Ray Lankester was a British zoologist and author. He taught at Exeter College (1872-1874), University College (1874-1882), Edinburgh University (1882-1891), and Oxford (1891-1927). From the description of Letters, 1892-[ca. 1903]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465793 From the guide to the Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester letters, 1892-[ca. 1903], 1892-1903, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Cooper, Astley, Sir, 1768-1841

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English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Perth, to Lady Bell, 1837 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526970 Surgeon who in late 1792, Cooper developed the subject of surgery as a separate course from anatomy. In 1816, he performed his celebrated operation of tying the aorta for aneurism. From the description of Lectures on surgery by Sir Astley Cooper, 1819. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 50003144 B...

Stokes, George Gabriel, 1819-1903

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Mathematician and physicist. From the description of Papers, 1846-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81407172 Entered Pembroke College, Cambridge and graduated as Senior Wrangler and lst Smith's prizeman in 1841. From 1849-1903 he was Lucasisn professor of mathematics at Cambridge. F. R. S. 1851. Secretary of the Royal Society 1854-1885. President of Royal Society 1885-1890. Copley Medal 1893. Rumford Medal 1852. M. P. for Cambridge University 1887-1891. Created Bart in 18...

Quince, W

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Smith, Benjamin Leigh, 1828-1913

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Benjamin Leigh Smith was born on 12 March 1828 at Whatlington, Sussex. He was educated at the Nonconformist Bruce Castle School and, in 1848, was elected a pensioner of Jesus College, Cambridge, becoming the first dissenter to receive a BA degree. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1856, but never practised. Smith embarked on his first voyage to the Arctic in 1871 when he sailed in the ketch Samson to Svalbard on the British Exploring Expedition, reaching la...

Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

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Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1914; M.A. 1817. Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge University, 1828-1839. Fellow Royal Society, 1816. Worked with and tried to perfect calculating machines; devised basic principles of modern computers. From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005505 Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1...

Gull, William Withey, Sir, 1816-1890

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British physician. From the description of Note, 1873, Jan. : to Librarian, Royal Society. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31615510 ...

Retzius, A. (Anders), 1796-1860

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Swedish anatomist. From the description of Papers, 1847-1848, Stockholm, Sweden. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35297938 ...

Mantell, Gideon Algernon, 1790-1852

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Oldum, James

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Newton, C. T. (Charles Thomas), 1816-1894

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English archaeologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Raphaël, Var. to Mrs. William Wetmore Story, 1887 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610830 ...

Collin, J Norman

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Proctor, Richard A. (Richard Anthony), 1837-1888

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Astronomer, author and lecturer; best known for having drawn one of the earliest maps of Mars. Father of astronomer and lecturer Mary Proctor. From the description of Letter of Richard A. Proctor to to S.S. McClure, 1880 July 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 73692546 Epithet: astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00018c ...

Küshner, F

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Armstrong, W. G. (William George), Baron, 1810-1900

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Medical student at the University of Michigan, graduate of the class of 1893. From the description of William C. Armstrong papers, ca. 1890-ca. 1893. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420787 ...

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

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Governor General of India and British army officer. From the description of Papers of Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis, 1614-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068310 British general; second in command in North America during Revolution, surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Later governor-general of India. From the description of Proclamation, 1781 March 18, North Carolina. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156104 Charle...

Ramsay, A. C. (Andrew Crombie), 1814-1891

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Layard, Austen Henry, 1817-1894

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English orientalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Moses [Montefiore], 1865 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595926 Francis T. Buckland, an English naturalist and the son of geographer William Buckland, worked mainly as an ichthyologist but also published articles on paleontology and the history of geology. From the guide to the Francis Trevelyan Buckland letters, 1863-1872, 1863-1872, (American Philosophical Society)...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

Gill, David, 1843-1914

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Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1872-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122610002 From the description of Papers, 1868-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78112264 ...

Fergusson, William, Sir, 1808-1877

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British surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1857-1865, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35070282 ...

Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913

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John Lubbock was an English banker, politican, scientist, antiquarian and man of letters. He became the first Baron Avebury, ca. 1900. From the description of Letter : London, England to Douglas Murray, 1911 October 27-31 / Avebury. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 701491819 English banker and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (20) : London, Beckenham, St. Andrews, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1883 July 19-1907 Nov. 13, and undated...

Luther, Karl T. R.

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Bell, Charles, Sir, 1774-1842

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British surgeon and anatomist. From the description of Charles Bell papers, 1830 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992302 Charles Bell was born at Edinburgh in November 1774. He received his medical education from the University of Edinburgh. In 1799 he was elected a fellow of the College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and practised at the Edinburgh Infirmary. In 1804 he left Edinburgh for London to practise and to teach (1812-1836) at the William Hunter's Scho...

Ramsay, William, 1852-1916

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Chemist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Correspondence with Lord Rayleigh about argon, 1887-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155003974 Professor of General Chemistry at University College London, 1887-1912. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1870-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82743733 English scientist. Winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1904. Discoverer of argon, helium, neon, krypton. ...

Derby, Edward Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1775-1851

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Institut de France. Académie des sciences

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Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.

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English physicist and chemist. From the guide to the Michael Faraday letter, 1867 May 1, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Gibb, Elias John Wilkinson, 1857-1901

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Fergusson, James, 1808-1886

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Wells, Spencer, 1818-1897

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British Museum

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Petrie, W.M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), 1853-1942

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English author and Egyptologist. From the description of W.M. Flinders Petrie Letters, 1883-1884. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347177 W.M. Flinders Petrie was born in Kent, educated at home by his well-educated parents, and showed an interest in antiquities. He began his career with studies of English sites, notably Stonehenge, 1880, then went to Egypt where he became the major figure in exploration of the pyramids. He was Professor of Egyptology at the University...

Thomson, John Millar, 1849-1933

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Johns, C.A. (Charles Alexander), 1811-1874

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Huggins, William, Sir, 1824-1910

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Educated at City of London School. After a few years of business he decided to devote himself to astronomy. F. R. A. S. 1854. In 1856 he built an observatory at Tulse Hill and applied to stars the methods of Kirchhofs researches into the chemical constitution of the sun. In conjunction with William Allen Miller (F. R. S. 1845) he devised the star spectroscope and showed that in structure the stars resemble the sun. F. R. S. 1865. Royal Medal 1866. Rumford Medal 1880. Copley Medal 1898. President...

Struve, Hermann, 1854-1920

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British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition, 1910-1913

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Grove, W. R. (William Robert), 1811-1896

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Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79891339 ...

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

Whewell, William, 1794-1866

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Morris, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000390 Epithet: prisoner in the King's Bench British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000396 Epithet: of Add MS 38421 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000395 Epithet: M...

Stanley, Edward Smith (Edward Smith Stanley, earl of)

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Epithet: Lord Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby (1834) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000245.0x000302 ...

Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

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American astronomist and political economist. From the description of Typed letter : [Washington, D.C., to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645229686 American astronomer. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Mar. 16-1883 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612661 Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. ...

Geikie, James, 1839-1915

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Dewar, James, 1842-1923

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English natural philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 27 January 1889, to Joseph Bennett, 1889 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565829 ...

Brewster, David, 1781-1868

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Natural philosopher and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Autograph letters, 1819-1867 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78354815 Scottish physicist. From the description of David Brewster papers, 1836-1857, [Edinburgh]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847956 Educated for the Church of Scotland at Edinburgh University, but due to a form of nervousness gave up a clerical life and in 1802 became editor of the 'Edinburgh Ma...

Morley, John, 1838-1923

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English statesman and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : to Prof. Knight, 1876-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613155 1886 and 1892-1895 Chief Secretary for Ireland; 1905-1910 and 1911 Secretary of State for India. Epithet: statesman Title: Viscount Morley of Blackburn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0001f0 ...

Johns, C.A. (Charles Alexander), 1811-1874

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Foster, M. (Michael), Sir, 1836-1907

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Physiologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Prof. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470141 ...

Crosse, Andrew, 1784-1855

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Boss, Lewis, 1846-1912

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Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940

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Blair, V N ?

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De La Beche, Henry T. (Henry Thomas), 1796-1855

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Freeman, Edward Augustus, 1823-1892

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English historian. From the description of Letters, 1881-1895, to Charles Henry Hart. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491671 Historian. From the description of Edward Augustus Freeman letter, 1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450338 English historian best known for his "The History of the Norman Conquest." From the description of Bulgaria and Servia : an original manuscript / by Eward A. Freeman. [1885?] (State Historical...

Woodward, Henry, 1832-1921

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Geologist David J. Brown played an active role in the Edinburgh Geological Society. He read many papers before the society and acted as conductor on their expeditions. From the guide to the David J. Brown papers, 1860-1876, 1860-1876, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912

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Burton Chance, a prominent Philadelphia ophthalmologist, wrote "Ophthamology" (1939) and "Early printing of medical books..." (1948). From the guide to the Burton Chance correspondence, 1930-1952, 1930-1952, (American Philosophical Society) Quaker physician and surgeon, developed antiseptic prevention of wound infections. From the description of Papers, 1900-1902 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35160658 Joseph Lister was a British sur...

Liston, Robert, Sir, 1742-1836

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British diplomat. From the description of Papers of Sir Robert and Henrietta Marchant Liston, 1795-1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068338 British minister to the United States. From the description of Letter of Sir Robert Liston, 1798. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015019 ...

Thompson, Henry, Sir, 1820-1904

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English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.E. Millais, [year not specified] July 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 690673469 Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0000a4 Epithet: Customs officer in I of St Thomas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0...

Jussieu, Adrien ˜deœ 1797-1853

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Anderson, Thomas D.

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Setheby, H E

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Ure, Andrew, 1778-1857

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Chemist and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to James Bradshaw, 1835 Jan. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573909 Andrew Ure was born in Glasgow in May 1778 and graduated MD from Glasgow University in 1801. After a brief spell as an army surgeon, Ure was appointed Professor of Natural Philosophy at Anderson's Institution in 1804, in succession to George Birkbeck. In the spirit of John Anderson, he gave highly successful evening lectures ...

Simpson, James Young, 1811-1870

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Scottish obstetrician; introduced use of chloroform. From the description of Letters, 1868-1911, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31821785 English physician. From the description of Autograph signature to a University of Edinburgh certificate, 1862 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664609 James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet, graduated MD from Edinburgh University in 1832. He was made President of the Royal Medical Society of Edin...

Helps, Arthur, sir, 1813-1875

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English historian. From the description of Letter signed : Vernon Hill, Bishop's Waltham, to an unidentified correspondent, 1855 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482766 English essayist and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chester Sq., to W. Pickering, 1845 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472342 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bishop's Waltham, 1847 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Christie, William Henry Mahoney Sir, 1845-1922

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Petrie, W.M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), 1853-1942

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English author and Egyptologist. From the description of W.M. Flinders Petrie Letters, 1883-1884. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347177 W.M. Flinders Petrie was born in Kent, educated at home by his well-educated parents, and showed an interest in antiquities. He began his career with studies of English sites, notably Stonehenge, 1880, then went to Egypt where he became the major figure in exploration of the pyramids. He was Professor of Egyptology at the University...

Monier-Williams, Monier, sir, 1819-1899

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Charconne, Jean

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Hare, Charles

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Jones, J. V. (John Viriamu), 1856-1901

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Dawes, W. R. (William Rutter), 1799-1868

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Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford, 1831-1892

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Artist and travel writer. From the description of Letter : Gloucestershire, 1886 Dec. 26. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972206 Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards was an English author, notable for popular novels and travel works. She published her first poem at the age of seven, her first story at twelve. After success as a writer, she made a series of journeys, and her published accounts of these trips proved enormously popular. After her experiences in Egypt, ...

Galitzin, B.

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...