Richard Owen papers, 1827-1889 1827-1889

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Richard Owen papers, 1827-1889, 1827-1889

Richard Owen papers, 1827-1889 1827-1889

This collection contains correspondence on natural history, expecially mollusks, fishes, and birds, and on medicine and social affairs, with references to the British Museum of Natural History. Also included are a paper by Owen on dinosaurs and a synopsis of a course of lectures, 1857.

1.5 Linear feet; Ca. 200 items.

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