Sowerby family letters, 1840-1915 1840-1915


Sowerby family letters, 1840-1915, 1840-1915

Sowerby family letters, 1840-1915 1840-1915

These are mainly letters written from British botanists to James and William Sowerby concerning flowers and botany in England. Most of the correspondents are represented by only one letter and include Charles C. Babington, William H. Baxter, Joseph D. Hooker, Daniel Oliver, and W. T. Thiselton-Dyer.

0.25 Linear feet, Ca. 75 items

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Sowerby, James de Carle, 1787-1871 (person)

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) ...

Oliver, Daniel, 1830-1916 (person)

Sowerby, William, 1824-1902 (person)

Baxter, W. (William), 1783?-1871 (person)

Thiselton-Dyer, William T. (Wiliam Turner), 1843-1938 (person)

William T. Thiselton-Dyer was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1905. From the guide to the William T. (William Turner) Thiselton-Dyer correspondence, 1899-1928, 1899-1928, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Babington, Charles Cardale, 1808-1895 (person)

Epithet: FRS, Professor of Botany at Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x000257 ...

Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911 (person)

Sir Joseph D. Hooker (1817-1911), botanist, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, England. From the description of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker collection, 1828-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477374 English botanist and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London] Mar. 25 1878, to an unidentified recipient at the Daily Telegraph, 1878 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666429 Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker was...

Sowerby family. (family)

James de Carle Sowerby was a naturalist and artist and oldest son of naturalist James Sowerby. In 1838 he and others founded the Royal Botanic Society and Gardens, Regent's Park. His son, William, was also a naturalist, specializing in botany. From the guide to the Sowerby family letters, 1840-1915, 1840-1915, (American Philosophical Society) ...