Autograph collection, 1816-1917.

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Moore, E. M. Autograph collection, 1816-1917.

Autograph collection, 1816-1917.

There are 153 letters in this collection, many addressed to Aubrey Lackington Moore, an English writer who tried to reconcile evolution and traditional Christianity. Some letters discuss scientific questions of the day, while others are formal social notes. Also includes 24 clipped signatures.

177 items.

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Turner, Wm. (William), Sir, 1832-1916

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English anatomist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : to Prof. Knight, [1898?] Mar. 1 to 1902 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573589 ...

Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902

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German pathologist. From the description of Papers, 1865-1874. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35551332 ...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

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...

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 ...

Thomson, William O. (William Orville)

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Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865

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English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895

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Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...

Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925

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Francis Darwin was the son of British naturalist Charles Darwin, and followed his father into the study of botany. Dr. Harkness studied fungi. He was the president of the California Academy of Sciences, 1887-1896. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Dr. Harvey Wilson Harkness, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864475 Francis Galton Darwin was a botanist. From the description of Letters, 1868-1925. (American Philosophical Society Library). World...

Lecky, William Edward Hartpole, 1838-1903

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Historian and essayist. From the description of Letter of William Edward Hartpole Lecky, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014892 Irish historian and essayist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : London, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Apr. 5-1901 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598501 From the description of Democracy and liberty : autograph manuscript, 1896 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598803 From the descript...

Grote, George, 1794-1871

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Threadneedle Street", to W.W. Hickson [William Edward Hickson?], 1835 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503892 From the description of Trial and death of Socrates : autograph manuscript, ca. 1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881620 George Grote was born on 17 November 1794. He was educated at a school in Sevenoaks, Kent and Charterhouse, where he remained for six years. At Charterho...

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...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Brown-Séquard, Charles-Edouard, 1817-1894

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French physiologist, neurologist and endocrinologist. From the description of Charles-Edouard Brown-Séquard papers, 1871-1889, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31383182 Brown-Sequard was elected to the Academie des Sciences in 1886. From the description of Letter : [Paris], 1886 Jun 18. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703640281 From the description of Letter : [Paris], 1886 Jun 18. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 7021624...

Trevelyan, George Otto, 1838-1928

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English author and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wallington, Cambo, Northumberland, to T.J. Cobden Sanderson, 1889 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573152 English author and statesman; nephew of Macaulay. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Commons, to Moncure Conway, 1880 Jul. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573156 British politician and author. From the description of [Let...

Adams, John Couch, 1819-1892

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Educated at St. John's College, Cambridge and graduated B. A. 1843 as Senior Wrangler and lst Smith's prizeman. Fellow of St. Johns. Then undertook to determine the cause of the perturbations of Uranus and left the results at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich 1845, but his discovery was anticipated by Urban J. J. Le Verrier (for. Mem. R. S. 1847) in July 1846. Le Verrier received the Copley Medal 1846 and Adams 1848. Lowndean Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge, 1858. Director of Cambridge Observat...

Romanes, George John, 1848-1894

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George John Romanes,(1848–1894), and John Thomas Gulick,(1832-1923),were both evolutionary biologists. From the guide to the John Thomas Gulick correspondence with George J. Romanes, 1887-1893, 1887-1893, (American Philosophical Society) English biologist and scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Prof. Knight, [18]73 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657248 ...

Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

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 ...

Fletcher, C. R. L. (Charles Robert Leslie), 1857-1934

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Epithet: biographer and historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0000ca ...

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 ...

Bentham, George, 1800-1884

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English botanist; nephew of Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832 From the guide to the George Bentham letter to Asa Gray, ., (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000263 ...

Flower, William Henry, 1831-1899

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Moore, E. M.

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Galton, Francis, 1822-1911

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Eugenicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. Born in Birmingham, England, educated in Boulogne, Kenilworth and King Edward's School, Birmingham; trained in medicine at Birmingham General Hospital and Kings College London until 1840; B. A. Trinity College, Cambridge. A generous inheritance allowed him to devote his life to travel, and to the study of a succession of virtually unexplored fields: the weather; physical and mental characteristics in man and animals; the influence of heredity on them; her...

Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England, in 1821 to a politically outspoken father committed to fairness among his male and female children. In 1832, Samuel Blackwell moved his family to the United States in part for financial reasons but also to participate in the abolitionist movement. Two of his daughters would grow up to continue this fight against slavery and to work towards women's rights, specifically in the area of women in medicine. After years of struggling to be taken ...