Museum of Comparative Zoology collection of historical manuscripts, 1736-1908 (inclusive), 1810-1870 (bulk).

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Museum of Comparative Zoology collection of historical manuscripts, 1736-1908 (inclusive), 1810-1870 (bulk).

Museum of Comparative Zoology collection of historical manuscripts, 1736-1908 (inclusive), 1810-1870 (bulk).

Collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, manuscripts, and notes of eminent American, British and European biologists, naturalists and zoologists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Contains extensive holdings of the entomologist, Thomas Say.

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Abbot, John, 1751-1840

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John Abbot (1750-1840), naturalist and artist, collected, observed, drew insects, arachnids, and birds; native of England, moved to America in 1773 and Georgia in 1776. From the description of John Abbot notebook, [ca. 1791]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476134 John Abbot (1757-ca. 1840) was born in London in 1751, the son of a lawyer who encouraged his early interest and talent for natural history, and who arranged for him to study drawing, perspective, and engraving un...

Sowerby, George Brettingham, 1788-1854

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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Naturalist, ornithologist, and artist, known for his Birds of America. From the description of Letters received, 1831-1853. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56506202 Audubon was an American artist and ornithologost. From the guide to the John James Audubon letters and drawings, 1805-1892 (inclusive), 1805-1847 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John James Audubon was a painter and ornithologist. Born in ...

Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873

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Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology, Sedgwick was an outspoken opponent of Darwin's theory of evolution by means of natural selection. From the description of Letter to Richard Owen, [1860?], January 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections &...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...

Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813

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"Father of American ornithology." From the description of Letter to Daniel H. Miller [manuscript], 1808 December 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647841763 From the description of Letter to Daniel H. Miller [manuscirpt], 1809 February 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48823462 Epithet: Secretary, Society for Emancipation of Industry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc...

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...

Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet ˜deœ 1744-1829

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Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

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Wallace was a naturalist and collaborator with Darwin on the theory of evolution. From the description of Letter, 1895, January 16, Parkstone, Dorset, to Wallis Mansford, Esq. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 123275202 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00011f British naturalist. From the description of Letters to E. D. Girdlestone : ALS, 18...

Say, Thomas, 1787-1834

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) David Ives Bushnell was born 28 April 1875 in St. Louis, Mo. He was educated in St. Louis schools and in Europe. He worked as an assistant archaeologist at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University from 1901-1904. Bushnell contributed to the Handbook of American Indians and wrote numerous books on Nat...

Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778

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John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting. From the guide to the John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775, (American Philosophical Society) Swedish botanist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Upsala, to M. DuChesne, 1767 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591543 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to...

Say, Lucy Way Sistaire, 1801-1886.

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Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin du Roi," [Paris], to the Comte de Tressan, 1775 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537605 From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1781 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Montbard?], to Mme. Necker, 1779 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525278 From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin d...

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...

Harvard University., Museum of Comparative Zoology

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The Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard Univ., was founded in 1859 by Louis Agassiz as a public, research and teaching museum. For further information see Edward Lurie's The Founding of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ, 1959). Directors include: Louis Agassiz; Alexander Agassiz; Samuel Henshaw; Thomas Barbour; Alfred S. Romer; Ernst Mayr. From the description of Records of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1860-1985 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 769...

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to C. F. Hammer, at the University of Strasbourg, 1825 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537914 From the description of Letter signed : Paris, to the Chevalier Brunacci, 1813 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537948 From the description of Autograph letter signed : postmarked Paris, to M. Coquerel, 1828 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527192 Naturalist. ...

Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865

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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) English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Walton Hall, to Neville Wood, 1835 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706601...

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 ...