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Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898 (ornithologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1835 - 1898

Biography

Osbert Salvin (1835-98), ornithologist, especially Central American; Strickland Curator of Ornithology, Cambridge 1874-82

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

Guatemalan papers, 1862-1874

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/20
Scope and Contents [1] 1 vol., carbon copies of letters to various from Guatemala, 1873-74, including P.L. SCLATER, ELLIOTT COUES, SIR JOSEPH HOOKER. Note by Alfred Newton: 'This letter book and the papers in Osbert Salvin's handwriting were received by me from Freder- ick D. Gorham in or about October 1898 – so far as I remember. AN. 20 Novr. 1905'. [2] MS account of a voyage along the coast of Belize, 1862, pp. 1-3, 9-10; 'Chapter II. Yzabel, the Mico Mountains & Quirigua'; rough draft. [3] Copy letter,...
Dates: 1862-1874
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