Skip to main content

Proctor, William, 1798-1877 (ornithologist)



  • Existence: 1798 - 1877


William Proctor (1798-1877) (ornithologist, Durham University Museum)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Iceland journals, 1833, 1837, 1833-1837

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/19
Scope and Contents 2 vols., MS 'Jurney (sic) to Iceland 10 May 1833', 'Iceland Journal Book', 1837. Pencil annotation by Alfred Newton in each, 'I gave Proctor a sovereign for this and his other Journal book'. Bequeathed by Newton to Museum of Zoology. With [2] loose notes, 'Ornithology of Iceland', two dated 1837 and 1839, in a paper cover addressed to Amos Johnson 'To be left at Mr. Hawkses Foundry Gatshead'. Also [3] 'A breaf account of a ornithological tower to Iceland in the spring 1833 and 1837 by W...
Dates: 1833-1837
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (