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Nordenskiöld, Nils Adolf Erik, 1832-1901 (Baron (Friherre), explorer, geologist and mineralogist)



  • Existence: 1832 - 1901

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Article re reception for Nordenskiöld and Vega, circa 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 37/50
Scope and Contents

An incomplete proof of an article from an unidentified newspaper (possibly from Singapore) [c. December 1879] concerning the reception of Nils Nordenskiöld and Adolf Palander by the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, including the texts of a Resolution of the Society of 3 November [1879] and speeches delivered by George Hose and Nordenskiöld. There is also a manuscript annotation concerning a piece of quartz.

Dates: circa 1879
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