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Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907 (zoologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1829-1907

Alfred Newton (1829-1907), zoologist, was born in Geneva on 11 June 1829, and entered Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 1848 (B.A., 1853). He carried out ornithological research work with the ornithologist John Woolley in Lapland (1855) and Iceland (1858), and independently in the West Indies (1857) and Spitsbergen (1864). In 1866 he became Professor of Zoology at Cambridge University, where he pioneered zoological study. He was made Fellow of the Royal Society in 1870. Newton died on 7 June 1907.

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Alfred Newton: Correspondence to Francis Jenkinson, 1889-1907

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1012-1018
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Dates: 1889-1907
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Alfred Newton: Lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6415
Scope and Contents A series of lectures by Alfred Newton on the following subjects: Protozoa, Polypi, Acalephae, Echinodermata, Vermes, Crustacea, Arachnida, Mollusca, and Mammalia (115 folios). There is an accompanying note by Charles M. Newton, 11 July 1907.
Dates: 1866-1875
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Alfred Newton library: bequest to Department of Zoology, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9890
Dates: 1908-1909
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Alfred Newton, miscellaneous papers, 1825-1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/10
Scope and Contents [1-12] Notes on the dodo. [13] Statement respecting certain sales of birds' eggs, 29 NOV 1864. [14] AN[?], humorous writing The seal saga: done into dasent English by an ancient mariner, n.d. [15] AN, MS copy of George R. Gray's The genera of birds. [16] AN, MS copy of part of T.T. Kaup, Monograph of the falconidae, systematically arranged, 1854, with notes from J.H. Gurney's copy of the book [17] Copy of Schlegel's description of the Norway falcon, Falco gyrfalco. [18] 'The Iceland or jer...
Dates: 1825-1906
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 Fonds

Alfred Newton Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839
Dates: 1798-1907
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Alfred Newton, papers on Gilbert White, 1878-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/7
Scope and Contents [1-4] Reviews [1-2] 'The charm of natural history'; 'Bell's Selborne', Spectator, 13 JUL 1878. [3] 'Gilbert White's Selborne', Saturday Review, 10 SEP 1887. [4] 'Gilbert White as a naturalist', Saturday Review, 24 SEP 1887. [5] Richard Hooper, 'Gilbert White of Selborne', first proof of article for Temple Bar, subsequently cut down and published in LV, pp. 524-42 (APR 1879). [6-7] Newton's article on White in DNB, 1900. Drafts of opening and bibliography. [8-26] Notes probably for DNB article...
Dates: 1878-1900
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Alfred Newton's revision of William Yarrell's British birds, 1856-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/6
Scope and Contents 6/1/1 Vol. 1 of Yarrell's 3rd edn, 1856. [6/1/2] AN, list of species from Gould's Birds of Europe. [6/1/3] Newscutting, review of A history of British birds. By the late W. Yarrell. Fourth edition, revised to the end of the Picidae by …Newton … continued by Howard Saunders, Part XV (London, 1882). [6/1/4] Prospectus for 4th edn. [6/1/5] Rules for zoological nomenclature drawn up by the late H.E. Strickland … at the instance of the British Association (London, 1878). 6/2/1 Vol. 2 of Yarrell's...
Dates: 1856-1891
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents A, 1851-1889

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1A
Scope and Contents [1] SIR HENRY WENTWORTH ACLAND (1815-1900) (physician, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford, 1858-94, Radcliffe Librarian 1851-1900). Letter (1872) [2-12] ANDREW LEITH ADAMS (1827-82) (Professor of Zoology, Dublin, 1873-78, Professor of Natural History, Cork, 1878-82). Letters (1870-76) [13] WILLIAM ADAMSON (builder, Dumfries). Letter (1879) [14] JAMES ADLAND (Engraving Printing & Lithographic Offices, Queen Street). Letter to John Van Voorst (1869) [15-16] GEORGE ADRIAN (dealer in birds'...
Dates: 1851-1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents B, 1851-1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1B
Scope and Contents [1-21] CHARLES CARDALE BABINGTON (1808-95) (archaeologist, writer; Professor of Botany 1861-95). Letters (1857-82) [22-61] CHURCHILL BABINGTON (1821-89) (clergyman, Disney Professor of Archaeology 1865-80; writer, editor). Letters (1875-87) [62] ANNA BABINGTON (wife of Churchill Babington). Letter (1886) [63-64] F.W. BACKHOUSE (Mercier, Strettell & Backhouse, London). Letters (1876) [65-85] JAMES BACKHOUSE (1825-90) (geologist, botanist). Letters (1882-86) [86-97] JAMES BACKHOUSE...
Dates: 1851-1904
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents C, 1855-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1C
Scope and Contents [1-2] WILLIAM HAY CALDWELL (1859-1941) (embryologist, writer). Letters (1882-86) [3-6] EDWARD CAMBRIDGE-PHILLIPS, transferred to Phillips [7-11] JOHN M. CAMPBELL (Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow). Letters (1881-85) [12] RALPH CANN (Resident Medical Officer, Infirmary, Plymouth). Letter (1887) [13] JAMES M. CAREY (Alten Mining Association). Letter to Edward Newton (1857) [14] PHILIP HERBERT CARPENTER(1852-91) (palaeontologist, zoologist). Letter (1882) [15] EDWARD B. CARTER (Royal Zoological Society...
Dates: 1855-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents D, 1852-1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1D
Scope and Contents [1-18] JOHN JAMES DALGLEISH (1836-1916) (landowner). Letters (1875-86) [19-37] WILLIAM SWEETLAND DALLAS (1824-90) (entomologist, translator). Letters (1865-71) [38-39] ROBERT DAMON (1814-89) (palaeontologist, geologist, writer). Letters to and from Alfred Newton (1886-88) [40-41] ROBERT FERRIS DAMON (1845-1929) (son of Robert Damon; natural history dealer). Letters (1887) [42-52] CHARLES GEORGE DANFORD (1843-1928) (barrister, naturalist, collector). Letters (1867-79) [53-64] CHARLES ROBERT...
Dates: 1852-1903
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents E, 1853-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1E
Scope and Contents [1] JOHN PARSONS EARWAKER (1847-95) (antiquary). Letter (1870) [2-24] ALFRED EDWIN EATON (1844-1929) (clergyman). Letters (1868-79) [25-26] JOHN EDWIN EDDISON (1842-1929) (Professor of Medicine, Leeds University). Letters (1875) [27-31] JAMES THOMAS EDGE (Strelley Hall, Nottingham). Letters (1853-64) [32] WILLIAM EDKINS (Bristol). Letter (1884) [33-34] THOMAS EDWARD (1814-86) (naturalist, writer). Letters (1872-79) [35] LEWIS EDWARDES. Letter (1875) [36] CHARLES JOHN ELLICOTT (1819-1905)...
Dates: 1853-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents F, 1851-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1F
Scope and Contents [1] J. AUSTIN FABB (Reader, Cambridge Chronicle). Letter (1877) [2] CHARLES AKEN FAIRBRIDGE (1824-93) (South African lawyer, bibliophile). Letter (1867) [3-10] JOHN FARR (1819-67) (clergyman). Letters (1853-66) [11-12] W. FARRER (Cambridge: natural history dealer?). Letters (1860) [13-14] BENJAMIN FAWCETT (1808-93). (bookseller, printer; invented colour printing technique, illustrated and printed F.O. Morris's British birds, 1851-57). Letters (1854-55) [15] HENRY FAWCETT (1833-84) (Professor of...
Dates: 1851-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents G, 1852-1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1G
Scope and Contents [1-2] ROBERT J. GABBETT (Kilkee, Co. Clare, clergyman). Letters (1881) [3-16] HANS FRIEDRICH GADOW (1855-1928) (Strickland Curator, Museum of Zoology, 1884-1928; Reader in morphology of vertebrates). Letters (1882-89) [17-20] W[ILLIAM?] GALLOWAY (Edinburgh). Letters (1884) [21-23] SIR FRANCIS GALTON (1822-1911) (scientist). Letters (1864-75) [24-25] 6TH VISCOUNT GALWAY (GEORGE EDWARD ARUNDELL MONCKTON-ARUNDELL) (1805-76). Letters (1872) [26] 7TH VISCOUNT GALWAY (GEORGE EDMUND MILNES MONCKTON-...
Dates: 1852-1904
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents H, 1852-1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1H
Scope and Contents [1-3] SIR JOHN FRANCIS JULIUS VON HAAST (1824-87) (Geologist, explorer; Governor, Canterbury Province, New Zealand, 1861- ; Commissioner to Indian and Colonial Exhibition, 1885). Letters (1886) [4-22] ALFRED CORT HADDON (1855-1940) (anthropologist; Professor of Zoology, Royal College of Science, Dublin 1880-1901; University Lecturer in Ethnology, Cambridge, 1900, Reader 1909-25). Letters (1881-86) [23-28] HENRY HADFIELD (Ventnor, Isle of Wight). Letters (1859-72) [29] JOHN PLEYDELL WILTON...
Dates: 1852-1904
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents I, 1877-1885

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1I
Scope and Contents [1-3] GEORGE GREEN IANSON (1842-95) (solicitor, Wakefield). Letters (1877) [4-9] LEONARD HOWARD LOYD IRBY (1836-1905) (lieutenant-colonel, ornithologist). Letters (1875-85) [10] JAMES ISAACSON (1817- ) (clergyman). Letter to Edward Newton (1857)
Dates: 1877-1885
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents J, 1854-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1J
Scope and Contents [1-2] HENRY JACKSON (1839-1921) (Fellow of Trinity 1864-1921, Regius Professor of Greek 1906-21). Letter (1871) [3-9] HARRY BERKELEY JAMES (1846-92) (merchant, ornithologist). Letters (1886) [10-11] EDWARD W. JANSON (natural history dealer and bookseller, London). Letters (1871-82) [12] SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (1800-74) (7th Baronet, naturalist). Letter (1862) [13-14] J.W. JEANS (Grantham). Letters (1879) [15-16] SIR RICHARD CLAVERHOUSE JEBB (1841-1905) (Professor of Greek, Glasgow, 1875-89; Regius...
Dates: 1854-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents K, 1852-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1K
Scope and Contents [1-2] ARTHUR R. KELL (Bramham, Tadcaster, Yorks). Letters (1867) [3-25] SIR JOHN SCOTT KELTIE (1840-1927) (geographer; sub-editor of Nature 1873- ; librarian, Royal Geographical Society, 1885). Letters (1874-86) [26-31] ALEXANDER CLARK-KENNEDY (Guards officer). Letters (1867-80) [32-49] ROBERT KENT (natural history dealer, St. Leonard's on Sea). Letters to Edward Newton (1852-59) [50-60] WILLIAM SAVILLE KENT (1845-1908) (marine biologist, curator, writer). Letters (1868-82) [61-71] PHILIP MOORE...
Dates: 1852-1886
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents L, 1853-1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1L
Scope and Contents [1-3] BEEBEE BOWMAN LABREY (1817-82) (natural history dealer, Manchester; entomologist). Letters (1871) [4] HENRY LAMB (Maidstone). Letter (1882) [5] JOHN J. LAMONT (Knockdow, Argyllshire). Letter (1872) [6] HERBERT LANGTON (Medical Officer, Brighton & Hove Dispensary). Letter (1881) [7-24] SIR EDWIN RAY LANKESTER (1847-1929) (Jodrell Professor of Zoology, University College London, 1874-91; Linacre Professor of Comparative Anatomy, Oxford 1891-98; Keeper of Zoology, British Museum, South...
Dates: 1853-1906
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents M, 1852-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1M
Scope and Contents [1] ALEXANDER MacALISTER (1844-1919) (Professor of Anatomy, 1883-1919). Letter (1884) [2-3] SIR DONALD McALISTER (1854-1934) (Fellow of St. John's, 1877-1934; President, General Medical Council, 1904-31; Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow University, 1907-29). Letters (1879) [4-5] W. EDWARD MacANDREW (London). Letters (1873) [6-7] ANGUS MacARTHUR (Glasgow). Letters (1862) [8-190] GEORGE McARTHUR (Encyclopaedia Britannica, Edinburgh. Church of Scotland minister?). Letters to Alfred Newton (1875-86);...
Dates: 1852-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents N, 1852-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1N
Scope and Contents [1] NATURE, EDITOR OF. Letter (1893) [2-11] EDWARD NEALE (1833-1904) (bird artist, illustrator). Letters (1870-87) [12-14] WILLIAM HENRY NEALE (1857- ) (surgeon). Letters (1882) [15] A.E. NEATE (Stratford, Essex). Letter (1877) [16-17] JOHN GUDGEON NELSON (1818-82) (clergyman). Letters (1877) [18-21] THOMAS HUDSON NELSON (1856-1916) (ornithologist, writer). Letters, paper 'Pallas's sand in N. Yorkshire' (1888) [22-29] SAMUEL TARRATT NEVILL (1837-1921) (Bishop of Dunedin, New Zealand,...
Dates: 1852-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents O, 1856-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1O
Scope and Contents [1] EDWARD F. O'BRIEN (Leadenhall Street, London). Letter (1865) [2-5] M.R. O'MALY. Letters (1868) [6-8] JAMES DOUGLAS OGILBY (1853-1925) (ichthyologist, taxonomist). Letters (1876-81) [9-10] FERGUS MENTEITH OGILVIE (1862-1918) (ophthalmic surgeon). Letters (1888-91) [11] THOMAS OLDHAM (1816-78) (Professor of Geology, Trinity College Dublin, 1845-50; Superintendant, Geological Survey of India, 1850-76). Letter (1874) [12] OLE THEODOR OLSEN (1838-1925) (writer, publisher; secretary, Marine...
Dates: 1856-1891
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents P, 1852-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1P
Scope and Contents [1] CHARLES A. PAGE (brother-in-law of S.F. Coues). Letter (1871) [2] BARON JOHAN AXEL PALMéN (1845-1919) (Finnish zoologist, professor). Letter (1888) [3-6] J.E. PALMER (Lucan, Dublin). Letters (1877) [7-14] JAMES A. PANTON (Wareham, Dorset). Letters to Alfred Newton (1875-81), letters to him, from Alex Luckham (1875), Edward Hart (1876) [15-17] JANE ELLEN PANTON (1848-1923) (poet, Fellow of Zoological Society; wife of James A. Panton). Letters (1881-83) [18] WILLIAM R. PAPE(Gun & Rifle...
Dates: 1852-1898
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents Q, 1859-1877

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1Q
Scope and Contents [1-3] JOHN THOMAS QUEKETT (1815-61) (histologist; Demonstrator, then Professor of Histology, Royal College of Surgeons 1844-61). Letter (1859) [4-6] WILLIAM QUEKETT (1802-88) (clergyman, philanthropist). Letters (1877)
Dates: 1859-1877
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents R, 1851-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/1R
Scope and Contents [1-5] JOHN RAE (1813-93) (Arctic explorer). Letters (1879) [6-12] BEAVEN RAKE (surgeon, Fordingbridge, Salisbury). Letters (1865-71) [13] EDWARD PIERSON RAMSAY (1842-1916) (Australian ornithologist). Telegram (1883) [14-15] HARDWICKE DRUMMOND RAWNSLEY (1851-1917) (clergyman). Letters to and from Alfred Newton (1889) [16] HERBERT EDWARD RAWSON (1852-1924) (Colonel, Royal Engineers). Letter (1879) [17-67] HENRY REEKS (1838-82) (botanist). Letters (1863-80) [68-75] JAMES REEVE (1833-1920)...
Dates: 1851-1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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