Newton, Alfred, 1829-1907 (zoologist)
- 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.
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Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
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.
[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)  JAMES ISAACSON (1817- ) (clergyman). Letter to Edward Newton (1857)
[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)