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Brighton, Albert George, 1900-1988 (palaeontologist)



  • Existence: 1900 - 1988


Albert George Brighton (1900-1988), palaeontologist, was born in Streatham, London, on 29 December 1900. He attended St Leonard's School, Streatham, and Westminster City School before joining Christ's College, Cambridge. He became curator of the Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge in 1931, and thereafter devoted his working life to the identification, arrangement and cataloguing of its collections. He retired in 1968, and died in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, on 9 April 1988.

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Albert Brighton: Undergraduate lecture notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8065-8067
Scope and Contents

Notebooks on lectures attended by Albert Brighton while taking the natural sciences tripos at Cambridge University.

Dates: 1919-1922
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