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Ornithological pamphlets, 1859-1905

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/30

Scope and Contents

Collection of his ornithological pamphlets and printed papers. Presented to the Newton Library by L.A. Curtis Edwards, Wisbech Museum, 1942 [1] Psittaci novae speciei ad conurum genus pertinentis descriptio, Thetford, 1859. [2] Suggestions for saving parts of the skeletons of birds (reprinted from the Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1860. [3] 'Suggestions for forming collections of birds' eggs', in Smithsonian miscellaneous collections, [1860], pp. 10-22. [4] On the possibility of taking an ornithological census (reprinted from The Ibis, APR 1861). [5] On the possibility of taking a zoological census (reprinted from Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, 1861). [6] On the zoology of ancient Europe: a paper read before the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 31st March, 1862. [7] Remarks on the Fringilla incerta of Risso (reprinted from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 8 APR 1862). [8] On two new birds from Madagascar (reprinted from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 12 MAY 1863). [9] Remarks on the exhibition of a natural mummy of Alca impennis (reprinted from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 10 NOV 1863). [10] On the breeding of the green sandpiper (reprinted from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 8 DEC 1863). [11] On the irruption of Pallas's sand-grouse … in 1863 (reprinted from The Ibis, APR 1864). [12] On a remarkable discovery of Didine bones in Rodriguez (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 28 NOV 1865). [13] List of animals collected at Mohambo, Madagascar, by Mr. W.T. Gerrard (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 12 DEC 1865). [14] Supplement to a report on the extinct Didine birds of the Mascarene Islands (reprint- ed from the Report of the British Association for the Advencement of Science, 1867). [15] Remarks on Prof. Huxley's proposed classification of birds (reprinted from The Ibis, JAN 1868). [16] The Zoological aspect of Game Laws (British Association, Section D, AUG 1868). [17] The Strickland Collection in the University of Cambridge (reprinted from The Ibis, JUL 1869). [18] On existing remains of the gare-fowl (reprinted from The Ibis, APR 1870). [19] On Cricetus nigricans as a European species (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 12 MAY 1870). [20] On a method of registering natural history observations (reprinted from Transactions of Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, 1870). [21] 'Prof. Newton exhibited a series of eggs collected by the German North-Pole Expedition…' (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 20 JUN 1871). [22] On a remarkable sexual peculiarity in an Australian species of duck (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 7 NOV 1871). [23] Second supplementary report on the extinct birds of the Mascarene Islands (reprinted from BAAS Report, 1872). [24] On the great northern falcons (reprinted from Annals and Magazine of Natural History, DEC 1873). [25] Notes on birds which have been found in Greenland (unspecified publication, n.d.). [26] 'Professor Newton … exhibited tracings of some unpublished sketches of the Dodo…' (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 4 MAY 1875). [27] Note on Palaeornis exsul (reprinted from The Ibis, JUL 1875). [28] On some ornithological errors in the 'Reliquiae Aquitanicae' (reprinted from Annals and Magazine of Natural History, FEB 1876). [29] Address to the Biological Section of the British Association. Glasgow, September 6th, 1876. [30] 'The Dodo' (reprinted from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th edn., JUN 1877). [31] The nomenclature of thegroups of Ratitae (reprinted from Annals and Magazine of Natural History, DEC 1877). [32] Remarks on exhibition of a stone sent by Mr. Caldwell (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 5 MAR 1878). [33] Hawking in Norfolk (reprinted from Lubbock's Fauna of Norfolk, 2nd edn., 1878). [34] AN, obituary tribute to Lord Tweeddale (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 14 JAN 1879). [35] Prof. Newton on Alectoroenas nitidissima (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 14 JAN 1879). [36] On some moot points in ornithological nomenclature (reprinted from Annals and magazine of natural history, AUG 1879). [37] Prof. Newton on chaetura cauducata (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 6 JAN 1880). [38] Alfred and Edward Newton, List of the birds of Jamaica (reprinted from the Handbook of Jamaica for 1881). [39] Prof. Newton on an egg of Cariama cristata (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 4 JAN 1881). [40] Prof. Newton on the genus Hypherpes (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 15 MAR 1881). [41] Ornithological nomenclature. An addendum to 'The Ibis' for January, 1883. [42] Mr Seebohm's "Fugitive observations", 19 MAY 1883. [43] Prof. Newton on Bulweria columbina (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 15 NOV 1887). [44] Early days of Darwinism, n.d. [45] Notes on some species of Zosterops (reprinted from Ibis, OCT 1888) [46] On the irruption of Syrrhaptes paradoxus [BAAS, Section D, n.d.] [47] Obituary. Mr. J.H. Gurney (reprinted from Ibis, JUL 1890). [48] Notes on some old museums (reprinted from Annual Report of the Museums Association, 1891). [49] Errors concerning the sanderling (addendum to Ibis, JUL 1892). [50] Note on the occurrence of the sanderling … in New South Wales (reprinted from Records of Australian Museum, Vol. 2, 1892). [51] On a new species of Drepanis (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 7 NOV 1893). [52] On the great flood of 1852-3 in south-western Norfolk (reprinted from Transactions of Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, 5, 1893). [53] Notes on "A Bill to amend the Wild Birds' Protection Act, 1880" (reprinted from Annals of Scottish Natural History, Apr 1894 [54] On a rare bird from the Sandwich Islands (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 15 DEC 1896). [55] Sir Edward Newton – obituary (reprinted from Proceedings of the Linnaean Society, 1896-97). [56] Sir Edward Newton – obituary (reprinted from Ibis, JUL 1897). [57] On some new or rare birds' eggs (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 16 NOV 1897). [58] Coloured figures of the birds of the British islands. Issued by Lord Lilford …Preface (London, 1897). [59] [Memoir of John Wolley – pp. ix-xxxix]. [60] Alca impennis (extract from Ootheca Wolleyana, Vol. 2, 1905). [61] Leguat's giant bird (4th International Congress of Ornithologists, 1905). [62] On the Orcadian home of the Garefowl (reprinted from Ibis, OCT 1898). [63] Appendix. The publications on natural history of John Wolley, except those included in the body of the work. [64] Fourth International Congress of Ornithologists. Books, letters and papers exhibited in the Philosophical Library … 20 June, 1905. [65] Edward Newton, Discovery of the remains of the Didus solitaris at Rodrigues. Taken from the Mauritius Almanach and Register for 1869 (Mauritius, 1868). [66] Edward Newton, On the reported discovery of Dodo's bones in a cavern in Mauritius (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 20 MAY 1890). [67] Report of the Committee … appointed for the purpose of continuing the investigation on the desirability of establishing a "Close Time" for the preservation of indigenous animals (reprinted from BAAS Report, 1872). [68] [Further report on Close Time] (BAAS, 1873). [69] [Further report on Close Time] (BAAS, 1876). [70] [Further report on Close Time] (BAAS, n.d.). [71] [Further report on Close Time] (BAAS, 1878). [72] Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of making a digest of the observations on the migrations of birds at lighthouses and lightvessels 1880-1887 (BAAS, Liverpool meeting, 1896). [73] J.H. Blasius, A list of the birds of Europe … reprinted from the German, with the author's corrections (Norwich, 1862). [74] Fourth International Congress of Ornithologists, 1905. Effects of insularity illustrated by birds of (a) Madagascar and Mascarene Islands; (b) Sandwich Islands …20 June, 1905. [75] On a new bird from the Isle of Madagascar. By Dr. G. Hartlaub (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 13 MAY 1862). [76] John Milne, Relics of the Great Auk on Funk Island (reprinted from The Field of March 27 and April 3 and 10, 1875). [77] C. Davies Sherborn, On the dates of Temminck and Laugier's 'Planches coloriées' (reprinted from Ibis, OCT 1898). [78] Scott B. Wilson, On three undescribed species of the genus Hemignathus, Lichtenstein (reprinted from Annals and Magazine of Natural History, NOV 1889). [79] W. Meves, On the snipes' "neighing" or humming noise, and on its tail-feathers' sytematic value …translated and communicated by John Wolley (reprinted from Proc. Zoological Soc. London, 13 APR 1858). [80] Bird migration in Great Britain and Ireland. — Fourth interim report of the Committee (BAAS, Section D, Glasgow, 1901). [81] Bird migration in Great Britain and Ireland. — Fifth interim report of the Committee (BAAS, Section D, Belfast, 1902). [82] Bird migration in Great Britain and Ireland. — Sixth and final report of the Committee (BAAS, Section D, Southport, 1903). [83] Alfred and Edward Newton, On the osteology of the Solitaire or Didine bird of the Island of Rodriguez, Pezophaps solitaria … Communicated by P.L. Sclater (1868). [84] Edward Newton and John Willis Clark, On the osteology of the Solitaire [1878]. Other pamphlets: [85] Th. Thoroddsen, Oversigt over de islandske Vulcaners Historie (Copenhagen, 1882)

Dates

  • 1859-1905

Creator

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Extent

1 collection (85 pamphlets and papers paper) : paper

Language of Materials

English

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