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Papers of Albert Gunther (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2123], 1861-1911
Bib ID 2599969
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Gunther, Albert C. L. G. (Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf), 1830-1914
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Selected correspondence of Albert Gunther, mainly on scientific subjects. The correspondents include M. Allport (Hobart), 1870-71 ; A. Dendy (Melb.),1890 ; M.H. Peracca, 1892-8 ; Sir Walter Buller (N.Z.), 1874-89 ; C. Darwin, 1872 ; Sir Philip Egerton, 1864-74 ; S.F. Harmer, 1909-1911 ; Sir James Hector, 1871-91 ; Gerard Krefft, 1861-78 ; Sir Charles Lyell, 1870 ; Sir William Peel, 1864-5 and others. The letters manily concern the collection and despatch of zoological specimens to the British Museum, zoological discoveries and research in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Includes letters on South Sea fishes, Australian reptiles and fishes and the affairs of the Australian Museum, Sydney.

Biography/History

Zoologist. Keeper of Zoological Dept., British Museum, 1875-95. President of Linnean Society, 1898-1901. Vice-President of Royal Society, 1875-76.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2123.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the British Museum (Natural History), London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (6 p.) 
Subjects Gunther, Albert C. L. G. (Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf), 1830-1914 -- Archives.  |  Zoologists -- England -- Archives.  |  Zoology -- Australia.  |  Zoology -- New Zealand.  |  Zoology -- Pacific area.
Time Coverage 1861-1911 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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