Francis Trevelyan Buckland letters, 1863-1872

Mss.B.B855

Date: 1863-1872 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 24 items

Abstract

This small collection concerns lectures by Buckland, poisonous snakes and other specimens, salmon fisheries and industry, Darwin and evolution, experimentation with oils and with birds.

Background note

Francis T. Buckland, an English naturalist and the son of geographer William Buckland, worked mainly as an ichthyologist but also published articles on paleontology and the history of geology.

Collection Information

Physical description

24 items.

Provenance

Purchased from John Wilson (£75) and accessioned, 04/02/1979 (1979 696ms).

Indexing Terms


Personal Name(s)

  • Bovill, Maria Bolton
  • Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), 1826-1880
  • Crooks, J. (James)
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
  • Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817-1894
  • Ord, William Miller, 1834-1902
  • Redmayle, G.

Subject(s)

  • Birds -- Research -- England.
  • Evolution.
  • Natural history -- Study and teaching.
  • Salmon fisheries.
  • Salmon industry.
  • Zoological specimens.