Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold) Papers, ca. 1860s-1870s

Mss.B.L437

Date: Circa 1860s-1870s | Size: 1 Linear feet, Ca. 600 items

Abstract

This collection contains professional and personal correspondece, as well as some personal business accounts. The topics mentioned range from general ornithology to specific birds, particularly of the West Indies and South America; bird illustrations and various publications; paleontology, and zoology.

Background note

George Newbold Lawrence was an ornithologist and wholesale druggist. He was one of the founders of the American Ornithologists' Union and of the College of Pharmacy of the City of New York.

Collection Information

Physical description

Ca. 600 items.

Provenance

Purchased from Doris Harris ($350.00) and accessioned, 11/12/1973 (1973 1131ms).

Indexing Terms


Family Name(s)

  • Boardman, George A. -- (George Augu

Personal Name(s)

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
  • Brewer, T. M. (Thomas Mayo), 1814-1880
  • Bryant, Henry, 1820-1867
  • Cassin, John, 1813-1869
  • Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897
  • Deane, Ruthven
  • Gould, John, 1804-1881
  • Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
  • Hurst, James A.
  • Lacerda, Antonio de
  • Lawrence, George N.(George New
  • Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891
  • Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912
  • Maynard, C. J. (Charles Johnson), 1845-1929
  • Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892
  • Nolan, Edward J.
  • Ogden, James A.
  • Orton, James, 1830-1877
  • Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911
  • Prince, Edwin C.
  • Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915
  • Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929
  • Schott, Arthur, 1814-1875
  • Turnbull, William Paterson, 1830-1871
  • Walker, Charles A.

Subject(s)

  • Birds.
  • Life science publishing.
  • Natural history.
  • Ornithology.
  • Paleontology.
  • Zoological illustration.
  • Zoology.