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, born in New York City on October 20, 1806. He was one of the founders of the American Ornithologists' Union and of the College of Pharmacy of the City of New York.

Lawrence is one of three coauthors of Birds of North America (1860), along with Spencer Fullerton Baird and John Cassin. His collection of 8,000 bird skins was sold to the American Museum of Natural History in 1887. There is one bird genus and 20 bird species named after him, including Lawrence's goldfinch.

He died on January 17, 1895, in New York City.

Collection Information

Physical description

Ca. 600 items.

Provenance

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

Indexing Terms


Personal Name(s)

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
  • Boardman, George Augustus, 1818-1901
  • 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.


Detailed Inventory

Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1863 January 15 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1863 November 21 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1863 November 25 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1863 November 29 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1863 December 6 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Henry Bryant
1864 January 18 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1864 January 27 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Henry Bryant
1864 January 30 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1864 April 24 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 January 14 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 January 17 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 January 17 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 January 25 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Henry Bryant
1865 April 1 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 April 3 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 April 14 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 December 19 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1865 December 20 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 February 26 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 September 21 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 September 25 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 October 1 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 October 11 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 November 27 
Bryant, Henry to George Newbold Lawrence
1866 November 28 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1868 February 27 
Cabot, S. to George Newbold Lawrence
1868 October 19 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1870 December 21 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Thomas Mayo Brewer
1870 December 24 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1870 December 30 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 April 20 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 April 21 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 April 24 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 April 27 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 May 2 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 May 13 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 May 20 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 May 22 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Thomas Mayo Brewer
1871 May 28 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 May 31 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 June 2 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 June 10 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 June 23 
Cabot, S. to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 June 23 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 July 4 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 October 13 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 October 17 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1871 October 23 
Bryant, E.B. to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 January 11 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 January 12 
Lawrence, George Newbold to E.B. Bryant
1872 January 15 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 January 17 
Bryant, E.B. to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 January 17 
Bryant, E.B. to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 January 22 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 February 3 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 February 4 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 February 9 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 March 8 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Thomas Mayo Brewer
1872 March 20 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 March 29 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 April 20 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 2 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 4 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 10 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 16 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 24 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 May 31 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 June 4 
Note by George Newbold Lawrence
1872 June 19 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 June 21 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 August 7 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 October 18 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 October 24 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 November 22 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 December 17 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1872 December 24 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 January 5 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 January 23 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 February 8 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 May 5 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 May 12 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
1873 June 14 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
January 31 
[Bryant, E.B.] to George Newbold Lawrence
February 3 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
March 22 
Lawrence, George Newbold to Thomas Mayo Brewer
March 25 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
March 26 
Cabot, S. to George Newbold Lawrence
March 26 
Brewer, Thomas Mayo to George Newbold Lawrence
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