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Waterhouse, George Robert (1810-1888), naturalist

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Surname: Waterhouse
Forenames: George Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1810-1888
History: Curator of the London Zoological Soc, keeper of the mineralogical and geological branch of the British Museum 1851-1857, and of the department of geology 1857-1880. Asked by Darwin to describe mammals and coleoptera collected in the voyage of The Beagle.
Biography: ODNB link for Waterhouse, George Robert (1810-1888) Naturalist
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275122 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P146415 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
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1814 - 1968: British Museum (Natural History): Department of Mineralogy: Reports to Trustees and Other Official Documents
The Natural History Museum Archives, London
2
1526-1868: George Robert Waterhouse: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
3
1526-1868: George Robert Waterhouse: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
4
1870-1898: British Museum (Natural History): Department of Palaeontology: Early Members of Staff: Correspondence and Papers
The Natural History Museum Archives, London
5
letters (5) to his father and other letters and notes on zoological topics
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
6
genealogical collection
The National Archives
7
1838-42: letters to Sir William Jardine
National Museum of Scotland Library
NRA 24275 Jardine
8
1847-59: letters (14) to Sir Charles Lyell
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
9
letters to JO Westwood
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42507 Oxford
10
1843-1860: letters (2) from Charles Robert Darwin
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
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1840-1874: letters (12) corresp with Sir Richard Owen and William Clift
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)

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