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Collinson, Peter (1694-1768) Naturalist Antiquary

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Surname: Collinson
Forenames: Peter
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1694
Death Date: 1768
Biography: ODNB link for Collinson, Peter (1694-1768) Naturalist Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P128852 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P6220 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Peter Collinson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1706-68: corresp and commonplace books
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516
2
1725-68: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
c1730-60: horticultural papers
Essex Record Office
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
corresp and papers (36 items)
American Philosophical Society Library
See NUC MS 68-1794; Guide 1966
5
1766: account of introduction of American seeds into England
Natural History Museum
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
6
1753-65: letters (15) to Thomas Birch
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1741-68: corresp with Cadwallader Colden etc
New York Historical Society
8
1741-66: corresp with EM da Costa
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1734-46: letters (23) to J Custis
American Antiquarian Society
10
1734-42: letters (16) from J Custis
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
11
1747-67: letters (33) to A von Haller
Burgerbibliothek Bern
NRA 22845 Haller
12
1739-67: letters (36) to Carl Linnaeus
Linnean Society of London
13
letters to E Robinson
Religious Society of Friends Library
14
1728-42: letters to Sir Hans Sloane etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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