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Sykes, William Henry (1790-1872), MP, naturalist, army officer and author

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Surname: Sykes
Forenames: William Henry
Gender: Male
Date: 1790-1872
Biography: ODNB link for Sykes, William Henry (1790-1872) MP Naturalist and Author
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134161 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P27837 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1826-29: reports on statistics of the Deccan (11 vols)
British Library: Asian and African Studies
2
1825-31: notes and sketches (20 vols)
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
3
1820-53: sketches and papers rel to Elloora caves
University of Western Ontario Libraries
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
4
1859: papers
Royal Geographical Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1847-56: corresp with Lord Dalhousie (36 items)
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 17164

See NRA(S)0805
6
1839-62: corresp with Sir John Herschel (21 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
7
1842-55: letters (15) to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1858-59: letters to Lord Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
9
1824-1831: manuscript notes, drawings and report rel to survey of Deccan region of India
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Annual Return 2011

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