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Richardson, Sir John (1787-1865) Knight, surgeon, Arctic explorer and naturalist

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Surname: Richardson
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1787-1865
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Richardson, Sir John (1787-1865), Knight surgeon Arctic explorer and naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P137574 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P24211 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Richardson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1808-65: corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
NRA 29684 Richardson
2
1847-51: corresp and papers
McCord Museum
NRA 25849 Richardson

See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
3
journals and papers
University of Illinois Library, Urbana
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
4
notebook
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
5
1832-58: corresp and papers
Royal Geographical Society
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
6
misc corresp
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
7
1826-64: letters, mainly to his sister, and misc papers
Dumfries and Galloway Archives
NRA 38033 Richardson
8
1840-44: letters to Leonard Blomefield
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
NRA 41808 Blomefield
9
1840-61: corresp with James David Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
10
1820-45: corresp with Sir John Franklin
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 5438 Gell
11
1819-43: letters from Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
12
1819-60: letters (14) to David Laing
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
13
1841-58: corresp (11 items) with Sir Richard Owen and William Clift
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS... Natural History Museum (1995)
14
1842-60: letters (13) to Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
15
1834-47: letters to Sir John Ross
The National Archives
16
1848-51: letters to Sir Edward Sabine
The National Archives
17
1829-40: letters to William Swainson
Linnean Society of London
NRA 22111 Swainson

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