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Hooker, Sir William Jackson (1785-1865) Knight Botanist

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Surname: Hooker
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William Jackson
Gender: Male
Date: 1785-1865
Biography: ODNB link for Hooker, Sir William Jackson (1785-1865) Knight Botanist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P150219 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P14389 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir William Jackson Hooker
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
2
notes and drawings
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
3
1844-65: letters from Thomas Dyke Acland
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 14687 Acland
4
1809-20: corresp with Sir Joseph Banks
See information in published source
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters, 1958
5
1810-38: letters to Robert Brown
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1832-55: letters to George Gordon
Elgin Museum
NRA 22745 Gordon
7
1834-65: letters (150) to Asa Gray
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1853-65: letters to Sir George Grey
Auckland Central City Library
NRA 28105 Grey
9
1850: letters to Hudson Gurney
Norfolk Record Office
NRA 15293
10
corresp with Sir John Herschel (17 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
11
1801-25: letters from Jorgen Jorgensen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
c1870-79: genealogical letters from GF Newman
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See Annual return 2000
13
1842-62: letters (26) to Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
14
1813-26: letters (13) to Sir James Smith
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516
15
1860-63: letters (11) to Duke of Somerset
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 11704 Ramsden
16
1848-65: letters (35) to Richard Spruce
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
NRA 25004

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
17
1816-39: letters to William Swainson
Linnean Society of London
NRA 22111 Swainson
18
c1826-65: letters to Sir Walter Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
19
letters to JO Westwood
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42507 Oxford
20
1805-59: letters to Robert White
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
NRA 7051 White
21
1804-1865: letters (31) to members of the Sowerby family
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
22
letters
Carnegie-Mellon University: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
See NUC MS 72-150
23
letters
Boston Public Library
See NUC MS 69-5
24
letters
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10117
25
1846-1864: misc letters
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
26
1851: letter whilst Director of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, rel to ferns
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
27
1829: corresp with the Hooker family
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See Annual Return 2015

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