Papers of Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, conchologist

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Details of Papers of Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, conchologist
Title: Papers of Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, conchologist
Reference: LEEDM.C.1957.173
Description:

Manuscript catalogue of his collection of shells. Several annotated books from his original library. Many hundreds of letters and notes on his collection from all parts of the world, plus a large quantity of research notes, as well as the research documents for the paper in the Journal of Conchology.

Date: 19th century
Held by: Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 2 volumes
Administrative History:

For further reference see: Norris, A, & Dance, S P, 2002, Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley A nineteenth-century dilettante of the shell world. Journal of Conchology 37:(4) 363-382.

Subjects:
  • Natural sciences
  • Shellfish
Creator Names:
  • Hanley, Sylvanus Charles Thorp, 1819-1899, conchologist
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Open (by appointment)

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