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Burchell, William John (1781-1863), explorer and naturalist

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Surname: Burchell
Forenames: William John
Gender: Male
Date: 1781-1863
History: Botanist.
Biography: ODNB link for Burchell, William John (1782-1863) Explorer and Naturalist
References: DNB; RM 13; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276129 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P165339 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William John Burchell
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1806-1871: Papers relating to William Burchell, Botanist
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
2
entomological corresp, notebooks and papers
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42507 Oxford

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
notebooks, catalogues and papers
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
NRA 25004

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources, 1980
4
1795-1865: corresp and papers incl copied and biographical material
Historical Papers, William Cullen Library, University of the Witwatersrand
5
1819-47: letters to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
6
1819-39: letters (23) to William Swainson
Linnean Society of London
NRA 22111 Swainson

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