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Humboldt, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von, (1769-1859), naturalist and traveller

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Surname: Humboldt
Forenames: Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von
Gender: Male
Date: 1769-1859
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P131249 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P14843 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
Wellcome Library
NRA 25910

See Annual review 1993-94
1828-41: corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1790-1809: letters (8) to Sir Joseph Banks
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1828-1855: letters to Sir John Herschel etc (c30 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803

See Lenz, MS sources for history of Germany 1975
corresp with Thomas Lawrence
Royal Academy of Arts
NRA 14837 Royal Academy
1841-59: letters (10) to Sir Roderick Murchison
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections