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Owen, Sir Richard (1804-1892) Knight, comparative anatomist and palaeontologist

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Surname: Owen
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Richard
Gender: Male
Date: 1804-1892
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Owen, Sir Richard (1804-1892), Knight, comparative anatomist and palaeontologist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P138156 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P21880 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Richard Owen
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
2
1828-89: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
1831-73: corresp and papers
Royal College of Surgeons of England
NRA 9521 RCS scientific

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
4
family corresp
Royal College of Surgeons of England
See Annual return 2000
5
1826-89: corresp and papers (c400 items)
Temple University Libraries
See NUC MS 69-1845
6
1838-89: corresp
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
7
1834-55: corresp (11 items)
St Andrews University Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1835-89: corresp and papers
American Philosophical Society Library
NRA 9728 American Philosophic

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
1841-1884: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
10
corresp and papers
Geological Society of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
11
corresp and papers
Linnean Society of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
12
annotated copy of Origin of the species
Shrewsbury School Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
13
1844-90: corresp with Sir Henry Acland
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22893
14
1851-87: corresp with Blackwoods
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
15
1824-49: letters (18) to Henri Ducrotay De Blainville
Maison D'Auguste Comte
NRA 35879 De Blainville
16
1834-49: letters (20) to William Buckland
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
17
1842-89: corresp with Sir Edwin Chadwick
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 21653 Chadwick
18
letters (18) to Sir Henry De la Beche
National Museum of Wales
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
19
1845-60: corresp with Benjamin Dockray
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1861-87: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1844-62: corresp with Sir John Herschel (11 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
22
1839-63: letters (18) to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
23
1868-87: letters (26) to Henry Lee
Wellcome Library
NRA 39405
24
1849-60: letters to Sir George Cornewall Lewis
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 22798 Duff Gordon
25
1835-48: letters (25) to Gideon Algernon Mantell
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
NRA 40579

See Microfilm copies (ref.XA 64) at East Sussex R.O.
26
1876-90: letters to Sir Norman Moore
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 29440 Moore

See HMC corresp file - Moore, Dr Norman
27
1837-68: letters (34) to Roderick Murchison
Geological Society of London
NRA 28354 Geological Soc

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
28
corresp with Sir Charles Murray
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 14153

See NRAS 0485
29
1842-48: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
letters (copies) to John Phillips
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42482
31
1853-89: letters to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
32
1837-60: letters (45) to William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
33
letters (1 vol)
Wellcome Library
NRA 25910
34
1861-1880: letters (31) to Albert and R.W.T. Gunther
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
35
1824-1866: literary ms, corresp
Princeton University Library

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