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Forbes, Edward (1815-1854), naturalist

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Surname: Forbes
Forenames: Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1815-1854
Biography: ODNB link for Forbes, Edward (1815-1854) Naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P155714 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P10311 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1844-54: notebooks (18 vols) and letter to James Scott Bowerbank
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
NRA 39170
2
1844-54: notebook
British Geological Survey Archives
NRA 18675 Inst of Geol
3
1833-54: journal and papers
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
corresp and papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
c1836: papers rel to Isle of Man
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Library
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
6
papers
American Philosophical Society Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
letters and papers
Linnean Society of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1747-52: letters and papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
1841-42: notes on plants in Turkey
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
10
1841-54: letters and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
11
letters and papers
Manx National Heritage Library & Archives
NRA 9189 Forbes
12
1854: notes taken on his lectures on natural history
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
NRA 16015 Coll of Physicians
13
1843-54: letters to Sir Joseph Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
14
1846-54: letters (21) to Thomas Huxley
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 8194 Huxley
15
letters to Sir William Jardine etc
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
letters (26) to Sir Charles Lyell
American Philosophical Society Library
NRA 9728 American Philosophic

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
17
1853-54: letters to Lyon Playfair
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
18
1844-54: letters (209) to Sir Andrew Ramsay
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 29646
19
1840-51: letters to William Thompson
Manx National Heritage Library & Archives
NRA 9189 Forbes
20
c1842-59: letters to Sir Walter Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
21
1836-1853: letters (33) corresp with Joshua Alder and Revd Alfred Merle Norman
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
22
1848-1853: letters (12) corresp with Richard Owen and William Clift
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)

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