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Dawkins, Sir William Boyd (1837-1929) Knight, geologist, palaeontologist and antiquary

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Surname: Dawkins
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William Boyd
Gender: Male
Date: 1837-1929
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Dawkins, Sir William Boyd (1837-1929) Knight Geologist Palaeontologist Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P155983 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P7667 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1868-1931: archaeological and palaeontological corresp and papers
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
NRA 19686
2
1850-1929: corresp and papers
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 33837
3
c1859: exploration diary of Wookey Hole and notes rel to quaternary palaeontology
Wells and Mendip Museum
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources, 1980
4
c1860-69: speleological papers
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources, 1980
5
1880-85: misc papers (7 items)
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
6
1880-1917: misc corresp
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
7
1893-1924: letters to Arthur Bulleid
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 30466 Bulleid
8
1866-92: letters (252) from EA Freeman
Oxford University: Jesus College
See HMC, MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
1859-71: letters (c100) from JA Green
Oxford University: Jesus College
See HMC, MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
10
corresp with James Parker
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42536 Oxford
11
1861-71: letters (42) to John Phillips
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42482
12
1886-98: letters to AHLF Pitt-Rivers
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
NRA 20212
13
1924-32: letters (64) mainly to Lady Dawkins from AH Sayce
Oxford University: Queen's College Library
NRA 1097 Queen's College

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