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Swainson, William (1789-1855), naturalist and artist

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Surname: Swainson
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1789-1855
Biography: ODNB link for Swainson, William (1789-1855) Naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P157517 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P27756 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Swainson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Department of Zoology Balfour and Newton Libraries
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
papers
Cambridge University: Museum of Zoology
See information from website
3
1829-48: corresp and papers
National Library of Australia
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
1810-13: travel journals
Puke Ariki Heritage Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
scientific papers
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
6
1809-40: corresp (934 items)
Linnean Society of London
NRA 22111 Swainson
7
1853: notes on Australian trees
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1828-32: zoological corresp
Oxford University: Radcliffe Science Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
drawings
Auckland Institute and Museum
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
10
drawings of Australasian trees
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
NRA 25004

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
11
1845-49: drawings of New Zealand trees
Linnean Society of London
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
12
drawings (1 vol)
New Zealand National Museum Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
13
drawings
National Art Gallery Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
14
1830-42: letters (27) to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
15
1828-33: letters to FW Hope
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42507 Oxford
16
1830-33: letters to JO Westwood rel to his contribution to Encyclopedia of Zoology
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42507 Oxford

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