Catalogue description Papers of Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, conchologist

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Details of LEEDM.C.1957.173
Reference: LEEDM.C.1957.173
Title: Papers of Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, conchologist

Manuscript catalogue of his collection of shells. Several annotated books from his original library. Many hundreds of letters and notes on his collection from all parts of the world, plus a large quantity of research notes, as well as the research documents for the paper in the Journal of Conchology.

Date: 19th century
Held by: Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Hanley, Sylvanus Charles Thorp, 1819-1899, conchologist

Physical description: 2 volumes
Access conditions:

Open (by appointment)

  • Natural sciences
  • Shellfish
Administrative / biographical background:

For further reference see: Norris, A, & Dance, S P, 2002, Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley A nineteenth-century dilettante of the shell world. Journal of Conchology 37:(4) 363-382.

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