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Wollaston, Thomas Vernon, 1822-1878 (English entomologist and malacologist)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, We-Z, 1839-1870

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 5916-6556
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, We-Z consists of:
  1. letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, William Crawford Williamson, Sir Daniel Wilson, Thomas Vernon Wollaston, Searles Valentine Wood and Samuel Pickworth Woodward (1839-1870).
Dates: 1839-1870

Letter to Mr [Thomas Vernon] Wollaston from Sir Charles Lyell, February 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 208-210
Scope and Contents Letter to Mr Wollaston from Sir Charles Lyell concerning the deposits containing land shells on the island of Porto Santo and Madeira. He discusses the depth of the deposits and the number of species that are extant and extinct and are common to both islands, with envelope, February 1856. This letter was never sent.
Dates: February 1856

MS Notes I - Scientific Journal No. I, 20 November 1855 - 29 April 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/A3/1
Scope and Contents Scientific journal of Sir Charles Lyell, covers subjects such as creation of species - and thoughts on the evolution of man. Lyell refers to others such as Darwin, Hooker, Wollaston and topics such as the glacial epoch, rudimentary organs, volcanoes, Madeira, molluscs, fossil faunas, Australian fauna, Niagara, coal and New Zealand. Lyell provides his own index. Some writing is by Mary Lyell.
Dates: 20 November 1855 - 29 April 1856