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Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911 (British botanist, explorer | Director of the Royal Gardens, Kew)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Geikie, correpondence

 Series
Identifier: Coll-1815/2
Scope and Contents Letters to Sir Archibald Geike from: Hicks, Henry (25 Oct. 1887); Hooker, Joseph Dalton (Sir) (May 1890); Horne, John (5 Jun. 1898); Huxley, Thomas Henry (17 May 1862); Kidston, Robert (3 Aug. 1883); Lapworth, Charles (Sir) (16 Nov. 1898); Lyell, Charles (Sir) (31 Mar. 1860); Marcon, Jules (5 Jan. 1871); Marcon, Jules (30 Apr. 1878); Milne, John (15 Aug. 1895); Peach, Benjamin Neve (19 Oct. 1898); Prestwich, Joseph (Sir) (15 May 1892?); Scrope, G. Poulett (1866?); Sorby, Henry...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840s-1940s

Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1872-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/3
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker sub-series consists of:
  1. 33 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Dates: 1872-1900

Letter to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker from Charles James Bunbury, 11 November 1854

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 33-35
Scope and Contents Letter to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker from Charles James Bunbury full of social chat, he mentions that "Mr Bunbury" [Henry Edward Bunbury, his father] gave a lecture to the Bury Atheneum on his recent trip to Madeira and Tenerife. He includes notes entitled " The Neutral Point of Sir C Lyell's Barometer", 11 November 1854.
Dates: 11 November 1854

Professional Correspondence, 1872-1917

 Series
Identifier: Coll-99/2
Scope and Contents c200 letters, chronologically arranged, including those from J Peter Lesley, Sir Joseph Prestwich, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Grove Karl Gilbert, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker and James Dwight Dana. Subjects covered include many aspects of geology and related matters.
Dates: 1872-1917