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Strickland, Hugh Edwin, 1811-1853 (English geologist, ornithologist, naturalist and systematist)



  • Existence: 2 March 1811 - 14 September 1853

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Hugh Edwin Strickland, 02 October 1850

Identifier: Coll-74/11/1/2
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Hugh Edwin Strickland asking for corrections to the thicknesses of the Cambrian series for a vertical section of the series of British strata which he was preparing for a lecture at Oxford.

Dates: 02 October 1850

Notebook No.74, March 1839 - May 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook focusses on Charles Lyell's study of Norwich shells and crags, with George Sowerby and others. Other than a tour of Cambridge, he seems to be based in London in this notebook. He lists specimens and queries for colleagues including other collectors, such as Captain Alexander, and Mrs. Powers [Madame Jeannette Power, who is noted in the Magazine of Natural history 1839 as having formed a collection of Argonauta in 1838, and publishes in 1839]. From p. 19 and p. 46,...
Dates: March 1839 - May 1839