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Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:09
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  different dimensions
Extent:  3 foll. + 2 portraits
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Philadelphia
Date:  1871-08-31
Short summary:  Remains of mammals in U. S. caves. Asked acquaintance to send copy report. Disagreeing with Dawkins's theory of a migration from the east to the west. (Cf. Waller Ms alb-BD2:00).
Person:  Leidy, Joseph Mellick, 1823 (Philadelphia)-1891 (Philadelphia), Palaeontologist, Anatomist, Professor, author
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, addressee
Person:  Cope, Edward Drinker, 1840 (Philadelphia)-1897 (Philadelphia), Paleontologist, Anatomist, Ichtyologist, Herpetologist, person referred to
Person:  Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer, 1829 (Westfield, MA)-1887 (Philadelphia), Geologist, person referred to
Person:  Wheatley, Charles Moore, 1822 (Ongar, Essex)-1882 (Phoenixville PA), Mineralogist, person referred to
Subject:  Palaeontology
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. April 1871. (Periodical)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  3a - 3b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1863?-01-05
Short summary:  Envelope addressed to Rev. G. R. Birch, Turkish Missions Aid Society ... by A. H. Layard.
Person:  Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817 (Paris)-1894 (London), Archaeologist, , Politician, author
Person:  Birch, George Roydes, 1807 (Calcutta)-1864, Clergyman, Army officer, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Turkish Missions Aid Society (Society)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  4a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1860-1880?
Short summary:  Photograph of Sir Austen Henry Layard.
Person:  Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817 (Paris)-1894 (London), Archaeologist, , Politician, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 4 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  5a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1880 (around)
Short summary:  Reproduction of photograph of Joseph Leidy.
Person:  Leidy, Joseph Mellick, 1823 (Philadelphia)-1891 (Philadelphia), Palaeontologist, Anatomist, Professor, portrayed
COMMENTS
Comments:  Sizes: Foll. 1-2 200 x 122 mm; fol. 3 (envelope) 85 x 128 mm; fol. 4 (Layard) 75 x 58 mm; fol. 5 (Leidy) 139 x 83 mm.
Connected records:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:00
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