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Record number: WCP4767

Alfred Russel Wallace

Record created:
10 October 2012 by Beccaloni, George


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Manuscript notebook, opened at both ends. Writing on covers reads "Register Birds. 1858" and "Register Insects. 1858". Content includes lists of insects and birds specimens from the Malay Archipelago, localities where collected and lists of those sent to buyers, including accounts. Pages are dated from 1858 to 1866 [content written after ARW's return to England on 1st April 1862 consists largely of financial accounts]. Kept together with WCP4766 in one Solander box incorrectly titled Ms Notebook 1855-58.

Handwritten by author in English.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM Catkey-157633
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
ŠTrustees of The Natural History Museum

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