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John Obadiah Westwood
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24 October 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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A manuscript list entitled "List of Insect Tickets to Wallace".

Handwritten in English.

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Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Finding number:
ARW 188
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Copyright of the John Obadiah Westwood Literary Estate.

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List of Insect Tickets to Wallace’s1

Private Collections

Amb.

Amboina

Clerida

Aru

Aru Is[lands]

Staphylinida

Bac.

Batchian

Lamellicorns

Bou.

Bouru

etc

Bali

Baly[sic] Is[land]

also to the Orthoptera

Lepidopt[era] Heterocara &

Hymenoptera purchased from W W Saunders

Ban.

Banda Is[land]

Cer.

Ceram

Coup.

Coupang2 (Timor) W[est]

M Mysol.

Dor.

Dorey. (N[ew] Guinea)

Mac

} Macassar

Mak

Del.

Delli (E[ast] Timor)

Flo.

Flores Is[land]

Tond. Tondans (M[oun]t[ai[n] region of N[orth] Celebes[)]

Gil.

Gilolo

Sul -- Sulla Is[land] (E[ast] of Celebes)

J.

Jilolo or Gilolo Is[land]

Jav.

Java

Bac -- Batchian.

Ke

Ké Is[land]

Lom.

Lombock

Coup -- Timor (Coupang2 W[est] Ind[ies][?])

Kai

Kaioa Is[lands] (Moluccas)

M.

Mysol Is[land] (N[orth] Guinea)

Mal P. Malay Peninsula

Mor.

Morty Is[land] (Gilolo)

S ----- Salwatty (N[orth] W[est] of N[ew] Guinea[)]

Men.

Menado (N[orth] Celebes)

Kai -- Kaioa (N[orth] of Batchian)

Mak.

Macassar. (S[outh] Celebes)

Ban. Banda

Mal.

Malacca.

In Flores 4500ft Q[uer]y[?] where ? Java.

Moretaian[?] islands[?]2,3

N ------ New Guinea

N. or N.G.

New Guinea (or. N.G.) Kai4

Tim Timor

S

Salwatty N[orth] W[est] of N[ew] Guinea

Gor -- Goram (E[ast] end of Ceram)

Sing.

Singapore

Del -- Timor (Delli E. Indies][?])

Sal.

Salwatty (N[ew] Guinea)

Ter -- Ternate

Sar.

Sarawak, (Borneo.)

Tid -- Tidore -- next to Ternate

Sum.

Sumatra (E[ast] Ind[ies][?].)

Gor -- Goram

Sul.

Sula Is[land] (E[ast] of Celebes)

Gag -- Gagie (small I[sland] W[est] of Waigiou[)]

Tim.

Timor.

Mal P. Malayan Peninsula

Ter.

Ternate

Ton.

Tondans, same as Menudo but 2000-4000 ft. elevation

ENDNOTES

1. Written in John Obadiah Westwood’s hand.

2. Presumably Kupang.

3. Appears to have been added later in pencil. Probably refers to Morotai Island.

4. Appears to have been added later in pencil.


ARW 188-21

Hope Collections -- Notes for Localities

Labelled

“Captain Boys” -- are from India

“Kas” -- Khasyah Hills India

“Cantor” -- -- collected by Dr Cantor

P.W.I. Prince of Wales Island or adjacent Islands -- but q[uer]y[?] if some not from the continent of India or China

The various insects labelled Wallace with some other separate names are from the Malayan Archipelago

Insects with old labels with a thick black line are from Lee’s Collection of Hammersmith often named by Fabricius himself

Exotic insects of all orders with a [symbol in diamond shaped box] from Coll[ection] Westwood

“Haw” Insects from the Collection of Haworth

Mexican Insects with Nos:. -- refer to Mr Coffin’s MS fr[o]m Coll[ectio]n Westwood (Coffin) See his Lists for precise localities & Notes --

(Maurs Desjs) Mauritius sent by M[.] Desjardins to J.O.W.

M.I. Melville island north of New Holland

Mr Saunders’s Coll[ectio]ns Column Chest = Columbia Chesterton

ENDNOTES

1 Written in John Obdadiah Westwood’s hand.


ARW 188-31

Locality Tickets to A R Wallace’s insects

Amb. Amboyna

Aru Aru Islands

Bali Bali Isl[and] (E[ast] of Java)

Ban Banda Isl[an]d

Banca Banca Isl[an]d (E[ast] of Sumatra

Bac Batchian

Bou Bouru

Coup. ( Coupang2 ( [sic] Timor

Cer ( Ceram

Del Delhi [sic] Timor

Dor Dorey (N[ew] Guinea)

F Flores (Flores W[est] of Timor)

I Gilolo Gilolo

Gor. Goram Isl[an]d [(]E. of Ceram)

Gag. Gagie isl[an]d W[est] of Waigiou

Jav Java

Kai Kaioa Isl[an]d (N[orth] of Batchian[)]

Ké Ke Isl[an]d (E[ast] of Banda[)]

Lom Lombock

Mak. Macassar Celebes

Maki Makian isl[an]d W[est] of Gilolo

Mal. Malacca

Mat Matabello isl[an]d E[ast] of Goram

Men Menolo N[orth] Celebes

M. Mysol

Morty isl[an]d (N[orth] of Gilolo[)]

N. New Guinea or N[orth] W[est] End[?]3

S. Salwatty (N[orth] W[est] of New Guinea[)]

Sar. (Sarawak[)] Borneo

Sing Singapore

Sum Sumatra

Tim Timor

Ter Ternate

Tid. Tidore (S[outh] of Termate[)]

Wag Waigiou Isl[an]d

Tond Tondans [(]Plateau of N[orth] Celebes 2000ft)

Sul. Sulla isl[an]d E[ast] of Celebes

Cunn[?] E[ast] Ind[ies][?] / Mus[?] Hope[?]

Q[uer]y[?] Kunar[?]

Col[lector][?] Swinhoe[?] [illeg]

[illeg] &[?] Poona

ENDNOTES

1 Written in John Obadiah Westwood’s hand.

2 Presumably Kupang.

3 Or N[orth] W[est] Ind[ies]?


ARW 188-41

List referred to in Letter on opposite page2 m.s. of a list by A.R. Wallace 1896

Australia

AUSTRALIAN REGION

Timor Group.

Timor

Tim

Flores

F. Flores

Lombock

Lom.

Papuan Islands.

N. Guinea & Salwatty

N.G. Sal.

Waigiou

Wai

Mysol

M. Mys.

Aru Islands

Aru

Moluccan Group.

Ké Isl.

Ke

Goram & Matabello

Gor. Mat.

Ceram & Amboyna

Cer. Amb.

Bouru

Bou

Morty Isl.

Mor.

Gilolo and Ternate

Gil. Ter.

Kaioa Isl.

Kaioa

Batchian

Bat.

Celebes.

Sulla Isl.

Sula

Celebes

Cel.

INDIAN REGION.

Philip-pines.

Philippines

Indo-Malay Islands.

Borneo

(Sar.)

Java

Java

Sumatra

Sum

Malacca & Singapore

Mal (Sing)

Asia.

Chinese Asia

Indian Asia

Palearctic

Region

Europe.

ENDNOTES

1 Typed with some wording written in the hand of John Obadiah Westwood.

2 This refers to the extract of a letter by Alfred Russel Wallace. The extract is catalogued as ARW 188-5.


ARW 188-51

An extract from a letter from Alfred R. Wallace to Prof. E.B. Poulton F.R.S. Wykeham House Oxford. --

Parkstone. Dorset.

March 15th. 1896

My dear Poulton

I will first answer your questions about my collections. I think W.W. Saunders arranged to take the complete set of all my moths and other orders besides Lepidoptera & Coleoptera, in 1856 after I had sent home my large Borneo (Sarawak) collections. I find my first note of “Mr Saunders’ Series” in my Aru Collections, sent home in 1857 & which reached London in January 1858. Before that time I fancy he took a set after the Brit[ish] Museum. But Sam[uel] Stevens, who was my agent throughout, has no doubt full records & can give you the exact particulars. I did not know you had all Wilson Saunders Collections. What other first series or private Collections of mine did you have?

The small round locality labels I put on all my insects which were pinned, and either I or my assistant Charles Allen wrote them. I enclose you a list of them as near as I can remember. All insects were collected by myself except those from Mysol, Salwatty, and a few from Flores, where C[harles] Allen went alone, but I selected the series and labelled them where required myself, so that for the whole of my collections, if they have not been changed, I am sure of the Locality tickets being right.

Any other labels than the small round ones are not mine, unless perhaps in some very rare cases.

* * *

Yours very truly

Alfred. R. Wallace

ENDNOTES

1 This is an extract from ARW54, copied in an unknown hand.

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