Guide to the Collections of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology Library (as filmed by the AJCP)

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Created: 2019

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Fonds RBR 89 OA. William Anderson, c.1772-1776

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Characteres breves avium in itinere nostro [i.e. Captain Cook's 2nd voyage] (13p.), n.d., c.1772 (File (a))

Zoologia nova sui characteres & historia animalium hactenus incognitorum qui in itinere nostro [i.e. Cpt Cook's 3rd voyage] (38p), 1776 (File (b))

Fonds Z 89 qA. Edward Leicester Atkinson, 1910 - 1913

Manuscript notebook, 1910 - 1913 (File (a))

Containing data relating to parasite protozoa collected during the British Antarctic Terra Nova expedition (13p).

Two manuscript notebooks, 1910 - 1913 (File (b))

Containing data relating to parasitic worms collected during the British Antarctic Terra Nova expedition (35p and 27p)...

Fonds Z 89 oB. David Armstrong Bannerman, 1925

Manuscript notebook of birds and ornithological literature of Eastern Polynesian Islands (54p)(Z 89 oB), 1925 (File)

Covers Galapagos Is, Marquesas, Society Is, Henderson Is., Easter Is., Pitcairn and Cook Is. and includes list with description of birds likely to be seen at each port of call.

Fonds Z 89 oB. Thomas Henry Bowyer-Bower, 1886

Manuscript notes on birds collected in north and north-western Australia in 1886 (136p), 4 May 1886 - 11 November 1886 (File (a))

Includes: details of journey and of birds caught - size and colour of plumage.

Description of Australian birds (80p), c.1886 (File (b))

Detailed description of each bird, differences of sex and young, habits, measurements.

Fonds Z 89 oC. Tom Carter, c.1887-1922

Field notebook on birds of Point Cloates and north-west Australia (118p and index), c.1887-1916 (File (a))

Field notebook on birds of Broome Hill and south-west Australia (134p and index), c 1905 - 1922 (File (b))

Includes notes on breeding habits, discriptions of nests, dates when sighted.

Fonds Z 89 fD. Charles Darwin, 1832 - 1845

Manuscript list and notes, (in various hands), 1832 - 1845 (File (a))

Relating to the reptilia and amphibia obtained by C. Darwin during voyage of Beagle (in two sequences pp 1-13, 1-25).

In hand of J.E. Gray (Item f.1)
In hand of Thomas Bell (not verified) (Item ff. 3-11)
In hand of Darwin (Item ff.12-13)
In hand of Syms Covington (except p4-6 in hand of Darwin) (Item ff.1-25)

Includes specimens from Charles Island, New Zealand and Hobart, 1835-36.

Mounted manuscript sheet list of cirripeds, n.d. (File (b))

Includes shells from New Zealand and New South Wales (1p).

Fonds Z 89 oE. Henry Engleheart, 1863

Seaweeds and zoophytes collected and arranged by Mrs L. Grey and Rev. H. Engleheart, 1863 (File)

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Australian algae, 1863 (Item ff.44-61)

Fonds RBR 89 fF. Johann Georg Forster, 1772 - 1775

Catalogue of the drawings and of the collections of animals made on Cook's 2nd voyage, 1772 - 1775 (File)

Two parts in one (38p)...

Fonds Z 89 qG. Hans Friedrich Gadow, 1902

Letters, manuscripts, sketches, newspaper cuttings, April 1902 (File)

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F.W. Hutton (Museum, Christchurch) re duckling of Neronetta and its flight feathers, 22 April 1902 (Item Letter no. 46)

Fonds Z 89 oG. Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen, n.d.

List of molluscs with localities, mainly from India, n.d. (File)

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Solomon Islands, Lord Howe Island, n.d. (Item f.76)

Fonds Z 88 fG. John Edward Gray, 1865

Collection of illustrations of Cetacea and Sirenia, comprising prints, original drawings, photographs (2 vols)...

6 letters from Gerard Krefft, 22 January 1865 - 22 August 1865 (File)

(Australian Museum, Sydney) re whales.

Four photographs of whale vertebrae, 1865 (File)

Fonds Z 89 fG. John Henry Gurney, 1870 - 1889

Correspondence on birds of prey, n.d. (File (a))

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Notes on hawks collected in 1886 in the Kimberley District of N.W Australia by T.H.B.Bower. (14p), n.d. (Item)

Correspondence on birds of prey with James Reeves (Norwich Museum), February 1870 - June 1889 (File (b))

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Re location in Australia of bird specimens in the Norwich Museum, 10, 11, 14-15 February 1870 (Item)
Re specimens of Circus assimilis in Norwich Museum from Australia and New Zealand, 13 July 1870 - 15 July 1870 (Item)
That a bird was wrongly labelled 'Australia', 15 September 1875 (Item)
Re purchase of Australian bird skins, including two falcons, 19 December 1885 (Item)
Re differences between Apteryn australis and Apteryn mantalli (South Island Kiwi/North Island Kiwi), 19 November 1886 (Item)
Re skins of Australian goshawks in the Jardine Collection, 28 June 1889 (Item)

Back of volume, n.d. (File)

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List of hawks, 5p, n.d. (Item)

Gives names, description and location, including many Australian hawks.

List of owls, n.d. (Item ff.9-10)

Australian owls, giving name and location.

Fonds Z 89 qH. Charles Miller Harris and Frank Blake Webster, 1897

Galapagos Islands report, photographs, records and notes on expedition from Hyde Park, Massachusetts (125p.), 17 March 1897 - 11 May 1897 (File)

With notes from the diary of F P Drowne. (97p)

Fonds Z 89 oH. Ambrosius Arnold Hubrecht, 1906

Manuscript notes relating to specimens of Nemertina collected in the Antarctic regions during the expeditions of Southern Cross, 1898-1900 and Discovery, 1901-1904, 1906 (File)

In German; 8 photographs and rough notes (79p).

Fonds Z 89 fI. India Museum, 1820 - 1858

Manuscript catalogues and zoological collections. 2 vols

Vol 1, 1820 - 1854 (File)

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Vol 2, 1853 - 1858 (File)

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List of birds presented by John Gould (2p), 1853 - 1858 (Item 83 (f.189))

Includes specimens from Australia and Sumatra.

Lists of Indian and Malayan birds reserved from the Paris Industrial exhibition of 1853 (5p) (Item 79 (ff.197-199))

Received from Dr Royle, 1856.

Fonds. Sir William Jardine, 1838 - 1840

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John Gould, life on Parsee en route to Australia, plans for the trip, 30 April 1838 (File)

John Gould (Maitland River, Hunter, NSW) re successful collection of birds in Australia, including new species, 28 September 1839 (File)

John Gould re safe return of himself and specimens, including six new species of kangaroo, 9 September 1840 (File)

Fonds Z 89 qJ. Desmond S. Johnson, c.1962-1966

Unpublished papers on crustacea of the Far East. 51 papers, various dates.

Snails from Trengannu River (4p) (File 1))

3 photos...

Malayan Hermit Crabs (46p) (File 2))

With key to Malayan Species.

The decapod crustacea of Singapore Beaches (24p), c.1962 (File 3))

Crustacea (22p.) (File 4))

Popular account of them in Singapore.

Some new records of decapod crustacea from Malaya (14p.), 14 March 1966 (File 5))

Includes letter from Editor of Bull. National Museum Singapore that unable to publish.

Crustaceans of Singapore (42p) (File 6))

'Some fish cleaning prawns and cleaner mimics' by L.G. Harris and D.S.J. (13p) (6 photos) (File 7))

Key to hermit crabs of Malaya (13p) (File 8))

Periclimenes oesophagus (3p) (File 9))

List of brackish water species of prawns, lobsters and mysids in Singapore (5p) (File 10))

Catalogue and guide to the prawns of Singapore waters (9p) (Introduction and glossary only) (File 11))

On the nomenclature and significance of the antero-lateral carapace spines of the Palaemoninae (Decapoda: Natantia) (9p) (File 12))

Crabs and prawns of Singapore (13p) (File 13))

The occurrence of the unusual Palinurid Linuparus triganus (ron Siebold), (Crustacea; Decapoda, Palinura) in Malaysian waters (File 14))

With some notes on its morphology (9p) Plus two drawings.

Notes on some grapsoid crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura) from a Singapore mudflat (DST and 1. Polunin 12p) (File 15))

Crabs, prawns, lobsters and their allies in Malaysia and Singapore (49p) (File 16))

Incomplete. (Popular account typed on back of other documents).

Ghost crabs at Pangkor Island (Ocypode ceratophthalmus) (Crustacea; Ocypodidae) (3p) (File 17))

A first note on the Rotifera of Singapore Island (10p) (File 18))

Distributional notes on Malaysian Freshwater fish and fish associations (89p) (File 19))

Freshwater snails and bivalves of Malaya (29p) plus 36 drawings identified on back (File 20))

Fish from acid blackwater streams in Malaya (2p) (File 21))

New records of freshwater fish from Malaya (2p) (File 22))

Notes on some Indo-west Pacific Caridea (Crustacea; Decapoda) mainly in the collections of the British Museum (Natural History) (14p) (File 23))

A classified bibliography of Malayan inland water biology. (83p) (File 24))

Some notes on the structure of Malayan freshwater fish communities (14p) (File 25))

Notes on freshwater fish associations in Malaya. (10p) (File 26))

Some additional notes on the freshwater fish of Singapore. (19P) (File 27))

The studies on Malayan freshwater fish: The fish of Northwest Malaya. (35p) (File 28) 1.)

Notes on the local distribution and associations of freshwater fish South Central Malaya. (11p) (File 29))

Notes on the distribution and ecology of the Malayan species of the sub-family Rasborinae (Actinopterygii family Cyprinidae) (13p) (File 30))

Freshwater shells of Malaya (15p) Illustrated map (File 31))

Notes on the taxonomy and biology of lesser mud-lobsters of the Genus Upogebia (Decapoda: Thalassinidea) at Singapore (File 32))

By D.S.J and N.E. Ferguson. (26p)

A weird porcelain crab. (Decapoda: Porcell anidae) (3p) (File 33))

The belachan shrimp, Acetes vulgaris in Malaya (2p) (File 34))

Freshwater prawns of Malaysia (55p) (File 35))

Notes on the freshwater crustacea of Malaya: A freshwater Alpheid prawn (1p) (File 36) 3)

The occurance of an alpheid prawn and a portunid crab in a freshwater stream in S. Johore. (2p) (File 37))

Notes on the freshwater crustacea of Malaya (File 38) 2)

Branchiopoda other than Cladocera (5p).

Notes on the distribution and biology of the Mysids of Singapore by Lim Bee Cheng and DSJ. (23p) map tabs (File 39))

Prawns in Malaya (9p) (File 40))

Problems and discoveries in Malayan Freshwater biology (10p) (File 41))

The fish of Malaya (26p) (File 42))

Fish consocies of Malayan inland waters. (21p) (File 43))

A guide to prawns, lobsters and prawn like crustacea of brackish waters in West Malaysia. (26p) (File 44))

Studies on Malayan freshwater fish (File 45))

1. Fish from freshwaters and low salinity waters of Malaya: east coast (11p) (incomplete)

The flapjack lobsters (scyllaridae) collected by the former Singapore Regional Fisheries Research Station. (9p) tabs (File 46))

A rare land crab from an East coast Island P. ULOS., c. 1962, 11 April 1962 (File 47))

1p plus two photos. Letter from Editor Malayan Native Journal asking for more information

Commercial porcellanid crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) from West Malaysia and Singapore (17p ) (File 48))

Malayan Cladocera (92p) (File 49))

Freshwater prawns of Malaysia (57p, includes three illustrations) (File 50))

Crabs, prawns and allied creatures of Malaysia (184p) (File 51))

33 photos (not all identified).

Malayan Cladocera (84p. tabs), Covering note by J.P. Harding (File)

Fonds Z 89 fK. Sir Norman Kinnear Correspondence, 1944 - 1954

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Margaret Broadhead (Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington) to N. Kinnear, 1 June 1954 (File)

Re service record of Major Drury.

N. Kinnear to Margaret Broadhead acknowledging letter, 28 June 1954 (File)

Alec Chisholm (Sydney) to N. Kinnear, 3 July 1951 (File)

Re his work as editor Australian Encyclopedia.

Willoughby P. Lowe (Exeter) to N. Kinnear, 29 February 1944 (File)

Re bird presented by Miss Fox from Port Essington expedition, 1844; list of birds presented.

Fonds. Richard Laishley, 1863 - 1883

Volume of watercolour and pencil drawings illustrating the natural history of New Zealand (60p), 1863 - 1883 (File Z 88 ffL (a))

Includes: Scenic sketches, Mt Egmont, Nelson, Maori carvings, New Zealand falcon, New Zealand quail, insects, reptiles, flora.

Gleanings of natural history in New Zealand (351p), n.d. (File Z 89 oL (b))

Descriptions of birds, insects, reptiles, fishes, spiders intended to be illustrated by above drawings.

Fonds Z 89 oM. John MacGillivray, 1846 - 1850

Voyage of HMS Rattlesnake: catalogue of Radiata and Mollusca (61p), 1846 - 1850 (File)

Includes date and location of specimens taken on voyage: Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Australia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

Fonds Z 89 qO. George Ord: Letters to Charles Waterton, 1842 - 1843

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Fonds RBR 89 fO. Arthur William O'Shaughnessy, c.1860?

Manuscript list of Sydney Parkinson's drawings of fishes made on Cook's 1st voyage 1768-1771 (11p.), c.1860? (File)

Gives locations.

Fonds Z 89 fR. Charles Boughey Rickett, 1884 - 1887

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