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A century of zoology at the British Museum through the lives of two keepers, 1815-1914

Author: A E Gunther
Publisher: London : Dawsons, 1975.
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Gunther, Albert Edward.
Century of zoology at the British Museum through the lives of two keepers, 1815-1914.
London : Dawsons, 1975
(OCoLC)643587650
Named Person: John Edward Gray; Albert Gunther; Albert Ponther; John Edward Greay; Albert Gunther; John Edward Gray; Albert C L G Günther
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A E Gunther
ISBN: 0712906185 9780712906180
OCLC Number: 1365488
Description: 533 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: John Edward Gray, 1800-1875. Early life and education ; Botanical prelude, 1818-1822 ; The British Museum at Montagu House, 1816-1829 ; The British Museum, 1830-1840 ; The concept of a national museum, 1836 ; Social reform, 1826-1840 ; Keeper of zoology, I, 1840-1856 ; The British Museum Library Commission, 1847-1850 ; Professor Owen, superintendant ; The new museum ; Keeper of zoology, II, 1857-1868 ; Keeper of zoology, III, 1869-1875 ; Estimate as a zoologist ; Character and humanity ; Postscript-the Crawshay letters, 1862-1873 --
Albert Gunther, 1830-1914. Boyhood, 1830-1847 ; Tübingen University, 1847-1851 ; Medical student, 1851-1854 ; Doctor of medicine, 1854-1857 ; At the British Museum, 1857 ; Catalogue of fishes, 1858-1869 ; The zoological record, 1865 ; India and Africa ; Zoology in the 1870s ; Keeper of zoology, I, 1875-1882 ; The new museum, 1868-1881 ; The directorship, 1884-1895 ; The catalogue of birds ; Marine biological research ; Keeper of zoology, II, 1883-1895 ; Walter Rothschild and others ; Retirement 1895-later directors ; The last years, 1907-1914 ; The problem of Darwinism ; Epitome.
Responsibility: by Albert E. Gunther.

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