Reference code(s): GB 0814 ZBB
Held at: Zoological Society of London
Title: Procter, Joan Beauchamp (1897-1931)
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Procter | Joan Beauchamp | 1897-1931 | zoologist
Born, 1897; Norland Place School, 1904-1908; St Paul's Girls' School, 1908–1916; unpaid research assistant British Museum (Natural History), 1917-1919; fellowship of the Zoological Society, 1917; curator, British Museum (Natural History), 1920; fellowship of the Linnean Society, 1923; honorary DSc from the Intercollegiate University, Chicago; curator of reptiles , Zoological Society, 1923-1931; involved in the design of Whipsnade Zoo; died 1931.
Scope and content/abstract:
Correspondence of Joan Procter, 1912-1925, comprising personal and professional letters to Joan Procter. Includes pressed flowers from R Pascoli; and a photograph of Franz Werner. Some letters are signed only with first names. Many of the letters have their original envelopes. There are a few replies.
Correspondants include: Thomas Barbour, William Bateson, C J Battersby, St. J Bolkay, Eirene Botting, Edward George Boulenger, George Albert Boulenger, Richard Higgins Burne, Eric Burrows, P Chabanaud, Geroge Coldsteam, Nellie Lousie Condon, Harding Cox, Wilfred Cooksey Crowther, Charles Alexander de Cosson, J van Denburgh, Emmett Reid Dunn, Rodney E Ellis, Sibyl Flower Stanley Smyth Flower, Evelyn C Gedge, George Bernard Gooch, F R Gray, Pamela Adelaide Genevieve Grey, Annie H Hardy, Sir Sidney Frederic Harmer, W Claud Harris, H D Hemming, Lancelot Thomas Hogben, James Baynes Jago, John Brandon-Jones, Miss Lade, H Edith Legge, M Legge, Arthur Loveridge, Marguerite M McArthur, Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, Ernest William MacBride, Sir Peter Chalmers Mitchell, N Nasbet, J K Noble, Riccardo Pascoli, Cecilia Payne, M Phisalix, A Hayward-Pinch, Alexander G Ruthven, Karl P Scmidt, M B Sloley, Malcolm Arthur Smith, Sir John Bland-Sutton, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher Vane, Franz Werner, Otto von Wettstein and Gaston Francois de Witte.
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Language/scripts of material: English
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Archivist's note: Entry transcribed by Sarah Drewery, April 2011.
Rules or conventions: General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: April 2011