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Buckland, Francis T (Francis Trevelyan) (1826-1880)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0814 ZCA
Held at: Zoological Society of London
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Full title: Buckland, Francis T (Francis Trevelyan) (1826-1880)
Date(s): 1869-1879
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 52 items
Name of creator(s): Buckland | Francis Trevelyan | 1826-1880 | naturalist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1826; educated at Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, 18351837); Laleham, 18371839, Winchester College, 18391844, Christ Church, Oxford, 1844-1848; studied medicine, St George's Hospital, London, 1848-1851, house surgeon, 1852-1853; assistant surgeon in the 2nd Life Guards, 1854-1863; journalist for the Field newspaper, 1856-1865; started a weekly journal Land and Water, 1865; inspector of salmon fisheries, 1867; scientific referee to the South Kensington Museum, 1865-1880; died, 1880.
Publications: Curiosities of Natural History


Scope and content/abstract:

Letters from Frank Buckland to Prince Christian of Schleswig Holstein, 1869-1879. Most are written from the Salmon Fisheries Office, but some are from his 'Land and Water' office. They concern fish, pheasants, Buckland's Museum, seals, and his new book dedicated to Prince Christian, among other topics.

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Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to ZSL by Princess Helena Victoria and Princess Marie Louise on 12 February 1947.

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Description Notes

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

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