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Thornton | Richard | 1838-1863 | Geologist

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Single Item

Letters from David Livingstone, William Cotton Oswell and Richard Thornton (photocopies)

45 letters from David Livingstone, 2 from William Cotton Oswell, and 1 from Richard Thornton. A large number of the Livingstone letters are addressed to William Cotton Oswell. Photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.18
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1841-1874
Collection

Papers of Richard Thornton

The collection mainly covers Thornton's time in Africa but there are a few papers (included in the volume of letters) which are dated after his death (to September 1866) and one notebook from 1857 which contains notes of geological work in England. The collection contains: Letters from Thornton to his family concerning his voyage to East Africa and his subsequent explorations (1858-1863) together…
Extents: 27 Volumes
Dates: 1854-1866