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Hewitson, William C. (William Chapman), 1806-1878


Found in 2 Records:

Carte-de-visite album of 19th-century naturalists

Call Number: MS 310

The collector of this carte-de-viste album, Kansas City dermatologist Gordon C. Sauer, M.D., spent much of his life researching the 19th-century ornithologist John Gould. This carte-de-visite album contains 97 photographs of 19th-century naturalists, the majority of which have been identified. Among the notable portraits in the album are those of John Gould and Charles Darwin.

Dates: Circa 1860-1900

Papers of Thomas Parkin

Call Number: MS P728
Overview These papers of Thomas Parkin were found in volume one of Hewitson's Coloured illustrations of the eggs of British birds, 1846 (2nd edition). Thomas Parkin, a Fellow of the Zoological Society and a member of the British Ornithologists' Union, placed a letter from Edward Bidwell, also a member of the British Ornithologists' Union, and a letter written by William C. Hewitson, naturalist and illustrator, in the volume. Two letters from John Grant, a bookseller,...
Dates: 1853, 1909