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Authorised form of nameSalvin; Osbert (1835 - 1898)
SurnameSalvin
ForenamesOsbert
Dates1835 - 1898
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Elmshurst, Finchley, Middlesex, England (25 February 1835)
Death:
Hawksfold, near Fernhurst, Sussex (01 June 1898)
ActivityResearch Field:
Zoology, ornithology
Education:
Trinity Hall, Cambridge. BA (1857), MA (1860)
Career:
His travels included Guatemala and he collected natural history specimens; Curator of orthnithology, Cambridge (1874-1882); died of heart disease
Memberships:
FLS; FZS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1873
RelationshipsSon of Anthony Salvin, architect, and his wife Anne, sister of William Andrews Nesfield, painter; married (1865) Caroline, daugher of W W Maitland of Loughton, Essex
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1898-1899 vol 64 pp xiii-xvii signed by A N
Royal Society codeNA1439
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/Maull/003997Salvin, Osbertnd
NLB/14/668Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1897
NLB/6/598Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society8 June 1892
NLB/6/520Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1892
NLB/6/441Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society13 May 1892
NLB/10/542Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons14 December 1894
NLB/12/458Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1896
NLB/10/879Copy letter from Dr Michael Foster, to Frederick Du Cane Godman and Osbert Salvin, Fellows of the Royal Society22 February 1895
NLB/12/169Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1895
NLB/14/637Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 April 1897
NLB/16/330Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society18 March 1898
NLB/13/426Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society1 September 1896
NLB/14/867Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1897
NLB/14/853Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 May 1897
NLB/15/389Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 September 1897
NLB/16/765Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 June 1898
NLB/18/291Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor A Newton, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1899
RR/9/43Referee's report by Osbert Salvin, on a paper 'The prehensores of male butterflies of the genera Ornithoptera and Papilo' by Philip Henry Gosse30 January 1882
RR/12/43Referee's report by Osbert Salvin, on a paper 'On the mimetic forms of certain butterflies of the genus Hypolimnas' by C Swinhoe2 June 1893
NLB/65/82Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS25 July 1923
NLB/3/721Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary of The Pasteur Fund, Mansion House24 September 1889
NLB/11/430Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, Osbert Salvin, and Sir William Henry Flower, Fellows of the Royal Society26 June 1895
NLB/15/560Copy letter from Arthur Wiliam Rucker, to Mr Osbert Salvin, [Fellow of the Royal Society]28 October 1897
NLB/15/618Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Osbert Salvin, Fellow of the Royal Society4 November 1897
EC/1873/14Salvin, Osbert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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