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Authorised form of nameHooker; Sir; Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911); botanist
Dates1817 - 1911
NationalityBritish
Place of birthHalesworth, Suffolk, England
Date of birth30 June 1817
Place of deathHis house 'The Camp' at Sunningdale, Berkshire
Date of death10/12/1911
Dates and placesBurial:
Kew, Surrey
Research fieldBotany
ActivityEducation:
Glasgow University. MD (1839)
Career:
Went to the Antarctic on the 'Erebus' as Assistant Surgeon under Sir James Clark Ross (FRS 1828) (1839-1843), during which voyage he visited New Zealand (1841); Botanist to the Geological Survey (1845); sent to explore the central and eastern Himalaya (1848-1849); explored Sikhim, parts of eastern Nepal and the passes of Tibet; botanical expedition to east Bengal with Thomas Thomson (FRS 1855) (1850); Assistant Director, Kew Gardens (1855); Director, Kew Gardens (1865); published, with George Bentham (FRS 1862) 'Genera plantarum' (from 1862); President, British Association (1868); retired to Sunningdale (1885)
Honours:
CB 1869; KCSI 1877; GCSI 1897; OM 1907
Memberships:
Hon RSNZ (1870)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/04/1847
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
PRS 1873-1878; VP 1857-1858, 1863-1864, 1878-1880, 1884-1886
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1854; Copley Medal 1887; Darwin Medal 1892
RelationshipsSon of Sir William Jackson Hooker (FRS 1812); grandson of Dawson Turner (FRS 1802); married 1) (1851) Francis Harriet, daughter of John Stevens Henslow, botanist (died 1874), 2) (1876) Hyacinth, daughter of William Symonds, geologist and widow of Sir William Jardine (FRS 1860); father-in-law of Sir William Turner Thiselton Dyer (FRS 1880)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1912 vol 85 pp i-xxxv, three plates, signed by W T T-D
References:
W B Turrill, 'Joseph Dalton Hooker, FRS (1817-1911)' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 109-120, plate
Sir Edward Salisbury, 'Epilogue' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 139-141
Roy M MacLeod, 'The X-Club: A Social Network of Science in Late-Victorian England' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 305-322
Maurice Crosland, 'Explicit Qualifications as a Criterion for Membership of the Royal Society: A Historical Review' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 167-187
Susan Sheets-Pyenson, '"Pearls Before Swine": Sir William Dawson's Bakerian Lecture of 1870' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 177-191
Robin J H Clark and Michael J Kelly, 'New Zealand, New Zealanders and the Royal Society' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 263-281
G E Fogg, 'The Royal Society and the Antarctic' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 85-98
Gudrun Richardson, 'A Norfolk Network within the Royal Society' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 27-39, plate
A Cohen, 'Roland Trimen and the merope harem' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 205-218
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
J S Rowlinson, 'The work of Thomas Andrews and James Thomson on the liquefaction of gases' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 143-159
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17306215
Royal Society codeNA7983
Archives associated with this Fellow
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MC/11/354Letter from A [Albert] Günther, British Museum, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]7 May 1879
IM/002235Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton2001
MS/769/40Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White18 October 1882
MS/769/36Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White5 October 1883 [?]
MS/769/38Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White1 June 1882 [?]
MS/769/39Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White13 October 1882
MC/10/389Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]3 May 1876
MS/769/37Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White30 March 1882
MM/5/53Letter from J D Hooker, President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, to Louis Pasteur5 November 1874
MM/4/38Letter from John Ball, Colonial Office, to John Wrottesley, 2nd Baron Wrottesley6 March 1857
MM/21/96Letter from Sir Frederick John Owen Evans to Joseph Dalton Hooker, President, Royal Society10 December 1875
MM/9/21Letter from J D Hooker, Royal Society, to Rev Miles Berkeley5 November 1863
MM/21/68Letter from John Edward Gray to Joseph Hooker24 November 1867
MM/17/91Letter from J D Hooker to Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society6 June 1895
MM/14/146Letter from R H Scott, Meteorological Office, to J D Hooker29 June 1875
MS/769/35Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White9 July 1879
MS/769/30Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Kew, to [Walter] White17 November 1874
IM/Maull/002232Hooker, Sir Joseph Daltonnd
MS/769/29Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Florence, to [Walter] White16 May 1874
MS/769/34Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White23 March 1877
MM/22/19Letter from William Turner Thisleton-Dyer, Kew9 February 1878
MS/769/41Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Athaeneum Club, Pall Mall, to [Walter] White no date
MS/769/33Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White12 July 1875
MS/769/28Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to Walter White30 March 1874
MM/4/45Galley proof of a list of instructions made by Dr Joseph Dalton Hooker, for the Botanical Collector on the expedition to North West America, led by John Palliser.2 May 1857
MS/769/27Letter from Henry Howard Molyneaux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, 16 Bruton Street, to the President of the Royal Society [Sir Joseph Hooker]16 November 1874
MS/743/1/86Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [John Hall] Gladstone15 October 1875
MS/743/1/92Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [John Hall] Gladstone9 October 1878
CMB/42/3North American Exploration CommitteeMarch 1857 to June 1857
MM/14/17'Suggestions as to the appointment of a Botanist to Dr Livingstone's Expedition; with Instructions', by J D Hooker13 January 1858
IM/005231Royal Society Officers circa 1895-1900nd
IM/Maull/002233Hooker, Sir Joseph Daltonnd
RR/1/254Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Experiments on vegetation' by George Ville26 October 1853
MC/4/4Letter from [William Jackson] Hooker, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to the Royal Society11 January 1844
NLB/21/293Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1900
NLB/3/552Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1889
NLB/4/522Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1890
NLB/3/207Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
NLB/3/198Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
NLB/6/922Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor [Sydney Howard] Vines16 September 1892
NLB/6/101Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker1 March 1892
NLB/5/2Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 February 1891
NLB/5/52Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society28 February 1891
NLB/7/488Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to R M Hooker, Royal Statistical Society, 9 Adelphi Terrace, W.C.1 March 1893
NLB/6/1010Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1892
NLB/6/909Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society3 September 1892
NLB/5/532Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Miss F Younghusband7 July 1891
NLB/6/1160Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1892
NLB/20/787Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 July 1900
NLB/10/414Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1894
NLB/8/587Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1893
NLB/8/611Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1893
NLB/10/395Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1894
NLB/10/687Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Botting Hemsley, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1895
NLB/10/787Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[February 1895]
NLB/10/927Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster8 March 1895
NLB/10/949Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George William Erskine Russell, 18 Wilton Street, S.W.12 March 1894
NLB/12/123Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society11 December 1895
NLB/13/342Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1896
RR/9/417Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Heterangium Tiliœoides (Will.) and Kaloxylon Hookeri' by William Crawford Williamson27 February 1887
NLB/14/467Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company16 March 1897
NLB/14/571Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society30 March 1897
NLB/14/582Copy letter from John Evans, to Percy Faraday Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]1 April 1897
NLB/15/278Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society27 July 1897
NLB/14/722Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society3 May 1897
RR/2/105Referee's report by Arthur Henfrey, on a paper 'On the functions and structure of the rostellum of Listera ovata' by Joseph Dalton Hooker 5 July 1854
NLB/6/1004Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Sydney Howard Vines, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1892
NLB/16/78Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir A Geikie and Sir J D Hooker26 January 1898
NLB/15/216Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society17 July 1897
NLB/15/175Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord [Joseph] Lister, Sir John Evans, Sir Edward Frankland, Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Sir George Stokes, Lord Rayleigh, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Huggins, and Robert Bellamy Clifton, Fellows of the Royal Society[8 July 1897]
NLB/16/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to W T Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1898
NLB/16/359Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Clements R Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society21 March 1898
NLB/17/462Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1898
NLB/19/608Copy letter from the Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1899
NLB/19/495Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Joseph Hooker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 October 1899
NLB/24/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society6 May 1902
NLB/23/1/337Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1901
NLB/22/615Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society13 June 1901
NLB/23/2/66Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society12 May 1901
NLB/24/347Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1902
NLB/27/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society15 July 1903
NLB/27/859Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]14 December 1903
NLB/27/35Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society23 June 1903
NLB/28/473Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1904
NLB/31/767Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1905
NLB/31/586Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1905
NLB/35/315Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Francis Darwin, Secretary, Royal Society14 May 1907
NLB/37/372Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Hooker, OM, GCSI, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1908
NLB/41/104Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society13 October 1909
NLB/41/300Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society17 November 1909
NLB/45/14Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph Hooker OM, FRS, The Challenger Committee6 December 1911
NLB/42/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker OM, FRS 29 September 1910
MC/10/332Letter from Henry Woodward, Fairlawn, Cobham, Surrey, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]20 January 1876
RR/2/106Referee's report by Thomas Henry Huxley, on a paper 'On the functions and structure of the rostellum of Listera ovata' by Joseph Dalton Hooker October 1854
RR/7/355Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part VI - Ferns' by William Crawford Williamson13 June 1874
MC/11/148Letter from Louis P Casella, The Lawns, South Grove, Highgate, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council10 January 1878
RR/8/216Second referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part X. Including an examination of the supposed radiolarians of the carboniferous rocks' by William Crawford Williamson20 August 1879
RR/7/500Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part VII - Myelopteris, psaronius, and kaloxylon' by William Crawford Williamson19 August 1876
RR/9/102Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XII' by William Crawford Williamson26 October 1882
RR/8/74Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. —Part IX' by William Crawford Williamson19 June 1877
RR/9/199Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the comparative morphology of the leaf the vascular cryptogams and gymnosperms' by Frederick Orpen Bower24 July 1884
RR/10/112Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.--Part XV' by William Crawford Williamson20 November 1888
RR/11/134Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On biologic regions and tabulation areas' by Charles Baron Clarke23 April 1892
RR/11/104Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVIII' by William Crawford Williamson1 March 1891
RR/12/264Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-­ measures. —Part I. Calamites, Calamostachys, and Sphenophyllum' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott20 January 1894
RR/11/219Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures. Part XIX' by William Crawford Williamson24 March 1892
RR/12/406Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part II. The roots of Calamites' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott5 January 1895
RR/12/409Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.-Part III. Lygnodendron and Heterangium' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott to Michael Foster[1895]
MC/13/95Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to the Secretary of the Royal Society24 September 1884
RR/8/215Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part X. Including an examination of the supposed radiolarians of the carboniferous rocks' by William Crawford Williamson19 June 1877
RR/10/109Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XIII. Heterangium tiliaeoides (Williamson) and Kaloxylon hookeri' by William Crawford Williamson25 June 1887
MC/10/232Letter from Charles A Strange, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society22 March 1875
RR/5/19Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'A description of some fossil plants, showing, found in the lower coal-seams of Lancashire and Yorkshire' by Edward William Binney27 June 1865
RR/8/264Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XI' by William Crawford Williamson28 September 1880
MC/10/170Letter from Thomas Fairbairn, Bramridge House, Bishopstoke, to Dr Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society23 November 1874
RR/3/44Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on an unnamed paper by Arthur Cayley12 May 1855
MS/427/157Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury24 January 1882
MC/10/162Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society27 October 1874
MC/10/165Letter from John Allan Broun, 4 Abercorn Place, London, to Dr J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society4 November 1874
MC/5/332Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society9 February 1858
MC/10/361Letter from H W [Henry William] Bristow and Robert Hunt, Geological Survey Office, 28 Jermyn Street, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society3 March 1876
MM/19/14Letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer, Royal Society, to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society24 October 1856
MS/427/93Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Francis] Galton Esq., FRS3 March 1881
MS/769/32Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Kew, to [Walter] White6 March 1875
MS/769/31Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Kew, to [Walter] White30 December 1874
CMB/42/3/1Minutes, meeting of the North American exploring expedition committee16 March 1857
IM/002231Hooker, Sir Joseph Daltonnd
IM/002234Hooker, Sir Joseph Daltonnd
NLB/4/504Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Jospeh Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1890
NLB/5/138Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 April 1891
NLB/10/153Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society9 October 1894
NLB/10/685Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Botting Hemsley, Fellow of the Royal Society19 January 1895
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/9/877Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to W Graham Greene, Admiralty, Whitstable24 July 1894
NLB/13/434Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Michael Foster7 September 1896
NLB/15/165Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, and Sir Edward Frankland, Fellows of the Royal Society7 July 1897
RR/9/59Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker and William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, J H Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters16 March 1882
NLB/11/262Copy letter from Michael Foster, to; William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Flower, Mr Salvin, and Sir Jospeh Dalton Hooker21 May 1895
NLB/19/522Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Robert Milne Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society24 October 1899
RR/2Referees' reports: volume 2, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication1850-1855
PT/49/3i/1Manuscript, 'On the functions and structure of the rostellum of Listera ovata' by J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker[1854]
PT/49/3iPaper, 'On the functions and structure of the rostellum of Listera ovata' by J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker[1854]
MC/11/2Letter from C [Charles] Spence Bate, 8 Mulgrave Place, Plymouth, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society6 January 1877
PT/49/3i/2Plate, 'Listera ovata' by unknown artist[1854]
PT/50/6Paper, 'On the structure of some limestone nodules enclosed in seams of bituminous coal, with a description of some trigonocarpons contained in them' by J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker and Edward [William] Binney[1854]
RR/4/128Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker on a paper 'On the anatomy of Victoria regia - Part II' by Arthur Henfrey5 June 1859
MC/4/1Copy letter from [Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Earl of] Minto, to William [Jackson] Hooker 4 January 1844
MC/11/30Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House21 March 1877
RR/5/98Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the fossil flora of Bovey Tracey' by Oswald Heer4 February 1862
MC/10/432Letter from A Gaiffe, [instrument maker], Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society24 July 1876
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/11/91Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society25 July 1877
MS/426/593Copy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Captain [Francis] McClintock R N6 June 1857
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MC/10/439Letter from Antoine Bonabry, Cahors, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society16 August 1876
MC/6/25bLetter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Kew, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]14 May 1859
MC/10/390Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]3 May 1876
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/7/58Letter from Benjn [Benjamin] Clarke, 2 Mount Vernon, Hampstead, to the Honorary Secretary of the Royal Society19 April 1864
MC/7/59Letter from J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Kew, to [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]20 April 1864
MC/7/142Letter from J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Kew, to [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]24 November 1864
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
RR/2/107Referee's report by John Miers, on a paper 'On the structure of certain limestone nodules enclosed in seams of bituminous coal, with a description of some trigonocarpons contained in them' by Joseph Dalton Hooker and Edward William Binney 3 February 1855
RR/6/144Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Contributions to the fossil flora of North Greenland, being a description of the plants collected by Mr. Edward Whymper during the summer of 1867' by Oswald Heer22 March 1869
RR/8/269Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XI' by William Crawford Williamson28 September 1880
RR/10/313Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVI' by William Crawford Williamson18 April 1889
MC/8/346Letter from members of the Athenaeum Club to the Secretary of the Royal Society8 April 1869
MC/9/245Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew to J [James] Paget5 August 1871
MC/9/328Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens Kew, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, London14 February 1872
MC/10/259Letter from Willm B [William Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, Burlington Gardens, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]24 May 1875
MC/10/312Letter from J [John] Gwyn Jeffreys, 33 Grosvenor Street, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]3 December 1875
MC/9/502Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to W [William] Spottiswoode, Treasurer of the Royal Society26 February 1873
MC/10/111Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society19 May 1874
MC/10/55Letter from J W [John William] Dawson, Principal of McGill University, Montreal, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society26 December 1873
MC/10/44Letter from F [Francois] Marcet, 14 Stratton Street, London, to the Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society3 December 1873
MC/10/92Letter from James Paget, 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society18 March 1874
MC/10/58Letter from Sir Gilbert Scott, The Manor House, Ham, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society14 January 1874
MC/10/51Letter from G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, [Secretary of the Royal Society], Cambridge, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council17 December 1873
MC/10/67Letter from Albert Namur, Secretary of the State School of Thuin-sur-Sambre, Belgium, Thuin, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society2 February 1874
MC/10/71Letter from C [Charles] Piazzi Smyth, 15 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society7 February 1874
MC/10/79Letter from C [Charles] Piazzi Smyth, 15 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, to Dr Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society2 March 1874
MC/10/88Letter from J Geraldes, member of the Academy of Medicine, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society17 March 1874
MC/10/95Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society28 March 1874
MC/10/70Letter from Professor A [Adolf] Erman, 122 Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council5 February 1874
MC/10/72Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council17 February 1874
MC/10/83Letter from C [Charles] Piazzi Smyth, 15 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, to Dr Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society12 March 1874
MC/10/102Letter from Henry Kilgour, 55 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society27 April 1874
MC/10/110Letter from Wumcy [?], Institute of France, Academy of Sciences, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, London18 May 1874
MC/10/127Letter from William B [Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society17 June 1874
MC/10/108Letter from Jn Prestwich, Geo Busk, and John Evans, Geological Society, Burlington House, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council13 May 1874
MC/10/146Copy letter from J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to W H Smith, [Financial Secretary to the Treasury]21 July 1874
MC/10/159Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society17 October 1874
MC/10/148Letter from I [Isaac] Lowthian Bell, Middlesborough, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London8 September 1874
MC/10/166Letter from Charles Manley, Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, to Dr J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society5 November 1874
MC/10/238Letter from Willm B [William Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, Burlington Gardens, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society14 April 1875
MC/10/154Letter from Charles Manley, Honorary Secretary of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 25 Great George Street, Westminster, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society5 October 1874
MC/10/196Letter from Henry Trimen, Botanical Department, British Museum, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council19 January 1875
MC/10/200Letter from Willm B [William Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, Burlington Gardens, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society21 January 1875
MC/10/218Letter from Charles W Strange, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society8 February 1875
MC/10/215Letter from John J [Jeremiah] Bigsby, 89 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council25 January 1875
MC/10/227Letter from G B [George Biddell] Airy, Royal Observatory Greenwich, London, to Dr Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]2 March 1875
MC/10/210Letter from Albert Namur, Secretary of the State School of Thuin-sur-Sambre, Belgium, Thuin, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society28 January 1875
MC/10/260Letter from William B [Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society27 May 1875
MC/10/278Letter from J [Jules] Janssen, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society20 July 1875
MC/11/146Letter from G C [George Charles] Wallich, Scientific Club, 7 Savile Row, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, President of the Royal Society5 January 1878
MC/10/294Letter from Warren de la Rue, Paris, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society18 October 1875
MC/10/309Letter from A M [Alexander Milton] Ross, Toronto Canada, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, London, England30 November 1875
MC/10/301Letter from H W Pumuire [?], Treasury, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker11 November 1875
MC/10/317Letter from B Graffeille, geometrician, Dordogne, Saint-Cyprien, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society15 December 1875
MC/10/287Letter from John Gwyn Jeffreys, Ware Priory, Hertfordshire, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society8 October 1875
MC/10/327Letter from James H Cole, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society4 January 1876
MC/10/348Letter from P [Philip] Cunliffe-Owen, Director of the South Kensington Museum, London, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society10 February 1876
MC/10/351Letter from J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], Burlington House, London, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]12 February 1876
MC/10/341Letter from T J [Thomas Jodrell] Phillips Jodrell, 13 Stratton Street, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]31 January 1876
MC/10/354Letter from William Stirling-Maxwell, Chairman, Board of Trade, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society16 February 1876
MC/10/373Letter from Geo [George] Colomb [?], Colonel, Hotel de Russie, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society26 March 1876
MC/10/384Letter from Francis Sibson, 59 Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]24 April 1876
MC/10/392Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], Athenaeum, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]12 May 1876
MC/10/414Letter from T J P [Thomas Jodrell Phillips] Jodrell, 13 Stratton Street, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society22 June 1876
MC/10/350Letter from [Dudley Ryder], Viscount Sandon, South Kensington Museum, London, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly11 February 1876
MC/10/413Letter from J [Joseph] Dalton Hooker, President of the Royal Society, to [Benjamin Disraeli], 1st Lord of the Treasury19 June 1876
MC/10/387Letter from Duke of Richmond and Gordon, Science and Art Department, South Kensington, to J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]29 April 1876
MC/10/400Letter from [Dudley Ryder], Viscount Sandon, Science and Art Department, South Kensington, to J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society29 May 1876
MC/10/412Draft letter from [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, to [Benjamin Disraeli], 1st Lord of the Treasury19 June 1876
MC/10/423Letter from T J P [Thomas Jodrell Phillips] Jodrell, Holly Lodge, Holmwood, Dorking, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]11 July 1876
MC/10/436Letter from Domingo de Silva-Santister, 28 calle della puerta [?], Barcelona, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society3 August 1876
MC/10/438Letter from Dr F Garrigou, 38 Rue Valade, Toulouse, Haute Garonne, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society1 August 1876
MC/10/446Letter from T A Pousseau, retired naval doctor, Aux Iles des Saintes, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society12 September 1876
MC/10/419Letter from G [George] Carey Foster, President of the Physical Society of London, Sabden, near Whalley, Lancashire, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society3 July 1876
MC/10/445Letter from R R W Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society8 September 1876
MC/10/477Letter from R R W Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society23 December 1876
MC/10/474Letter from Cleveland Abbe, Washington, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society15 December 1876
MC/10/479Letter from John James Wild, 19 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh, to Dr J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society27 December 1876
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MC/10/452Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society29 September 1876
MC/10/463Letter from R R W Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society22 November 1876
MC/11/49Letter from W R [William Radcliffe] Birt, Hawkenbury, Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council17 April 1877
MC/11/5Letter from W [William] Farr, General Register Office, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]17 January 1877
MC/11/19Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House23 February 1877
MC/11/33Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society23 March 1877
MC/11/39Letter from Robert H [Henry] Scott, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]30 March 1877
MC/11/25Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House13 March 1877
MC/11/38Letter from [the Meteorological Committee], Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council31 March 1877
MC/11/43Letter from [Évariste] Warlomont, and Dr J van Raemdonck, Saint-Nicolas, Waas, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to its Members7 April 1877
MC/11/42Letter from the Earl of Rosse, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council31 March 1877
MC/11/85Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society26 June 1877
MC/11/107Letter from Geo E [George Edward] Frere, Roydon Hall, Diss, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]28 October 1877
MC/11/118Letter from Dr Oswald Heer, professor, Zurich, to Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society9 November 1877
MC/11/126Copy letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], Burlington House, London, to Dr Wallich1 December 1877
MC/11/128Letter from G C [George Charles] Wallich, Scientific Club, 7 Savile Row, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]3 December 1877
MC/11/129Letter from G C [George Charles] Wallich, Surgeon-Major, Scientific Club, 7 Savile Row, to [Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council4 December 1877
MC/11/131Letter from J [John] Gwyn Jeffreys, Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]7 December 1877
MC/11/135Letter from A C [Anthony Colling] Brownless, Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne, to Dr J [Joseph] Dalton Hooker, President of the Royal Society, London17 December 1877
MC/11/120Letter from W [William] Sharpey to Sir J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society14 November 1877
MC/11/127Letter from J [John] Gwyn Jeffreys, Ware Priory, Hertfordshire, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society1 December 1877
MC/11/149Copy letter from J [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], Royal Gardens Kew, to G Wallich12 January 1878
MC/11/141Letter from G C [George Charles] Wallich, 162 Holland Road, Kensington, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society28 December 1877
MC/11/150Letter from G C [George Charles] Wallich, 162 Holland Road, to Sir Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]5 January 1878
MC/11/136Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to Dr J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], Kew Gardens17 December 1877
MC/11/143Letter from Willm B [William Benjamin] Carpenter, Gawthrope Hall, Burnley, Lancashire, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Societyc. January 1878
MC/11/169Letter from Sarah Mary Sibson, East Acton, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]6 February 1878
MC/11/180Letter from William Wilson, Forest House, Chester, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, President of the Royal Society9 March 1878
RR/2/139Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, with note by William Sharpey, on a paper 'On a new method of propagating plants' by Edward Joseph Lowe 13 February 1854
MC/10/300Letter from W H [William Henry] Smith, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society]10 November 1875
MC/11/206Letter from E [Emil] du Bois-Reymond, Dorotheenstrasse 35, Berlin, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society], London28 April 1878
MC/11/188Letter from James D [Dwight] Dana, New Haven, Connecticut, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society21 March 1878
MC/11/196Letter from T J [Thomas Jodrell] Phillips Jodrell, 13 Stratton Street, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]5 April 1878
MC/11/208Letter from George Gore, Edgbaston, Birmingham, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council4 May 1878
MC/11/200Letter from Leonard Lyell, 92 Onslow Gardens, to Sir Joseph [Dalton Hooker], [President of the Royal Society]17 April 1878
MC/11/202Letter from Dr Rud [Rudolph] Leuckart, Leipzig, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society22 April 1878
MC/11/217Letter from A [Albert] Günther, British Museum, to [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, [President of the Royal Society]21 May 1878
MC/11/28Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House16 March 1877
MC/11/184Letter from Henry J S [John Stephen] Smith, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society15 March 1878
MC/11/185Letter from Henry J S [John Stephen] Smith, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to [Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society15 March 1878
MC/11/234Letter from Dr Th [Theodor] Schwann, Liège, to Jos [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society, London3 July 1878
MC/11/241Letter from Chevenet, 81 rue de Vanves, Vaugirard, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, London20 July 1878
MC/11/238Letter from J D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]7 July 1878
MC/11/253Letter from Emily Beke, 1 Ferndale View, Tunbridge-Wells, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Council23 September 1878
MC/11/268Letter from Richd [Richard] Assheton Cross, Home Office, Whitehall, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society13 November 1878
MC/11/256Letter from Warren de la Rue, 73 Portland Place, to Sir Joseph [Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society15 October 1878
MC/11/293Letter from J Fred Batman [?], Moor Park, Farnham, Surrey, to the Royal Society26 December 1878
MC/11/277Letter from A [Alfred] Cornu, École Polytechnique, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society20 November 1878
AP/36/22Paper, 'On the structure and affinities of Trigonocarpon (a fossil fruit of the coal measures)' by Joseph D [Dalton] Hooker1854
RR/2/68Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the vine-disease in the port-wine districts of the Alto-Douro, in April 1854. With a supplementary note on the proposed remedies for its eradication' by Joseph James Forrester28 August 1854
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/11/167Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House6 February 1878
MC/11/222Letter from William Law, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society11 June 1878
MC/11/31Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House21 March 1877
MC/12/161Letter from A J [Alfred John] Wall, Hôtel du Parc, Menton, Les Alpes Maritime, France, to Sir Joseph [Dalton Hooker]28 April 1881
MC/11/6Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Council of the Royal SocietyJanuary 1877
AP/40/12Paper, 'On the existence of amorphous starch in a new tuberaceous fungus' by Frederick Currey1857
AP/40/12/1Manuscript, 'On the existence of amorphous starch in a new tuberaceous fungus' by Frederick Currey1857
MC/13/8Letter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker and Henry N [Nottidge] Moseley, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Thomas Henry Huxley], President of the Royal Society23 January 1884
MC/11/273Letter from R R W [Ralph Robert Wheeler] Lingen, Treasury Chambers, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society22 November 1878
MC/13Volume 13 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1884
MS/427/36Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Treasury18 June 1880
RR/6/299Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the geographical and geological relations of the fauna and flora of Palestine' by Henry Baker Tristram25 May 1868
MS/257/2/311Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Darjeeling to Edward Sabine26 April 1849
MOB/060Intaglio seals19th century
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
RR/12/408Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Further observations on the organization of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.-Part III. Lygnodendron and Heterangium' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott14 June 1895
PP/4/1Paper, 'Mahonia aquifolia as a nurse of the wheat mildew' by Charles B [Bagge] Plowright1883
PP/6/3Paper, 'On the evidence of fossil plants regarding the age of the tertiary basalts of the north-east Atlantic' by J [John] Starkie Gardner1884
P/0071Portrait of Hooker, Sir Joseph1880
PP/7/19Paper, 'Second Report on the evidence of fossil plants regarding the age of the tertiary basalts of the North-East Atlantic' by J [John] Starkie Gardner1885
RR/8/11Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the protrusion of protoplasmic filaments from the glandular hairs of the common teasel (Dipsacus sylvestris)' by Francis Darwin7 May 1877
MC/15/312Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Camp, Sunningdale, to [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society4 November 1892
RR/2/108Referee's report by John Lindley, on a paper 'On the structure of certain limestone nodules enclosed in seams of bituminous coal, with a description of some trigonocarpons contained in them' by Joseph Dalton Hooker and Edward William Binney 5 March 1855
RR/4Referees' reports: volume 4, peer reviews of scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication1859-1862
RR/5/176Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'The lignites and clays of Bovey Tracey, Devonshire' by William Pengelly4 February 1862
RR/6/290Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers 'Research conducted for the medical department of the privy council at the pathological laboratory of St. Thomas's Hospital. First series.—The chemical nature and composition, combinations, and metamorphoses of the colouring-matters of bile' and 'Research conducted for the medical department of the privy council at the pathological laboratory of St. Thomas's Hospital regarding urine' by Johann Ludwig Wilhelm Thudichum3 January 1867
RR/7/25Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the pre-carboniferous flora of Northeastern America' by Dawson15 May 1870
RR/10/395Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'On the organisation of the fossil plants of the coal-measures.—Part XVII' by William Crawford Williamson10 March 1890
MC/15/37Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Camp, Sunningdale, to [John] Evans14 April 1889
MC/15/84Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Camp, Sunningdale, to the Royal Society16 June 1890
MC/16/265Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Camp, Sunningdale, to the Secretary of the Royal Society29 November 1895
NLB/1/700Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker8 November 1887
MC/14/265Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, The Camp, Sunningdale, to [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society10 November 1887
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/15Volume 15 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1889-1892
MC/16Volume 16 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1893-1896
EC/1847/18Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton: certificate of election to the Royal Society1847
HS/10/205Letter, from Sir Joseph D. Hooker to Sir John Herschel, dated at Kew28 April 1857
HS/10/206Letter, from Sir Joseph D. Hooker to Sir John Herschel, dated at Kew24 June 1861
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