Gwatkin's Collection of Molluscs

Scope and Content

Catalogue of Prof. Gwatkin's collection of Radulae (M13) with a list of specimens and species of the Molluscs. It was written by Gwatkin.

List of Professor Gwatkins Collection of Radulae (M14), compiled by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Director of the University Museum of Zoology. This is a loose-leaved set of papers.

There is a small envelope with letters and notes regarding the cataloguing of the Gwatkin collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Melvill Gwatkin (1844-1916) was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Cambridge from 1891. He gave his collection of Radulae of Molluscs to the Unibersity Museum of Zoology, accessioned on 5 November 1907.

Access Information

Manuscripts can be consulted on appointment only. The Museum of Zoology is open Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 17:00 pm. Access and reproduction is at the discretion of the Archivist.


Description compiled by Kees Rookmaaker, Archives Hub project archivist.

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