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TitleNotes and Extracts - S.P. Woodward
AdminHistorySamuel Pickworth Woodward (1821 – 1865) was an English geologist and malacologist.

Woodward was born on 17 September 1821, the son of the geologist Samuel Woodward. S. P. Woodward worked at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, as the professor of geology and natural history in 1845 and in 1848 was appointed assistant in the department of geology and mineralogy in the British Museum. He published 'A Manual of the Mollusca' in 3 parts (1851-1856). He had 2 sons who had similar interests to their father. Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1848-1914) was a successful geologist who was President of the Geologists' Association from 1893-1894. His younger son, Bernard Barham Woodward, was a malacologist who worked at the British Museum and, later, the Natural History Museum. S.P. Woodward died on 11 July 1865.
DescriptionNotebook entitled 'Notes and Extracts, prior to 1864' by Dr S.P. Woodward. Subjects discussed include Greek Sponge Divers, Conservation of force, Darwin's Temple of Nature (1803), Red Crag at Walton on the Naze, Woodwardian Collection held at a Cambridge Museum, Church of St. Ursula at Cologne, Copper-mine of Mansfeld at Prussia, American Elk, Gas-works, and Funeral Art.
Date[1864]
LevelFile
Extent1 notebook
LanguageEnglish
Latin
German
Related MaterialMS/225, MS/226, MS/228, MS/228a
Creator NameWoodward, Samuel Pickworth
Access_StatusOpen
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