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Identifier: Mss .W3551
Scope and Contents
The collection consists almost entirely of handwritten, signed letters from Wallace to Cockerell, along with a few postcards. There are also one letter from Wallace's wife, Annie, and four letters (one typewritten) and a postcard from Wallace's son, William, following Wallace's death; and one newspaper clipping. The bulk of the letters are an ongoing one-sided conversation between the two naturalists on their scientific work and theories, beginning with a discussion of Wallace's book,...
- Names: Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948
- Names: American Museum of Natural History. Department of Insects and Spiders