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Issue: 015, 14/03/28 p. 237
Heading: Zoology
Category: Natural History   
Topic: [Formation of a Museum in Natural History, based on the collection of Sir Stamford Raffles.]
Person: RAFFLES, Sir Stamford   VIGOIS, M.   BROOKES   BELL   

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 287
Heading: Captain Durville`s Collection
Category: Geography   Exploration   Natural History   
Topic: [Five hundred objects of natural history transmitted to the Paris Museum by Messrs. Quoy and Gaymart]
Person: DURVILLE, Captain   QUOY   GAIMARD   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Museum of Paris   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 631-632
Heading: Deficiencies of the Library of the British Museum
Category: Museums   Libraries   Natural History   
Topic: [Laments the gaps in the Natural History collections. Suggests improvements; recommends popular works]
Person: CUVIER   DONAVAN   STEPHENS   WILSON, James   JARDINE, Sir William   SELBY, Mr.   HOOKER   BUFFON   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   LATREILLE   TIMMINCK   AUDUBON, M.   HUMBOLDT   HEDWIG   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Topographical, Para 6
Category: Christian Religion   Natural History   Volcanoes   
Topic: Lot`s Wife. [Was Lot`s wife encrusted with volcanic matter?]
Source: King`s Morsels of Criticism   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 893
Heading: Varieties, Para 2
Category: Natural History   
Topic: Linnean Society. [First meeting of the forty-fifth session. Introduction of new Fellows. Paper given on a new species of dormouse. Specimen of a pheasant from Cochin China exhibited. Address delivered by the Secretary, Mr. Bicheno, on the difficulties of making natural history a popular subject]
Person: LAMBERT, Aylmer Bourke   DEAKE, Rev. D. W.   LUBBOCK   PEREIRA, J.   DUNCAN, J. S.   TAYLOR, R.   BICHENO, Mr.   
Institution: Linnaean Society   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 2
Category: Palaeontology   Geology   Natural History   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Bones of hyenas and rhinoceroses etc have been found in a cave in Yorkshire. Animal bones have also been found in caves in Europe and there has been a similar recent find near Maidstone, Kent. Buckland suggests that the bones date from a time "anterior to the deluge of Noah". Ranking dates the bones much later, suggesting they are from captive wild animals shown in nearby Roman amphitheatres. Other remains (of elephants and mammoths) in Behring`s Straits, Ranking believes came from animals belonging to the Turks, Moguls and Chinese and carried by river to the Arctic. The Athenaeum waits for the bones to be compared with those of modern animals]
Person: BUCKLAND   RANKING, Mr. J.   
Source: Buckland: Reliquiae Diluvianae   Brande`s Journal   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romancing, Para 5
Category: Natural History   Philosophy   Literature   Science   Geology   Christian Religion   
Topic: Scientific Romancing. [Geology is romantic because it involves travelling to wild and lonely places and stimulates the imagination to contemplate creation, and change. It gives evidence of the world before Noah]
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: The Globe Upset, Para 1
Category: Cosmogony   The Earth   Astronomy   Natural History   Christian Religion   Classical Literature   
Topic: [A satirical account of Sandal`s theory that the earth twisted from its course at certain significant times in its history, for example at the (biblical) Flood. Before the Flood the Arctic was in the same place as the equator. This would account for the existence of mammoth bones in the far north]
Person: SANDAL   HERODOTUS   CICERO   
Source: Sandal: Cosmogoniae Antiquitatis   

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 297
Heading: Arachne -- A Meditation
Category: Entomology   Ecology   Natural History   
Topic: [Anonymous eulogistic tract, marvelling at spiders and finally suggesting the ascendancy of insects over mankind]
Person: ARISTOTLE   BENTHAM   RALEIGH   WORDSWORTH   MAHOMET   LUTHER   SOCRATES   TIMUR   ARCHIMEDES   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Supplement to Buffon`s Natural History, Para 1
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Natural History   Anthropology   
Topic: [Lesson has published his supplement to Buffon, containing the animals and birds discovered since 1788, also a natural history of man]
Person: LESSON, M.   BUFFON   

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 379
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Optics   Microscopy   Glass   Natural History   Art   
Topic: [Farraday`s] experiments [in association with Dollond] to obtain a perfect material for the object-glasses of telescopes. [Account of the variable refracting properties of different densities of glass.] [At the same meeting, the exhibition of a specimen of New Forest Oak timber, to show its strength, by Mrs. Jones and Mr. Henning]
Person: FARADAY   DOLLOND   HERSCHEL   WOLLASTON   YOUNG   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   FRAUENHASSER   JONES, Mrs.   HENNING, Mr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   Society of Objects in Natural History and the Fine Arts   
Lecture, June, 1829
Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 382, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Antediluvian Botany), Para 4
Category: Natural History   Biology   Evolution   
Topic: Nature of Vegetation at different Epochs of the Crust of the Globe
Person: BROUGNIART, M. Adolphi   
Source: Annales des Sciences Histoire Naturelles   

Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 476-477
Heading: Collection of Minerals at the Western Exchange
Category: Mineralogy   Palaeozoology   Natural History   
Topic: [Mr. Walker`s collection of natural objects, incidentally on display at the Western Exchange, beside a model of York Minster]
Person: WALKER, Mr.   ARTIS, Tyrell   PARKINSON   
Institution: The Western Exchange   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: Meeting of German Naturalists
Category: Science   Natural History   Archaeology   Chemistry   Crystallography   Germany   Congresses   Assemblies   
Topic: [Annual assembly of the naturalists of Germany at Heidelberg, held the previous year at Berlin. Representatives of the Sciences from England, France, Russia and the Netherlands. Speech by Tiedemann. Letter from Goethe. British naturalists were Leonard and Coddington. Leonard gave an account of vitrified forts in Scotland and Coddington showed an apparatus "for centralising light". Next convention to be at Hamburg]
Person: TIEDEMANN, Professor   GOETHE   LICHTENSTEIN   LEONARD   CODDINGTON   
Abstract
Issue: 114, 30/12/29 p. 823, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: National Education in Denmark, Para 1
Category: Public Administration   Law   Education   Geography   Denmark   Arithmetic   Natural History   Christian Religion   
Topic: [Provision of national education in Denmark. Administrative arrangements. Syllabus. Age range of pupils]
Institution: Commission of Public Education, Denmark   Superior Commission of Public Instruction, Denmark   Chancery of the Kingdom of Denmark   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 65
Heading: On Education. First Conversation. Eubulus and Philochares. Munich, Jan. 8 (Continuation next week)
Category: Education   Children   Psychology   Mental Development   Philosophy   Folklore   Popularization Of Science   Natural History   
Topic: [Dialogue, in which the father of a motherless boy, sets out before a confidante, the philosophy of education which will make good his son`s lack]
Person: BROTHERS GRIMM   RITSON   PERCY   PARRY   
Source: Bewick: Quadrupeds   Arabian Nights   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90-91
Heading: On Education. First Conversation.--Part II. Eubulus and Philochares
Category: Education   Children   Science   Natural History   Folklore   Geography   Psychology   Mental Development   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Second dialogue in the philosophy of education]
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: Cheap Editions in France
Category: Communication   Printing   Natural History   
Topic: [New French edition of Buffon]
Person: BUFFON   

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 346-347
Heading: University Memoranda. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. Gottingen, 6 May, 1830
Category: Education   Europe   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Medical Profession   Women   Mathematics   Natural History   Historical Sciences   Philology   Archaeology   
Topic: [Report from the University of Gottingen, comparing university provision in the Netherlands, Prussia, Russia and Germany. Two successful accounts of female doctors are given, Erxleben and Wyttenbach]
Person: EICHHORN   HEYNE   KUSTNER   SCHLOZER   ERXLEBEN, Dorothea Christiana   GALEN   WYTTENBACH, [Frau]   
Institution: University of Gottingen   University of Halle   University of Marburg   University of Bonn   University of Giessen   University of Munich   University of Leyden   University of Louvain   University of Liege   University of Utrecht   University of Ghent   University of Groningen   University of Dorpat   University of Kiel   
Letter, 06/05/1830 Signed: "K".

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: Fish, Para 19
Category: Icthyology   Statistics   Natural History   
Topic: [...] In the whole, the ancients distinguished and named one hundred and fifty kinds of fishes; of which Aristotle discovered forty different kinds...
Person: ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   CUVIER   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: A Literary Radical, Para 13
Category: Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Natural History   Physics   Astronomy   
Topic: [The Athenaeum has seen the prospectus of a book by Sieber. It "will embrace medicine, physics, poetry, philosophy, and politics" and will surely be "among the aberrations of literary radicalism or radical hallucination"]
Person: SIEBER, Francis William   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   ARISTOTLE   BACON, Lord   LOCKE   
Source: Sieber: Systeme de la Nature Physique et Spirituelle   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 491-492
Heading: The Delta of the Rhone
Category: Geography   France   Natural History   Ecology   
Topic: [Description of La Camarga: its unhusbanded status, salt deposits, sandy soil, hoards of locusts, wild white horses and horned black cattle]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 590
Category: Exploration   Geography   Natural History   
Topic: [Von Humboldt to go to New World]
Person: HUMBOLDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 634-635
Heading: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany at Hamburgh
Category: Congresses   Assemblies   Science   Natural History   Medicine   Botany   Pharmacology   
Topic: [The aims of the assembly are to introduce far-flung natural historians to one another. Qualifications for membership: belonging to the medical profession or studying natural history. The effects are that participants forget "all national jealousies in the cause of nature and science". Struwe claimed that Germany and Russia were pre-eminent in astronomy; England and France were least good at it. Wendt spoke on animal magnetism. Other subjects were: the tides, and coffee]
Person: OKEN, Dr.   BARTELS, M.   STRUWE, Prof.   WENDT, Prof.   OERSTED, Prof.   WILLBRANDT, Prof.   PFAFF, Prof.   SIMON, Dr.   STERNBERG, Count   LICHTENSTEIN   JACQUIN, Prof.   LITTROW, M.   JAHN   
Source: Hamburgh Reporter   The Times   Isis   
Institution: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 015, 14/03/28 p. 225
Heading: Natural History of the Scriptures
Category: Natural History   Christian Religion   
Title: Scripture Natural History, or an account of the Zoology, Botany, and Geology of the Bible
Author: CARPENTER, William   

Issue: 062, 31/12/28 p. 984
Heading: Scripture Natural History
Category: Christian Religion   Natural History   
Title: Scripture Natural History for Youth. With numerous Illustrative Engravings
Author: HEWLETT, Esther   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Medicine   Natural History   Psychology   Philosophy   
Title: The Origin of Life, the Cause of Diseases, and the Source of our Feelings and Senses Explained and Demonstrated
Author: MORRISON, James   
Attribution: "The Hygeist"

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 147-149
Heading: Natural History
Category: Natural History   Ecology   Agriculture   Christian Religion   Philosophy   Ornithology   
Title: The Journal of a Naturalist
Author: ANON   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 248
Category: Anthropology   Natural History   
Title: The Origin of Man, Etc
Author: ANON   
Attribution: "from the pen of a very young lady"

Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 738
Heading: Natural History
Category: Natural History   Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Geology   
Title: Studies in Natural History; exhibiting a Popular View of the most striking and interesting Objects of the Material World. Illustrated by ten engravings
Author: RHIND, William   
Attribution: Member of the Royal Medical and Royal Physical Societies of Edinburgh
Institution: Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh   Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 751-753
Heading: Natural History
Category: Natural History   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Mineralogy   Geology   Cosmology   
Title: The British Naturalist
Author: ANON   
1830
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 40
Heading: The Elephant
Category: Popularization Of Science   Natural History   Zoology   Animal Physiology   Animal Husbandry   Elephants   
Title: Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences. Second edition
Author: LEMPRIERE, W.   
Attribution: M. D.

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 197
Category: Natural History   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   Education   Scotland   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Title: Sketches from Nature
Author: McDIARMID, John   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 219
Category: Periodicals   Natural History   Science   Geography   
Title: Edinburgh Journal of Natural and Geographical Science

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 294-295
Category: Geography   India   Natural History   Zoology   
Title: The Picture of India: Geographical, Historical and Descriptive
Author: ANON   
Institution: Asiatic Society   

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