Charles Whitley drawings of Acari

Charles Whitley drawings of Acari

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Whitley, Charles, d. 1895
Title: Charles Whitley drawings of Acari
Dates: 1874
Quantity: 1.0 Volume(s)
Coll. Number: ms1002

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Thomas Whitley (1808-1895) was a mathematician and clergyman. He read natural philosophy and mathematics at Durham University between 1833-1855.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a bound volume of original drawings. A descriptive letter laid in follows in part: "Whitley (C) microscopical drawings from life, and from slides of British species of Acari, illustrating 69 species... with Ms. descriptions, forming a quarto volume... These are original drawings, carefully executed about 20 years ago by a working naturalist..." There are 250 pencil drawings, two in color.

Index Terms

Drawings (visual works)
Mites--Great Britain--Pictorial works.
Scientific illustrations (images)
Ticks--Great Britain--Pictorial works.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Whitley drawings of Acari, ms1002, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Drawings of Acari, 1874