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Charles Whitley drawings of Acari

Charles Whitley drawings of Acari

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Whitley drawings of Acari
Creator: Whitley, Charles, -1895
Inclusive Dates: 1874
Language: English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms1002
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Drawings of Acari, 1874