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Natural science - Specimens for destruction or exchange
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74
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1903-1906
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SeeAlso: ARCH272 Early exchanges 1900-1914
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Archives
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1. To Woodward from E. H. Wittenoom, Fremantle, 9 January, 1903, is a copy of W.A. Tertiary Fossils available for Mr. De Morgan 1 p.

2. To Woodward from A. G. Campbell, 10 February, 1903, sending back skins of Psephotus multicolor wrongly
named, send balance of the exchange 7 months since received, of 33 skins, saved Megaburus and Origma for you, 1 p.
3 To Woodward from P. Olsson-Seffer, Stanford University, California,17 February, 1903, asking for photographs of coastal sand-dunes and vegetation north and south of Fremantle, any written on dunes or eolian deposits in W.A. ? hoping for expedition in Northern Australia, 2 p.
4. To Woodward from P. Olsson-Seffer, Stanford University, California, 14 March, 1903, about West Australian collections sent to Stockholm via A. Anderson of Orient Line, then a North Australia expedition, 4 p.
5. To Woodward from P. Olsson-Seffer, Stanford University, California, thanking for photographs 1 p.
6. To Woodward from Henry H. Gigloli, R. Istituto di Studi Superiori in Firenze, 19 March, 1903, asking for letter of response to cases sent 5 months ago, 1 p.
7. To Woodward from R. Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum, 4 April, 1903, delayed thanks for useful present of Aceifoitra, 3 p.
8. To Woodward from A. G. Campbell, Armadale, 1 May 1903, about eggs of Melithreptus leucogluys, Calamanthus montanellus & Megaburus striatus for collection, 1 p.
9. To Woodward from S. C. Stirling, South Australia Museum, thanking for bird skins, although infected with Anthrenus larvae, put into hermitally sealed boxes with carbon bisulphide, sending Callabonna fossils, 3 p.
10. To Curator from W. A. Lordard, Mauritius Institute, 13 May, 1903, asking for specimens for the newly founded Mauritius Institute, 1 p.
11. To Woodward from S. C. Stirling, Museum of South Australia, 15 May,1903, responding to requests for birds for comparison, 2 p.
12. To Woodward from A. Zietz, acting director Museum of South Australia, 26 May, 1903, sending birds skins Cinalorus cruralis, Xerophila leucopsis, Xerophila nigrocincta, Pomatorhinus superoilius, Pilotis eunora, Cinclucoma castanernotum, Acanthiza received from Edward Ashby of Adelaide, 2 p
13. To Director, W. A. Museum, from A. Gibb Maitland, Government Geologist, 6/1903, 7 January, 1903, forewarding a request, 17 November, 1902, from J. de Morgan, chief of French Scientific Delegation to Persia, wishes to receive as numerous as possible series of Australian Tertiary fossils for comparison with tertiaties in Iran ; offering Cretaceous formations from Persia and the Tertiary of Western France, Brittany and Contentin, 4 p.
14. To Woodward from J. A. Caton, Superintendent of Corporation of Glasgow, 19 June, 1903, thanking for WAM Handbook, 1 p.
15. To Woodward from A. G. Campbell, Elm Grove, Victoria, 23 June, 1903, asking about birdskins sent. 1 p.
16. To Woodward from A. G. Campbell, Elm Grove, Victoria, 20 July, 1903, received 29 bird skins not in good condition but accepted, thanking for requested species, send list of species wanted, 1p
17.  To Woodward from A. G. Campbell, Elm Grove, Victoria, 15 August, 1903, sending package of 14 listed bird skins, list of others available, 1 p.
18. To Woodward from hon. sec. of Mauritius Institute T. A. Clanton, 7 September, 1903, thanking for offer of exchanges, sending a few bones of Dodo, large collection of minerals for exchange, would appreciate native weapons but unable to offer any, 1 p.
19. To Woodward from S. C. Stirling, Museum Adelaide, 8 September, 1903, sending complete list of our desiderata numbered from Hall's Key to the Birds of Australia and Tasmania, grateful for any exchanges, 2 p.
20.  To the Director from A. & M. Milligan, 23 November, 1903, about former colleague field-worker Cornwall's offer of series of skins from north Queensland in the exchange of W. A. eggs 1p.
21. To Woodward from Henry H. Giglioli, R. Istituto di Srudi Superiori in Firenze, 29 December, 1903, skeleton of Dromaeus too fragile to make cast, hope Indian palaeoliths received as requested by Sir W. H. Seton Karr, thanks for vol. of Natural History of W.A., 1 p.
22. To Woodward from Pehr Olsson Seffer, Professor of Botany, Leland Stafford University, California, 1 February, 1904, thanking for photographs, seeking geological evidence of former glaciation of the southern coast, Albany ?, 1 p.
23. To Woodward from J. A. Caton, Superintendent of Corporation of Glasgow, 3 February, 1904, no Scottish Cambrian fossils, only specimens of Archaean gneiss 1 p.
24. To Woodward from A. J. North, Sydney Museum, 19 February, 1904, asking for loan of a nest of Acanthiza tennirostris and set of eggs and all available information, also later a list of W. A. birds, nests and eggs in the collection, 4 p.
25. To Woodward from E. Howarth at Weston Park Museum, Sheffield, 3rd March, 1904, reprints of article about WA Museum, would like W.A. mammals, in exchange, offers of fossils, 2 p.
26. To Woodward from R. Etheridge, Sydney Museum, 3-0 March, 1904, received sponges, 1 p.
27. To Woodward from S. Sinclair, Sydney Museum, 16 June, 1904, would like Ninox ocellata, Gymnorhina dorsalis, Psephotus chrysepterygius and Lophophaps ferruginea, 1 p.
28. To Woodward from E. Howarth, Weston Park Museum, 18 June, 1904, sent reprints, would welcome any West Australian animals, an unmounted skeleton, could send flints, prehistoric weapons, 3 p.
29. To curator from R Etheridge, Sydney Museum, 24 June, 1904, sending m. and f. Menura superba, 1 p.
30. To Director from S. Sinclair, Sydney Museum, 2 July, 1904, sending case of 2 Lyre Bird skins, would like Amytis housei, Amytis gigantura, Sphenura litoralis, Malurus edwardi, Calamanthus fuliginosus, would welcome list of duplicate fishes 1 p.
31. To Curator from Bernhard Olcovich, Ellis Street, San Francisco, 11 July, 1904, offering American services of aquisition or exchange, 1 p.
32. To Woodward from Alex M. Rodger, curator Perthshire Natural History Museum, 5 October, 1904, thanking for anteaters and Phalangers, also label for 4 seal skeletons, no flints or fossils, 2p
33. From Henry Reynolds Elvery, Sericulus, Alstonville, Richmond River, N.S.W., 30 December, 1904, list of birds' eggs for exchange, 3 p.
34. To Postmaster, Fremantle, from Fred L. Button, Oakland, California, 24 January, 1905, asking for name & address of anyone who would exchange West Australian shells for West American shells 1 p.
35. To Woodward from E. Howarth, Weston Park Museum, 25 July, 1905, offering some Pre- Dynastic Ancient Egyptian pottery recently excavated, in return for fine collection of marsupials 2p
36. To Director from Edwin Ashley, Wittunga, Blackwood, 30 August, 1905, received skin of Malurus pulcherrimus, have young of Epthianura albifrons, Acanthiza chrysorroa, Gymnorhina leuconota, Meliphagidae, Ptilotis cratitia on Kangaroo Island, 2 p.
37. To F. S. Dobbie, W.A. Natural History Society, from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, member of NSW Naturalists and Linnean Society Of N.S.W., 6 November, 1905, asking for contact with someone interested in W.A. birds, exchanges, 1 p.
38. To Woodward from E. M. Cornwall, Mackay, Queensland, 2 December, 1905, list of bird skins offered for exchange, 2 p.
39. To Woodward from E. Howarth, Weston Park Museum, 16 January, 1906, received wallaby skeleton, fine series of marsupials sent us, sending pottery specimens from Ancient Egypt, 2 p.
40. To Woodward from Samuel Henshaw, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass., 30 January, 1906, sent to Smithsonian Institution a series of North American bird and mammal skins in return for those forwarded by Dr. Wordsworth, 2 p.
41. To Curator from W. L. May, Forest Hill, Sandford, Tasmania, 5 February, 1906, asking for contact with a conchologist in W. A. to make a collection of all species from Albany westward and northward, 3p.
42. To F. S. Dobbie, 17 Queen Street, Perth, from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, 1 March, 1906, member of NSW Naturalists Club, asking for contact with a collector of birds' skins and eggs for exchange, 1 p.
43. To Director of WA Museum, from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, 5 April, 1906,  list of W.A. desiderata, list of duplicate skins available, 4 p.
44. To Woodward from Edwin Ashley, Wittunga, Blackwood, S. A., 10 April, 1906, received Calamanthus montanellus and Megalurus striatur, wants skin of Melivinis conirostris, gave duplicate skins to other museum, disagrees with A. G. Campbell's new names for specimens from Kangaroo Island, 3 p.
45. To Woodward from R. Wigglesworth, Municipal Museum, Oak Hill Park, Accrington, asking for Australian marsupial skins for special case, also marine shells, butterflies and beetles, 1 p.
46. To Woodward from R. Wigglesworth, Municipal Museum, Oak Park, Accrington, 18 April, 1906, thanking for specimens received 1 p.
47. To Woodward from R. Wigglesworth, Municipal Museum, Oak Hill Park, Accrington, 24 April, 1906, received Cymba shells,[Natica?] some damage, 1 p.
48. To Woodward from Edgar R. Waite, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand, 26 April, 1906, future exchange of desiderata, re skull of P. blighi in Sydney for study, will write, 1 p.
49. To Woodward from Cecil Wilson, Bishop 1894-1911, Melanion Mission, S.V. Southern Cross, 29 May, 1906, will send Santa Cruz specimens, welcome W.A. curiosities, 1 p.
50. To Woodward from Edgar R. Waite, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand, 30 May, 1906, send for information re Genera of Fish  families, future exchanges , 1 p.
51. To Curator from Howard Ashton, Bondi, N.S.W., 30 May, 1906, offering duplicates of N.S.W., Victorian and Queensland species of cicadas glad to exchange for Western Australia specimens, 1p
52.To Director, from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, 9 June, 1906, no response to letter 5th April, offering further duplicate skins to exchange, 1 p.
53. To Director from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, 2 July, 1906, received 25 skins, sending skins requested, future exchanges possible, W.A. species eggs and skins 1 p.
54. To Curator from Launcelot Harrison, Citizrns' Life Office, Sydney, 8 August, 1906, received skins, offering others, nests with sets of eggs, seek photographs of W.A. nests, list of eggs, 4 p.
55. To Curator, from William H. Weeks, 508 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., 17 October, 1906, asking for exchanges of shells, list of American and W.I. species correctly named, someone to send species of West coast & northern localities, 1 p.
56. To Woodward from Hubert Lyman Clark, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass., 23 October, 1906, asking for exchange of Echinoderms from W.A. Museum, even commonest sea-urchins & starfishes, enclosing copy of our just published list for your selection, or send address of competent man who would collect echinoderms from coast of W.A. 1.
57. To the Director from Launcelot Harrison, Citizens' Life Office, Sydney, 30 October, 1906, received welcome batch of skins, sending 32 skins including every species asked for. 3 p.
58. To Woodward from S.C.Stirling, Museum South Australia, 7 November, 1906, price of the Diprotodon cast and how to install it, sending M. erubescens plus 18 p. marked birds, 3 p.
59. To Woodward from S.C.Stirling, Museum South Australia, 19 November, 1906, telegram received, cast will be ready in 1 month, will notify, 1 p.
60. To Woodward from S. C. Stirling, Museum South Australia, 22 November, 1906, thanks for list of duplicate N.T. bird skins, 4 wanted, sending M. Erubescens, Leipoa skins(Mallee fowls), 1 p.
61. To Woodward from R. Wigglesworth, Municipal Museum, Oak Hill Park, Accrington, 26 November, 1906, E. Wigglesworth of Perth sends that you have not received any acknowledgement of specimens, select any British items. 2 p.
62. To Woodward from S.C.Stirling, Museum South Australia, 24 December, 1906, N.T. Birds sent shortly, Diprotodon cast finished and packed up, skin and skull of Macropus Erubescens got ready to go with cast, 2 p.                                                                    
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