This project has been made possible thanks to the contributions of literally hundreds of people around the world.
We would like to thank the following for their invaluable contributions to this project:
The Wallace family - especially Richard, the late John Wallace and William ("Bill") Wallace for help in a diverse range of ways.
Sir David Attenborough and Bill Bailey for agreeing to be the project's Patrons.
James Moore (UK) - for advice on the extent and distribution of Wallace correspondence. By sharing results from his research over many years, he saved the project much time and effort.
Paul Wason (USA) - for believing in the project, seeing it through difficult times and helping secure much needed funding from the John Templeton Foundation.
Richard Milner (USA) - for much support and help and for providing funding for the WCP through his Wallace Centenary Celebration project.
The project is also very grateful to London's Natural History Museum (NHM) for hosting the project during Phase 1, and to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (USA) and John Templeton Foundation (USA) for generous grants which made the project possible.
We also thank the following people:
Andreia Salvador - for translating a letter in Portuguese.
Andy Polaszek - for assisting the project in various ways.
Annette Lord - for scanning and transcribing all letters held at the Oxford Museum of Natural History as well as many others.
Anthony Theobold - for technical advice about digitisation and online letters projects.
Ben Arthur - for all his hard work editing documents and images in 2012.
Brendan Saunders - for help with our office computer network.
Charles Smith - for help in many different ways and for generously allowing us to use his transcripts of published letters.
Christine Garwood - for providing useful information.
Claudia Cardilo - for her assistance with Italian.
Darren Mann - for arranging for the letters in the Hope Dept., Oxford, to be scanned for our project.
Dave Kilby - for technical advice about digitisation and online letters projects.
Darwin Correspondence Project - particularly Dr Alison Pearn, Rosy Clarkson and Samantha Evans, for their generously allowing us to use transcripts of letters written by Darwin as well as assistance with copyright queries.
Graeme Cannon - for technical input in digitisation projects and online letters projects.
Ildeu Moreira - for help with Portuguese letters.
John van Wyhe (Singapore) - for providing useful information.
Malcolm Scoble - was key to gaining initial approval for the project in the NHM.
Mike Sadka - for extremely useful help and advice on designing the project's MS Access database.
Nancy Chillingworth - for advice on IPR issues.
Vincent O’Connell - for assorted valuable help.
Rachel Clark - for all her help editing images for the project.
Renzo Nelli - for assistance with Italian copyright laws.
Simon Rycroft - for technical help with this website and advice on file naming conventions.
Steve Cafferty - for allowing us to use the HerbScan machines he purchased for the NHM's part of the Mellon-funded Plant Initiatives project (see http://plants.jstor.org). These were used to scan nearly all of the NHM's Wallace correspondence.
Tim Padfield - for valuable assistance with UK copyright law queries.
Tyndall Correspondence Project (in particular James Elwick) - for sharing their transcription protocol with us.
We would like to thank the following repositories and individuals for supplying images of letters and other documents:
Åbo Akademi University Library
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia
Alexander Library of Ornithology, University of Oxford
American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
American Museum of Natural History, Special Collections
American Philosophical Society
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Archives of Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Bancroft Library, University of California
Barclays Group Archives
Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Biblioteca di Scienze, Botanica Dell'Università degli Studi
Bibliothèque de Genève, Département des manuscrits et des archives privées
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Birmingham City Archives
Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House
Boston Public Library
Bournemouth Natural Science Society
Bournemouth Spiritualist Church
Bradford Museums & Galleries
Brighton and Hove Libraries
British Geological Survey
British Library, The
British Museum, The
Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, University of Birmingham
California Academy of Sciences
California Historical Society
Cambridge University Library
Cardiff Central Library
Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University
Churchill Archives Centre
Clark University Archives
Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Cornell University Library
Croydon Local Studies Library and Archive Service
Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution
Dittrick Medical History Center of Case Western Reserve University
Edinburgh University Library
Ernst Mayer Library, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Firestone Memorial Library, Princeton University
Folger Shakespeare Library
Gonville and Caius College
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard University Archives
Herefordshire Archive Service
Hergest Trust Archive
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Horrmann Library, Wagner College
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Imperial College Archives, London
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Special Collections and University Archives
Institution of Engineering and Technology, The
International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam
Iowa State University Library
Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries
Isle of Wight Country Record Office
John Greenell Wilson
John Hay Library, Brown University
John Hopkins University, Special Collections
John Innes Foundation, Historical Collections
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
John Murray Archive, National Library of Scotland
John Rylands University Library, University of Manchester
Joseph F. Cullman Library, Smithsonian Institution
KITLV - Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Leiden University Library
Leiter Historisches Archiv, Max-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie
Library of the Conservatoire Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève
Lilly Library, Indiana University
Linnean Society of London
Liverpool University Library
London Library, The
London School of Economics
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
Massachusetts Historical Society
Missouri Botanical Garden
Morgan Library and Museum
Moser Library, Shrewsbury School
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Bibliothèque Centrale
Museum of Science, Boston
National Archives, UK
National Herbarium of the Netherlands (Naturalis)
National Library of Australia
National Library of Ireland
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
National Library of Wales
National Museums Scotland
Natural History Museum, London
Naturhistorisches Museum Bern
New York Botanical Garden
New York Public Library
Newcastle University Library, Special Collections
Paul D. Stewart
Pennsylvannia State University Library
Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Richard M. Ford
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Entomological Society
Royal Geographical Society
Royal Institution of Cornwall
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
Royal Society, The
Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Senate House Library, University of London
Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Historical Archive
Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive
Shirley Cameron Wilson
Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
SOAS Library, Archives and Special Collections
St Andrew's University Special Collections
St John's College, Cambridge University
St Lawrence University
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
State Archives Belgium, Inventaris van het fonds Raffin-Tholiard. Archief van het Colinsiaans Socialisme
State Library of South Australia
Strathclyde University Archives
Surrey History Centre
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery
UCLA Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf
Universitätsarchiv der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
University College Dublin
University College London, Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge
University of Amsterdam, Special Collections
University of Bristol, Special Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections
University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries
University of Dundee
University of Exeter, Special Collections
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
University of Kansas
University of Manchester Library
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Reading, Special Collections
University of Toledo, Special Collections
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Special Collections
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Sussex Record Office
West Virginia State Archives
William ("Bill") Young
Women's Library, London Metropolitan University
Yale University Library, Manuscript and Archives
Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
Zoological Society of London
We would like to thank the following for transcribing letters and other valuable work:
Ahmed, Eman Riaz
Arias, Lily C.
Awolesi, Monilola Omotola
Bertalan, Mia Solana
Buckingham, Amanda Belle
Chudasama Mahmud, Aisha
Clark, Andrew David
Corona, Alberto Julian
Da Silva, Victor
Darwin Correspondence Project
Ferguson Hand, Meraud
Gallop, Annabel Teh
Grouw van, Katrina
Hescock, Sawyer Dickinson
Mcauley, Fiona Marguerite
Nguyen, Vincent Duong-Vi
Sarvis, Nicole Mary
Shahidain, Sadik Osman
Smith, Charles Hyde
Ulguim, Priscilla Ferreira
Ulrich-Verder, Liesl Elizabeth
We sincerely apologise if we have inadvertently missed your name from the list above.