We are extremely grateful to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (USA), the Wallace Centenary Celebration (USA), and the John Templeton Foundation (USA) for generous grants which made the Wallace Correspondence Project possible. We are also very grateful to SeaTrek Sailing Adventures (Bali), Prof. Paul Herrling and Dr Arthur E. Bogan for generous donations to the project, and to London's Natural History Museum and the Charles Darwin Trust for hosting the project during Phases 1 and 2 respectively.

We would like to thank the following people for their invaluable contributions to the 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, for much support and help and for providing funding through his Wallace Centenary Celebration project.

Randal Keynes for considerable help in planning Phase 2 of the project and for agreeing that the Charles Darwin Trust would host the Templeton grant.

Karen Goldie-Morrison and other trustees of the Charles Darwin Trust for help administering the project's Templeton grant.

Nancy Rossi for managing the finances during Phase 2.

Cambridge University Library's Epsilon team, especially Alison Pearn and Michael Hawkins, for their work in importing the WCP's metadata and transcripts into the Epsilon system.

We also thank the following people for their help in various ways:

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 - for providing useful information.
Lisa Smith.
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 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
Andrew Berry
Angus Carroll
Anthony Crawforth
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Archives of Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Australian 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
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
Daniel Moss
David Bergman
Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution
Dirk Backenköehler
Dittrick Medical History Center of Case Western Reserve University
Edinburgh University Library
English Heritage
Ernst Mayer Library, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Firestone Memorial Library, Princeton University
Folger Shakespeare Library
Gail Guthrie
Ghent University
Glamorgan Archives
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
Henri Merou
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
James Cranfield
James Williams
Janet Browne
Jeffrey Winograd
John Buss
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
Knox College
Lambeth Archives
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
Mark Samuels
Massachusetts Historical Society
McGill University
Michael Smith
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
Philip Howse
Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Poole Museum
Powerhouse Museum
Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Private collection
Quentin Keynes
Randy Jenkins
Richard M. Ford
Richard Milner
Roger Quin
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
Sheffield Archives
Shirley Cameron Wilson
Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
SOAS Library, Archives and Special Collections
Sophie Dupré
St Andrew's University Special Collections
St John's College, Cambridge University
St Lawrence University
Staatsarchiv Basel-Stadt
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
State Archives Belgium, Inventaris van het fonds Raffin-Tholiard. Archief van het Colinsiaans Socialisme
State Library of South Australia
Stephanie Thurston
Strathclyde University Archives
Surrey History Centre
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
Tomas Feininger
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery
UCLA Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf
Universitätsarchiv der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Universitätsbibliothek, Leipzig
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
Uppsala University
Wallace Family
Wellcome Trust
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:

Abdelfadeel, Walaa
Adams, Christina
Ahmed, Eman Riaz
Ahmed, Rayhnuma
Anacootee, Emma
Arias, Lily C.
Ather, Rabiya
Awolesi, Monilola Omotola
Ball, Amy
Ball, Nicola
Banwell, Daisy
Bao, Kevin
Barrieau, Matthew
Barton, Michael
Bashforth, Emma
Benny, Ruth
Beros, Matt
Bertalan, Mia Solana
Bevan, Deniz
Bisasor, Jhanelle
Botelho, Alyssa
Bourne, Fiona
Bradbury, Alexandra
Brenner, Thomas
Brunnen, Claire
Buckingham, Amanda Belle
Buston. Polly
Campbell, John
Catchpole, Caroline
Chapman, Jill
Chaudhury, Azraa
Chen, Eric
Chillingworth, Nancy
Chindapol, Sasinat
Chudasama Mahmud, Aisha
Clark, Andrew David
Clerx, William
Coleman, David
Colombero, Chloé-Rose
Congerton, John
Cooper, Rod
Cooper, Rosie
Corona, Alberto Julian
Costa, Leslie
Crane, Megan
Da Silva, Victor
Darwin Correspondence Project
DiMuro, Katrina
Dodds, Scott
Driver, James
Dyke, Toby
Ferguson Hand, Meraud
Fidele, Genevieve
Gallop, Annabel Teh
Ghosh, Susan
Gibbs, Rosie
Gourevitch, Eleanor
Griffin, Mary
Griffin, Molly
Grouw van, Katrina
Hackett, Diana
Hall, Sophia
Hamburger, Esther
Hansman, Emily
Hauserman, Samantha
Hescock, Sawyer Dickinson
Hijikata, Shori
Hill, Jenny
Hoare, Eleanor
Humphries, Ceri
Jacks, Ellen
Jackson, John
Jenkins, Helen
Johnston, Rebekah
Joyce, Megan
Keith, Willaim
Kirwan, Luke
Klug, Benjamin
Knight, Brady
Knott, Peter
Kodra, Ina
Kowal, Emma
Lang, Ben
Lau, Jessica
Laverty, Martin
Lawliet, Abid
Lester, Ahren
Lett, Lanair
Linden, Tess
Lister, Iona
Lo, Yen-Nyuk
Lord, Annette
Lucas, Paula
Lungu, Anca
Martinho, Antone
Marzack, Justine
Mayer, Anna
Mcauley, Fiona Marguerite
McComb, Angela
McCombie, Arleen
Merry, Sarah
Milner, Richard
Monshin, Deborah
Moody, Liz
Moore, Alexander
Morrell, Halie
Moscoso, Alessa
Moses, Kirra
Munro, Rosemary
Murphy, Will
Murray, Wayn
Murray, Wayne
Muthana, Angela
Nadeem, Bilal
Newman-Plotnick, Harry
Nguyen, Vincent Duong-Vi
Nitz, Jason
Noriega, Melisa
O'Dell, Sandra
O'Donnell, Dick
Oh, Samuel
O'Hanlon, Alice
Parfitt, Elisabeth
Paterson, Gavin
Pearson, Keon
Powell, Jane
Prashar-Savoie, Anjali
Preston, Tim
Price, Victoria
Pulice, John
Riding, Fay
Robinson, Charlotte
Rodwell, Stephen
Rosen, Gabriel
Royce, Isobel
Saint-Smith, Lucy
Salvador, Andreia
Sarvis, Nicole Mary
Scott, Henry
Seo, Veri
Shahidain, Sadik Osman
Shapland, Lesley
Shariff, Bashira
Sherwood, Danni
Siewert, Betsy
Sloyan, Victoria
Smati, Hannah
Smith, Charles Hyde
Smith, Sam
Strzelecka, Daria
Sundquist, Luke
Szentgyorgyi, Katherine
Tannock, Wendy
Tappin, Daryl
Taylor, Simon
Tennison, Avy
Tew, Alison
Truong, Michael
Tzelios, Christie
Ulguim, Priscilla Ferreira
Ulrich-Verder, Liesl Elizabeth
Underwood, Ellie
Vanostran, Collin
Vongsachang, Hurnan
Wallace, Natalie
Ward, Christopher
Watkins Sophia
Watt, Helen
Williams, Sarah
Wolmarans, Jennifer
Wong, Jennifer

We sincerely apologise if we have inadvertently missed your name from the above list.

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