Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Charles Davies Sherborn provided the bibliographic foundation for current zoological nomenclature with his magnum opus Index Animalium. In the 43 years he spent working on this extraordinary resource, he anchored our understanding of animal diversity …

Edward Dickinson – Reinforcing the foundations: Filling in the bibliographic gaps in the historical legacy

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum   Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Edward Dickinson Reinforcing the foundations: Filling in the bibliographic gaps in the historical legacy Editor, Zoological Bibliography, Aves Press, BN20 7JG Eastbourne, UK Email: info@avespress.com; edward@asiaorn.org Ornithological nomenclature is based on the bibliographic legacy from Charles Davies …

Gordon McOuat – Sherborn’s context: Cataloguing nature

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum   Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Gordon McOuat Naming and Necessity: Sherborn’s Context: Cataloguing Nature History of Science and Technology Programme, University of Kingís College, Halifax, NS, CANADA Email: gmcouat@dal.ca By the late 19th Century, storms plaguing early Victorian systematics and nomenclature seemed …

Neal Evenhuis – Charles Davies Sherborn and the Indexer's Club

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum     Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Neal L. Evenhuis Charles Davies Sherborn and The Indexer’s Club Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA Email: NealE@bishopmuseum Charles Davies Sherborn was an indexer. And he followed a long line of indexers. And a longer line …