Owen, Richard (1804-1892)

Also known as
Owen, Richard, (FRS) (1804-1892)
Owen, Richard, (Sir) (1804-1892)
Field of activity
Naturalist; Anatomist
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Biographies

Sir Richard Owen was the first Hunterian Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, Royal College of Surgeons, London 1836-1856. He did pioneer work on parthenogenesis and opposed Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Owen, Richard
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sir Richard Owen and His Influence on Australian Zoological and Palaeontological Science
    Moyal, Ann Mozley
    Published: 1976
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 3, 2, 41-56
  3. Dr George Bennett and Sir Richard Owen: a Case Study of the Colonisation of Early Australian Science
    Newland, Elizabeth
    Published: Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, 1991
    Series: International Science and National Scientific Identity: Australia between Britain and America

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  1. The life of Richard Owen / by his grandson ;with the scientific portions revised by C. Davies Sherborn, and an essay on Owen's position in anatomical science by T. H. Huxley
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book : 1895 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  2. Marsupialia / by Richard Owen
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book, Microform : 1841 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  3. Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished : 1833 ]
    At National Library
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  4. Note from (Professor) R. Owen, British Museum :
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book : 2017 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
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  5. Richard Owen - Papers [M2271-2288], 1796-1889
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Papers of Sir Richard Owen (as filmed by the AJCP) [M2271-M2288]
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Papers of Sir Richard Owen (as filmed by the AJCP) [M2271-M2288]
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  7. [Letters]
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished : 1850-1876 ]
    At National Library
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  8. A catalogue of the Richard Owen collection of palaeontological and zoological drawings in the British Museum (Natural History) / Jean M. Ingles & Frederick C. Sawyer
    British Museum (Natural History)
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  9. Leicester square : its associations and its worthies. By Tom Taylor. With a sketch of Hunter's scientific character and works, by Richard Owen ..
    Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880
    [ Book : 1874 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
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  10. On the nature of limb
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At WA Museum Library
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  1. Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892) : comparative anatomist and palaeontologist / Donald F. N. Harrison
    Harrison, Donald F. N
    [ Book : 1993 ]
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  2. The life of Richard Owen / by his grandson ;with the scientific portions revised by C. Davies Sherborn, and an essay on Owen's position in anatomical science by T. H. Huxley
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book : 1895 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 133,076.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 133,076.391)

  3. Marsupialia / by Richard Owen
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book, Microform : 1841 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,333.008)

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  4. Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished : 1833 ]
    At National Library
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  5. Note from (Professor) R. Owen, British Museum :
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Book : 2017 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
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  6. The life of Richard Owen / by his grandson Richard Owen, M.A. With the scientific portions revised by C. Davies Sherborn; also an essay on Owen's position in anatomical science by T. H. Huxley, F.R.S
    Owen, Richard, Rev
    [ Book : 1894-1975 ]
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    The life of Richard Owen / by his grandson Richard Owen, M.A.  With the scientific portions revised by C. Davies Sherborn; also an essay on Owen's position in anatomical science by T. H. Huxley, F.R.S
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  7. Richard Owen - Papers [M2271-2288], 1796-1889
    Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,459.242)

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  8. Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., ... ... / H. W
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. The late Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., F.R.S. M. Klinkicht; photo by Barraud
    Klinkicht, M
    [ Art work : 1892 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80,490.664)

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  10. Richard Owen, F.R.S., Hunterian Professor and Conservator of the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons / engraved by William Walker from the original picture by H.W. Pickersgill
    Walker, William, 1791-1867
    [ Art work : 1852 ]
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    At National Library
    Richard Owen, F.R.S., Hunterian Professor and Conservator of the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons / engraved by William Walker from the original picture by H.W. Pickersgill
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  1. Owen, Richard (1942-)
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  2. Owen, Richard (1947-)
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  1. RE will of RICHARD OWEN WYNNE, late of Mount
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 23 June 1967 [Issue No.69] p 2287

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of RICHARD OWEN WYNNE, late of Mount Wilson, in the State of New South Wales, gentleman ... executors of the will of the said Richard Owen Wynne, who died on 6th April, 1967, hereby give notice that ... 184 words
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  2. Between James Owen and Isaac Beckett, plaintiffs, and Richard Conoor, defendant.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 9 December 1856 [Issue No.181] p 3059

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Ia the Supreme Court of New South Wales Betweeini James Owen and Isaac Beckett, plain" tiffs, and ... <s abovenamed Samuel Owen and Isaac Beckett, to recover Eighty-four Pounds, due by the defendant to the ... 211 words
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  3. Between William Hescott, Plaintiff, and Owen Poole, Edye Manning, and Richard Dawson, Defendants.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 5 May 1843 [Issue No.38] p 625

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of 1 New South Wales. J Between William Hescott, Plaintiff, and Owen Poole ... , Edye Manning, and Richard Dawson, Defendants. IN pursuance of an order, bearing date the second day of ... 144 words
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  1. Richard Owen, F.R.S., Hunterian Pro ...
    Walker, William ...
    [ Art work : 1852 ]
    Richard Owen, F.R.S., Hunterian Professor and Conservator of the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons / engraved by William Walker from the original picture by H.W. Pickersgill
  2. Portrait of Sir Richard Owen
    [ Photograph : 1900-1949 ]
    Portrait of Sir Richard Owen
  3. The late Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., ...
    Klinkicht, M
    [ Art work : 1892 ]
  4. Sir Richard Owen, between 1874-1881 ...
    Barraud & Jerra ...
    [ Photograph : 1881 ]
    Sir Richard Owen, between 1874-1881 / photographer Barraud & Jerrard, London
  5. Owen Richard Gard
    [ Photograph : 1916 ]
    Owen Richard Gard
  6. Owen Richard Gard
    [ Photograph : 1916 ]
    Owen Richard Gard
  1. Cox, Owen Richard, TX3696
    Australian Red Cross Society, National Office
    [ Unpublished : 2017 ]
    View online
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    Cox, Owen Richard, TX3696
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  2. References ( 2 ) for Richard Owen, 1905
    [ Unpublished : 1905 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. Richard Owen (London) to [unknown] [F Cuvier, Paris] re his memoir on marsupial development, 18 January 1839, (File), (from Collections held by the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine Library / Sir Richard Owen (WMs.5786))
    [ Unpublished : 1839 ]
    View online
    At AJCP
    Richard Owen (London) to [unknown] [F Cuvier, Paris] re his memoir on marsupial development, 18 January 1839,  (File),  (from Collections held by the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine Library  / Sir Richard Owen  (WMs.5786))
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  1. SIR RICHARD OWEN.
    The Protestant Standard (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1895) Saturday 2 February 1895 p 5 Article
    ... 1804, edaaated at the Bamd sohool as Woe well aud apprenticed to asurgeon, he went to Edinburgh; «tl ... 1892. The Queen gave him a house in Richmond-park, and tbe kindness of the .Boysl family continued down ... 1961 words
    • Text last corrected on 26 December 2018 by jeri
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  2. OWEN.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 15 June 1925 p 5 Article
    ... OWEN. Councillors — Richard Ashman, John Harkness,   Edward Hepburn Hancock, Thomas John ... Lawrie. Auditor. — Richard Morcom (elected).   ... 20 words
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  3. OWEN
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 2 December 1930 p 13 Article
    ... OWEN Tbe annual Institute strawberry fete was opened by the wile oi the president. Mrs. J. O. Mc ... Miss E. Marslunan; sweets, Mesdames J. G. McLachlan, G. C Richards. Misses K. Painter, and D. Dickens ... 154 words
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  1. The life of Richard Owen, by his grandson... / with the scientific portions rev. by C.D.Sherborn: also, an essay on Owen's position in anatomical science, by T.H. Huxley. London, J.Murray, 1894 [Farnsborough, Gregg International, 1970] 2v., illus. "B ...
    Owen, Richard Startin
    [ Book : 1895 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At 2 libraries
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  2. Richard Owen commemoration
    [ Book : 1992-2020 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
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  3. Richard Owen, Scotland 1810, Indiana 1890 / by Victor Lincoln Albjerg
    Albjerg, Victor Lincoln, 1892-
    [ Book : 1946 ]
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  4. An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent / Owen Matthews
    Matthews, Owen
    [ Book : 2017-2019 ]
    At 51 libraries
    An impeccable spy : Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent / Owen Matthews
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 524.276)

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  1. Richard Owens / [interviewed by Elizabeth Craig]
    Owens, Richard, 1921-
    [ Sound, Government publication : 2007 ]
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    At Sutherland Library
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  2. Lynn Owen sings music by Richard Owen
    Owen, Richard, 1922-2015
    [ Sound : 1965 ]
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  3. Wilfred Owen
    Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918
    [ Sound : 1968 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  4. Wilfred Owen / Argo Records
    Owen, Wilfred
    [ Sound : 1968 ]
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  1. Where to find it in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire : the oldest summer resort in America and headquarters for winter sports
    Hawkins, Richard Owen
    [ Map : 1950 ]
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  2. Paradise [Estate] ; Engadine - Heathcote
    Monro, C. O. J. (Cecil Owen James)
    [ Map : 1922-1923 ]
    At Sutherland Library
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  3. Ice chart of Southern Hemisphere : compiled from the voyages of Cook, 1772-5, Bellingshausen, 1819-21, Weddell, 1822-4, Foster, 1828-9, Biscoe, 1830-2, Balleny, 1839, D'Urville, 1839, Wilkes, 1839, and Ross, 1841-2-3. ; from the papers on Icebergs in ...
    Great Britain. Hydrography Department
    [ Government publication, Map : 1870 ]
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    Ice chart of Southern Hemisphere : compiled from the voyages of Cook, 1772-5, Bellingshausen, 1819-21, Weddell, 1822-4, Foster, 1828-9, Biscoe, 1830-2, Balleny, 1839, D'Urville, 1839, Wilkes, 1839, and Ross, 1841-2-3. ; from the papers on Icebergs in the Southern Ocean, by Mr. Towson, 1855-59 ; from 12th no. Metereological papers (Board of Trade), 1865, and documents in the Hydrographic Office / prepared for publication by Staff Com. F.J. Evans, and G.E. McDougall, Staff R.N
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  1. Sir Richard Owen Index: Royal Society Collection
    Owen , Richard
    [ Article : 2011 ]
    View online
    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  2. Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist.(Brief Article)
    Sterling, K.B
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 1994 ]
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  3. Global demand beefs up uranium stocks.(Richard Owen)(Brief Article)
    Owen, Richard
    Australasian Business Intelligence
    [ Article : 2005 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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  4. Review of: Sue Owen (ed.) Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studies
    During, Simon
    [ Article : 2010 ]
    At UQ Inst Rep
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  1. Richard Owen Fletcher
    Richard Owen Fletcher
    Created by richardsullivan2, 7 items.

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  2. Owen SA
    Owen SA
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  3. FORWOOD, Frank Owen
    FORWOOD, Frank Owen
    Created by markauturnbull, 26 items.

    FORWOOD - November 29 1946 at her daughters residence 191 Military Road Dover Heights, Mattie (c.1871- 1946) relict of the late Frank Owen FORWOOD and dearly beloved mother of Madge (deceased) Prude...

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