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1 – Letter to Smith from Richard Crawshay, Useless Bay [Inutil Bay], Tierra del Fuego, [Chile], 29 Jan 1905

Crawshay writes to Smith about his arrival at Punta Arenas five months previously and journey to Tierra del Fuego during the severe winter. He mentions collecting birds, including some species described by Charles Darwin, and some insects and mammals (including the guanaco)…

2 – Letter to Smith from Richard Crawshay, Melchbourne Vicarage, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, 19 Oct 1907

Crawshay writes to congratulate Smith on his promotion [to Director General of the Army Veterinary Service], and mentions that he thought of Smith when he read about the desecration of Paul Kruger’s grave. Crawshay writes that he is working hard on research for his forthcoming book ‘The Birds of Tierra del Fuego’,…

3 – Letter to Smith from Richard Crawshay, Melchbourne Vicarage, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, 5 Nov 1907

Crawshay writes to thank Smith for his compliments on an excerpt of his book, and discusses book binding. Crawshay recommends books on the subject of anthropology, and mentions the Ona tribe [Selk’nam indigenous people] of Patagonia. He suggests that Smith contact [Charles Hercules] Read, Keeper of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography at the British Museum,…

3 – Letter to Smith from Richard Crawshay, Melchbourne Vicarage, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, 5 Nov 1907

Crawshay writes to thank Smith for his compliments on an excerpt of his book, and discusses book binding. Crawshay recommends books on the subject of anthropology, and mentions the Ona tribe [Selk’nam indigenous people] of Patagonia. He suggests that Smith contact [Charles Hercules] Read, Keeper of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography at the British Museum,…