S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Dawson, Mr Vivian Neville (insect collection)

Born: 12 October 1882, Cape Town, South Africa.
Died: 1968, South Africa.

Mr V.N. Dawson of Cape Town presented a collection of moths to the South African Museum, Cape Town, in 1909. A good number of the species were new to the museum's collections.

Presumably he was Vivian Neville Dawson (1882-1968), who was married to Florence May, born Smith (1893-1949).


List of sources:
Cape of Good Hope. Report of the trustees of the South African Museum, 1909, p. 10.

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). http://www.national.archives.gov.za/naairs.htm Documents relating to Vivian Neville Dawson.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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