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Henry, E R
- Part of:
- Fingerprint Correspondence
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
Letters from E R Henry, Inspector General of Police, Bengal, to Galton regarding measurement, identity and fingerprints. Includes a draft of a letter from Galton to Henry and notes by Galton on a visit by Henry to the Anthropological Laboratory. Also includes a report titled "Note on Finger Impressions" by E R Henry dated 1895 recomending the use of fingerprints as identification; and a report by Henry dated 1896 on the progress of the anthropometric systems for identifying individuals.
19 letters plus 2 enclosures and notes 1 folio
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Location of duplicates
A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.
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Location of original
The original material is held at UCL Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.