Henry Bryant* (1820-05-12 - 1867-02-02) person

Graduated Harvard 1840; M.D. Harvard 1843. Purchased Frédéric de Lafresnaye's collections for Boston Society of Natural History while serving as an army surgeon in France. Lafresnaye Collections was later transfered the the MCZ. After his death, his personal bird collection was expanded by his son Dr. William S. Bryant and his grandson (William's nephew) Henry Bryant Bigelow. Henry B. Bigelow donated the bird collection to the MCZ in 1899-90.

Names for this agent

  • Dr. Henry Perkins Bryant
  • Henry Bryant (preferred)
  • Bryant, H. (author)
  • H. Bryant (second author)

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Range of years collected is greater than 80 (1840-1966)

Collecting Event Map

  • Amphibia: Bufonidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Amphibia: Leptodactylidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Amphibia: Microhylidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Amphibia: Ranidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Arachnida: Buthidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Arachnida: Phrynidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Accipitridae (44 records) in years 1858-1864
  • Aves: Aegithalidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Alaudidae (5 records) in year 1877
  • Aves: Alcedinidae (6 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Alcidae (21 records) in years 1856-1860
  • Aves: Anatidae (28 records) in years 1850-1938
  • Aves: Apodidae (15 records) in years 1862-1865
  • Aves: Aramidae (4 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Ardeidae (19 records) in years 1850-1913
  • Aves: Bombycillidae (8 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Caprimulgidae (17 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Cathartidae (3 records) in years 1854-1864
  • Aves: Certhiidae (6 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Charadriidae (4 records) in years 1850-1860
  • Aves: Ciconiidae (2 records) in year 1854
  • Aves: Cinclidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Columbidae (41 records) in years 1864-1866
  • Aves: Conopophagidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Corvidae (39 records) in years 1864-1865
  • Aves: Cotingidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Cuculidae (29 records) in years 1862-1865
  • Aves: Dendrocolaptidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Diomedeidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Emberizidae (228 records) in years 1854-1966
  • Aves: Falconidae (28 records) in years 1851-1864
  • Aves: Formicariidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Fregatidae (3 records) in year 1854
  • Aves: Fringillidae (1 record) in year 1853
  • Aves: Galbulidae (6 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Gruidae (4 records) in years 1854-1855
  • Aves: Haematopodidae (2 records) in year 1869
  • Aves: Hirundinidae (20 records) in years 1859-1914
  • Aves: Icteridae (22 records) in years 1863-1865
  • Aves: Jacanidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Laniidae (7 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Laridae (39 records) in years 1850-1890
  • Aves: Meleagrididae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Mimidae (30 records) in year 1858
  • Aves: Motacillidae (6 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Muscicapidae (50 records) in years 1842-1866
  • Aves: Nyctibiidae (1 record) in year 1865
  • Aves: Paridae (16 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Parulidae (141 records) in years 1842-1885
  • Aves: Pelecanidae (1 record) in year 1854
  • Aves: Phaethontidae (7 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Phalacrocoracidae (8 records) in years 1851-1860
  • Aves: Phalaropodidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Phasianidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Phoenicopteridae (1 record) in year 1866
  • Aves: Picidae (48 records) in year 1864
  • Aves: Pipridae (2 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Ploceidae (8 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Podicipedidae (6 records) in year 1865
  • Aves: Procellariidae (5 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Psittacidae (14 records) in years 1863-1865
  • Aves: Rallidae (13 records) in years 1850-1865
  • Aves: Ramphastidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Rynchopidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Scolopacidae (36 records) in years 1850-1877
  • Aves: Sittidae (19 records) none known to year
  • Aves: Strigidae (24 records) in years 1859-1864
  • Aves: Sulidae (8 records) in year 1850
  • Aves: Sylviidae (2 records) in year 1850
  • Aves: Tetraonidae (7 records) in years 1871-1874
  • Aves: Threskiornithidae (4 records) in year 1858
  • Aves: Todidae (11 records) in year 1865
  • Aves: Trochilidae (22 records) in years 1859-1865
  • Aves: Troglodytidae (24 records) in years 1840-1862
  • Aves: Tyrannidae (99 records) in years 1849-1877
  • Aves: Tytonidae (1 record) in year 1865
  • Aves: Vireonidae (34 records) in years 1857-1877
  • Bivalvia: Donacidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Bivalvia: Spondylidae (1 record) in year 1904
  • Bivalvia: Unionidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Chilopoda: Scolopendridae (3 records) in year 1864
  • Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Chondrichthyes: Hybodontidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Aplysinidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Callyspongiidae (20 records) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Chalinidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Clionaidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Dysideidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Irciniidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Microcionidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Niphatidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: Spongiidae (14 records) none known to year
  • Demospongiae: [no family] (2 records) none known to year
  • Diplopoda: Spirobolidae (1 record) in year 1864
  • Echinoidea: Diadematidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Echinoidea: Toxopneustidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Polygyridae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Pupillidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Succineidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Truncatellidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Urocoptidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Gastropoda: Xanthonychidae (4 records) none known to year
  • Holothuroidea: Holothuriidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Insecta: Scarabaeidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Malacostraca: Cambaridae (1 record) none known to year
  • Malacostraca: Diogenidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Malacostraca: Portunidae (1 record) in year 1859
  • Mammalia: Canidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Mammalia: Phocidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Mammalia: Suidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Mammalia: Vespertilionidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Ophiuroidea: Ophiactidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Apogonidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Carangidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Cyprinodontidae (2 records) in year 1917
  • Osteichthyes: Diodontidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Fundulidae (1 record) in year 1917
  • Osteichthyes: Gerreidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Haemulidae (3 records) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Hemiramphidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Monacanthidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthyes: Poeciliidae (2 records) in year 1917
  • Osteichthys: Albulidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Osteichthys: Exocoetidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Reptilia: Gekkonidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Reptilia: Iguanidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Reptilia: Scincidae (2 records) none known to year
  • Reptilia: Teiidae (4 records) none known to year
  • Reptilia: Tropidophidae (7 records) none known to year
  • : [no family] (1 record) none known to year

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