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Matthew Flinders family papers, [microform] : [M3033-3037], 1791-1939
Bib ID 10162
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
5 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

1. Correspondence 1797-1814: correspondents include Sir Joseph Banks & Thomi Pitot. 2. Journals & narratives 1791-1810: includes journals kept on HMS Providence (c.1791) & HMS Bellerophon (1793-94); narratives of voyages on HMS Tom Thumb (1795-96) & Investigator (1814). 3. Manuscript & printed charts, drawings & prints 1792-1812: includes chart of the passage between New Holland & New Guinea as seen from HMS Providence in 1792, & charts published by Alexander Dalrymple & A. Arrowsmith. 4. Other papers, including letters sent to Mrs Flinders by Sir Joseph Banks, Sir John Franklin & Thomi Pitot. 5. Papers 1800-1912 of Sir William Flinders Petrie concerning the life of his grandfather.

Biography/History

Naval officer and explorer. In 1801-2 he circumnavigated Australia in HMS Investigator, being the first navigator to chart the southern coast.

Notes

National Library of Australia holds microfilm masters.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M 3033-3037.

Originals held by National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (9 p.) 
Subjects Flinders, Matthew, - 1774-1814 - Archives.  |  Flinders, Matthew, - Mrs., - -1852 - Correspondence.  |  Petrie, W. M. Flinders - (William Matthew Flinders), - Sir, - 1853-1942 - Archives.  |  Dalrymple, Alexander, - 1737-1808.  |  Banks, Joseph, - Sir, - 1743-1820 - Correspondence.  |  Pitot, Thomi - Correspondence  |  Franklin, John, - Sir, - 1786-1847 - Correspondence.  |  Investigator (Ship : Captain = Matthew Flinders)  |  Reliance (Ship)  |  Providence (Ship)  |  Bellerophon (Ship).  |  Tom Thumb (Boat)  |  Francis (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Nautical charts - Australia.  |  Australia - Discovery and exploration.
Time Coverage 1779-1912 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

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