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Papers of Sir Joseph Banks, 1745-1923 (bulk1745-1820) [microform]
Bib ID 1040712
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra National Library of Australia [19--] 
3 microfilm reels 35 mm. 
Summary

240 letters, primarily of botanical and zoological interest of which 31 are from Banks. The remainder are from some 83 correspondents including Sarah Banks, Earl of Bathurst, David Collins, W.B. Conyngham (5), Alexander Dalrymple (3), James Fleming, J.G.A. Forster (11), J.R. Forster (7), John Hunter (5), Philip Gidley King (7), Lord Nelson, William Paterson (5), W.P. Perrin (11), William Perry (5), William Petrie (6), Arthur Phillip and Lord Radnor. Also includes a copy of a letter from Banks, 15 Sept. 1795 and copies of newspaper cuttings 1911, 1920, 1923 regarding auction of Captain Cook manuscripts.

Biography/History

Scientist, elected to Royal Society 1766, sailed with Cook on the Endeavour 1768-1771. He became President of the Royal Society in 1778 and was made a baronet in 1781. He was general adviser to the government on all Australian matters. He has been called "the father of Australia" (Searle).

Notes

National Library of Australia.

Index at RM mfm G 7306.

Related Material Originals held at the National Library of Australia manuscript Section at MS 9. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (19 p.) available in Special Collections Reading Room, and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9 
Subjects Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820 -- Correspondence.  |  Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.
Occupation Naturalists.
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