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Correspondence [microform] : [M1193], 1800-1854
Bib ID 727600
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Brown, Robert, 1773-1858
 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Series

Australian Joint Copying Project microform collection.

Summary

His correspondence covers his botanical explorations in Australia; the captivity of Matthew Flinders in Mauritius; the publication of Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae in 1810; and the discoveries by other botanists in Australia and the East Indies. The correspondents include Sir Joseph Banks, Ferdinand Bauer, George Caley, Allan Cunningham, Matthew Flinders, Sir William Hooker, P.G. King, Sir Thomas Mitchell and Olaf Swartz.

Biography/History

Robert Brown was a naturalist on the Investigator in 1801-03 and, after his return to England in 1805, he was librarian to the Linnean Society and Sir Joseph Banks.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1193.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the British Library, England.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 196.

Subjects Brown, Robert, 1773-1858 -- Correspondence.  |  Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.  |  Brown, Robert, 1773-1858. Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae.  |  Botanists -- England -- Correspondence.  |  Naturalists -- England -- Correspondence.  |  Botany -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- English.
Time Coverage 1800-1854 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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    Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
    Call Number: Mfm M 1193
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