Correspondence [microform] : [M1193], 1800-1854
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- Brown, Robert, 1773-1858
- Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--]
- 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
- Australian Joint Copying Project microform collection.
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.
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.
- 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.
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- Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 196.
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This belongs to the Papers and correspondence of Robert Brown (Australian Joint Copying Project)..
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- Centenary celebration of Robert Brown's discovery of the nucleus of the vegetable cell, held on 19 November 1931
- [Biographical cuttings on Robert Brown, botonist and explorer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
- Obituary notice of Robert Brown, Esq., D.C.L
- Photograph of a 'bust' of Robert Brown [picture]
- The late Mr Robert Brown, Keeper of Botany in the British Museum [picture] / from a photograph by Maull and Polyblank