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TitleSir Joseph Banks Papers
DescriptionCollection consists of correspondence written both to and from Banks, along with a calendar of correspondence (1764-1975); journals which Banks wrote during his voyage on the 'Endeavour' to New Zealand and the South seas and when travelling to Newfoundland (including facsimile copies published in 1980); a volume relating to disease in corn and a facsimile of Banks' will.
Date1764-1975
Related MaterialMaterial relating to Banks can also be found in Director's Correspondence vols 1 and 2 (available on microfilm), in A.B. Lambert collection (f.6), John Lindley collection (f.41), Forsyth correspondence (f.87), Miscellaneous correspondence (letter from James Bruce), in the Kew Record Book 1793-1809 (ff.234-5), and Kew Collectors collection - KCL/1/2 (ff.279-284), KCL/5/1 (ff.3-6), KCL/7/1 (ff.55-57) and KCL/8/5. Books relating to Banks can also be found within the library collections, as can microfilm copies of Banks' papers held at the British Library entitled 'The history of Science and Technology series two: the papers of Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820' and a catalogue for this microfilm gives details of its contents.
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