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Gunn, John Alexander (1860 - 1910)

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Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
[Repository details]
Title:Ronald Campbell Gunn - Records
Reference:A 316
Date Range:c. 1833 - c. 1854
Description:Includes: accounts of collecting expeditions, lists, notes, and correspondence relating to botanical specimens; narrative of an excursion into the interior of Van Diemen's Land from Launceston, January 1833, including descriptions of vegetation, the terrain, emus, and kangaroo hunting; cruise with the Franklins along the north coast of D'Entrecasteaux Channel, 10-21 December 1838; account of collecting trips for March and October 1844 and descriptions of plants with botanical names in Latin; correspondence, correspondents include Gunn, W.J. Hooker (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew), Joseph Milligan, J. Allport, Will Auhuss? [W. Archer Jnr], and discussion of legal matters relating to colonial property [possibly from Lady Franklin]; many letters commence with "My Dear Gunn" but are unsigned. One letter contains sketches of orchids
Lists and notes
List of plants, seeds, etc. in the Botanic Garden Melbourne
Catalogue of plants received from Miss Readknight, Mr R. Burke, and Mr J.G. Robertson
List of duplicates sent to Hooker, 1846
Access:Available for reference
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The Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University
[Repository details]
Title:John Alexander Gunn - Records
Reference:Deposit 55
Date Range:1860 - 1910
Description:J.A. Gunn personal papers c1860-1910 [Deposit 55]. Various references are also to be found in the Goldsborough, Mort and Co. collection.
Access:Available for reference
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Private hands (Gunn, A.J.)
Title:John Alexander Gunn - Records
Date Range:1860 - 1910
Description:Family papers c1860-1910.
Access:Contact Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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