Manuscripts

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

Export this record

Export selected records

Export record to excel

File type to download

Beta version

Record title

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

Call numbers

A 1801 , B 870 , C 332 , C 407

Record identifier

1kVd4NRn

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

ACCESS
https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1kVd4NRn

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

Full title

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

Date

1859-1909

Call Numbers

A 1801 , B 870 , C 332 , C 407

Record Identifier

1kVd4NRn

Language

German, English

Physical Description

Contents

Textual material (4 volumes) - 21.5 x 27.8 cm - manuscript, typescript

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Terms of use

Ask a Librarian online or in the reading room.

Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 3279, frames 1-79 (C 332)

Microfilm : CY 1726, frames 1 - 138 (C 407)

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A 1801
Robert O'Hara Burke and the Australian Exploring Expedition of 1860 / by Andrew Jackson
Proof copy, incomplete with manuscript corrections. also 4 pgs. of manuscripts

B 870
Journal of J. P.Thomson, of expedition to locate and identify Burke and Wills most northerly camp, 1909

C 332
Journal of Victorian Contingent Ex...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Burke and Wills Expedition papers

NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Short Catalogue (typed) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

The object of the expedition was to reach the Gulf of Carpentaria from Melbourne via the Darling River and Cooper's Creek; R. O. Burke was in command but owing to misjudgment on his part the expedition ended in disaster and the death of the two principals. Several search parties were sent out to find the explorers, including that of Howitt, of whi...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

A 1801 , B 870 , C 332 , C 407

Record Identifier

1kVd4NRn

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1kVd4NRn

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

942590

How to access this item