Brown, Weddell collection

Scope and Content

  • MS 1521/4/4;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Mrs Murray, 30 January 1839
  • MS 1521/4/5;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Dr Robertson, 14 February 1839
  • MS 1521/4/7;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Admiral Sartorius, 21 February 1839
  • MS 1521/4/6;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to [Werdan] 21 February 1839
  • MS 1521/4/1;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Allen Brown to John Brown 6 June 1843
  • MS 1521/4/8;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Edward Bransfield, 7 June 1843
  • MS 1521/4/9;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Admiral S Herbert, 10 July 1843
  • MS 1521/4/10;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Philip, 10 July 1943
  • MS 1521/4/27;BJ[Weddell] Obituary, May 1861 [For John Brown FRGS, FRSNA [From Gentleman's Magazine May 1861]
  • MS 1521/4/30;BJ[Weddell] Portrait of James Weddell by John Brown, 1895
  • MS 1521/3;BJ[Weddell] Life of Captain Weddell [Biographical sketch by John Brown]
  • MS 1521/4/29;BJ[Weddell] Notebook, undated [Biographical notes on Weddell by John Brown]
  • MS 1521/4/31;BJ[Weddell] Concise bibliographical account of the late James Weddell by John Brown
  • MS 1521/4/11;BJ[Weddell] Letter John Brown to Dr Robertson, undated [incomplete]

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection comprises of material collated by Brown and his son John Allen regarding the Antarctic explorer James Weddell who while captain of the Jane sailed to 74° south during his voyage of 1822-1824.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for GB 015 James Weddell.