d'Urville, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 575/1;MJ Letters (71) to Isidore Le Brun, 1830 to 1842 [From J.S.C. Dumont d'Urville and his wife Adele, including letters on results of French Naval Expedition, 1837-1840 (d'Urville was senior commander) and others on discoveries of James Clark Ross and Charles Wilkes] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection comprises of correspondence by both Jules and his wife Adele d'Urville on a number of subjects including the French Naval Expedition, 1837-1840 led by d'Urville.

Alternative Form Available

These are copies.

Location of Originals

Originals in Dixon Library part of the Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (1982)

Additional Information

The Institute holds archival collections for both Charles Wilkes and Sir James Clark Ross