Biscoe, miscellaneous papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1314;D Papers, 1830 to 1893 [Includes sailing directions for the Falkland Islands, Letters to Messrs Enderby, 8 October 1831 and 17 March 1832, 19 bills of lading] 78 leaves, Xerox
  • MS 511;D Letter to Miss Emma Crowe, 12 December 1834 [Miss Crowe was his future wife] autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Miscellaneous papers created by Biscoe regarding voyages in the southern oceans and personal matters collated from collections outside of the Institute.

Arrangement

Chronological.

Alternative Form Available

MS 1314;D is a copy.

Location of Originals

MS 1314;D Original in Mitchell Library part of the State Library of New South Wales, Australia (in 1982)