Fonds PR-1136 - Robert Brown fonds

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Robert Brown fonds

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  • textual record
  • microform

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  • 1850-1895 (Creation)
    Brown, Robert, 1842-1895

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65 cm of textual records and 2 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm

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Robert Brown was a naturalist and Commander of the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition.

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The fonds consists of journals and catalogues compiled by Brown as a botanist on exploring expeditions. There are also minutes, correspondence, applications, bills, and receipts of the Vancouver Island Exploration Committee and personal correspondence. [Also available on microfilm.]

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Archives code(s): MS-0794.

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Accession number(s): MS-0794

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  • Box: A01467
  • Box: A01468