Browse Archival Resources

By Repository

Archival Resources Details George William Francis - Records

Title
George William Francis - Records
Repository
Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and State Herbarium
Reference
P4-1
Date Range
1855 - 1865
Description

First minute book of the Committee for the formation of the Botanic Garden, with Francis as Secretary, later known as the Botanic Garden Committee, 8 March 1855 - 30 June 1865, including his letter of acceptance [pages 1-161]. Photocopy and original records including correspondence, photographs, reports and family information pertaining to the biography of G.W. Francis published by Barbara Best, 1986; overall dates 1826-1865 and later [20 files, P4-1]. An oil portrait by his eldest daughter, Emma Louise, and presented to the Board of Governors in 1887 hangs in the foyer of the Administration building.

Formats
Artwork and Photographs
Access
Available for reference

People