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Event Victorian Exploring Expedition (1860 - 1861)

From
1860
To
1861
Alternative Names
  • Burke and Wills Expedition Expedition (Also known as)

Published resources

Books

  • Bonyhady, Tim, Burke and Wills: from Melbourne to myth, David Ell Press, Balmain (N.S.W.), 1991, 383 pp. Details
  • Cathcart, Michael, Starvation in a Land of Plenty: Wills' Diary of the Fateful Burke and Wills Expedition, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2012, 213 pp. Details
  • Edmond, Martin, The Supply Party: Ludwig Becker on the Burke and Wills Expedition, East Street Publications, Adelaide, 2009, 209 pp. Details
  • Joyce, E. Bernie and Mccann, Douglas A., Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, 368 pp. Details
  • Murgatroyd, Sara, The Dig Tree: the Story of Burke and Wills, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2000, 372 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Allen, Harry, 'The Space Between: Aboriginal People, the Victorian Exploring Expedition and the Relief Parties', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 245-74. Details
  • Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, 'Burke, Robert O'Hara (1821-1861), explorer', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969, pp. 301-303. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030280b.htm. Details
  • Gillbank, Linden, 'The Botanical Legacy of Ferdinand Mueller and Hermann Beckler', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 97-129. Details
  • Joyce, E. Bernie and Mccann, Douglas A., 'Geology, Soils and Landscapes of the Expedition Route', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 58-96. Details
  • Leahy, Frank, 'William John Wills as Scientist', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 23-57. Details
  • Mace, Bernard, et al, 'Zoology: an Encounter With the Fauna of Australia's Unique Arid Environment', in in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 130-206. Details
  • McCann, Douglas A. and Joyce, E. Bernie, 'Conflicting Priorities: Exploration, Science, Politics and Personal Ambition', in in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 1-22. Details
  • Ninnis, Elizabeth, 'The Art of the Victorian Exploring Expedition', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 312-27. Details
  • Phoenix, Dave, 'Biographies of the Principal Scientists', in Joyce, E. Bernie and McCann, Douglas A. (eds), Burke and Wills: the Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, pp. 296-301. Details
  • Saenger, P., 'Trees associated with the Burke and Wills Expedition', in STUBBS, Brett J. et al. (ed.), Australia's Ever-changing Forests VI: Proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Australian Forest History, Australian Forest History Society, Canberra, 2012, pp. 315-36. Details

Conference Papers

  • Gardner-Thorpe, D., Gardner-Thorpe C. and Pearn, J., '"Surgeon" Wills of the Burke and Wills Expedition', in Covacevich, Jeanette, Pearn, John, Case, Donna, Chapple, Ian and Phillips, Gael (eds), History, Heritage and Health: Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Norfolk Island, 2-9 July, 1995, Society of the History of Medicine, Brisbane, 1996, pp. 345-350. Details

Edited Books

  • Clark, Ian D. and Cahir, Fred (eds), The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: Forgotten Narratives, CSIRO, Collingwood, Vic., 2013, 314 pp. Details

Journals

  • Pearn, John (ed.), 'Surgeon' Wills of the Burke and Wills Expedition 1860-1861: New Research and a Medical Perspective of William John Wills (1834-1861)', Queensland History Journal, vol. 21, 2012, 522-36 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, 'The Burke and Wills Expedition and the Royal Society of Victoria', Historical Studies, vol. 40, May, 1963. Details
  • Hayes, G., 'Paper trails: the navigational records of the Burke and Wills Expedition in the State Library of Victoria', La Trobe Library Journal, vol. 58, 1996, pp. 14-8. Details
  • Leahy, F., 'Locating the "Plant Camp" of the Burke and Wills Expedition', Journal of Spatial Science, vol. 52, no. 2, 2007, pp. 1-12. Details
  • Phoenix, Dave, ''All Burke's Books &c Have Been Saved': the Burke and Wills Papers in the State Library of Victoria', La Trobe Journal, vol. 86, 2010, pp. 3-22. Details
  • Phoenix, Dave, 'Burke and Wills: an Overview of the Expedition, its Preparation, Planning and Outcomes', Queensland History Journal, vol. 21, 2012, pp. 497-509. Details
  • Sheehan, Colin, ''It is During My Stay in This City that I learned of the Tragic Outcome of the Expedition of O'Hara Burke': Jean-Baptiste Desparmet's Account of the Burke and Wills Expedition', Queensland History Journal, vol. 21, no. 8, 2012, pp. 551-64. Details

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