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Biographical entry Armstrong, John ( - 1847)

Born
Belize
Died
21 January 1847
Koepang, Timor
Occupation
Botanical collector

Summary

John Armstrong was born in Belize and spent time between 1838 and 1846 in Australia collecting botanical specimens for Kew Gardens and William Hooker.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Hooker, Joseph Dalton Sir, The botany [of] the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843 under the command of Captain Sir J.C. Ross, Reeve, London, 1844, 528 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Bailey, F. M., 'A Concise History of Australian Botany', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, vol. 8, 1891, pp. xvii-xli. Details
  • Maiden, J.H., 'A Century of Botanical Endeavour in South Australia', Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, vol. xi, 1907, pp. 158-199. Details

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