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Cook, James (1728-1779) Captain RN Explorer

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Biography: ODNB link for Cook, James (1728-1779) Captain RN Explorer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P142714 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P6407 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James Cook
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1768-1775: log books and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1776-79: journal and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
c1760-1811: drawings, charts, maps and papers rel to his voyages
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
c1760: directions for saling from Halifax to Quebec
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
5
1760: directions for sailing from the island of Scaterie to Quebec
Library and Archives Canada
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
6
1766-76: corresp (6 items)
Peabody and Essex Museum
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
7
1770: fragment of journal rel to the discovery of Botany Bay
Huntington Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
8
1755-56: log book
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
9
1768-78: journal, letterbook, notebook and papers
National Library of Australia
See Guide to collections of MSS rel to Australia A594 624-29
10
1772-75: journal
National Library of Ireland
See Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook, part 8 1984
11
1772-75: drafts of narrative of second voyage
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
12
1773: fragment of log book
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1768-75: transcripts of journal and log books (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1776: letters to Dr John Douglas
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
letters
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993