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Banks, Sir Joseph (1743-1820), Baronet Naturalist

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Biography: ODNB link for Banks, Sir Joseph (1743-1820) Baronet Naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P147355 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P1430 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Joseph Banks
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1609-1816: corresp and papers
Wellcome Library
2
1765-1820: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters 1958
3
1750-1827: corresp, journal extracts and papers (some copies)
Natural History Museum
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
4
1764-1810: corresp and papers
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
NRA 25004

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1755-1820: corresp, diaries and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 1301 Knatchbull
6
1780-1820: corresp and papers
California State Library: Sutro Library
See Guide to collections of MSS rel to Australia A413
7
1766-1820: corresp and papers
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
NRA 19108 Banks

See See also website
8
1727-1820: natural history notebook, corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1766: journal (2 vols); 1801-09: notes on Iceland (1 vol)
Royal Geographical Society of Queensland
See HB Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1987
10
1768-71: journal (3 vols) (copies)
Derby Local Studies Library
NRA 20300 Derby L coll

See HB Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1987
11
1766-72: journal and papers
McGill University: Blacker-Wood Library of Biology
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
12
1768-1819: journal and papers
State Library of New South Wales, Dixson Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
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notes on Cook's voyages
Auckland Central City Library
14
1767-1806: papers
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
15
c1770-80: papers rel to Pacific languages
London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
1772-1819: poems and corresp rel to Iceland
University of Wisconsin at Madison Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
17
corresp and papers
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
18
1763-1819: corresp and papers
Yale University Libraries: Sterling Memorial Library
NRA 22144 Banks
19
1790-1819: estate corresp and papers
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 4675 Cragg
20
family and estate corresp and papers
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 5348 Hill
21
family and estate corresp and papers
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 6329
22
corresp and papers
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 9511 Lincolnshire scient
23
1790-1812: corresp and papers rel to Lincs estates
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
agricultural and estate papers (formerly in Spalding Gentlemens Soc Library)
Lincolnshire Archives
See HB Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1987
25
corresp and papers rel to Lincs militia
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 5342 Lindsey L
26
1767-68: journals
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
27
1775: journal of dockyard visitations
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
NRA 5472 Montagu
28
1793-1800: corresp rel to Derbys lead mining
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
29
minutes and memoranda rel to the British Museum; misc corresp (12 items)
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See HMC visit, JRS 1992
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corresp and papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
31
1783-1814: corresp and papers
Museum of English Rural Life
NRA 41577 Farm records
32
misc corresp (c231 items)
National Library of Australia
NRA 25699
33
1780-1820: misc corresp (78 items)
American Philosophical Society Library
NRA 9728 American Philosophic
34
corresp with Sir John Sinclair, Lord Liverpool etc
Rothamsted Library
NRA 30207 Rothamsted Station
35
1779-1806: corresp (152 items) with Matthew and MR Boulton
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 9497 Boulton

See HB Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1987
36
letters (12) to Lord Brownlow
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 6799 Cust
37
1782-1818: letters to George Chalmers and others
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
1800-14: letters (16) to Matthew Flinders and his wife
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
39
1794-98: corresp with RF Greville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
40
1777-1803: corresp with Sir William Hamilton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
41
1794-1803: letters to Sir Henry Hawley
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 11156
42
1781-1816: corresp (72 items) with Sir William Herschel
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
43
1812-20: letters to Hope family
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10172 Hope

See NRA(S)1021
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1797: letter to Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin
British Library, Manuscript Collections
45
1797-1819: corresp (77 items) with TA Knight
Herefordshire Archive Service
See HB Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1987
46
1796-1805: letters (37) from Thomas Andrew Knight and a paper entitled Descent of the Sap through the Bark
Natural History Museum
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
47
1794-1805: letters (7) from Sir John Leslie
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
48
1788-1813: letters (21) to Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 21672 Jenkinson
49
c1778-1814: letters (67) to John Lloyd
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
50
1782-84: letters (9) to John Montagu, 4th Earl Sandwich
National Library of Australia
See Info from website
51
1764-1802: letters William Philip Perrin
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 4879 FitzHerbert
52
letters (11) to William Pitt
The National Archives
53
1798-1816: corresp with Mungo Park
Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre
NRA 18760 Selkirk Lib
54
letters from Lord Sheffield
London University: Senate House Library
55
1786-1820: corresp with Sir James Smith
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516
56
1813-19: letters (47) to Duke and Duchess of Somerset
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 11704 Ramsden
57
1785-1816: letters (11) to Martin Van Marum
Hollandsche Maatschapij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Sciences)
See Inventory 1913
58
1779-1818: letters and communications to the Society of Arts
RSA (The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)
NRA 35934 RSA
59
1794-1807: (copies) draft letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
60
1772-1819: diplomas and certificates awarded by scholarly institutes and societies in Britain and Europe
Lincolnshire Archives