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Africa -- Discovery and exploration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sir Joseph Banks papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Dates: 1763-1830

Frederick Russell Burnham papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 115
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, scrapbooks, film, and photographs documenting the personal and professional life of Frederick Russell Burnham, especially his years in Africa, and his exploration work in Mexico.
Dates: 1864-1976