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Biographical entry Verreaux, Jules Pierre (1807 - 1873)

Born
24 August 1807
France
Died
7 September 1873
Occupation
Naturalist and Explorer

Summary

Jules Pierre Verreaux amassed a large collection of Australian natural history specimens during the 1840s. He was sent to Australia by the Museum of Natural History in Paris and spent around seven years travelling extensively around Australia collecting specimens. He returned with the collection to his native Paris around 1851..

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Jules Pierre Verreaux - Records, 1842 - 1845, ML MSS 580; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Jules Pierre Verreaux - Records, 1842 - 1845, MS 793; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Iredale, T., 'Jules Verreaux [in Australia]', The Australian Zoologist, vol. 11, 1945, pp. 71-72. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.