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Biographical entry Wilcox, James Fowler (1823 - 1881)

Born
2 February 1823
Wincarton, Somerset, England
Died
11 July 1881
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Botanist, Naturalist and Zoologist

Summary

James Fowler Wilcox worked aboard the HMS "Rattlesnake" on its expedition in Australian waters 1847-1950, where he collected plants and other natural history objects.

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

  • Edward Pearson Ramsay - Records, 1860 - 1912, ML MSS 563; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Fowler Wilcox - Records, 1848 - 1849, B1628 and FM 3/453; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Fowler Wilcox - Records, ML MSS 1794 and ML MSS 4578; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Maiden, J.H., 'Records of Australian Botanists - (a) General, (b) New South Wales', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. xlii, 1908, pp. 60-132. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.