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Biographical entry Forster, Johann Georg Adam (1754 - 1794)

Born
26 November 1754
Prussia, Germany
Died
10 January 1794
Paris, France
Occupation
Botanical collector and Artist

Summary

Johann Forster was a botanical collector with James Cook's second expedition to the Pacific 1772-1775 on board the "Resolution".

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • Johann Georg Adam Forster and Johann Reinhold Forster - Records, 1772 - 1775, MS 051; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • Johann Georg Adam Forster - Records, 1778 - 1785, A4142; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Johann Georg Adam Forster - Records, 1778 - 1790, MS 4244; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Joseph Banks - Records, 1745 - 1820, MS 9; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Joseph Banks - Records, 1745 - 1814, MS 989; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Bodi, Leslie, 'Forster, Johann Georg(e) Adam (1754-1794), Writer, traveller and revolutionary' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Douglas Pike, ed., vol. 1 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1966), pp. 402-403. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010370b.htm. Details
  • Dippel, Horst, 'Conflicting Anthropological Concepts: Georg Forster and Johann Reinhold Forster on New Zealand' in Ferdinand Hochstetter and the Contribution of German-Speaking Scientists to New Zealand Natural History in the Nineteenth Century, Braund, James, ed. (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2012), pp. 29-46. Details
  • Jefcoate, Graham, 'Johann Georg Adam Forster, 1754-1794' in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). Details

Edited Books

  • Thomas, Nicholas and Berghof, Oliver, assisted by Newell, Jennifer. eds, a Voyage Round the World, by George FORSTER, vol. 1 & 2 of 2 (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000), Vol 1., 523 pp., Vol. 2, 398 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Braund, J. N., 'Die Königinn der südlichen Welt'? Georg Forster und Neuseeland', Georg-Forster-Studien, 11 (2006), 239-56. Details
  • Carolin, R. C., 'J. R. and J. G. A. Forster and Their Collections', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 88 (1963), 108-111. Details
  • Iredale, T., 'George Forster's Paintings', The Australian Zoologist, 4 (1925), 48-53. Details
  • Iredale, T., 'J. R. and G. Forster, Naturalists', Emu, 37 (1937), 95-99. Details
  • Maiden, J.H., 'Records of Australian Botanists - (a) General, (b) New South Wales', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, xlii (1908), 60-132. Details

Resources

Reviews

  • Forster, George, A Voyage Round the World, edited by Nicholas Thomas and Oliver Berghof, assisted by Jennifer Newell (2000)
    Dawson, Ruth, Pacific Circle Bulletin, 6, (2000), 25-27. Details

McCarthy, G.J.