Leichhardt: A Scientist in a Strange Land

References & further reading

Allen, J. Port Essington : the historical archaeology of a north Australian nineteenth century military outpost Sydney: Sydney University Press in association with the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology, c2008.

Aurousseau, M. (ed. & trans.) The Letters of F. W. Ludwig Leichhardt. Three volumes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, 1968.

Bailey, J. Into the unknown : the tormented life and expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt. Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2011. 

Chisholm, A H. Strange new world: the adventures of John Gilbert and Ludwig Leichardt. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1941.

Chisholm, A H. An explorer and his birds: John Gilbert's discoveries in 1844-45 Melbourne: Brown, Prior, Anderson, 1945.

Darragh, T. Leichhardt as a geologist. The Leichhardt papers Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2):575 – 597

Darragh, T. & Fensham, R. The Leichhardt diaries. Early travels in Australia during 1842 – 1844. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013; 7(1)

Fensham, RJ. For the sake of science: Ludwig Leichhardt as botanist and ecologist. The Leichhardt papers Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2)599 – 620

Fensham, RJ & Price, GJ. Ludwig Leichhardt and the significance of the extinct Australian megafauna. The Leichhardt papers Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2)621 – 632

Fisher, CT. A type specimen of The Paradise Parrot Psephotus pulcherrimus (Gould, 1845) in the Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool, England. Australian Zoologist 1985;22(3):10 – 12.

Ginn, G. Leichhardt’s colonial panorama: social observation in his Australian diaries. The Leichhardt papers Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2):561 – 574

Gould, J. On a new species of Platycercus The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1845;Series 1, 15(17):114-115

Jeffries, A. Leichhardt: His contribution to Australia Aboriginal linguisitics and ethnography 1843 – 44 The Leichhardt papers: Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2):633 – 652

Leichhardt, L. 14 May 1884, Letter to John Archer, Durrandurr [sic] Moreton Bay. Unpublished

Leichhardt, L. Journal of an overland expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years, 1844-1845. London: T. & W. Boone, 1847.

Lewis, D. Where is Dr Leichhardt? The greatest mystery in Australian history. Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing, 2013.

MacGillivray, J. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. &c. during the years 1846-1850, including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisade Archipelago, etc. To which is added the account of Mr. E.B.Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York.  London: T. & W. Boone, 1852.

Mann, J F. Eight months with Dr. Leichhardt in the years 1846-47. [Facsim. ed.] England: British Library, 2011.

Nicholls, A. The young Leichhardt’s diaries in the context of his Australian cultural legacy. The Leichhardt papers Reflections on his life and legacy Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture 2013;7(2):541 – 559

Olsen, P. Glimpses of paradise: the quest for the beautiful parakeet. Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2007.

Roderick, C. Leichhardt, the dauntless explorer. North Ryde, N.S.W.: Angus & Robertson, 1988. 

Roper, J. [copy of letter]. Proceedings of The Zoological Society of London 1846;part 14(163):79 – 80

Websites

Dalton, B.J. The Death of John Gilbert [internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/eserv/UQ:241830/Lectures_on_NQ_History_S5_CH2.pdf

National Museum of Australia. The Leichhardt nameplate and medal [internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://www.nma.gov.au/collections/highlights/the-leichhardt-nameplate#Leichhardt_and_his_expeditions

PHILLIPS W. Journal of one of the party who accompanied Dr. Leichhardt on his first successful expedition to Port Essington, 1844 - 45. [internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/_transcript/2013/D00607/a2298.pdf#a2298009

Waterson, D. B. Australian Dictionary of Biography. [internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/gregory-sir-augustus-charles-3663

State Library of New South Wales. Expedition in search of Dr. Leichhardt report of proceedings [Album].[Internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?itemID=949731&acmsid=0e

National Library of Australia The Brisbane Courier 17 March 1856. The Fate of Leichhardt. [Internet]. [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1269666

Griffith University. German Missionaries in Queensland Zion Hill Mission (1838 – 1848.) [Internet]. [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://missionaries.griffith.edu.au/qld-mission/zion-hill-mission-1838-1848

Baitch, G. Ludwig Leichhardt – the Life and the Legend. [internet] [cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://www.fig.net/pub/fig2006/papers/hs02/hs02_05_baitch_0942.pdf

National Trust. Thomas Alford. Pioneer of Drayton and Toowoomba [Internet].[cited 2013 Oct 14]
Available from: http://www.australianbookofmemories.com/pdf/webALFORDT.pdf

Links

Radio National The Music Show Live Perfomance: Dr Leichhardts March

Field book used by Dr L. Leichhardt on the exploration journey from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, 1844-1845

German Missions in Australia.

The German Australian Community Centre Queensland

Senator Sue Boyce

Fireworks Gallery

Paraway Pastoral company

Leichhardt Land

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