Menzies, Archibald, 1754-1842

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1754-03-15
Death 1842-02-15
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

A. Menzies, surgeon in the Royal Navy with previous experience in the Pacific Ocean area was appointed to the Discovery, commanded by George Vancouver, for the purpose of making botanical researches during the ship's voyage to the north-west coast of America.

From the description of Journal [microform]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225845816

Botanical collector.

From the description of Journal of Archibald Menzies [manuscript]. 1794-1795. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225820894

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Subjects:

  • Plant collecting
  • Voyages and travels
  • Voyages to the Pacific coast
  • Oregon
  • Plant collecting--Northwest, Pacific
  • Botany
  • Scientific expeditions--Northwest, Pacific
  • Botany--Northwest, Pacific
  • Botanists--Diaries
  • Voyages to the Pacific coast--18th century
  • Scientific expeditions

Occupations:

  • Botanists

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Pacific (as recorded)