Franklin, Jane, 1791-1875

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Wife of Sir John Franklin.

From the description of Letter, 1849, June 9, Bedford Place, London, to Sir. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122492662

Lady Jane Franklin, neé Griffin, second wife of Sir John Franklin, Lt. Governor of Tasmania, 1836-1843. Lady Franklin took a great interest in the affairs of the colony, made a number of overland journeys in Australia and concerned herself with scientific research, public education and convict welfare.

From the description of Diaries and letters of Lady Jane Franklin and letters of Sir John Franklin. 1837-1859. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836766

Lady Franklin, nee Griffin, was the second wife of Sir John Franklin, polar explorer and Lt. Governor of Tasmania, 1836-43. Lady Franklin took a great public interest in the affairs of the colony, made a number of overland journeys in Australia and concerned herself with scientific research, public education and convict welfare.

From the description of Diaries, 1839-1840 [microform]. 1839-1840. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828199

Lady Jane Griffin Franklin was the second wife of Arctic explorer John Franklin. Henry Martin was president of the Attica and Buffalo Railroad.

From the description of Letter to H. Martin, and newsclippings, 1851 Jan. 17, and [1913]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57317600

Lady Jane Franklin organized several expeditions that sailed to the Arctic in search of her husband, Sir John Franklin, who was lost while looking for the Northwest Passage. She sponsored Capt. McClintock's 1857 expedition, which discovered some artifacts from the Franklin expedition.

From the description of Correspondence, 1850-1864. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352156

Lady Franklin was the wife of Sir John Franklin, explorer and Lieut-Governor of Tasmania.

From the description of Letter : Bedford Place, to Lieut. Governor La Trobe. [1839] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783144

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referencedIn Booth, Charles O'Hara, 1800-1851. Code of signals and papers. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Turnbull, Adam. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Dow, Margaret Elder. Papers, 1846-1963. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Griffin, Lady, 1792-1875. Letter to Miss Bellot /by Jane Griffin Franklin, 1854 Apr 21. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Osborn, Sherard, 1822-1875. Letter, 1855 Feb. 10, London, to Lady Jane Franklin. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Gould, John, 1804-1881. Papers of John Gould [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cracroft, Sophia, 1816-1892. Journal kept during trip to Alaska by Sophia Cracroft, 1870 May 12 to June 14. Alaska State Library
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Lady, 1792-1875. Diaries, 1839-1840 [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Lady, 1791-1875. Letter : Bedford Place, to Lieut. Governor La Trobe. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Griffin, Lady, 1792-1875. Letter to H. Martin, and newsclippings, 1851 Jan. 17, and [1913]. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Emma, Queen of Hawaii, 1836-1885. Letter, 1865 Oct. 12, the Deanary [sic], York, to Lady Franklin [microform]. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library
referencedIn Miles & Edwards and Charles Hindley & Sons correspondence, 1832-1875 Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Snow, William Parker, 1817-1895. Correspondence. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Franklin, John Sir, 1786-1847. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, John Sir, 1786-1847. Papers, 1837-1843 [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Lady, 1791-1875. Journal. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Cracroft, Sophia, 1816-1892. Lady Franklin collection. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library
creatorOf Milliss, Roger, 1934-. Diary of Lady Jane Franklin [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Jones, Bassett, collector. Bassett Jones records, 1818-1938. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Franklin, John Sir, 1786-1847. [Letter] 1838 Jan. 4, at Capt. Maclaine's, [Van Dieman's Land to Lady Franklin] [manuscript] / John Franklin. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Griffin, Lady, 1792-1875. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Lady, 1791-1875. Diaries and letters of Lady Jane Franklin and letters of Sir John Franklin. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, John Sir, 1786-1847. [Letter] 1838 Jan. 4, at Capt. Maclaine's, [Van Dieman's Land to Lady Franklin] [manuscript] / John Franklin. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Franklin, Jane, Lady. Letter, 1849, June 9, Bedford Place, London, to Sir. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Elisha Kent Kane Papers, Bulk, 1843-1857, 1810-1953 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Griffin, Lady, 1792-1875. Correspondence, 1850-1864. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857. Papers, 1830s-1860s. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Franklin, Jane Lady, 1791-1875. Diary of Lady Jane Franklin [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Abeona (Schooner) corporateBody
associatedWith Bayley, William A. person
associatedWith Bellot, Joseph Rand, 1826-1853. person
correspondedWith Booth, Charles O'Hara, 1800-1851. person
correspondedWith Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855 person
associatedWith Charles Hindley & Sons (London) corporateBody
associatedWith Cracroft, Sophia, 1816-1892. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Dixon, William Hepworth, 1821-1879. person
associatedWith Dow, Margaret Elder. person
associatedWith Emma, Queen of Hawaii, 1836-1885. person
associatedWith Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847. person
associatedWith Gould, John, 1804-1881. person
associatedWith Gray, John Edward person
associatedWith Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William Alexander Baillie, 1803- person
associatedWith Isbister, Alexander Kennedy, 1822-1883. person
associatedWith Jones, Bassett, collector. person
associatedWith Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857. person
associatedWith Kennedy, William, 1814-1890. person
correspondedWith Latrobe, Charles Joseph, 1801-1875 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Martin, Henry, 1802-1897. person
associatedWith M'Clintock, Francis Leopold, Sir, 1819-1907. person
associatedWith Miles & Edwards (London) corporateBody
associatedWith Milliss, Roger, 1934- person
associatedWith Osborn, Sherard, 1822-1875. person
associatedWith Ross, James Clark, Sir, 1800-1862. person
associatedWith Snow, William Parker, 1817-1895. person
correspondedWith Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873 person
correspondedWith Turnbull, Adam. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tasmania
South Australia
Arctic regions
Australia--Tasmania
Tasmania
Arctic regions
South Australia
Victoria
Victoria
New South Wales
New South Wales
Australia--Tasmania
Australia--Tasmania
Australia--Tasmania
Northwest Passage
Subject
Governors' spouses--Diaries
Governors' spouses--Correspondence
Voyages and travels
Governor--Correspondence
Explorers' spouses--Diaries
Occupation
Governors' spouses
Lieutenant governors
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Birth 1791-12-04

Death 1875-07-18

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