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Discover Joseph Hooker's life and work through our digital collection of his letters.

Currently available online are:

  • Letters from Hooker's Expedition to India (1847-1851), including accounts of his pioneering exploration and plant hunting in the Himalayas. 
  • A Series primarily composed of letters from Hooker to pre-eminent American botanist Asa Gray, with whom he went on a plant hunting tour of America in 1877 and shared a lifelong scientific dialogue.
  • Letters written by Hooker during his time as assistant surgeon and unofficial botanist to James Clark Ross's expedition of discovery to Antarctica (1839-1843).

Browse the letters or search for keywords. For search tips and a full list of the online letters refer to our guide:

Guide to reading and searching Hooker's letters online

 

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