Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de, (Sir) (1797-1873)

Also known as
Count Strzelecki (1797-1873)
De Strzelecki, Paul Edmund, (Sir) (1797-1873)
Strzelecki, P. E. de, (Paul Edmund), (Sir) (1797-1873)
Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de (1797-1873)
Field of activity
Explorer and Mineralogist; explorer; scientist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35529637
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-531705

Biographies

Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki (1797-1873), explorer and scientist, was born on 20 July 1797 at Gluszyna, near Poznan, Western Poland, as a child of Francis Strzelecki and Anna, née Raczyński, both...

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(Sir) Paul Edmund de Strzelecki was the author of "Physical Description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land" (1845), prepared during his visit to the colonies in 1839-43.

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The death of so remarkable a man as the late Sir Edmund de Strzelecki better known as Count de Strzelecki demands more than a passing notice. The deceased was a native of Polish Prussia, and it is stated...

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Resources for Paul Edmund de Strzelecki

Selected resources (16)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, 1797-1873Oxford Dictionary of National Biography : Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, 1797-1873
    Andrews, Alan E.J.
    [2004]
    Published: Oxford University Press
  2. Strzelecki, Sir Paul Edmund De (1797-1873), explorer and scientistAustralian Dictionary of Biography Douglas Pike 2 494-495 : Strzelecki, Sir Paul Edmund De (1797-1873), explorer and scientist
    Heney, Helen
    [1967]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  3. Strzelecki's Geological Map of Southeastern Australia: an Eclectic SynthesisHistorical Records of Australian Science 6 3 375-392 : Strzelecki's Geological Map of Southeastern Australia: an Eclectic Synthesis
    Branagan, D. F.
    [1986]
  4. The Count: a Life of Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki, KCMG Explorer and Scientist
    Rawson, R.
    [1953]
    Published: Heinemann
  5. In a Dark Glass: the Story of P. E. de Strzelecki
    Heney, H. M. E.
    [1961]
    Published: Angus & Robertson
  6. Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki.Royal Australian Historical Society xxvi 20-97 : Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki.
    Harvard, W.L.
    [1941]
  7. Astronomical and Meteorological Workers in New South Wales, 1778-1860Australasian Association for Advancement of Science 1 45-94 : Astronomical and Meteorological Workers in New South Wales, 1778-1860
    Russell, H.C.
    [1888]
  8. Physical Description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
    Strzeleski, P.E. (Count)
    [1845]
    Published: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
  9. Analysis of Soils from Mona Vale, near Ross, Van Diemen's Land, (a Table fold-out), submitted in 1842Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science 2 308, facing : Analysis of Soils from Mona Vale, near Ross, Van Diemen's Land, (a Table fold-out), submitted in 1842
    Streleski, Count (Strzelecki)
    [1846]
  10. On certain varieties of Australian coalTasmanian Journal of Natural Science, Agriculture, Statistics, &c. 1 190-203 : On certain varieties of Australian coal
    Streleski, Count (Strzelecki)
    [1842]
  11. Notes of an Excursion in the North-Western Part of TasmaniaThe Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science, Agriculture, statistics, &c. 1 76-8 : Notes of an Excursion in the North-Western Part of Tasmania
    Streleski, Count (sic) = Strzelecki
    [1842]
  12. Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki: reflections on his life
    Paszkowski, Lech
    [1997]
    Published: Arcadia, Australian Scholarly Publishing
  13. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    [2009]
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: http://www.eoas.info/ciab.html
  14. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Paul Edmund de Strzelecki - Records (1837 - 1851)
    Copies of letters in French to Adyna Turno from Strzelecki 1837-51 dealing with his exploration of Gippsland and Mt Kosciusko [29cm, A3355]. Copies of Strzelecki documents c1837-52 and 1953-54 collected by Helen Heney including correspondence with J. Franklin, biographical and bibliographic information [A4059]. See also the J. Franklin papers.
    A3355, 4059
  15. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Paul Edmund de Strzelecki - Records (1840)
    Journal 1840.
  16. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: John Franklin - Records (1837 - 1859)
    Manuscript notes on a visit to South Australia, 1840. Manuscript diary of an overland tour to Sydney 1839. Extracts from letters to Sir John describing overland trip from Melbourne to Sydney, 1839 (manuscript copy). Extract from letter to her sister, Mrs. Simpkinson, describing visit to S.A., 1841, with an account of the Flinders memorial (4 p.). Sir John Franklin: manuscript copy of letter to Mrs. Simpkinson, 14 April 1839. Handwritten letter, 24 May 1842, to Count Strzelecki (4 p.) re. trip to Macquarie Harbour, 1842. Handwritten letter to Lady Franklin, 1 Jan. 1841 (6 p.). Handwritten letter, Launceston, Feb. 1837, to Sir Richard Bourke. Letter to his sister. One page from Ferguson Bibliography.
    MS 114

Resources by Paul Edmund de Strzelecki (28)

  1. Visit of Count Strzelecki to Mr Senior's house at Mount Tomah, 8th of September 1839
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1865 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.405)

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  2. Route from Yass Plains by the Australian Alps and Gippsland, to Port Phillip : 1840 / by E. P. Streleski [i.e. P. E. Strzelecki] ; John Arrowsmith, Lithog
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Map : 1841-1968 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Route from Yass Plains by the Australian Alps and Gippsland, to Port Phillip : 1840 / by E. P. Streleski [i.e. P. E. Strzelecki] ; John Arrowsmith, Lithog
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.242)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.242)

  3. Physical description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land : illustrated by a geological map, sections, and diagrams, and figures of the organic remains / by P.E. De Strzelecki
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1845 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.186)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.186)

  4. Pisma wybrane / zebrał i przypisami opatrzył Wacław Słabczyński
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1960 ]
    Languages: Polish
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.279)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.279)

  5. Physical description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, accompanied by a geological map, sections and diagrams and figures of the organic remains / P.E. de Strezelecki
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1845-1967 ]
    At 56 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.998)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.998)

  6. Maps [M992]
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.177)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.177)

  7. [Sketch map from Gipps Land expedition of 1840] [by Paul Edmund de Strzelecki]
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Map : 1840 ]
    View online
    At State Library of VIC
    [Sketch map from Gipps Land expedition of 1840] [by Paul Edmund de Strzelecki]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.118)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.118)

  8. Sir Paweł Edmund Strzelecki o sobie : fragmenty listøw i dziennika
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Sound : 1996 ]
    At State Library of VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.202)

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  9. Papers relating to Sir Paul Strzelecki
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de, Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.959)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.959)

  10. Route from Yass Plains by the Australian Alps and Gipps Land, to Port Phillip / by E.P. Streleski, 1840
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Map : 1841 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.781)

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  1. Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki : reflections on his life / Lech Paszkowski
    Paszkowski, Lech, 1919-2013
    [ Book : 1997 ]
    At 59 libraries
    Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki : reflections on his life / Lech Paszkowski
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46.507)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46.507)

  2. The Count : a life of Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki, K.C.M.G., explorer and scientist / by Geoffrey Rawson
    Rawson, Geoffrey
    [ Book : 1953-1954 ]
    At 48 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40.622)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40.622)

  3. Sir Paul E. Strzelecki, a Polish count's explorations in 19th century Australia / Marian Kaluski
    Kałuski, Marian
    [ Book : 1985-2003 ]
    At 45 libraries
    Sir Paul E. Strzelecki, a Polish count's explorations in 19th century Australia / Marian Kaluski
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40.255)

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  4. In a dark glass : the story of Paul Edmond Strzelecki
    Heney, H. M. E. (Helen Margaret Elizabeth)
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    At 43 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39.942)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39.942)

  5. Visit of Count Strzelecki to Mr Senior's house at Mount Tomah, 8th of September 1839
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1865 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.218)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.218)

  6. Route from Yass Plains by the Australian Alps and Gippsland, to Port Phillip : 1840 / by E. P. Streleski [i.e. P. E. Strzelecki] ; John Arrowsmith, Lithog
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Map : 1841-1968 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Route from Yass Plains by the Australian Alps and Gippsland, to Port Phillip : 1840 / by E. P. Streleski [i.e. P. E. Strzelecki] ; John Arrowsmith, Lithog
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.091)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.091)

  7. Physical description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land : illustrated by a geological map, sections, and diagrams, and figures of the organic remains / by P.E. De Strzelecki
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1845 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.487)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.487)

  8. Life of Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki, C.B., K.C.M.G., F.R.G.S., D.C.L.(Polish scientist, explorer and philanthropist) 1796-1873 / with foreword by S.M. Bruce ; introduction by Shane Leslie
    Strzelecki Committee (London, England)
    [ Book : 1943 ]
    At 11 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.035)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.035)

  9. Pisma wybrane / zebrał i przypisami opatrzył Wacław Słabczyński
    Strzelecki, Paul Edmund de Sir, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1960 ]
    Languages: Polish
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.093)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.093)

  10. [Biographical cuttings on Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, Count, explorer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.057)

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  1. Pawel Edmund Strzelecki (1797/ 1873): and his research work in Australia
    Babicz, Josef
    Australia: Studies on the History of Discovery and Exploration
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  3. A visit to Frenchmans Cap by Paul de Strzelecki
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  4. A letter from C. J. La Trobe to Count Paul de Strzelecki
    La Trobe, Charles Joseph
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    [ Article : 1978 ]
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  1. Annual Address of the President - Hon. John Lewis, M. L. C., J. P. [Nauru Island; The first aeroplane voyage from England to Australia; Visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales to Adelaide; Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition; Gerstacker's journey down t...
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  1. Life of Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki, Polish scientist, explorer and philanthropist, 1796-1873 / With foreword by the Rt. Hon. S.M. Bruce ; Introduction by Shane Leslie
    Strzelecki Committee
    [ Book : 1942 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  2. Strzelecki's ascent of Mount Kosciusko 1840. / Melbourne, [Australia Felix Club], 1973 42p., bibl., illus, map (Documentary and historical series no.1)
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    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Print Repository
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  3. The count : a life of Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki, explorer and scientist
    Rawson, Geoffrey
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At Yarra Libraries
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  4. Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki
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  1. Portrait photograph of a note on Strzelecki and part of a letter from Strzelecki, signed
    Strzelecki, Sir Paul Edmund de, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1840 ]
    At RGSSA Library
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  2. Sir Paul Edmund De Strzelecki (Count Strzelecki) NG2687 [Records]
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  3. Papers of Jerzy Zubrzycki
    Zubrzycki, Jerzy, 1920-2009
    [ Unpublished : 1919-2006 ]
    Languages: English, Polish
    At National Library
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  1. Jack Absalom on the Strzelecki Track
    [ Video : 1988 ]
    At Frankston Library
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  2. Jack Absalom's on the Strzelecki Track / produced & directed by John Mabey
    [ Video : 1988 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  3. On the Strzklecki track : a most desolate region
    Flashback Home Entertainment
    [ Video : 2008 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  4. Energy in the Wind
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2004 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
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  1. KOSCIUSKO CENTENARY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 25 July 1939 p 16 Article
    ... commemorate the achievement of Count Paul Strzelecki who on February 15, 1840 climbed to the summit of the ... eial Tadeusz Kosciusko. Sir Francis Anderson who was elected picsl presi- dent, said that Count ... Consul-General for Poland, M. de Noskowski, said that the Polish Government and the Poles in the United ... 117 words
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  2. 17,000 Miles On Foot
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 3 October 1953 p 7 Article Illustrated
    ... was granted probate as the last will and tes- tament of Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, scientist, ... Edmund de ' Strzelecki never returned to Poland. Nor did he marry. ' Was Strzelecki really a count, as ... committee sponsor- ed by the Australian and Polish Governments, and inscribed in memory of "Sir Paul Edmund ... 1279 words
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  3. What's In A Name? Strzelecki Crescent, Narrabundah
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 26 September 1963 p 22 Article Illustrated
    ... What's In Narrabundah Name? Strzelecki not: so well known as 'many other. Australian explorers, Sir Paul Edmund made a notable contribution tion to the opening up of the country in N.S.W., Victoria ... Arriving in Tasmania on July 7, Strzelecki spent two years in the colony exploring a large part of ... 294 words
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