Author:Robert Brown

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Robert Brown
(1773–1858)
Robert Brown was one of Britain's greatest botanists. He is best known as the discoverer of Brownian motion. He also introduced the science of palynology, and described and named thousands of plants.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: R.Br.

Robert Brown

Works[edit]

Only published material is listed below.

1800s and 1810s[edit]

1820s[edit]

1830s[edit]

1840s and 1850s[edit]

Posthumous[edit]

Works about Brown[edit]

Obituaries and eulogies[edit]

Other biographical works[edit]

  • Ardagh, John (1928) "Portraits and memorials of Robert Brown of the British Museum" in Natural history magazine 1: 158–162.
    • Not in the public domain; author deceased in 1949.
  • Serle, Percival (1949), "Brown, Robert (1773-1858)" in Dictionary of Australian Biography.
    • Not in the public domain; author deceased in 1951.
  • Rupp, Herman Montague Rucker (1950), "Robert Brown, a brief memoir" in Australian orchid review '15:110.
    • Not in the public domain; author deceased in 1956
  • Willis, J. H.; Skewes, C. I. (1955), "Robert Brown's Bass Strait journal of April/May 1802" in Muelleria 1: 46–50.
  • Burbidge, Nancy Tyson (1966), "Brown, Robert (1773 - 1858)" in Australian Dictionary of Biography 1: 166-167.
  • Stearn, William (1970), "Brown, Robert" in Gillespie, C. C. (ed.) Dictionary of scientific biography 2: 516–523.
    • Not in the public domain
  • Stearn, William (1977), "Robert Brown" in Brunonia 1:1–7.
  • Mabberley, David (1981), "Robert Brown of the British Museum: some ramifications" inJournal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 1:101–109.
    • Not in the public domain
  • Mabberley, David (1985), Jupiter botanicus: Robert Brown of the British Museum.
    • Not in the public domain

Works about Brown's scientific contributions[edit]

  • Polunin, Nicholas; Clokie, H. (1945), "Robert Brown (1773-1858) and 'Brownian movement'" in Chemistry and Industry 22:172-3.
  • Green, J. H. S. (1958), "Robert Brown (1773–1858) and the Brownian movement" in Research 11:290–291.
    • Not in the public domain
  • Kerr, R. (1964) "The sharp eyes of Robert Brown" in Australian Orchid Review 29:16–19, 124–127.
    • Not in the public domain
  • Brush, Stephen G. (1967) "A history of random processes" in Archive for History of Exact Sciences 5(1):1-36.
    • Not in the public domain
  • Rourke, J. P. (1974), "Robert Brown at the Cape of Good Hope" in Journal of South African Botany 40: 47–60.
  • Edwards, Phyllis (1976) "Robert Brown (1773–1858) and the natural history of Matthew Flinders' voyage in H.M.S. Investigator, 1801–1805" in Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 7:385–407.
    • Not in the public domain
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.