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State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2082/6a-b.
Victorian Exploring Expedition Records, Botanical, meteorological and astronomical observations of the VEE.
William John Wills surveyor's field notes [First Surveyor's Report]
17 to 23 September 1860 and 23 to 27 September 1860.
• Surveyor's field notes. 17 to 23 September 1860, ex2008-009, Box 2082/6a.
• Surveyor's field notes, 23 to 27 September 1860. (Linklinkwho to Bilbarka), ex2008-010, Box 2082/6b.

  State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2082/5a.
Victorian Exploring Expedition Records, Statements sent by members of the VEE to the EC.
William John Wills' surveyor's report [Second Surveyor's Report]
30 October 1860. 9 pages.
 

State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2082/4b.
Victorian Exploring Expedition Records, Statements sent by members of the VEE to the EC.
William John Wills' Third surveyor's report
Camp LXV depot, Cooper's Creek, 15 December 1860. 17 p.
Received by the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria on 30 June 1861.

 

State Library of Victoria, MS13071.
Subseries 8 : Botanical, Meteorological & Astronomical observations of the Victorian Exploration Expedition.
William John Wills Field Books
• Bilbarka to Torowoto, Field Book No. 1, 11-19 October 1860, ex2008-011, Box 2082/6c.
• Bilbarka to Torowoto, Field Notes No. 2, 20-26 October 1860, ex2008-012, Box 2082/6d.
• Bilbarka to Torowoto, Field Book No. 3 & Torowoto to Coopers Creek & Field Book No. 1, 27 October-2 November 1860, ex2008-013, Box 2082/6e.
•Torowoto to Cooper Creek, Field notes No. 2, 3-9 November 1860, ex2008-014, Box 2082/6f.
• Torowoto to Cooper Creek Field notes No. 3, 10-15 November 1860, ex2008-015, Box 2082/6g.
• Torowoto to Cooper Creek Field notes No. 4, 14-20 November 1860, ex2008-016, Box 2082/6h.
• Cooper Creek, Field notes No. 5, 24-27 November 1860, ex2008-017, Box 2082/6i.
• Cooper Creek, Field book No. 6, 5-10 December 1860, ex2008-018, Box 2082/6j.

  State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2083/1a.
Victorian Exploring Expedition Records, Journals and diaries of members of the VEE.
Transcription of Journey from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria and return to Cooper's CreekTranscribed and signed by Ferdinand von Mueller, dated 5 November 1861.
  State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, SAFE 1.
'Last notes' of William John Wills
30 May 1861. 2p. Item also known as 'note left at creek'.
National Library of Australia, NLA MS 30/7.
Papers of Burke and Wills Expedition, National Library of Australia, MS 30.
Diary of William John Wills' journal of trip from Cooper Creek towards Adelaide.
23 April 1861 - 26 June 1861. Blue notebook, 12.5 x 20 cm, cardboard covers one partly torn, 125 p.

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