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Papers of Marcel Aurousseau, 1914-1984 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2278366
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Aurousseau, Marcel, 1891-1983
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1914-1984] 
4.80 m. (32 boxes) + 3 fol. items. 
Summary

MS 7070 comprises correspondence, family papers, diaries, 1939-1945, 1956-1983, notebooks, financial records, drafts of poetry, articles and reviews, research material on James Cook and Ludwig Leichhardt, newspaper cuttings, publications, and photographs. There are also papers of Marcel Aurousseau's father, George. Correspondents include Vance and Nettie Palmer (23 letters, 1937-1963), T. Griffith Taylor, Ralph Middenway, Sir Edgeworth David, Prof. W.G. Woolnough, Frank Sargeson, Lucien Henry, C. Manning Clark, John Garran, Sir Keith Hancock, Patrick White, Arthur Wheen, John Somerville and members of the Aurousseau family (32 boxes, 3 fol. items).

Biography/History

Marcel Aurousseau was a geographer, geologist and writer. He was awarded the University Medal when he graduated as a Bachelor of Science, University of Sydney and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, University of Newcastle, in 1973.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7070.

Associated materials: Letters of Marcel Aurousseau written to Yvonne Aurousseau Raven, 1929-1931, 1941 MS 9128.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E720.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (21 p.) available in the Manuscript Reading Room. 
Subjects Aurousseau, Marcel, - 1891-1983 - Archives.  |  Palmer, Nettie, - 1885-1964 - Correspondence.  |  Taylor, Thomas Griffith, - 1880-1963 - Correspondence.  |  Middenway, Ralph - Correspondence.  |  David, T. W. Edgeworth - (Tannatt William Edgeworth), - Sir, - 1858-1934 - Correspondence.  |  Woolnough, W. G. - (Walter George) - Correspondence.  |  Sargeson, Frank, - 1903-1982 - Correspondence.  |  Henry, Lucien - Correspondence.  |  Clark, Manning, - 1915-1991 - Correspondence.  |  Garran, J. C. - (John Cheyne), - 1905-1976 - Correspondence.  |  Hancock, W. K. - (William Keith), - 1898-1988 - Correspondence.  |  White, Patrick, - 1912-1990 - Correspondence.  |  Wheen, A. W. - (Arthur Wesley), - 1897-1971 - Correspondence.  |  Somerville, J. D. - Correspondence.  |  Palmer, Vance, - 1885-1959 - Correspondence.  |  Aurousseau family.  |  Geographers - Australia - Archives.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Poets, Australian - 20th century - Archives.
Time Coverage 1914-1984 
Occupation Geographers.  |  Authors.  |  Poets.

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