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Papers of John Alexander Ferguson, [1900-1969] [manuscript]
Bib ID 2291032
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1900-1969] 
11 m. 
Summary

Contains correspondence with missionaries, institutions such as the National Library, collectors and historians concerning his interest in collecting Australiana and in compiling his Bibliography of Australia; family correspondence; files of cuttings, manuscripts, both original and copies, notes and printed items on such topics as local histories, particular events in Australian history, and missionary work in the Pacific Islands; medals, and early Australian money; papers relating to his work with the Library of New South Wales and the Royal Australian Historical Society; and manuscript drafts and galley proofs of his Bibliography of Australia and The Howes and their press. An addition of 2 boxes has been received and is unavailable until processed.

Biography/History

Judge, N.S.W. Industrial Commission, 1936-1953. Trustee, Library of New South Wales; Fellow and president of Royal Australian Historical Society; and compiler of Bibliography of Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3200.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C777.

Subjects Ferguson, John Alexander, - 1881-1969 - Archives.  |  Ferguson, John Alexander, - 1881-1969. - Bibliography of Australia.  |  Royal Australian Historical Society.  |  State Library of New South Wales.  |  Collectors and collecting - Australia - Archives.  |  Australia - Collectibles.
Time Coverage 1900-1969 
Occupation Collectors.

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