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Papers, 1943-1992 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2301800
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Claasz, Manfred
 
Access Conditions Restricted. Not for loan. 
Description 1943-1992 
4.06 m. (29 boxes) + 2 fol. items 
Summary

The papers document Claasz's schooldays in Ceylon, employment there as a manager of a tea plantation owned by the Scottish Tea and Lands Company of Ceylon Limited, personal and family life, emigration to Australia in 1972, and managerial jobs in ANU Press, the Australian National Gallery, Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation and Zeilan Ventures. Includes papers on establishment of tea plantations in Queensland, diaries and notebooks relating to tea planting, crop yields, field notebooks relating to tea planting and other notebooks, school notebooks and certificates, Buddhist palm-leaf manuscript written in old Singhalese script on the subject of astrology, press cuttings, printed items, photographs, notes and articles on tea, personal and business diaries, family and personal letters and some papers of the Scottish Tea and Lands Co., Ceylon.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 7617.

Subjects Claasz, Manfred - Archives.  |  Australian National University Press.  |  Australian National Gallery.  |  Zeilan Ventures.  |  Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (Australia)  |  Palm-leaf manuscripts.  |  Farm managers - Sri Lanka - Archives.  |  Tea - Queensland.  |  Tea - Sri Lanka.
Time Coverage 1943-1992 
Occupation Farm managers  |  Business professionals

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