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Diaries and letterbooks of the De Salis family 1856-1900 [microform]
Bib ID 568621
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
De Salis family
 
Access Conditions Restricted access only available through the Manuscript Reading Room. 
Description Microdata [19--] 
7 microfilm reels negative 35 mm. 
Summary

Diaries and letterbooks documenting life in the Canberra region. The bulk of the collection comprises the diaries of George Fane De Salis, the son of Leopold De Salis of Cuppacumbalong. Also included in the collection are three letterbooks. The earliest (1856-1860?) was kept by Leopold. The other two both dated 1892-1894, contain letters by Leopold, George and William De Salis

Biography/History

In May 1856 Leopold de Salis purchased the property of Cuppercumbalong near Tharwa. This was the beginning of a long family association with the district of Canberra and Michelago. See Proceedings Canberra and District Historical Society 1960.

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Positive also available.

Subjects De Salis family - Archives.  |  De Salis, George Fane, - 1851-1931 - Diaries.  |  Farmers - Australian Capital Territory - Archives.  |  Cuppacumbalong (A.C.T.)  |  Canberra Region (A.C.T.) - Social conditions.
Time Coverage 1856-1900 
Other authors/contributors De Salis, George Fane, 1851-1931

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