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Correspondence 1858-1930 [manuscript]
Bib ID 709537
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Robertson, George, 1860-1933
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1858-1930 
2 cm. 
Summary

A collection of letters to George Robertson, and to Sir John Ferguson. Correspondents include A. B. Paterson, A. G. Stephens, Sir Edmund Barton, W. M. Hughes, J. P. Abbott, Henry Lawson, J. F. Archibald, David Scott Mitchell, Marie Corelli, Dame Nellie Melba and Sir Langer Owen. The Ferguson correspondence includes letters from Christopher Brennan, W. Clinton, W. D. M. Merewether, and several letters from Ferguson to his father, Rev. J. A. Ferguson. There is also a copy of Neville Cayley's Our birds (Aldenhoven Art Galleries, 1918).

Biography/History

Bookseller and publisher. Born in Scotland. Worked for a time in Melbourne for a bookseller also named George Robertson. Joined D. Angus and established the firm of Angus and Robertson in Sydney.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 3338.

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C547.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (6 p.) available. 
Subjects Robertson, George, - 1860-1933 - Archives.  |  Ferguson, John Alexander, - 1881-1969 - Correspondence.  |  Paterson, A. B. - (Andrew Barton), - 1864-1941 - Correspondence.  |  Stephens, A. G. - (Alfred George), - 1865-1933 - Correspondence.  |  Barton, Edmund, - Sir, - 1849-1920 - Correspondence.  |  Hughes, W. M. - (William Morris), - 1862-1952 - Correspondence.  |  Abbott, J. P. - (Joseph Palmer), - 1842-1901 - Correspondence.  |  Lawson, Henry, - 1867-1922 - Correspondence.  |  Archibald, Jules Francois, - 1856-1919 - Correspondence.  |  Mitchell, David Scott, - 1836-1907 - Correspondence.  |  Corelli, Marie, - 1855-1924 - Correspondence.  |  Melba, Nellie, - Dame, - 1861-1931 - Correspondence.  |  Brennan, Christopher, - 1870-1932 - Correspondence.  |  Clinton, William, - approximately 1858-1932 - Correspondence.  |  Merewether, W. D. M. - Correspondence.  |  Ferguson, John, - 1852-1925 - Correspondence.  |  Booksellers and bookselling - Australia - Archives.  |  Publishers and publishing - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1889-1930 
Occupation Publishers.  |  Booksellers.
Other authors/contributors Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969  |  Cayley, Neville W. (Neville William), 1886-1950. Our birds

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