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Ferguson collection of papers relating to World War I 1914-1941, (bulk 1914-1920) [manuscript]
Bib ID 1756015
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1914-1941 
34 cm. (2 boxes) + 1 fol. package. 
Summary

Papers relating to World War I collected by J. A. Ferguson. The collection includes programs, souvenir menus, patriotic and souvenir postcards, photographs, broadsides, correspondence, music scores and official proclamations, mostly from Australian military forces serving in Europe, the Middle East, New Guinea and at sea. There are programs, menus and photographs from internment camps, known as German Concentration Camps, in Australia located at Holdsworthy, Trial Bay and Berrima, shipboard and other war theatre diaries, official printed material, letters from servicemen at the front (including to the Rev. John Ferguson and Mrs Ferguson) and later letters to J.A. Ferguson in relation to his collecting, a number of shipboard and field service magazines, and three scores of patriotic war-time songs.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 3637.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-233222294

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (5 p.) 
Subjects Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921) -- Sports.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, Australian.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.  |  Draft -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1914, 1941 

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