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Papers of the De Salis family, circa 1840-circa 1930 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1988344
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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De Salis family
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research (Boxes 1-14 and 36-55); part require permission for research (Boxes 15-35). Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1840-ca. 1930] 
14 m. (52 boxes) + 2 phase boxes + 2 medium folio boxes + 3 folio packets + 1 non-standard manuscript box + 1 map folio. 
Summary

The collection is mainly comprised of the papers of Leopold Fane De Salis (1816-1898), George Fane De Salis (1851-1931) and George's wife Mary Fane De Salis (nee Smith). Also includes papers of Charlotte and Emily De Salis and Nina and William Farrer. The papers comprise conveyance documents, bankbooks, political papers, correspondence, photographs, press cuttings, post cards and greeting cards, and unpublished books. Major correspondents include Rev. and Mrs Pierce Galliard-Smith, Emily Smith, Paulus Smith, Gertrude Smith, Henry Parkes and George Hamilton. An Aboriginal wooden shield forming part of this collection has been catalogued separately.

Biography/History

Leopold Fabius Dietegan Fane De Salis (1816-1898) migrated to Australia in 1840. He married Charlotte MacDonald in 1844 and had five children: Leopold William (1845-1930), Rodolph (1847-1876), George Arthur Charles (1851-1931), Henry Gubert (1858-1931) and Nina (1848-1929). Leopold senior acquired large pastoral interests in NSW and Queensland and was a Member of the NSW Legislative Council, 1874-1898.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7989.

Associated materials: Family tree and obituary notice of Leopold Fane de Salis, 1898-1969 MS 2623.

Associated materials: Papers of Reverend Pierce Galliard Smith, 1846-1910 MS 2656.

Many of the family papers have been microfilmed at Mfm G 18,836-42.

Related Material Portrait of Eric Fane De Salis in military uniform, 1916?; Located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC/13341 LOC Portraits drawer D. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available (11 p.) in Special Collections Reading Room, and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms7989 
Subjects De Salis family -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Ranchers -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1840-1930 
Occupation State politicians.  |  Graziers.
Other authors/contributors Farrer, William, 1845-1906  |  De Salis, Leopold Fane, 1816-1898  |  De Salis, George Fane, 1851-1931  |  De Salis, Mary Fane  |  Farrer, Nina, 1848-1929

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