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Diaries and papers of Daniel Matthews, 1866-1909 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2266125
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Matthews, Daniel, 1837-1902
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1866-1909] 
0.9 m. (2 MS boxes + 1 Large Folio Box)  
Summary

Diaries, 23 July 1869-22 January 1870, giving an account of a return visit to England (2 vols.); diary, 22 January-17 April 1870, recording a voyage from Gravesend to Melbourne on the "SS Somersetshire"; diaries, 15 November 1876-17 January 1877 and 12 March-20 September 1885, describing life on a mission station out of Echuca, Victoria (2 vols.).

Reports on the Aboriginal Mission Station, Maloga, New South Wales, 1873-1900 (photocopies); reports on the Manunka Aboriginal Mission Station, South Australia, 1902-1909 (photocopies); newspaper cuttings on Aboriginal affairs, 1866-1896 (photocopies); diary, 29 April 1881-3 August 1881, Sydney, and 6 August 1881-20 August 1881, Maloga (photocopy).

Nancy Cato's research material on Daniel Matthews relating to Cato's book, Mister Maloga: Daniel Matthews and his mission, Murray River, 1864-1902 (1976), including typed articles, possibly copied from press clippings.

Biography/History

Missionary. Daniel Matthews was the founder and superintendant of Maloga Mission for Aborigines in New South Wales, established as the Maloga Mission School in 1874.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 2195.

Associated materials: Papers of Nancy Cato, 1939-1995 MS 757.

Some photocopies.

Originals in private ownership.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; B757.

Subjects Matthews, Daniel, 1837-1902 -- Diaries.  |  Matthews, Daniel, 1837-1902 -- Archives.  |  Somersetshire (Ship)  |  Maloga Aboriginal Mission.  |  Manunka Mission.  |  Missionaries -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Missions -- Victoria -- Echuca Region.  |  Missions -- New South Wales -- Maloga.  |  Missions -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Victoria -- Echuca Region.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- New South Wales -- Maloga.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Time Coverage 1866-1909 
Occupation Missionaries.

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