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Papers of Sir John Alexander Ferguson, [1900-1969] [manuscript]
Bib ID 2291032
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969
 
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Description [1900-1969] 
25.24 metres (109 boxes) + 11 folio boxes + 1 map folio + 1 folder. 
Summary

A large group of papers accumulated by Sir John Ferguson during the course of his life and career. Comprises correspondence with missionaries, institutions such as the National Library, collectors and historians concerning his interest in collecting Australiana and in compiling his Bibliography of Australia; family correspondence; files of cuttings, manuscripts, both original and copies; notes and printed items on such topics as local histories, particular events in Australian history, and missionary work in the Pacific Islands; medals; early Australian money; papers relating to his work with the State Library of New South Wales and the Royal Australian Historical Society; and manuscript drafts and galley proofs of his Bibliography of Australia.

Biography/History

Judge, N.S.W. Industrial Commission, 1936-1953. Trustee, Library of New South Wales; Fellow and president of Royal Australian Historical Society; and compiler of Bibliography of Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 3200.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-283471311

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C777.

Index/Finding Aid Note Partial finding aid (currency items only) available online. 
Subjects Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969 -- Archives.  |  Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969. Bibliography of Australia.  |  Royal Australian Historical Society.  |  State Library of New South Wales.  |  Collectors and collecting -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Collectibles.
Time Coverage 1900-1969 
Occupation Collectors.

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