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Manuscripts 18-- [manuscript]
Bib ID 2747999
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Barton, G. B. (George Burnett), 1836-1901
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 18-- 
2 v. 
Summary

Chiefly writings on historical and legal events in Australia and New Zealand.

Biography/History

Writer: Born in Sydney, elder brother of Edmund Barton, first editor of "Sydney Punch". 1865-1868 was Reader in English literature, Univ. of Sydney. Spent some years in New Zealand, editor of "Otago Daily Times" and as barrister and solicitor. Returned to Sydney in the 80s and wrote for "Evening News" and "Sydney Morning Herald." Commissioned to write "History of New South Wales" from the Records, but only completed first volume.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3478.

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection. 
Subjects Barton, G. B. (George Burnett), 1836-1901 -- Archives.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1900.  |  New Zealand -- History -- To 1840.  |  New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876.
Time Coverage 1800-1890 
Occupation Editors  |  Lawyers  |  Historians

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