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Journal and letters 1851-1875 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2834366
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Lagergren, Carl Adolf Ludwig, 1830-1893
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1851-1875 
2 cm. 
Summary

Bound volume of a photocopied journal in Swedish of Lagergren's experiences in Victoria between 1853-1859 including descriptions of the Victorian goldminers and the Aborigines. Biographical notes on Carl Lagergren and his brother Nils Gustaf Lagergren and three Swedish letters with English summaries from Nils Lagergren to his family dated 1851, 1853 and 1854. Also contains brief English translation of each chapter's contents and a photograph of Carl Lagergren.

Biography/History

Carl Lagergren was a farmer from Sweden who went to America in 1850 with his brother, and then on to Australia in 1853 prospecting for gold. He returned to Sweden in 1859 where he lived for the rest of his life.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3867.

Photocopy.

Original held by Sweden's Emigrant Isntitute, Box 36, 35103 VAXJO Sweden.

Subjects Lagergren, Carl Adolf Ludwig, 1830-1893 -- Diaries.  |  Lagergren, Nils Gustaf, 1820-1855 -- Correspondence.  |  Gold mines and mining -- Victoria.  |  Swedes -- Victoria.  |  Gold miners -- Victoria.  |  Gold miners -- Victoria -- Diaries.  |  Victoria -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900.
Time Coverage 1851-1859 
Occupation Gold miners

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