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Papers of Thomas Barker 1839-1881 [manuscript]
Bib ID 721123
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Barker, Thomas 1799-1875
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan 
Description [1839-1881] 
0.6 metres (4 boxes) 
Summary

The papers are primarily letters written to Barker by Sir George and William Macleay, John Dow and William Dumaresq. A number of legal and commercial documents are included.

Biography/History

Thomas Barker was a Sydney engineer, manufacturer, grazier and philanthropist. He was prominent as well in the fields of railways and banking. See A.D.B. Vol. 1

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3603.

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection 
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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia C524

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in Special Collections Reading Room and online. 
Subjects Barker, Thomas, 1799-1875 -- Archives.  |  Dow, John -- Correspondence.  |  Macleay, William -- Correspondence.  |  Macleay, George -- Correspondence.  |  Dumaresq, William -- Correspondence.  |  Agriculture -- New South Wales -- Riverina.  |  Businessmen -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1839-1881 
Occupation Business professionals.
Other authors/contributors Dow, John  |  Macleay, William  |  Macleay, George  |  Dumaresq, William

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