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Papers of Barbara Ross, circa 1960-1996 [manuscript]
Bib ID 969438
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Ross, Barbara, 1928 or 1929- 2005
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1960-1996] 
4.35 m. (1 letter box file) + (28 boxes) 
Summary

Acc01/261 comprises papers relating to Ross's activities as a valuer under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme.

The Acc03/89 instalment includes material relating to Ross's M.A. thesis titled The accounts of the Talbot household at Blakemere in the County of Shropshire, 1394-1425; widowhood; and, Dorothy Cottrell. Also, manuscript and literature collection assessments made for various institutions, under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1982-1998.

Biography/History

Archivist, author and arts valuer. Ross is a former County Record Office archivist in England and archivist with the Commonwealth Archives Office in Canberra. She is a Canberra-based historian and former staff member of the National Library of Australia. Ross has published several works, including, "Accounts of the stewards of the Talbot household at Blakemere: an example of medieval accounting practice", in Abacus (1968), and, Directory of medieval manuscripts, archives and incunabula held in the National Library of Australia (1991).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc01/261, MS Acc03/89.

Associated materials: The accounts of the Talbot household at Blakemere in the County of Shropshire, 1394-1425 MS 5334.

Associated materials: Records relating to St. Benedict's School, 1955-1980 MS 6323.

Associated materials: A guide to the illuminated addresses in the National Library of Australia, 1862-1968 MS 8964.

Subjects Ross, Barbara, died 2005 -- Archives.  |  Cottrell, Dorothy, 1902-1957.  |  National Library of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Women archivists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Books -- Valuation -- Australia.  |  Manuscripts -- Valuation -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1960-1996 
Occupation Archivists.  |  Authors.

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