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  • Title
    Thomas Gibson Sloane - papers, 1877-1931
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 6453
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1877-1931
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    153110
  • Physical Description
    1 box - 0.05 Meters
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (printed)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Thomas Gibson Sloane (1858-1932), grazier and entomologist, was an expert on the Carabidae and the Cicindelidae, the ground and tiger beetle, and collected on numerous field trips throughout eastern Australia. He managed the pastoral station, Moorilla, near Young, from 1888 and became owner in 1910
  • Scope and Content
    1877-1931; Diary, titled by Sloane, 'diary of a naturalist', which records his findings on field trips
    1883-1897; Diary, titled by Sloane, 'travelling notes', which records trips to Sydney, 1883, 'a run through N.S.W.', 1886, 'to the Castlereagh inspecting country', 1888, and 'some bicycle rides', 1897
    1886; Annotated printed book titled The home chronicle a literary and social journal of the Murray district (Call No.: MLMSS 6453)
  • Source
    Acquired from Michelle Slack in 1998
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
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