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395210
  • Title
    Series 01: Ker family papers, ca. 1891-1958, 1975; together with Adames family papers, 1914-1936
  • Call number
    MLMSS 6626/Box 1
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1914-1958, 1975
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    395210
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : Folders 1 and 2
  • Physical Description
    Photographs
    Textual Records - (typescript)
    Textual Records - (printed)
  • Scope and Content
    Folder 1

    Item 01: William Innes Ker pay book, with WWI related documents of W. I. and Robert Innes Ker, ca. 1914-1918

    Folder 2

    Item 02: William Innes Ker wallet, with WWI related documents and ephemera of W. I. and Robert Innes Ker, ca. 1916-1918

    Folder 3

    Trade certificates, employer references, stock mortgage deeds, marriage certificate, correspondence concerning William Innes Ker, 1891-1941; notebook, 1920s?

    Folder 4

    1916-17, 1927-28, 1945, 1958, undated; Papers of Evelyn Mary Ker including : nursing certificates, book of hand-written recipes, probate in her husband's will

    Folder 5

    1914-1936, undated; Adames family papers, including : copy of marriage certificate of Henry Cornelius Adames and Edith Mary Woodward, copy of birth certificate of Godfrey John Adames [brother of Evelyn Ker], copy of Edith Adames' will, 2 photographs of Edith Mary Adames [ca.1880?, ca.1910?]

    Folder 6

    1930-1946, 1949, 1975; Papers of Barry Ker, including : baptism and other certificates, diary kept while at school (1942), obituary of Bob Ker in the August 1949 issue of 'Jazznotes', invitation, programme and menu for 'The Inauguration of Jill Ker Conway as the Seventh President of Smith College 19 October 1975'

    Folders 7-8

    1939-1955, undated; Family correspondence : letters from William Innes Ker to his wife, Evelyn (1939, 1944), to his son, Bob (1944); letters from Bob and Barry Ker to their parents, written when they were boarders at The King's School, Parramatta (1941-1944); letter from Jill Ker to her brothers, Bob and Barry (1944); letters from Barry Ker to his mother and sister in Sydney, written from Coorain; on board the Oceania en route to Europe; Queensland (1951 - 1955, undated); poem by Jill Ker, 1946

    Folder 9

    1943-1945; Business correspondence : carbon letter book containing copies of letters written by William Ker and, after his death, Evelyn Ker, concerning the running of their sheep station - letters to Wool & Produce, Grazcos, Dalgety & Co., Rural Bank, Western Land Board, etc.
  • Source
    Presented by Barry Ker and Jill Ker Conway in 1995 and 1996
  • Access Conditions

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

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
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