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421337
  • Title
    Sub-fonds 1: Australasian Antarctic Expedition records, 1 December 1910 - 1 December 1915, together with related and miscellaneous papers, 1874-1934, and including manuscripts of the published scientific reports with related papers, 1911-1947
  • Call number
    MLMSS 171
  • Level of description
    sub-fonds
  • Date

    1910-1947
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421337
  • Issue Copy
    Photocopy : Draft GUIDE (76pp.) to the complete collection at MLMSS 171/2-117, and including an INDEX to Correspondents (22pp.) for the following 17 volumes: MLMSS 171/2-9, 11X, 14-18, 20, 64 and 66.
    Photocopy : INDEX (5pp.) to selected correspondents in the Capt. John King Davis volumes at MLMSS 171/23X-24 (microfilms CY 4771-4772).
    Microfilm : Correspondence & papers, Dec. 1910 - Nov. 1912).
    Microfilm : Correspondence & papers, May 1911 - Jan. 1914, with related papers, 1902-1907).
    Microfilm : Correspondence & papers, June 1911 - Jan. 1914).
    Microfilm : 'Sundry Papers', 1911-1914).
    Microfilm : Capt. John King Davis papers, 1908-1913: A - K).
    Microfilm : Capt. John King Davis papers, 1908-1913: L - Z).
    Microfilm : Logbook, Dec. 1911 - Feb. 1917, kept by Capt. John King Davis on board the S.Y. Aurora).
    Microfilm : Messages transmitted from Macquarie Island Station, 1912-1913, and from Main Base, Antarctica, Feb.- Nov. 1913).
  • Physical Description
    117 containers comprising - 71 volumes, 22 boxes, 12 folders, 12 portfolios - 6 Meters :
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (printed)
  • Scope and Content
    This extensive collection includes correspondence, logbooks, meteorological records, maps, radio messages, and manuscripts of scientific reports.

    Maps within this collection are catalogued separately at M ser 4 000/1 MLMSS 171.
  • Source
    Presented by the Committee on Printing of Records of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, New South Wales Government Printing Office, Sydney, 1923-1947
  • General note

    A Guide and Index to selected correspondents, compiled in the Mitchell Library, is available at MLMSS 171/1. A more detailed guide (622pp.) to volumes 2-18 (mainly Australian & London Office correspondence & papers, 1910-1914), compiled by Dianne Myers, 1996, is available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room.

    Some parts of this collection are available on microfilm.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823875
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