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422095
  • Title
    Fry family papers, 1861-1923
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1159
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422095
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 992, frames 1-48 (MLMSS 1159/1); CY 2131, frames 1-246 (MLMSS 1159/2); CY 2131, frames 247-673 (MLMSS 1159/3); CY 2131, frames 674-883 (MLMSS 1159/4); CY 2132, frames 1-377 (MLMSS 1159/5); CY 2132, frames 378-703 (MLMSS 1159/6).
  • Physical Description
    4 vols. 1 folder, 1 box
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Kite Fry emigrated with his family from England to New Zealand 1861 and in 1864 moved with them to Victoria. His son James Arthur Barrett Fry, 1850-19--, was the father of Alan Fraser, Dene B. and Dorothy Fry. In World War I A.F. and D.B. Fry served with the Australian Imperial Forces. They died in France in 1916 and 1917 respectively, A.F. Fry having previously served in Egypt and D.B. Fry on hospital ships. Dorothy Fry worked in the Djakarta office of a British company 1919-1923
  • Scope and Content
    I. James Kite Fry
    Diary kept on board the African from Gravesend to New Zealand, 29 Jan.-9 June 1861

    II. James Arthur Barrett Fry
    Diary kept on board the African, from Gravesend to New Zealand, 29 Jan.-10 Feb. 1861;
    Forty Years in the Civil Service, 1876-1917 being reminiscences of Fry's work in the General Post Office and in the Department of Mines and Agriculture, N.S.W., with verses on various aspects of civil service employment.

    III. Alan Fraser Fry and Dene B. Fry letters to their parents and miscellanous papers, 1914-1917

    IV. Dorothy Fry, 1910-1923
    Letters mainly to J.B. Fry, 1919-1923; Miscellaneous items sent from Djakarta, 1919-1923
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