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  • Title
    Georgina King papers, 1889-1930
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 273
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422480
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : Correspondence, 1889-1930); CY 3816 (MLMSS 273/3-5: Autobiography, 1846-1930); CY 3157 (MLMSS 273/6-7: Writings, 1903-1926 & Misc. papers); CY 3887 (MLMSS 273/8: Miscellanea & newscuttings).
  • Physical Description
    8 volumes of textual material
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Georgina King, daughter of the Rev. George King, born in Perth in 1845, was an amateur scientist of wide interests
  • Scope and Content
    Vols. ML MSS. 273/1-2 a. Correspondence, 1889-1930 Deals i.a., with the publication of her writings, recognition of her discoveries in geology, the design of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and her friendship with Daisy Bates. Vols. ML MSS. 273/3-5 b. Autobiography 1846-1930 including correspondence dealing with her life and writings. Vol. ML MSS. 273/6 c. Writings, 1903-1926. MS., typescript and printed. Vol. ML MSS. 273/7-8 d. Miscellanea, mainly newscuttings, including articles by Daisy Bates and typescript extract from the diary of Rev. George King, 1850-1853
  • Description source

    Information upgraded from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (7-701C) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Available for reference
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