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100949
  • Title
    L. Richard Smith collection, 1964-2002
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1964-2002
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    100949
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    L. Richard Smith was a private collector, in a letter to John W. Adams in October 1988 Smith wrote "My collecting and study interests are mainly related to medals connected with early Australian exploration and settlement (Cook, Banks, Solander etc.) and to Wedgwood items of the same period, marking Josiah Wedgwood's personal connections with scientific and humanitarian causes (eg. his connections with Matthew Boulton and with the anti-slavery movement)". This collection consists of physical items from Smith's private collection and research and correspondence relating to his collecting and publications in his area of interest
  • System of arrangement
    This collection comprises a number of pictorial, manuscript and realia record series. You may navigate to a more detailed description of each series from this collection record.
  • Source
    Bequeathed Dec 2003
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