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404893
  • Title
    Edgar Beale collection, 1719, ca. 1809-ca. 1969
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7001
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1719 - ca. 1969
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    404893
  • Physical Description
    3 boxes - 0.39 Meters
    Textual Records
    Clippings
    Textual Records - (printed)
    Photographs
    Objects
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Edgar Osborne Beale (1916-1989), solicitor, author and Illawarra historian, was a son of Francis Edgar Beale and his wife Clara Madolin Jean Osborne. His grandfather was the Sydney piano manufacturer Octavius Charles Beale (1850-1930). Edgar's maternal great-great-grandfather was the medical practitioner and civil servant Henry Grattan Douglass (1791-1865), whose daughters were Emily G. Turner and Mary Douglass. Also through his mother, Edgar was collaterally descended from Illawarra pioneer Charles Throsby.
  • Scope and Content
    I. Papers, ca. 1809-ca. 1969
    II. Pictorial material / Realia - Miniature portrait of Henry Grattan Douglass, ca. 1810 ; Medal presented to H.G. Douglass, 1832 ; Seal of the Solicitor General, New South Wales
  • System of arrangement
    This collection comprises ? record series. You may navigate to a more detailed description of each series from this collection record.
  • Source
    Presented by Edgar Beale in 1989
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and is usually available after 4pm on the next business day. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
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