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1222973
  • Title
    Volume 71: Macarthur family papers relating to wool and sheep, 1820-1936
  • Call number
    A 2967
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1820-1936
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1222973
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    0.04 metres of textual material (1 volume) - : manuscript, printed, wool specimens
  • Scope and Content
    Miscellaneous manuscripts and other items relating to sheep and sheep breeding, 1820-1936, including sales of sheep, returns of sheep at Camden and Richlands, 1840-1882, and observations by James and William Macarthur.

    Contents include: Specimens of wool from merino sheep, 1878, and photographs of pure Camden merinos bred by W. Campbell, Member of Legislative Council Victoria [1880?]; notes and observations by James Macarthur relative to merino sheep and the production of fine wool, during a journey through part of the Netherlands and Germany (24 November 1829 to 14 March 1830) [with further notes dated London 16 April 1830]; Catalogue of pure merino ewes and rams to be sold at Ercildoune on Wednesday October 30 1878 (Ballarat ; James Curtis, printer, [1878?]); observations on the preparation of wool, by William Macarthur, with plan of sheep washing adopted at Camden [undated; watermark 1828]; printed catalogue of sheep, pigs and pony stallions at the property of Mrs E. H. Woodhouse, Rockwood, near Campbelltown, NSW, April 1882; Preliminary catalogue of 1410 pure merino rams and ewes to be sold by public auction by Mort & Co., 17, 18 and 19 July 1883 (Mort & Co.'s ninth annual sale of stud sheep, July 1883); entry paper for wool for the 1886 Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London; extract from an address by Nr N. W. Kater to the Rotary Club, [1936]; newscuttings.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners - Applies to manuscripts
    Out of copyright: Applies to printed material
    Research & study copies allowed: Author has been deceased for more than 50 years - Applies to manuscripts
    Approval for publication required:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    Microfilm copy available at CY 2794

    Specimens of wool possibly relate to a letter from W. Campbell to Sir William Macarthur, 25 July 1877 (A2964 pp. 266-269).
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Macarthur family papers 1789-1930 [First collection] : vol. 71
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