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Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

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Record title

Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

Call numbers

DLMS 104 , DLMS 105

Record identifier

1DrmEe09

Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

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Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

Full title

Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

Author / Creator

Date

1875-1878

Call Numbers

DLMS 104 , DLMS 105

Record Identifier

1DrmEe09
Physical Description

Contents

2 volumes of textual material - 19.5 cm.

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 2781

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Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room -

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Daily account of mission activities including periodic voyages to French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Hebrides and the Solomon Islands with descriptions of islanders and their customs. He comments on the 1875 measles epidemic. Miscellaneous notes at the end of each volume

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ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Reverend John Still diary, 1875-1878

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

Reverend John Still joined the Melanesian Mission of the Church of England in 1873. Based on Norfolk Island, he made frequent visits to the islands in the diocese comprising the groups then known as Santa Cruz, Banks, Torres, Solomon and New Hebrides. He returned to England in 1878

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Call Numbers

DLMS 104 , DLMS 105

Record Identifier

1DrmEe09

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1DrmEe09

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Reference code

946113

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