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Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

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Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

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MLMSS 227

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1xqZxAWY

Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

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Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

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Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

Date

1891-1916

Call Numbers

MLMSS 227

Record Identifier

1xqZxAWY
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1 box - 0.1 Meters

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Contents

1891-1908; Letters received from Sidney William Jackson, 1891-1902, together with letters received from ornithologists and egg collectors concerning Jackson, 1894-1908. Some letters are annotated by North. Correspondents writing to North about Jackson include A P Kemp, George Savidge and Hedley V Foster.
1894-1916; Letters received from ornith...

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Alfred J North - papers, 1891-1916

NOTES

General note

A J North's private notebook, 1887-1902, is held in the Mitchell Library manuscripts collection at B 1123; North's ornithological notebook, 1900-1909 is held at ML MSS 1173.

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Acquired from Angus & Robertson Ltd, Sydney, in 1919

Administrative / Biographical history

Alfred John North (1855-1917), ornithologist, was born in Melbourne in 1855. He worked in the jewellery trade while pursuing his long term interest in collecting birds' eggs. In 1886 North went to Sydney to arrange the Dobroyde Collection of eggs for E P Ramsay. He was then appointed to the staff of the Australian Museum on a temporary basis to pre...

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MLMSS 227

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1xqZxAWY

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403227

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