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Record title

[John Busby, pioneer engineer] [newscuttings].

Call numbers

Q929.20994/1245

Record identifier

74Vv6P46eKkO

[John Busby, pioneer engineer] [newscuttings].

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74Vv6P46eKkO

[John Busby, pioneer engineer] [newscuttings].

Full title

[John Busby, pioneer engineer] [newscuttings].

Call Numbers

Q929.20994/1245

Record Identifier

74Vv6P46eKkO

Language

English

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Summary

Various newspaper cuttings, (signed, 'by W.F.'), undated and unattributed ; also a print of an 'Old Spear Pump', "constructed under direction of Mr. Busby in 1828"

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[John Busby, pioneer engineer] [newscuttings].

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NOTES

General note

Title supplied by cataloguer.

Mitchell Library shelf-list gives date as c. 1927, and states that the cuttings are from the Sydney morning herald.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Biographical note

John Busby, civil engineer and coalminer, supervised coal-mining at Newcastle and devised a water supply for Sydney. The tunnel scheme from Hyde Park, completed 1837, became known as "Busby's Bore".

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Q929.20994/1245

Record Identifier

74Vv6P46eKkO

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991006754949702626

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