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Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

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Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

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Safe 1/77

Record identifier

YK5Q2jMn

Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

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Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

Full title

Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

Date

11 Sept. 1906

Call Numbers

Safe 1/77

Record Identifier

YK5Q2jMn
Physical Description

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Textual Records - 24 cm high x 18.5 cm diameter - glass cylinder containing documents and coins

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Contents

Cylindrical glass container enclosing documents and coins. The lid was originally sealed with wax.
Printed sheet: 'Commemorative Stone of the Mitchell Library. This stone is laid by the Honorable Joseph Hector Carruthers, M.A., M.L.A., Premier of the State of New South Wales...' Includes names of the Governor, Ministry, Library Trustees, senior...

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Mitchell Library - time capsule from the commemorative stone of the Mitchell Library, 11 Sept. 1906

NOTES

General note

The trowel and mallet used to lay the stone are located at R 915.

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Administrative / Biographical history

In 1898 book collector David Scott Mitchell informed the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales that he would bequeath his extensive collection to the Library on condition that a special building was provided to house it. After considerable delay, building work began in April 1906. The commemorative stone was laid by Premier J.H. Carruth...

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Safe 1/77

Record Identifier

YK5Q2jMn

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447275

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