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Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

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Record title

Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

Record identifier

nmQdw0yn

Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

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Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

Full title

Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

Date

1850-1952

Record Identifier

nmQdw0yn

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Physical Description

Contents

Philatelic material housed in original albums or rehoused in mylar pockets, envelopes and boxes (1 cabinet) - printed

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Arranged according to particular region.

Access and use

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this manuscript collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

Finding aids

A listing of the Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection / by Barbara Hancock. 1996. (available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room at REF 1/Q769.56994/37 SET) -

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The stamp collection comprises:

Series 01
Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection : Australian Colonies and States, 1850-1952
The Australian and Pacific Region, remounted and housed in 14 boxes, plus large items in mylar pockets (listed at the end of each section). Included are collections of all the Australian States, Australian Commonwea...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection, 1850-1952

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Artists

NOTES

Description source

A listing of the Sir William Dixson Stamp Collection / by Barbara Hancock. 1996.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

Sir William Dixson’s collection included pictures, printed material, manuscripts and rare books. He also collected maps, coins, medals, relics, book plates and postage stamps which he bequeathed to the State Library in 1951. Dixson began collecting postage stamps at an early age and continued to add to his extensive collections until shortly before...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Record Identifier

nmQdw0yn

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Reference code

825465

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