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Fragment of an Australian goldfields diary

  • GB 249 T-MIN/1
  • Stuk
  • 1856

The diary covers the period May-November 1856. The anonymous writer, a farmer's son, and his brother appear to have had gold claims at Whitehorse, near Ballarat for about three years. The writer then describes life aboard ship on a voyage (without his brother) from Melbourne on the 'James Baines' bound for Liverpool, as far as Cape Clear.

Norbert Abeles papers

  • GB 249 OM/476
  • Stuk
  • 2007

A personal account of former Royal Technical College student Norbert Abeles's working life in the UK, Australia, Kenya, Nigeria and Malawi, compiled with a view to participating in an oral history project on the experiences of former colonial officers who progressed to careers in international development or related fields.

Abeles, Norbert, b. 1923, mechanical engineer and educationist

Australia

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1
  • Reeks
  • 1874 - [1912]; no date

Maps and photographs of Australia.

This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner