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Ida Lee notebooks and correspondence, 1898-1922 on exploration of Australia, 1791-1821

Collection Title
Ida Lee notebooks and correspondence, 1898-1922 on exploration of Australia, 1791-1821
Repository
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Reference
MLMSS 75
Date Range
1898 - 1922
Creator
Lee, Ida Louisa (1865 - 1943)
Description

MLMSS 75/vols. 1-19
Series 01: Notebooks, correspondence and photographs. MS:
A. Mainly miscellaneous notes and extracts from the logbooks of maritime expeditions and surveys - Australia and the South Seas, c. 1770-1840.

MLMSS 75/vols. 20-22
B. MS copy of Bligh's logbook, H.M.S. Providence, 1791-1793. Includes photographs charts and illustrations.

MLMSS 75/vols. 23-24
C. MS copy of N. Portlock's logbook, H.M.S. Assistant, 1791-1793. Includes photographs and plates

MLMSS 75/vols. 25-28
D. MS copy of exploration journals of G. Caley, 1802-1804, and Allan Cunningham, 1817-1819, transcribed from British Museum. Includes letters by Cunningham to Banks & W. Aiton, 1817-1821.

MLMSS 75/Box 29
Series 02: Correspondence of Ida Marriott, 1898-1922, mainly re her publications, including letters from Linlithgow, 1905, Dr. W. S. Bruce, 1917 and Admiral J. Moresby, 1920:
A. 1901-1922, including illustrations and photographs.
B. 1898-1916, miscellaneous letters.

MLMSS 75/vol. 30
Series 03: Miscellaneous material:
A. MS of chapters from 'Logbooks of the Lady Nelson' by Ida Marriott. Typescript with MS. annotations
B. Readers tickets - British Museum.
C. MS fragments and newscuttings relating to Ida Marriott.

The collection includes pictorial material (Pic.Acc.970)

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