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Papers of Robert Gouger, 1834 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/26

Scope and Contents

A wide range of papers relating to Gouger and his career in South Australia and correspondence with the R.C.S. regarding the collection. The papers are accompanied by 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 65, May 1962, including 'Early days in South Australia' (pp. 1-3), which describes the collection.


  • Creation: 1834 - 1952


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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Biographical / Historical

Robert Gouger (1802-1846) was the first Colonial Secretary to South Australia.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 82

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Miss S.A. Gouger, 1908.

Related Materials

The R.C.S. Manuscripts Collection also includes a photograph of a watercolour of Robert Gouger's residence at Glenelg, RCMS 278/30


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Gouger, Robert, 1802-1846, Colonial Secretary to South Australia

Finding aid date

2004-02-05 10:20:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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