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Papers on Sydney University, 1851 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/337

Scope and Contents

Papers on the foundation of a university at Sydney, including acts of endowments; a report of a committee to establish the university; the rules of the institution; and applications to fill the chairs of professors of classics, mathematics and experimental philosophy and chemistry. There are consultations with Sir J.F.W. Herschel, H. Malden and, briefly, W.H. Miller; testimonials for J.G.B. Marshall and J. Smith; and brief stories and resumés of the careers of the applicants.


  • Creation: 1851 - 1852


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:40:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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