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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

List of minerals discovered in South Australia, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/22
Scope and Contents 'Classified list of minerals discovered in the Province of South Australia to the close of the year 1844. Showing the class, family and species to which each specimen belongs, with its description and locality. To which is subjoined a summary of the geology of the located districts'. The geological summary is contained in the last two pages. A pencil note above the heading records 'Copy of this list given to the Surveyor-General [E.C. Frome] 11 February 1845'. On the back in another...
Dates: 1845
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 Sub-Fonds

On the interior of South Australia, 1842-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/23
Scope and Contents

The manuscript has no formal title, but written on the back, in E.C. Frome's handwriting, is 'Dec/42. Mem. Mr. Burr on the Interior South Australia'. The work sets out to prove that 'we Southern Australians are not chopped off from the rest of the world: hemmed in on every side'. Burr discusses the importance of South Australia to Britain as a means of absorbing surplus population and for the advancement of Christianity, civilisation and science.

Dates: 1842-12-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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