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Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell papers, 1827-1855
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Type of Material
A 331 A 331B A 1935
Microfilm : CY 916, frames 1 - 252 (A 331)
Microfilm : CY 887, frames 349 - 398 (A 331B)
3 volumes of textual material : manuscript
Administrative / Biographical Note
Sir Thomas Mitchell arrived in 1827 to take up the position of assistant Surveyor General in New South Wales and was Surveyor-General, 1828-1855. Reference: Short Catalogue card
A 331 Progress in roads and Public Works in New South Wales to 1855 A 331B Engravings to report on roads etc., 1827-1855 A 1935 Journal of expedition to tropical Australia, Sydney to Carpentaria, 1845-1846 His diaries begin in 1814, when he was serving in the Peninsula. His field books, not listed here, are of special importance, as on many points they give information not contained in the published accounts of his explorations. Copies of the published accounts of his journey and reports are in the Library.
Information transferred from Short Catalogue (typed) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012
Explorers -- Australia.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- 19th century.
Public works -- New South Wales
Queensland -- Discovery and exploration -- 19th century.
Roads -- New South Wales.
Surveyors -- New South Wales.
Gulf of Carpentaria (N.T. and Qld.)
Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie Era
Crossing the Blue Mountains - A 331
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Illustrations from Progress in Public Works & Roads in NSW 1827-1855 / Sir Thomas Mitchell
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