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Papers of Ivan Bird

Title
Papers of Ivan Bird
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
ACC 758A, 5491A
Date Range
1906 - 1966
Description

Papers mostly concerned with the history of Albany and its surrounds, and ships and shipwrecks along the WA coast. Includes letters re old farm at Strawberry Hill; histories of islands of Amsterdam and St Paul, Pyrmont House (headquarters of the Albany CWA), and fortifications of Albany; notes on the coastline of WA, including charts of coast and index to ships and shipwrecks, with photographs of ships; scrapbooks re Albany and Strawberry Hill; shipping papers of Bethell Gwyn & Co., Hungry Goose Line, Trinder, Anderson & Co. with photographs of ships and emigrants arriving in Fremantle and Albany.

Quantity
0.2 m
Access
Available for reference; not for loan
Finding Aid

Detailed listing available (MN 1914)

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