• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0051

Lee, Ida Louisa

(1865 – 1943)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 11 February, 1865, Kelso New South Wales Australia
  • Died 3 October, 1943, Norwich Norfolk England
  • Occupation Geographer


Ida Lee (later Marriott) approached geography historically, and reconstructed the exploration of Australia by the British through the study of logbooks, journals and lost charts found in British repositories, notably the Admiralty.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection
    • Ida Lee notebooks, 1919-1931, and letters received, 1937
    • Ida Lee notebooks and correspondence, 1898-1922 on exploration of Australia, 1791-1821