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Clarke Family Papers - Records
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
ML MSS 139
Date Range
1789 - 1879

Records of W.B. Clarke in the Clarke Family Papers 1789-1948: personal records including correspondence 1822-78, diaries 1833-78, financial and legal documents 1818-76, records regarding associations with various societies 1820-77; records dealing with his clerical duties 1821-78; correspondence concerning scientific and personal interests 1819-78 arranged alphabetically by correspondent (20 files); records dealing with geology including field books 1820-72, maps 1824-39, gold exploration and discovery in Australia 1848-69, reports 1829-77, newspaper cuttings 1841-78; records dealing with meteorology including observation notebooks 1824-75, extracts from ships' logs 1841-57, 'Observations on the causes and phenomena of hot and pestiferous winds: especially with the hot winds of Australia' 1839+, records on the Nass Valley, 1843-51, the gale of April 1842, a meteor at Newcastle 1846, solar eclipses 1845-61, newspaper cuttings 1834-66.

60 boxes approx.
Available for reference