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Biographical entry Bray, James Samuel (1840 - 1918)

Born
1840
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1 April 1918
Occupation
Naturalist and Museum curator

Summary

James Samuel Bray was museum curator at St John's College, University of Sydney and published articles on natural history in the "Sydney Morning Herald". He was later proprietor of Bray's Museum of Curios, Queens Place, Sydney.

Details

Born Sydney, 1840. Died Sydney, 1 April 1918. Chief correspondence clerk, New South Wales Telegraph Department 8 years; secretary and actuary, International Life Association; museum curator, St John's College, University of Sydney; published articles on wild life in the "Sydney Morning Herald"; proprietor, Bray's Museum of Curios, Queen's Place.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • James Samuel Bray - Records, A194; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Samuel Bray - Records, 1832 - 1843, A186; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Samuel Bray - Records, 1888 - 1889, A184; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Samuel Bray - Records, 1874 - 1877, A199; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Samuel Bray - Records, A187-A194; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • James Samuel Bray - Records, 1893, A195; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.