Minutes of the General Association for the Australian Colonies
||Minutes of the General Association for the Australian Colonies
(former reference: Case A18)
||General Association for the Australian Colonies
|Extent and Medium
||1 volume; paper; Mixed scripts
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
The General Association for the Australian Colonies was founded in London in 1855 'by colonists and others who associated themselves together for the purpose of furthering the welfare and prosperity of the Australian colonies'.
Minutes and inserted printed and manuscript material, including a list of members, correspondence, printed reports and other publications, apparently representing the complete proceedings of the Association for the period 1855-1862. At the front of the volume is an article by J.S. O'Halloran, 'Reminiscences of the Australian Association', from his 'Colonies and India', 1884.
The provenance of the collection is not known.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Minutes of the General Association for the Australian Colonies, RCMS 281
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 158. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|General Association for the Australian Colonies|
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