1776-1904, English, Microform, Unpublished edition: George Fife Angas. Angas, George Fife, 1789-1879.

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Physical Description
  • 31 volumes, approximately 5,000 sheets, 2 plans, 1 photograph, 3 artworks, 5 electronic files (digital copies of letters), 2 wooden trunks ; 4.4 metres.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • George Fife Angas.
Creator
  • Angas, George Fife, 1789-1879.
Other Creators
  • Angas, John Howard, 1823-1904.
Produced
  • 1776-1904.
Content Types
  • text
  • still image
  • three-dimensional form
Carrier Types
  • sheet
  • volume
  • object
  • microfilm reel
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • 31 volumes, approximately 5,000 sheets, 2 plans, 1 photograph, 3 artworks, 5 electronic files (digital copies of letters), 2 wooden trunks ; 4.4 metres.
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Summary
  • Papers of George Fife Angas, philanthropist and a founder of South Australia, comprising letters and correspondence, newspaper cuttings, printed material, indentures, documents concerning emigration from Hamburg, silhouette, portrait miniature of Mrs Rosetta Angas, plans, will, bookplate, notice of dissolution of partnership, drafts of bills, addresses from electors. Includes papers relating to the South Australian Company and New Zealand (Series 28 and 58). Others are letters and other papers relating to the trustee management of the estate of Caleb Angas in England (series 63-80), mostly to Jonathan Angus of Newcastle, one of the trustees. Series 63-64 are letters written by G.F. Angas. There are transcripts of selected letters in series 1. Also includes: early Angas family letters, family genealogy documents and index (series 81, 93-94); letters relating to business activities in Honduras (series 82); draft of the first report of the South Australian Company 1836 (series 83); copy of the South Australian Company Deed of Settlement (series 84); portfolio relating the the foundation of the Union Bank of Australia (series 85); George Fife Angas' 'great journey on horseback' diary of 1846-1847 (series 86); correspondence relating to early South Australia (series 87); business papers of George Fife Angas in South Australia, 1846-1857, 1865, 1874-1879 (series 88, 91-92); interest roll for 1862 (series 89); Tarrawatta inventory 1864 (series 90); copy of the will of Caleb Angas (series 95); and two wooden trunks which previously housed items from series 81-95, along with PRG 175/​8-20 and BRG 385 (series 96).
Notes
  • See also PRG 175 for papers of the Angas Family, and BRG 385 for papers relating to George Fife Angas' business dealings with Joseph Keynes &​ Co.
  • Part of a collection purchased by the State Library in 2015 also including PRG 175/​8-20 (Angas Family) and BRG 385 (Joseph Keynes &​ Co.).
  • PRG 174/​4-6 [reel 10] has index at the end of the reel. PRG 174/​13-14 [reel 17] has index at end of reel but index corresponds with letters etc. which are probably on reel 16.
  • George Fife Angas' copies of George French Angas' 1842 book "A Ramble through Malta and Sicily" and his own copy of 1843 Lloyd's Register of Shipping given to Angas Collection of published works.
  • Three letters in series 1 were not microfilmed: extracts from a letter by Hermann Koch, a German emigrant on the 'Zebra' in 1838, to Captain Hahn at Hamburg, written 17 November 1841 (series 1/​1863-1864); extract of a letter from Rev August Kavel, 4 December 1841 (series 1/​1869-1870); and a letter written by August Kavel to G.F. Angas, 9 December 1841 (series 1/​1877-1878). Copies have been made of these letters and can be requested via an archivist to be read in the Reading Room.
  • PRG 174/​1-61 ; available only on microfilm ; RESTRICTED MICROFILM ; Ask at Desk.
  • PRG 174/​64-80 ; (2 disks) ; ELECTRONIC RESOURCES (ARCHIVAL) ; Ask at desk.
  • In copyright. Contact the State Library of South Australia for copyright holder details.
Access Conditions
  • Originals WITHDRAWN - use copies available
Terms of Use
  • No copying or publication without written permission from the copyright holder.
Language
  • English
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