1862-1919, English, Unpublished edition: John Forrest papers, 1862-1919. Forrest, John, Sir, 1847-1918, (creator.)

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John Forrest papers, 1862-1919
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  • 7.03 m.
  • English

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  • John Forrest papers, 1862-1919.
  • Forrest, John, Sir, 1847-1918, (creator.)
  • 1862-1919.
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Physical Description
  • 7.03 m.
  • Diary of a trip from Fremantle to Cambridge Gulf (1886); correspondence, cuttings, files, illuminated addresses, scrapbooks and other material relating to his personal life as well as his political career and elevation to the peerage. Includes papers relating to the Western Australian exploring expedition through the centre of Australia, from Champion Bay, on the west coast, to the Overland Telegraph Line between Adelaide and Port Darwin, commanded by John Forrest in 1874. It was the first west-to-east expedition through the western centre of Australia.
  • Explorer and statesman; first premier of Western Australia (1890-1901); after federation, he entered Federal Parliament (1901-1918); first native-born Australian to receive a peerage.
  • Title devised by cataloguer.
  • In part, microfilm.
  • See also MN 145, Forrest and Company records.
  • State Library of Western Australia, MN 34, John Forrest papers, ACC 89A-94A, 102A-104A, 140A, 278A, 308A, 316A, 390A, 408A, 529A-532A, 577A, 730A, 766A-768A, 814A, 816A, 839A, 877A, 918A, 927A, 1004A, 1286A, 1752A, 1765A, 1912A, 1953A, 2644A, 2753A, 4340A, 5868A, 6002A, 6065A, 6630A.
  • A digital reproduction of selected papers is also available online.
  • Diaries of expedition in search of Leichhardt (1869), located at MN 145, ACC 1241A /​1 (Security Stack); diaries of John and Alexander Forrest's 1874 expedition into Central Australia located at MN 145, ACC 1241A/​2 (Security Stack)
  • transformed digitally 20190207
Related to
  • Forrest and Company records
  • John and Alexander Forrest exploration diaries of the search for Ludwig Leichhardt, 1869 and expedition into Central Australia, 1874
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  • Available for reference; not for loan.
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  • Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
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