Collection A16 - Alfred Archer : correspondence

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Alfred Archer : correspondence


  • 1854-1880 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Alfred Archer was the son of William Archer (1789-1879) and his wife Caroline, of Brickendon, Tasmania.

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Xerox copies of the original manuscripts given by the owner, Mrs J. J. Webster, September 1976.

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Twenty xerox copies of letters received by Alfred Archer. Also manuscript poem 'Put me in my little bed'.
Letters received from Alfred Archer’s mother while he was at school with Mr Hawkes, dated December 1854, August & September 1856, February - July 1857 (9 letters) : also from his father 16 July 1862, 16 July 1863 (2 letters); sister Ellen, 8 February 1869 & 13 March 1879 (2 letters); brother Harold written during visit of both brothers to U.K., 7 May & 19 September 1878 (2 letters); cousin Alice Archer, August 1877 & January 1880 (2 letters); Joseph Mosman about the cricket club 8 March 1875; Henry H. Tippler, Wellington New Zealand, 23 September 1878.

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May be consulted. Requests for permission to copy or publish to be referred to the owner.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence.  For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact
When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections, Archer - A16”

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