Collection R11 - Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts

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Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts


  • 1878 (Creation)

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Married Rowland Barbenson Robin (1848-1931) and lived in South Australia. She had five children Philip De Quetteville(1884 - 1915), Dorothy Margaret(1887 - 1969,) Beatrice Ruth(1888 - 1958), Mary De Quetteville(1894 - ) and Rowland Cuthbert(1898 - 1951)

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A gift of Miss B.R.Robin, Gilberton, South Australia

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Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts, awarded to Mary Friend Whitney Canaway of Hobart, by the Tasmanian Council of Education dated 17th October 1878. Includes wafer seal. Examined and passed in the following subjects. English with credit, French with credit, German, Italian with credit and Mathematics with credit. Mary Friend Whitney Canaway has been awarded the Councils first prize for English and the Councils first prize for Italian. Diploma has decorative border of oak leaves and acorns designed by Henry Hunter and engraved by Alfred Bock.

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open for consultation

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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”

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Some water damage to document and seal degraded

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HE July 2018




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