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Collection Level Description: Typescript copy of the diary of Alfred Joy

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Austr.r.3
Title: Typescript copy of the diary of Alfred Joy
Dates of Creation: 1853-1854
Extent: 26 pp.
Name of Creator: Alfred Joy

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Alfred Joy, Freeman of the City of Oxford.

Scope and Content

Typescript copy of the diary of Alfred Joy, Freeman of the City of Oxford, written on his voyage from London to Australia, and during his early settlement in Melbourne, 1853-1854.

Administrative Information

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 651 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Joy | Alfred | fl 1853-1854 | Freeman of the City of Oxford

Voyages and travels | 19th century

Pioneers | Australia | Victoria | Melbourne

Melbourne (Australia) | Description and travel

London (England) | Description and travel


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