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- York Minister Library
- Collections held by the York Minster Library (as filmed by the AJCP)
- Date Range
- 1885 - 1952
- Collection Number
- 11 items
- Language of Materials
- Australian Joint Copying Project
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Scope and Contents
Diaries 1951-52 of Archbishop Cyril Garbett kept on his visits to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Letters 1885-95 of Archbishop William Thomson and his wife Zoe concerning their son Basil, his career prospects, and work in Tonga and Fiji.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Access.
Conditions Governing Use
Many of the records digitised as part of the AJCP are still in copyright. Readers wishing to publish or reproduce documents should seek permission, in the first instance, from the owner of the original material.
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Items from this collection should include references to the location of the original material and to the AJCP nla.obj number, which serves as the online identifier for the digital copy.
Example: M Series: Journal of Capt. James Cook, 18 February 1770, British Library Add. MS 27885 (AJCP ref: http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1234)
Material selectively filmed at the York Minister Library, York, as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project, 1989 (AJCP Reel: 2766). Original microfilm digitised as part of the AJCP Online Delivery Project, 2017-2020.
Existence and Location of Originals
York Minster Library. Deans Park, York YO1 2JD, England
For further information see York Minister Library (https://yorkminster.org/treasures-and-collections/library.html).
Existence and Location of Copies
The original AJCP microfilm of the records filmed from this collection is available at the National Library of Australia [https://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn91669] as well as other institutions holding AJCP microfilm.
This finding aid is a revised online version of the original finding aid prepared by the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP), published by the National Library of Australia in 2019. The original AJCP finding aids were unpublished typescripts or photocopies available from libraries that held copies of the original microfilm.
Dates used in this finding aid refer to the date range of the records selected for filming rather than to the date range of the Series or Files.
Anglican Church; Australia: visits to; Australia; Clergymen; Clergymen; Fiji; Garbett, Cyril, Archbishop; Archbishop; New Zealand: visits to; New Zealand; Thomson, Basil; Thomson, William, Archbishop; Thomson, Zoe; Tonga
Originally cited in Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook. Part 8: Miscellaneous (M) Series. Third Edition, published 1998. Entry 511, p197.
Biographical / Historical
Archbishop Cyril Garbett (1875-1955)
Biographical / Historical
Archbishop William Thomson (1819-1890)
Letters from Archbishop Thomson (Bishopthorpe, York; London; Keswick) to his son Basil (Suva) (57p), 25 January 1885 - August 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/2/46-68)
Subjects include: meeting Thurston in London; Basil's position in the colonial service in Fiji; Basil must learn to like tinned meat; Ethel (Thomson) to marry Frederick Goodwyn, Bishop of Bathurst, Australia; Basil's bad voyage back to Fiji in 1890; Basil's health; possible transfer to Africa; problems transmitting money via Bank of NZ.
Includes items of note;
W. Thomson (Garlants) to wife re Basil Thomson (30/04/1889)
W. Thomson (London) to wife re Basil Thomson (04/06/1889)
W. Thomson (London) to wife re lecture by Basil Thomson (12/07/1889)
W. Thomson (Moresby Park) to Grace Thomson (wife of Basil Thompson) (29/10/1889)
W. Thomson (London) to Grace Thomson (16/01/1890)
That his article, Last of The Cannibal Chiefs has been accepted by Blackwood; lack of prospects in Fiji.
John Bramston (n.p.) to Mrs Zoe Thomson re Basil career in Tonga and possible transfer to Zululand (copy), 4 December 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/4/16)
Mrs Thomson's advice to her son.
Enclosing copy of letter to her from John Bramston re Basil's appointment as Land Commissioner; Mrs T's comments on his prospects and marital problems; he must keep on friendly terms with Thurston.