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This collection comprises Mowle's research material, correspondence, photocopies and cuttings relating to the fifth edition of the Pioneer families of Australia. The earlier editions of the book were edited by Mowle's father, P.C. Mowle.
Files 135-141 include correspondence, research material, notebooks, cuttings and reviews of Pioneer families in Australia.
The correspondents were member of the families whose histories were included in the book. Copies of Mowle's letters were often included.
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1736611).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of L. M. Mowle, National Library of Australia, MS 9076, [box number and series and/or file number]'.
The papers were donated to the Library by L.M. Mowle in 1988.
Papers of other members of the Mowle Family are held at MS 7649 (Mary Braidwood Mowle), MS 1042 (S.M. Mowle), and MS 258 and 7650 (P.C. Mowle).
Genealogist and writer. Langdon Marjoribanks Mowle was born in 1907. He edited the fifth edition of the Pioneer families of Australia (1978). The earlier edition of the book were compiled by his father, Percival Conrad Mowle. Mowle died in 1990?
Percival Conrad Mowle was the editor of the first to fourth editions of Pioneer families of Australia.
The papers include notes, drafts and correspondence with family members and friends of the Pioneer families of Australia. Copies of some of Mowle's letters are often included. The files were kept in alphabetical order by the donor and this arrangement has been maintained by the Library.