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University of Wollongong

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

1984

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Pioneers Of The Illawarra - A History Of The Family Of Elias Organ In Wollongong, 1839-1869, Michael K. Organ, Robert Hardy Jan 1984

Pioneers Of The Illawarra - A History Of The Family Of Elias Organ In Wollongong, 1839-1869, Michael K. Organ, Robert Hardy

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

This history deals with the life and times of members of the Organ family who settled in the Illawarra region in 1839. The account is based on official government records and newspaper accounts. Unlike other such histories no core of personal memorabilia including letters, documents or artifacts survives, upon which a more personal account can be constructed. Some personal reminiscences dictated by members of the family in the 1920s and '30s have been used, however they are sketchy and were only used to indicate a line of research. This detailed study focuses on the circumstances of the Organ family during ...