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John Alexander Ferguson : preserving our past, inspiring our future

Author: James Ferguson
Publisher: Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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John Alexander Ferguston, compiled, almost single-handedly, the Bibliography of Australia. This work is an attempt to identify the man behind the scholar, to consider the influences on him and the motivations that drove him. - Forward.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Alexander Ferguson; John Alexander Ferguson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Ferguson
ISBN: 9780642277183 0642277184
OCLC Number: 676695225
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Atecedents --
Good reason to be pleased --
The beginnings of bibliography --
Major collecting years --
Historical writings --
The collection grows --
Writing and responsibility --
Professional growth --
Loss --
A record of Australian settlement --
The bibliography continues --
A commitment to the National Library of Australia --
The Post-War years --
An active retirement --
Later years --
An Australian legacy.
Responsibility: James Ferguson.

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John Alexander Ferguston, compiled, almost single-handedly, the Bibliography of Australia. This work is an attempt to identify the man behind the scholar, to consider the influences on him and the motivations that drove him. - Forward.

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