Item 1 - Degree of Associate of Arts

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Degree of Associate of Arts


  • 1863 (Creation)

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1 document: paper in cardboard mount 46cm x 56cm

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Henry Lewis (Harry) Garrett was born in 1847, the youngest of ten children of Alfred and Catherine Garrett. Educated at the Hutchins School, in 1863 he gained an Associate of Arts certificate. He became an accountant and later (1882) actuary of the Hobart Savings Bank, and in 1871 married Martha Fisher (b. 1843). They had five children between 1873 and 1886. The Garrett’s lived at Cottage Green, Battery Point, for the first few years of marriage, then moved to Casa Nova on the corner of Grosvenor and Princes Street in Sandy Bay. For more information see:
Wilson, Elisabeth. 'Do the Next Thing': Henry Lewis Garrett and the Evolution of the Hobart Brethren Assembly [online]. Tasmanian Historical Studies, Vol. 10, 2005: 96-112.;dn=143623924072226;res=IELHSS

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Deposited by George Cramp

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Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts awarded to Henry Lewis Garrett of Hobart Town, who passed in English, Latin(with credit and prize) Greek, French (with credit) and pure mathematics and was placed in the second class Signed by H. Officer, president of the Tasmanian Council of Education. Diploma has decorative border of oak leaves and acorns designed by Henry Hunter and engraved by Alfred Bock.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Jan 2018




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