Collection DX26 - Elliott and Le Tall Collection

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Elliott and Le Tall Collection


  • 1891-1991 (Creation)

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3 items

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Name of creator

(1884 - 1968)

Biographical history

Edmund Alfred Elliott, born 12 September 1884 in Hobart, was the son of Robert Elliott and Sophia Hazell. After a number of years clerical work, Edmund enrolled at Sydney University, graduating in 1918 as a medical practitioner. He married Doris Merchant in Brisbane and they returned to Tasmania where Edmund took over Dr Gibson's practice in Macquarie Street, Hobart. Edmund and Doris had five children, one of whom, David Macmillan Elliott wrote a history of Edmund Alfred Elliott and the Elliot family. Edmund had a keen interest in the natural sciences and was a founding member of the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club in 1904. He died in 1968.

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Biographical history

Born Woodhouse, York 1858 died Hobart, Tasmania 1906. He was from of a well known South Yorkshire Quaker family and was son of a surgeon of the same name (d 1883). He was a field botanist, master at Bootham School, York, and also at the Friends’ School in Hobart, Tasmania.
He married Janet Drummond Wilson, of Fern Grove, Neerim, Victoria on December 6 1901, and they lived at Bootham Cottage , 55 Mount Stuart Road, Hobart.
After leaving Friends’ School, Le Tall offered tuition for university examinations

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Donated by David M. Elliott, May 1991

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Collection consists of a printed booklet and two leather bound note books

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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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Livy, Book I 1881: Introduction and notes by J.R. Seeley MA, Clarendon Press Series (OUP 1881)
Steps Store - Book PA 6452 .B1 1881

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HE Jan 2018




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