Item 11 - Extracts from East Coast diaries

The taking Dido : from Dr. Story's Diary Dido the bushranger : the story of his capture Note on the taking of Dido

Identity area

Reference code



Extracts from East Coast diaries


  • c. 1927 -1933 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

13 papers or files

Context area

Name of creator

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Brief notes and extracts from diaries of: John Allen, 1837-1876; Adam Amos, 1822-1825 (see also P.1/6 app. B); Capt. B. Bayley, 1838 -1839; Joseph Cotton, 1863 -1880; E.O. Cotton, 1881 -1896; George Meredith's pocket book, 1821; G.F. Storey, Nov. 1855 (on the taking of 'Dido', i.e. William Driscoll with a note by [Rachel Cotton] written from memory in 1918 and a news clipping); Edwin Woodland 1839 -1842 (a short note only from a diary, letter book and log book lent by Edward Marshall); Lady Franklin (brief note only). Also notes about the Meredith family and notes made from Sarah Mitchell's scrap books.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places