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Author Prinsep family.
Title Papers, 1831-1958 [manuscript]
Published/Produced 1831-1958.

 3rd Floor Reference  MN 773  Detailed listing    NOT FOR LOAN  USE IN SLWA
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 499A    NOT FOR LOAN  USE IN SLWA
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 510A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 515A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 553A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 931A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 932A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 933A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 974A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 983A    NOT FOR LOAN  


Call Number MN 773
Description 4.03 m.
Notes In part, microfilm or photocopies.
Access advisory Available for reference; not for loan.
Cite As Battye Library, MN 773, Prinsep family papers, ACC 499A, 510A, 515A, 553A, 931A-933A, 974A, 983A, 1274A, 1729A, 1805A, 1972A, 2121A, 2139A, 2140A, 2882A, 3150A, 3304A, 3592A-3595A, 7150A, 7209A.
Additional formats Some papers available also on microfilm.
Holder of originals Some originals in private ownership
Biography/history Henry Charles Prinsep (1844-1922) was born in Calcutta where his family were involved in the East India Company. Came to Australia in 1865 with his brother Charles to view family estates. Married Charlotte Josephine Bussell in 1868 and settled in Western Australia. Abandoned Prinsep Estate near Bunbury in 1874 due to financial difficulties. Draughtsman and later Departmental Head (1894) in Lands and Survey Office in Perth. During their time in Perth, the Prinseps were prominent in the social and artistic life of the city. They had three daughters Carlotta, Emily and Virginia; Carlotta married her cousin Peter Brockman in 1900
Finding Aids Detailed listing available (MN 773)
Summary Papers of Henry Charles Prinsep, Charles John Prinsep, Charlotte Josephine Prinsep (nee Bussell) (including 1831 diary possibly of Frances Louisa Bussell), Carlotta Louisa Brockman (nee Prinsep), consisting of personal papers and records kept on Prinsep estates at Dardanup and Belvidue near Australind, at Holland House (Busselton) and in Perth; include sketches, watercolours, photographs, and plans. "De Principe" (Acc. 3150A), a family history of the Prinseps compiled by James Charles Prinsep. Also family papers consisting mainly of dated correspondence (1834-1958), but with some records re land and agreements, cheque butts and diary notes; another sequence (1850-1930) including outward letterbook (1867-1873), bank books, and log of voyage from England to China in barque "Mary Bannatyne" by unnamed passenger.
Subjects Prinsep family -- Archives.
Bussell family.
Pioneers -- Western Australia -- Archives.