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Author Young, James Lyle.

Title Papers 1878-1929.

Published Canberra : Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, [between 1900-1999]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail MIC/o  5707    AVAILABLE
Physical description One microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
35 mm
monochrome rdacc
service copy rdagen
Series PMB ; 23.
PMB ; 23.
Restrictions Available for reference.
Notes Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C1061.
Summary Letters, notebooks, memoranda, articles, etc. dealing with Young's career and interests from 1878 to the year of his death. For a list of the main items, see Pambu for December, 1968, p. 12, and January, 1969, pp. 10-11.
Original Version Microfilm copy of original held by Mitchell Library, Sydney.
History notes James Lyle Young (1849-1929) was born in Londonderry, Ireland, and went to Australia with his parents in mid-1850's. After working in Australia as a stationhand, Young, in 1870, went to Fiji where he was associated with a cotton planting venture at Taveuni. In 1875, he left Fiji on a trading voyage to Samoa, and from May, 1876, to October, 1881, he worked as a trader in the Marshall, Mariana and Caroline Islands. In 1882, Young went to Tahiti to become manager of the Papeete trading store of Andrew Crawford & Co., of San Francisco . In 1888, he went into business in Tahiti on his own account. He was closely associated with the Pacific Islands for the rest of his life, as managing director of S. R. Maxwell & Co., of Tahiti, and owner of Henderson and Macfarlane Ltd., of Auckland. He became recognised as an authority on the life and culture of the region.
Other author Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau.
Subject Young, James Lyle -- Archives.
Merchants -- Archives.
Businessmen -- Archives.
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Commerce.
Marshall Islands -- Commerce.
Caroline Islands -- Commerce.
Mariana Islands -- Commerce.