Edgar Waite Diaries

Edgar Waite was Assistant of Zoology at the Australian Museum from 1893 and was a prolific, knowledgeable and fascinating diarist. 

Edgar Ravenswood Waite

Australian Museum © Australian Museum

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 01 – 15 Aug, 1874  Diary 00 Whitby, UK

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 Dec, 1883  Diary 02 Leeds, UK

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 31 Oct, 1884 – 28 Dec, 1885  Diary 03 Leeds, UK

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 07 May – 04 Jun, 1887  Diary 06
Leeds, UK

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  04 Jun – 14 Jun, 1887  Diary 07 Leeds, UK

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 14 Jun – 08 Sep, 1887  Diary 08 UK, Belgium

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 09 Sep – 31 Dec, 1887  Diary 09 UK

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 01 Jan – 17 Sep, 1888  Diary 10 Leeds, UK

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 18 Sep, 1888 – 18 Feb, 1889  Diary 11 Yorkshire, UK

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 11 Feb – 30 May, 1889  Diary 12 Leeds, UK

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 01 Jun  – 29 Jun, 1889  Diary 13 Leeds, UK

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 30 Jun – 31 Jul, 1889  Diary 14 Leeds, UK

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 01 Aug – 16 Aug, 1889  Diary 15 Leeds, UK

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 17 Aug – 29 Aug, 1889  Diary 16 UK, Ireland

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 30 Aug –18 Oct, 1889  Diary 17 Leeds, UK

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 19 Oct, 1889 – 03 Feb, 1890  Diary 18 Leeds, UK

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 04 Feb – 11 Jun, 1890  Diary 19 Leeds, UK

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 12 Jun  – 28 Sep, 1890  Diary 20 Yorkshire, UK

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 29 Sep – 14 Dec, 1890  Diary 21 Leeds, UK

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 15 Dec – 10 May, 1891  Diary 22 Leeds, UK

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 11 May – 04 Aug, 1891  Diary 23 Leeds, UK

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 04 Aug – 17 Aug, 1891  Diary 24 Leeds, UK

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 17 Aug – 22 Aug, 1891  Diary 25 Leeds, UK

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 22 Aug – 08 Nov, 1891  Diary 26 Leeds, UK

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 09 Nov, 1891 – 04 Jan, 1892  Diary 27 Leeds, UK

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 01 Jan – 08 May, 1892  Diary 28 Leeds, UK

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 09 May – 16 Sep, 1892  Diary 29 Leeds, UK

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 17 Sep 1982 - 24 Feb, 1893

 Diary 30

Leeds, UK

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 04 - 05 Feb, 1893 (supplement to Diary 30)

 Diary 31

Leeds, UK

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 10 Apr – 11 Jun, 1893  Diary 33 Sydney, NSW

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 12 Jun – 30 Sep, 1893  Diary 34 Sydney, NSW 

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 01 Oct – 31 Dec, 1893  Diary 35 Sydney, NSW  

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 01 Jan – 12 May, 1894  Diary 36 Sydney, NSW 

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 13 May – 20 Nov, 1894  Diary 37 Sydney, NSW 

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 21 Nov 1894 – 12 Apr, 1895  Diary 38 Sydney, NSW 

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 13 Apr – 30 Nov, 1895  Diary 39 Sydney, NSW 

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 01 Dec 1895 – 30 Jun, 1896  Diary 40  Sydney, NSW

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There are a total of 66 diaries. More will be added soon describing the time when Waite worked at museums in New Zealand and South Australia.
   

 

 


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