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KCM Papers of John William Akerman 1901 - 1928 1 file      

Historical note

Claude Fuller was born in New South Wales, Australia in 1872. He worked from the age of 19 as an entomologist for the Australian government, and in 1898 accepted the post of Government entomologist in the Cape Colony. In 1899 Fuller became the first Government entomologist in Natal and was recognised as being a brilliant scientist. He died in Lourenco Marques on 6 November 1928 as the result of a car crash. At the time of his death he was employed as Chief Entomologist to the Government of Mozambique. He had four children, Roy, Gladys, Natalie (born 1901) and Ethel. One daughter died in Australia in her twenties. His daughter Natalie married John Wood [in 1930?]

Scope and Content

The collection comprises one file containing 3 letters dated 1909 from the Durban Club to his 3 small daughters Gladys, Natalie and Ethel and a letter dated 30 October 1928 to his daughter, Natalie. Included with these letters is Natalie's birth certificate dated 18 November 1901. There are also a few articles and newscuttings.


Historical note

Claude Fuller was born in New South Wales, Australia in 1872. He worked from the age of 19 as an entomologist for the Australian government, and in 1898 accepted the post of Government entomologist in the Cape Colony. In 1899 Fuller became the first Government entomologist in Natal and was recognised as being a brilliant scientist. He died in Lourenco Marques on 6 November 1928 as the result of a car crash. At the time of his death he was employed as Chief Entomologist to the Government of Mozambique. He had four children, Roy, Gladys, Natalie (born 1901) and Ethel. One daughter died in Australia in her twenties. His daughter Natalie married John Wood [in 1930?]

Scope and Content

The collection comprises one file containing 3 letters dated 1909 from the Durban Club to his 3 small daughters Gladys, Natalie and Ethel and a letter dated 30 October 1928 to his daughter, Natalie. Included with these letters is Natalie's birth certificate dated 18 November 1901. There are also a few articles and newscuttings.


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KCM 91/27/ 1901 - 1928 1 file

 

 

Date

1901 - 1928

Extent

1 file

Historical note

 
Claude Fuller

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