New Zealand born barrister and esteemed judge of the New South Wales industrial commission, John Alexander Ferguson was a highly industrious man who worked tirelessly for the public good. During his lifetime Ferguson amassed one of the most significant Australiana collections in the country, including rare and unique colonial records as well as pictures and maps that track the birth of Australia. Join grandson James Ferguson and Senator Russell Trood for the launch of John Alexander Ferguson: Preserving our Past, Inspiring our Future.

Free. Includes book signing and refreshments. Bookings essential 02 6262 1424 or nlshop@nla.gov.au

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Wednesday, 15 June, 2011
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