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Articles relating to Port Augusta and district images 71-80
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Creator : McLellan, Alan A.S.
Date of creation : 1961-1967
Additional Creator : Transcontinental (Port Augusta, S. Aust.)
Format : Ephemera
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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'Transcontinental' historical articles relating to Port Augusta and district collated by A.A.S. McLellan, comprising newspaper cuttings and manuscript additions, for the column 'Our place in the sun'. Includes 'The story of police in Port Augusta: from earliest days'.

Alan McLellan was the unofficial historian and archivist of Port Augusta.

He came to Port Augusta in 1924 as branch manager of the Adelaide Steamship Company, a job which he maintained until he retired in 1960.

From 1961 through to 1967 Mr McLellan wrote a series of historic articles titled 'Our place in the sun' which were published in the Transcontinental newspaper. Alan McLellan cut out and collected the articles as they were published in the Transcontinental, making annotations and corrections to the printed versions.

Mr McLellan's columns include topics such as: horse racing, hotels, coastal shipping, local personalities, events and places.

Related names :

Port Augusta (S. Aust)

McLellan, Alan A. S

Coverage year : 1961-1967
Period : 1946-1979
Place : Port Augusta
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Anderson, R. J. Solid town: the history of Port Augusta, [Port Augusta, S. Aust.]: R.J. Anderson, 1988

Branson, V. M. Port Augusta sketchbook, Adelaide: Rigby, 1977

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