Shaw, Joseph Alden, 1836-1915

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Rev. Joseph Shaw came to Australia in 1862 and was appointed Missionary to the Aborigines of Australia on October 17th, 1862. He undertook Christian missionary work with Aborigines at Yelta, a Church of England mission near the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers, from 1862-1866. Later he served at the Poonindie Mission in South Australia as Assistant Manager; at Coranderrk Mission, Vic. from 1882-1885; and as a Superintendent of Coranderrk, 1885-1908.

From the description of Diaries. 1862, 1867. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224920995

The Rev. Joseph Shaw came to Australia in 1862 and performed missionary work with Aborigines at Yelta, a Church of England mission near the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers, from 1862-1866. Later he served at the Poonindie Mission in South Australia as Assistant Manager; at Coranderrk Mission, Vic. from 1882-1885; and as a Superintendent of Coranderrk, 1885-1908.

From the description of Aborigines and missionary operations amongst them. 14 Nov. 1868. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222129558

Resident of Subiaco, W.A. in the early part of the twentieth century.

From the description of Bankbook and receipt [manuscript]. 1920-1928. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223171694

Came to Jacksonville, Illinois from Portland, Maine.

From the description of Letter, Dec. 17, 1837. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54801931

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creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Brass Butterfly / by William Golding ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1973 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Highland Military Academy (Worcester, Mass.). Highland Military Academy photograph collection, 1870-1895. Worcester Historical Museum
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Crawling Arnold / by Jules Feiffer ; directed by Brian Petchey, 1967 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Creeps / by David Freeman ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1972 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Charley's Aunt / by Brandon Thomas ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1973 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Bankbook and receipt [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Creeps / by David Freeman ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1972 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Charley's Aunt / by Brandon Thomas ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1973 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Charley's Aunt / by Brandon Thomas ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1973 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Aborigines and missionary operations amongst them. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Brass Butterfly / by W. Golding ; directed by J. Shaw, 1973 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). The Good Woman of Setzuan / by Bertolt Brecht ; english version by Eric Bentley ; music by Mita Scott ; lyrics by Eric Bentley, John Willett and Joseph Shaw ; directed by Joseph Shaw, 1973 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Brass Butterfly / by William Golding ; directed by Joseph Shaw ; lighting plan by Donald Acaster, 1973. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Letter, Dec. 17, 1837. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph Alden, 1836-1915,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Alden Shaw, Worcester, Massachusetts, to William Winter, New Brighton, New York [manuscript], 1909 July 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Diaries. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Journal kept by missionary Joseph Shaw from Yelta to Coopers Creek and back to Darling River 1867 : also notes of a trip from Melbourne to Yelta 1862 / Joseph Shaw. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Shaw, Joseph. Joseph Shaw papers, 1857-1889. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Church of England corporateBody
associatedWith Congdon, Charles T. (Charles Taber), 1821-1891 person
associatedWith Ducan family. family
associatedWith Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844. person
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Highland Military Academy (Worcester, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw, Jane Ann Mitchell, 1826-1893. person
associatedWith Shaw, John Mitchell, d. 1934. person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia--Yelta (Vic.)
Darling River (Qld. and N.S.W.)
Minnesota
Victoria
Minnesota--Washington County
Hudson (Wis.)
Australia--Yelta (Vic.)
Washington County (Minn.)
Australia--Poonindie (S. Aust.)
Cooper's Creek (Vic.)
Lakeland (Minn. : Township)
Australia--Coranderrk (Vic.)
Saint Croix River Valley (Wis. and Minn.)
Australia--Victoria
Afton (Minn.)
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Missionaries--History
Pioneers
Aboriginal Australians--Missions
Agriculture
Education
Occupation
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Birth 1836

Death 1915

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