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Moore College Library's rare book collections and the Samuel Marsden Archives

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    A passion for education - Margaret J. Steel

    Margaret Jessie Steel was born in Scotland in approximately 1884. She was a County Bursar, presumably a scholarship student, at George Watson's Ladies College in Edinburgh, where she not only … more

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    St Jerome curing the lion

    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, or St Jerome as he is more commonly known, was born circa 347 in Stridon, on the border of Dalmatia. His most famous work was the translation of the Bible into Latin - … more

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    'Such a candle!' - Latimer and Ridley

    The Anglican Reformers and martyrs Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley went to their deaths at the stake in a public square outside Balliol College, Oxford on October 16th 1555, and are commemorated on … more

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    Dorothea Mackellar's library

    Dorothea Mackellar was born in Point Piper in 1885, the daughter of doctor and NSW senator Sir Charles Mackellar and his wife Marion. Although she spent most of her life in Sydney, Dorothea’s … more

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    Olympics Flashback - Sydney 2000!

    As soon as the President of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch, memorably announced that "the winner is Sy-da-ney!" in 1993, Archbishop Harry Goodhew recognised a valuable … more

  • Erin Mollenhauer

    An Australian army chaplain and the battle of Fromelles

    "... I don’t think I will be able to stand up to much more hard campaigning like the last 5 days and nights, going all the time, etc, etc & may have to try for something easier. The crowds … more