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These scrapbooks were a part of the Eckley B. Coxe Technical Library and given to Lehigh Library in 1896. The material includes Australian newspaper articles relating to the various Australian goldfields and their output beginning in 1851 as well as the amount of gold revenues generated.
A fascinating collection of nineteenth century published information about gold discoveries, mining, economical influence and transportation around the world. Anything anyone wanted or needed to know about gold is included in the newspaper articles glued to the pages of the scrapbook. Whoever took the time to collect the information had a very serious intent or need to know about gold.