Level 3 Mortlock Wing State Library of South Australia North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000

Rare Books Group

Benefactor: Frederick Lucas Benham

Nona Verco

They say you can tell a lot about a person from the books they own!  Come and find out what we know about one of our greatest benefactors, Frederick Lucas Benham.

Frederick Lucas Benham -  not only did he give us books, but furniture as well. There are some fascinating travel books in his collection which Nona Verco will discuss and show you.

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The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc. Trust Funds are to support, sponsor, encourage or promote projects or other activities for scientific study of any or all aspects of geography and/or the educational applications or dissemination of the findings thereof. The funds either provide for growth in our geographical Library knowledge and information services; or are applied to more general geographical activities, awards and scholarship.

Date and Time

27 July 2023
10:30 am

Jervois Room, on the southern (North Terrace) end of the ground floor of the Mortlock wing in the State Library of South Australia

Members: $FREE
Non members: $10