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SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RICA ERICKSON'S WORKS HELD AT THE J S BATTYE LIBRARY OF WEST AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

MONOGRAPHS

Orchids of the West. Paterson Brokensha, Perth, 1951. 2nd edition, Paterson Brokensha, Perth, 1965.
  reprinted, UWA Press, Nedlands, 1978.
   
Triggerplants. Paterson Brokensha, Perth, 1958. reprinted, UWA Press, Nedlands, 1981.
   
Toodyay Gaol Museum: An Introduction. Toodyay Shire Council, Toodyay, 1962.
   
Plants of Prey in Australia. Lamb Paterson, Perth, 1968. reprinted, UWA Press, Nedlands, 1978.
   
The Drummonds of Hawthornden. Lamb Paterson, Perth, 1969.
   
The Victoria Plains. Lamb Paterson, Perth, 1971.
   
R. Erickson, A.S. George, N.G. Marchant & M.K. Morcombe, Flowers and Plants of Western Australia.
  A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney, 1973. revised 1979, reprinted 1982 &1983, revised 1986.
   
R. Erickson, B. Gibbings & L. Higgins (comps), Her Name is Woman. Country Women's Association of
  WA & Carrolls, Perth, 1974.
   
Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, WA, 1974.
   
Jane Adams of Mangowine. National Trust of Australia (WA), Perth, c.1974.
   
History of the WA Naturalists' Club 1924-1974. WA Naturalists' Club, Nedlands, 1974.
   
Toodyay Old Gaol Museum, 1865. Tourist Information Centre, Northam, 1975.
   
A Field Guide to the Proteaceae of South-Western Australia. WA Gould League and the WA
  Naturalists' Club, Perth, 1977.
   
A Field Guide to the Myrtaceae of South-Western Australia. WA Gould League and the WA Naturalists'
  Club, Perth, 1977.
   
The Dempsters. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1978.
   
R. Erickson (comp.), Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914. Vol. 2, Bond 1850-1868. UWA
  Press, Nedlands, 1979.
   
R. Erickson (comp.), Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914. Vol. 3, Free 1850-1868. UWA
  Press, Nedlands, 1979.
   
The Sandilands of Kendenup. Rica Erickson, Perth, 1983.
   
R. Erickson (ed.), The Brand on His Coat: Biographies of Some Western Australian Convicts. UWA
  Press, Nedlands, 1983.
   
R. Erickson & J. Maddock, The Mangowine Story. National Trust of Australia (WA), Perth, c.1983.
   
R. Erickson & D. Kingston, History of the WA Naturalists' Club 1924-1984.
  WA Naturalists' Club, Nedlands, 1984.
   
R. Erickson (comp.), Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914. Vol. 4, Pt. 1, A-K, The Changing
  Years 1868-1888. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1984.
   
R. Erickson (comp.), Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914. Vol. 4, Pt.2, L-Z, The Changing
  Years 1868-1888. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1985.
   
R. Erickson (comp.), The Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914. Vol. 5, The Golden Years 1889-
  1914. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1986.
   
R. Erickson (gen. ed.), The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians
  Pre-1829-1888.
Vol. 1, A-C. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1987.
Vol. 2, D-J. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1988.
Vol. 3, K-Q. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1988.
Vol. 4, R-Z. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1988.
   
R. Erickson & R. Haywood (comps), She's No Milkmaid: A Biography of Dame Raigh Roe, DBE.
  Hesperian Press, Carlisle, 1991.
   
The Bride Ships: Experiences of Immigrants Arriving in Western Australia 1849-1889. Hesperian Press,
  Carlisle, 1992.
   
R. Erickson & G.O'Mara, Convicts in Western Australia, 1850-1887. Dictionary of Western Australians,
  Vol 9. UWA Press, Nedlands, 1994.
   
The Misfortunes of Phoebe. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, 1997.
   
R. Erickson & P. Statham (intro. and eds), A Life on the Ocean Wave: The Journals of Captain George
  Bayly, 1824-1844. Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic, 1998.
   
R Erickson & N. Broad, Stock Movement in Australia. Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback
  Heritage Centre for the WA Branch, [Longreach, Qld], 1999.
   
 
CONTRIBUTIONS TO SERIALS, NEWSPAPERS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
   
Observations on the nesting behaviour of the Rufous Whistler. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2 no.
  1, June 1949, pp. 10-15.
   
Notes on the leafless orchid. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 2, Sept. 1949, pp. 42-44.
   
Flowering dates of orchids. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 3, Jan. 1950, p. 72.
   
Mimicry in the Brown Thornbill. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 4, May 1950, pp. 87-89.
   
Botanists in paradise. Wild Life, vol. 12, no. 6, June 1950, pp. 273-274.
   
Notes on a common trigger plant with uncommon habits. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 5,
  July 1950, pp. 97-100.
   
A Korean queen's drawings. West Australian, 29 July 1950, p. 17.
   
This way out, says greenhood. West Australian, 26 Aug. 1950, p. 19.
   
Bowing displays of Rufous Whistlers. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 6, Sept. 1950, pp. 140-
  .141
   
Orchids that love fire. West Australian, 4 Nov. 1950 p. 15.
   
Summer orchids. West Australian, 9 Dec. 1950, p. 17.
   
Inheritance of territory of Rufous Whistlers and notes on begging in courtship by both sexes. Western
  Australian Naturalist, vol. 2, no. 7, Dec. 1950, pp. 145-150.
   
The Queen of Sheba a regal orchid. Wild Life, vol. 13, no. 2, Feb. 1951, p. 125-126.
   
Autumn orchids. West Australian, 31 Mar. 1951, p. 12.
   
Notes on Rufous Whistlers. The EMU Journal of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union, vol. 51, pt
  1 & 2, July & Oct. 1951, pp. 1-10; 153-165.
   
Springtime in the Stirlings. West Australian, 17 Nov. 1951, p. 11.
   
R. Erickson & T. Rayment, Simple social bees of Western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist, vol.
  3, no.3, Dec. 1951, pp. 45-59.
   
Are you a good observer? Gould League Notes: The Gould League of Bird Lovers of Western Australia,
  1951-2, p.40.
   
Housing shortage among leafcutter bees. West Australian, 2 Feb. 1952, p. 12.
   
Korea - land of peasant farmers. Western Mail, 20 Mar. 1952, p. 59.
   
Extension of range of the migrant orchid. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 3, no. 5, June 1952, p. 120
   
Goldfields revisited. Western Mail, 6 Nov. 1952, p. 29.
   
Obituary, O. H. Sargent. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 4, no. 2, Sept. 1953, pp. 41-45.
   
Musical values of bird songs at Bolgart, WA. The EMU Journal of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists'
  Union, vol. 53, pt 4, Dec. 1953, pp. 319-323.
   
Darby and Joan: a whimsical story of two bush plants. Wild Life and Outdoors, vol. 18, no. 6, Dec.
  1953, pp. 528-529.
   
R. Erickson & H. Rupp, Winter spider orchid, a new species from Wongan Hills. Western Australian
  Naturalist, vol. 4, no. 3, Dec. 1953, pp. 64-65.
   
R. Erickson & J. H. Willis, New species and varieties of Stylidium from Western Australia. Muelleria,
  vol. 1, no. 1, Aug. 1955, pp. 7-20.
   
Sentinel duties among cockatoos. Western Australian Naturalist', vol. 5, no. 4, May 1956, pp. 80-81.
   
First explorers in the Toodyay valley. Central Districts Herald, 6 Dec. 1956, pp. 1-2.
   
Some early history of the Victoria Plains. Central Districts Herald-Tribune, 2 Apr. 1959, p. 17.
   
When they found gold at Bolgart. Central Districts Herald-Tribune, 3 Dec. 1959, p. 17.
   
R. Erickson, 'The genus Epiblema', Australian Plants, vol. 1, no. 5, Dec. 1960, pp. 23-24.
   
An introduction to triggerplants. Australian Plants, vol. 1, no. 9, Dec. 1961, pp. 15-17.
   
Plates 21-26 in Reference Book to Australian Nature Plates. P. Bourke (ed.), Macmillan, London, 1961.
   
The story of the Old Plains Road. Central Districts Herald-Tribune, 2 Aug. 1962, p. 3.
   
Western Australia's first government botanist. The Countryman, 13 Feb. 1964, p. 12-13.
   
History of Western Australian Naturalists' Club. Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 9, no. 6, Nov. 1964,
  pp. 122-145.
   
Early days at Bolgart. Early Days, vol. 6, pt 3, 1964, pp. 46-61.
   
James Drummond (1784-1863) in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 1, 1788-1858. A-H, D. Pike
  (gen. ed.), Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1966, pp. 325- 327.
   
R. Erickson & J. H. Willis, Some additions to Australian Stylidiaceae. The Victorian Naturalist, vol. 83,
  no. 5, May 1966, pp. 107-112.
   
Australian carnivorous plants. Australian Plants, vol. 3, no. 27, June 1966, pp. 319-321.
   
Tiny plants that prey on living creatures. Australian Plants, vol. 4, no. 35, June 1968, pp. 287-289.
   
Bladderworts - fairy aprons. Australian Plants, vol. 4, no. 35, June 1968, pp. 292-293.
   
Pink fans and petticoats. Australian Plants, vol. 4, no. 35, June 1968, p. 324.
   
Catherine Gavin's story: 1839-1923. An Irish exile at Solomon's Well on the Old Plains Road. Early
  Days, vol. 7, pt 1, 1969, pp, 89-101.
   
T. N. Yule, Esq.: a gentleman of misfortune. Early Days, vol. 7, pt 3, 1971, pp. 7-25.
   
Samuel Pole Phillips (1819-1901) in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol 5, 1851-1890, K-Q. D. Pike
  (gen. ed.), Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1974, pp. 442-443.
   
Jane Adams of Mangowine. Early Days, vol. 7, pt 6, 1974, pp. 7-25.
   
William Henry Timperley (1833-1909) in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol 6, 1851-1890, R-Z. B.
  Nairn (gen. ed.), Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1976, pp.276-277.
   
Those fabled firsts of the Swan River Colony. Early Days, vol. 8, pt 3, 1979, pp. 7-15.
   
Edward Hamersley: the landtaker in Westralian Portraits. Lyall Hunt (ed.), UWA Press for the Education
  Committee of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Perth, 1979, pp. 21-28.
   
Flypaper traps and a botanist in Summerland: A Western Australian Sesquicentenary Anthology of
  Poetry and Prose. Alec Choate & Barbara York Main (eds), UWA Press, Nedlands, 1979, pp. 213-215.
   
Daniel Connor (1832-1898)' and 'Mary Martha Farrelly (1866-1943) in Australian Dictionary of Biography,
  Vol 8, 1891-1939, Cl-Gib. B. Nairn & G. Searle (gen. eds) Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1981, pp. 90-91 & 470-471.
   
Eliza Tracey: a woman with a grievance. Early Days, vol. 9, pt 1, 1983, pp. 103-116.
   
What it was to be an ex-convict in Western Australia. Westerly, vol. 30, no. 3, Sept. 1985, pp. 45-49.
   
The greenhood orchid - a wonder of the world in Orchids in Australia: 50 Years - The Australian Orchid.
  R. Kerr (ed.), Graphic World Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1986, p. 178.
   
If it hadn't been for the Murphys. Early Days, vol. 9, pt 6, 1988, pp. 53-64.
   
Georgiana Molloy (1803-1843) botanist in 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology. Heather Radi
  (ed.), Women's Redress Press, NSW, 1988, pp. 8-9.
   
Eliza Tracey (1842-1917)' and 'John Truman (1884-1965) in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol 12,
  1891-1939, Smy-Z. J. Ritchie (gen. ed.), Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1990, pp. 250-251 & 267-268.
   
Lizzie's paradise. Early Days, vol. 10, pt 2, 1990, pp. 132-142.
   
Alfred Carson: an exceedingly clever and learned man. Early Days, vol. 10, pt 5, 1993, pp. 549-560.
   
An essay on farmhouses. Early Days, vol. 11, pt 3, 1997, pp. 273-284.
   
Memories of roadsides. Western Wildlife, vol. 1, no. 4, Nov. 1997, pp. 1; 2.
   
Who penned the Palace's passionate verses. Kalgoorlie Miner, 15 Aug. 1998, pp. 13; 16.
   
Friends and neighbours: the Irish of Toodyay in The Irish in Western Australia. Studies in Western
  Australian History. Vol. 20. B. Reece (ed.), Centre for Western Australian History, Dept of History, UWA, Nedlands, 2000, pp. 49-58.
   
Memories of roadsides in Bessie's Brolly: A Celebration of Women and the Environment in Western
  Australia. Dept of Environmental Protection, Perth, 2000, pp. 16-18.
   
   
THE J S BATTYE LIBRARY OF WEST AUSTRALIAN HISTORY ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION
   
Interview with Rica Erickson / interviewed by Bill Bunbury, 1991. (OH2445/4)
   
Interview with Rica Erickson / interviewed by Erica Harvey, 1991-1992. (OH2526)
   
Interview with Rica Erickson / interviewed by L. Hopkins & B. Keighery, 1990. (OH2528)
   
Sound Recording of the book launch of Bride Ships by Rica Erickson, 1992. (OH2534)
   
Interview with Rica Erickson in Claremont Cameos devised by L. Hunt & J. Trotman, 1993. (OH2551)
   
Interview with Rica Erickson / interviewed by Bill Bunbury, 1991. (OH2636/5)
   
Sound Recording of the book launch of The Misfortunes of Phoebe by Rica Erickson, 1997. (OH2744)
   
Sound recording of Writers Forum of Western Australia, Literary tribute to Rica Erickson, 1998. (OH2857)
   
   
THE J S BATTYE LIBRARY OF WEST AUSTRALIAN HISTORY PICTORIAL COLLECTION
   
While obtaining information for the West Australian Biographical Index Rica Erickson collected a number of photographs which were donated or loaned for copying to the pictorial collection.
   
   
THE J S BATTYE LIBRARY OF WEST AUSTRALIAN HISTORY PRIVATE ARCHIVES COLLECTION
   
Rica Erickson Papers, 1830-1943. (MN 118: ACC 1343A, 2289A- 2290A)
   
Sandilands Family Papers, 1890-1945. (MN 668: ACC 2705A)
   
Western Australian Biographical Index Collection, 1974-1989, on microfilm. (MN 1217: ACC 3710A-
  3736, 3754A-3769A, 3780A-3795A, 5143A)
   
Bicentennial History Conference Records, 1980. (MN 1664: ACC 5102A)
   
Rica Erickson Papers. (MN 1740: ACC 1457A, 1636A, 1707A, 1709A, 5099A, 5101A, 5103A, 5104A, 5112A, 5149A, 5159A, 5270A, 5356A, 5367A, 5415A, 5448A, 5449A, 5519A, 6116A, 7094A, 7306A)
   
THE J S BATTYE LIBRARY OF WEST AUSTRALIAN HISTORY EPHEMERA COLLECTION
   
Obituaries of pioneer families of Victoria Plains and Dandaragan / compiled by Rica Erickson, 1970.
  (PR6012)
   
An introduction to the Toodyay Gaol Museum by Rica Erickson , 1962. (PR8679/TOO/58 - O/25)
   
Obituaries of pioneer families of Toodyay district compiled mainly from Toodyay Herald by Rica
  Erickson, 1970. (PR8679/TOO/61 - O/25)
   
Toodyay Old Gaol Museum / compiled by Rica Erickson; illustrated by
Graham Jones, c.1975. (PR8806)
   
Invitation to official launching by Sir Francis Burt…on Saturday, 29th September, 1979, at 3.15 pm, of
  Dictionary of Western Australians, 1829-1914, vol. 3, Free 1850-1868 / compiled by Rica Erickson, 1979. (PR9914)
   
Champion of our convict ancestors by Pauline Yarwood / interview with Rica Erickson. (PR9928)
   
New species and varieties of Stylidium from Western Australia / by Rica Erickson and J H Willis, 1955.
  (PR11436)
   
Autobiographical information provided by Rica Erickson, 1991. (PR14514/ERI)
   
   
   
   
 

 

 
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