State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 1 April 1968

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Select List of Additions to the Australian Manuscript Collection 1965–1967

  • Allan, James Alexander—Papers. Estate of J.A. Allan, Esq.
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  • Association of Professional Engineers of Australia—Records. Presented by the Association.
  • Australia. Discovery—Records relating to early Spanish navigation in Australian waters, from European and West Indian archives, prepared for the Rev. Celsus Kelly. 10 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Australian Tramway Employees Association (Victorian Branch)—Minute books, 1911–1932. 8 vols. Pres. by the Association.
  • Bates, Daisy—Letters to W.P. Hurst, 1918–1946. Approx. 120 letters. Pres. by Miss M.R. Cock.
  • Berry, Sir Graham—Correspondence, c. 1877–1897; two letter books, 1886–1889; official papers and newspaper cuttings. Pres. by the University of Melbourne Archives.
  • Braden, L.G.—‘Our bullock driving era’. 1967. Xerox copy of typescript, illus. Pres. by L.G. Braden, Esq.
  • Brady, Edwin James—‘The cat and the fiddle’. Vol. of typescript poems. Pres. by R.E. Tracey, Esq.
  • Brinton, Henry—Diary, January—December 1843, including a voyage to Australia per Amiga. Xerox copy. Also sketchbook. Photocopy. Originals in the possession of H. Brinton, Esq.
  • Brodney, Spencer—Miscellaneous correspondence. Pres. by Spencer Brodney, Esq.
  • Brodzky, Maurice—Manuscripts of articles. Pres. by Spencer Brodney, Esq.
  • Brunton, Arthur A.—Diaries kept while serving with the A.I.F., 1914–1918. Pres. by A.A. Brunton, Esq.
  • Burke, Robert O'Hara—Letter written from Terrick Terrick, 31st August 1860. Pres. by Mrs. M. Stewart.
  • Burke and Wills Expedition—Copy of papers held in the National Library of Australia. 3 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Cole, William—Letters and documents, 1841–1896. Pres. by F. Hitchins, Esq.
  • Collins, R.M.—‘Random days; an autobiography’. Typescript copy. Pres. by R.M. Collins, Esq.
  • Company of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament (the Grey Sisters)—Papers, 1930–1961. Pres. by Sister M. Bannon.
  • Cook, James—Diaries, including one written on board Coromandel, 1846–1848, 1849–1850, and other papers. Pres. by Mrs. G.A. Cook.
  • Cooper, John—Correspondence and other papers relating to Australian art, c. 1934–1955. Pres. by Mrs. D. Carnegie.
  • Coppin, Lucy—‘Memoirs of the Australian theatre’. 1953. Typescript copy. Pres. by Mrs. A.P. Bell.
  • Corkell, Robert—Diary kept on board British Trident during a voyage to Australia, 1855. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of P. Fraser, Esq.
  • Crowley, Rev. C.C.—Manuscripts of lyrics and other papers, including the diaries kept by Mrs. Crowley during a visit to Europe, 1939, in connection with the Associated Country Women of the World. Pres. by the Rev. C.C. Crowley.
  • Cuidie, Dr. Daniel—Two account books, 1857–1868. Pres. by Miss M. Curdie.
  • Currie, John Lang—Station books relating to Larra, correspondence and other documents of the J.L. Currie estate, c. 1850–1920. Pres. by Aitken, Walker and Strachan, Solicitors.
  • Davis, Captain John K.—Papers and diaries relating to Antarctic exploration, and the voyage of S.Y. Aurora. Pres. by Bedford Osborne, Esq. [Restricted].
  • Doyle, Edward—Collection of publications, papers and relics relating to the XVI Olympiad at Melbourne, 1956. Pres. by Mrs. E.A. Doyle.
  • Ellery, Dr. Reginald Spencer—Manuscripts of literary and medical articles, poems, and his autobiographical work The cow jumped over the moon, together with various papers relating to psychiatry. Prees. by Mrs. M.F. Ellery.
  • Federated Brick, Tile and Pottery Industrial Union of Australia (Victorian Branch)—Minute books. 1900–1950. 18 vols. Pres. by the Union.
  • Federated Engine Drivers’ and Firemen's Association of Australia—Federal Council minutes, 1921–1943; Metropolitan Sub-branch minutes, 1938–1950; Finance Committee minutes, 1936–1942. 6 vols. Pres. by the Association.
  • Fellowship of Australian Artists—Correspondence and papers, c. 1951–1954. Pres. by D. Ovenden, Esq.
  • Findlay, John, 1856–1858. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of Dr. I Findlay.
  • Fitzgerald, F.J.—‘The story of William Bailey and the Egerton Mine. October 1874–September 1876’. 1966. Typescript copy. Pres. by Mrs. S. Bishop.
  • Flett, James—‘Digger and doctor; letters written to John Spencer Harris, a Victorian gold-digger, by his brother, William Henry Harris, 1855–1879’. Xerox copy of typescript. Original letters in the possession of James Flett, Esq.
  • Fogg, Peter Parry—Letters written from Christ's College, Bishopsbourne, 1851–1852. 28 letters. Pres. by Miss R. Barnard.
  • Freer, W.H. and G. (Iron merchants)—Letter book, 1849–1867, and papers relating to the Freer family. Xerox copies. Originals in the possession of Dr. T. King.
  • Fulford, Rev. John—Four letters written to the Rev. John Fulford, 1841–1853. Xerox copy. Originals in the possession of Noel Learmonth, Esq.
  • Geelong and Doutta Galla Association—Copies of papers, 1835. Microfilm. Purchase.
  • Gilmore, Dame Mary and others—Tape recorded interviews with Dame Mary Gilmore, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Nettie Palmer and John Morrison, c. 1953–1966. From original recordings in the possession of Dr. Stephen Murray-Smith.
  • Goldstein, Vida—Letters, diaries and lectures, c. 1902–1919. Microfilm. Original material in the possession of the Fawcett Society, London.
  • Great Britain. Admiralty—Copies of records relating to Australian and Pacific history and navigation, 1719–1861, including details of Royal Navy sailing ships, 1600–1900, and steam-driven ships, 1868–1919. 24 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Greenaway, Ronald—Letters and papers relating to Australian art. Pres. by R. Greenaway, Esq.
  • Hadfield, John—Letter written on arrival in Port Phillip, 14th October 1857. 10p. Purchase.
  • Hall, Thomas March—Journal of a voyage to Australia in Amity Hall, 1849–1850. Xerox copy and typescript. Original in the possession of A.S. Hall, Esq.
  • Hall, Thomas Sergeant—Geological articles, newspaper cuttings and pamphlets. Pres. by Miss K.E. Hall.
  • Ham, Thomas—Testimonials re his engraving and lithography. Purchase.
  • Hargreaves, John—‘Ballarat hotels, past and present’. Xerox copy of typescript, Illus. Copied by courtesy of Councillor J. Chisholm.
  • Henty family—Papers, particularly relating to Francis Henty. Pres. by Mr. and Mrs. A.N.H. Silvester.
  • Hepburn family—Journals of Captain John Hepburn, 1834–1854; Thomas Hepburn, 1855–1859; George Hepburn, 1869–1902. Logs kept on board the brig Alice, 1828–1830; Diadem, 1832–1833. 4 reels microfilm. Originals in the possession of Mrs. Norman MacGeorge.
  • Hitchins, William—Diary kept on board Ganges during a voyage to Australia, 1853. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of F.C. Hitchins, Esq.
  • Hoddinott, R.U.—Autobiography. Typescript copy. Pres. by R.U. Hoddinott, Esq.
  • Humffray, John Basson—Diary kept on board Star of the East during a voyage to Australia. 1853. Xerox copy. Copied by courtesy of Councillor J. Chisholm.
  • Hunter family—Letters, 1839–1843; journal of John Hunter, commenced May 1838, and other papers. Pres. by J.M. Hunter, Esq.
  • Ireland, Albert—Reminiscences of the Eastern Market. 1965. Tape recording, Pres. by Eric Thake, Esq.
  • Johnston, James S.—Journal of a voyage from Leith to Hobart Town on board the barque Jane, October 1837–May 1838. Xerox and typescript copies. Original in the possession of Lady Johnston, O.B.E.
  • Last, Clifford—‘Julius Kane, 1921–1962; a record of his work in Australia’. 1963. Pres. by Clifford Last, Esq.
  • La Trobe, Charles Joseph—Four letters of C.J. La Trobe and one of Cecile La Trobe, 1853–1864. Pres. by Mrs. S.A. McDonald.
  • Lawlor, Adrian—Articles on art, correspondence, 1936–1951. Pres. by A. Lawlor, Esq.
  • Learmonth, John Ralston—Journal, 1857. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of N. Learmonth, Esq.
  • Learmonth, William—Diary, 1844–1847. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of N. Learmonth, Esq.
  • Levi, Hon. Nathaniel—Diary written on board Matilda Wattenbach, England to Australia, 1853–1854. Pres. by Rabbi John Levi, also Biography. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of Rabbi John Levi.
  • Lewis, Arthur—Letter book of Melville Forest Station, 1875–1879. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of Mrs. W.H. Hudson.
  • Linane, Rev. T.J.—‘Early Catholic priests in Australia’. Typescript copy. Pres. by the Rev. T.J. Linane.
  • Lindsay, Norman—‘At the Garter Tavern in Utopia’. c. 1901, illus. Pres. by Mrs. D. Carnegie.
  • Litchfield, Jessie S.—Typescipts of poems, reminiscences and other papers. Xerox copies. Originals in the possession of the Bread and Cheese Club.
  • Love, Stuart—‘Journal of an expedition in Arnhem Land. 1910’. Typescript copy. Pres. by T.M. Ramsay, Esq.
  • Lovell, J.—Journal of a voyage from Bristol to Melbourne in the Elizabeth, 1853. Microfilm. From the Liaison Officer, National Library of Australia, London.
  • Lyall, William—Diaries, 1851–1878. 17 vols. Pres. by Miss B.I. Ricardo.
  • Macartney, Frederick T.—Tape recorded reading of his poems, C. 1966; intervew, December 1967. Also correspondence with various people relating to William Astley (“Price Warung”). Pres. by F.T. Macartney Esq.
  • McCrae, Georgiana and others—Sketchbook. Purchase.
  • McDougall, John Keith, M.H.R.—Letters to T. Terrington, 1940–1957. 32 letters. Xerox copies. Copied by courtesy of the Hon. S. Merrifield, M.L.C.
  • MacGeorge, Norman—Correspondence, lecture notes and other papers, c. 1914–1952. Pres. by Mrs. N. MacGeorge.
  • McJunkis, James—‘History of Essendon’. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of Essendon City Council.
  • McKellar, John—Papers. I case. Estate of the late John McKellar.
  • Malvern Choral Society—Minute books, correspondence and other papers, 1925–1954. Pres. by Mrs. L. Davis.
  • Marsden, Rev. Samuel—Manuscript of sermon. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of A.H. Reed, Esq.
  • Melbourne Contemporary Artists—Minute books, 1949–1965. Xerox copies. Originals in the possession of Lady Williams.
  • Melbourne Trades Hall Council—Minute books, 1877–1943. 8 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Merrifield, Hon. S., M.L.C.—Tape recordings relating to the history of the Labor Party. Pres. by the Hon. S. Merrifield [one tape restricted].
  • Michaelis, Sir Archie—‘Before I forget’. 1966. Pres. by Sir Archie Michaelis.
  • Monash, Sir John—Miscellaneous papers, including speeches, newspaper cuttings and photographs, 1915–1965. Pres. by Miss E. Taylor.
  • Morris, Edward Ellis—Initial deposit of papers. Pres. by Misses H. and C. Morris.
  • Murphy, Herbert Dyce—Tape recorded interview with Dr. Stephen Murray-Smith. Re-recorded from original in the possession of the Mornington Historical Society.
  • National Short Hours League—Minute book, no. 2, 1870–1872. Pres. by N. Strathmore, Esq.
  • O'Brien and Curtain (Wine and spirit merchants)—Records, 1850's. Original papers pres. by R.V. Vincent, Esq.; xerox copies of papers still in his possession.
  • Osborne, Professor William Alexander—Correspondence and other papers, c.1904–1960. Pres. by H.G. Osborne, Esq.
  • Palmer, Nettie—Letters, 1957–1962. 15 letters. Xerox copies. Originals in the possession of Mrs. Lina Bryans.
  • Pitcairn Island. Island Council—Records of the Island Council, c.1893–1958; Local Government, c.1893–1958; Pitcairn Island Civil Recorder, 1819–1948. 3 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Pring, S.W.—Letters received from Tom Roberts, A.H. Fullwood, and Sir Arthur Streeton, c.1893–1938, with sketchbook of Tom Roberts. Xerox copies. Originals in the Mitchell Library, Sydney.
  • Prouse, Keith—Letters written from Moscow and Saigon, 1955–1959. Approx. 80 letters. Pres. by H.C. Prouse, Esq.
  • Railways—Victoria—Papers relating to the history of Victorian railways, including minute books, nos. 2 and 3, of the Melbourne and Suburban Railway Company, 1858–1861. Pres. by L. Harrigan, Esq.
  • Read, A.L.—‘Short biographies of County Court Judges who have died since 1952’. 1966. Typescript copy. Pres. by Judge A.L. Read.
  • Reid, David—‘Notes of the early times in Australia as recited by an old pioneer, David Reid, Esq.’, c.1905. Xerox copy, from typescript in the possession of Dr. Alan Mackay.
  • Ritchie, Joan M.—‘A study of Charles Joseph La Trobe …, 1839–1851’. M.A. thesis submitted to the University of Melbourne, 1966. Pres. by Miss J.M. Ritchie.
  • Roberts, Tom—Letters to Frederick McCubbin, 1895–1914. 14 letters. Pres. by H. McCubbin, Esq.
  • Rowe, George—4 letters written from Victoria during the 1850's. Pres. by Mrs. G. Curry.
  • Schwenneson, L.G.—‘Memoirs of Talbot and Talbot people’. Xerox copy of typescript, illus. From copy in the possession of the Talbot Shire Council.
  • Shore, Mackworth C.—Journal, 1845–1847, and notebook containing copies of letters from Australia, 1844–1846. Purchase.
  • Sinclair, George Moor—Diary kept on board County of Peebles, from England to New Zealand, November 1877–February 1878, illus. Pres. by Mrs. Andrade.
  • Socialist Labor Party of Australia—Central Branch minute books, 1921–1939; receipt and expenditure ledger, 1939–1944. 6 vols. Purchase.
  • Strutt, Charles Edward—Diary of a Surgeon-Superintendent on board the emigrant ships St. Vincent and Thomas Arbuthnot, London to Sydney, 1848–1850. Xerox copy of typescript in the possession of Mrs. E.J. Evans.
  • Sutherland, William—Press cuttings, 1903–1906, 1908–1909. 5 vols. Pres. by Miss Margaret Sutherland.
  • Tyers, Charles James—Field books, diaries, letterbooks, relating to Gippsland and Portland Bay exploration, 1837–1863. 2 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Verdon, Sir George—Letters, 1880–1889. 23 letters. Xerox copies. Pres. by T.J. Hart, Esq.
  • Victorian Socialist Party—Minute books, 1908–1925. 2 reels microfilm. Purchase.
  • Waten, Judah—Tape recorded interview by Barrett Reid, February 1967.
  • Watson, David Matthew—Letters, 1851–1864. Typescript copies. Originals in the possession of Dr. Boog-Watson.
  • Webb, Charles—Memoranda and remarks book, 1847–1852. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of L. Webb, Esq.
  • White, Sir Cyril Brudenell—Diaries, 1895–1940. Xerox copies of originals loaned by Mrs. David Derham [restricted].
  • White-Haney, Dr. Jean—Field books, correspondence, maps, relating to research on the Noogoora Burr. Pres. by Dr. R.C. Traill.
  • Whittakers, Clyde M.—The Whittakers Story. 3 vols. in 2. Pres. by Mrs. C.M. Whittakers.
  • Williams, Charles Foster—Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers, 1823–1894. Pres. by Mrs. C.M. Williams.
  • Withers, Walter—Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers, c.1891–1914. Pres. by R. McCann, Esq.
  • Worthington, William S.—Letter written on board Asia, 30th August 1851. 12p. Pres. by P. Berwick, Esq.