State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 11 April 1973

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Select List of Additions to the Australian Manuscript and Historical Picture Collections, 1972

  • ALSOP, John — Letters to the Melbourne Press, 1882–1904. 2 vols. Photoprints and typescript copies. Pres. by J. R. McEwen, Esq.
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  • ANTI-SWEATING and Industrial Improvement League. Victorian Branch — Papers, 1931–1953. 4 feet. Pres. by the Rev. C. J. Walklate, Includes minute books, reports, correspondence and newspaper cuttings.
  • ARCADE Press, Bendigo — Papers, 1861–1948. 12 vols. Purchase. Includes ms. business journals, daybooks and cashbooks of this printing firm.
  • ARGUS Gallery, Melbourne — Papers, c. 1960–1966. 2 feet. Pres. by Mrs. Ruth McNicoll. Includes business papers, correspondence and press cuttings.
  • BIRCHALL, Lucy Hannah — Account of a journey from Melbourne to Bendigo, July 1855, together with a letter to her grandmother, August 1855. Original mss. Purchase.
  • A child's account of a journey in the Victorian goldfields era.
  • BOOTH, Joseph John, Abp. — Letters, 1916–1919. 1 vol. Xerox copies. Originals in the possession of Mrs. J. J. Booth. Written during the period of his war chaplaincy in France.
  • BRIGGS, W. [?] — Letters to Benjamin Baxter from Port Macquarie, 1841–1842. 4 letters. Original mss. Pres. by Mrs. W. R. G. Hiscock.
  • BURRUMBEET and Windermere Farmers’ Cooperative Society — Minute book, 1913–1929. 1 vol. Pres. by P. W. Harvey, Esq., Price Waterhouse & Co.
  • CHAUNCY, Philip Lamothe Snell — Papers, c.1839–1878. 1 foot. Original mss. and xerox copies. Pres. by Miss E. W. Chauncy. Includes letters, photographs, a scrapbook, travel memoirs and family histories, and a shipboard diary kept on board the Dumfries, 1839.
  • COLE, George Ward — Papers, c.1855–1870. Original mss. Purchase. Naval officer, Melbourne pioneer, M.L.C., constructor of Cole's wharf in Flinders Street. Collection consists of letters, accounts, etc.
  • CURRIE (Archibald) & Co. Pty. Ltd. — Letterbooks, 1896–1930. 4 vols. Estate of the late Ian Rollo Currie, Esq. Master mariner and businessman, joint owner of the Australian Paper Mills, and founder of the Australian Mercantile Union Insurance Company.
  • DAVIDSON-WILSONE, Mrs. A., comp. — Scrapbook of water-colour and pencil drawings, letters, early photographs and newspaper cuttings, c.1882–1904. 1 vol. Pres. by Mrs. Douglas Carnegie. Includes material relating to the bushranger “Captain Starlight” (Frank Gordon).
  • DUNCAN, Henry — Diaries, 1854–1856. Microfilm, 1 reel. Original in the possession of Dr. J. C. D. Callander, Esq. Compiled on board ship on a voyage from England to Australia, and at Melbourne and Ballarat, including descriptions of the goldfields.
  • ELTHAM, Victoria, Cemetery Trust — Record books, 1859–1926. 2 vols. Purchase.
  • ELY, Albert Llewellan — Journal of a voyage on the ship Navarino bound from Plymouth for South Australia and Port Phillip, 1848. Original incomplete ms. and typed transcript. Purchase.
  • FIJI Islands. Central Archives — Papers, 1842–1965. Microfilm. 10 reels. Purchase.
  • Includes Richard Philp's Diary, 1872; the Rev. David Cargill's Journal, 1842–1843; E. J. Turpin's Diary, 1870-c. 1894; R. S. Swanston's Journal etc.
  • GILCHRIST, Archibald — Journal of a voyage from London to Melbourne on board the ship Bombay, August-Dec. 1852. Savin copy. Original in the possession of A. S. Gilchrist, Esq.
  • GRATTON, Anne — Diary of a voyage from Birkenhead to Melbourne on board the ship Conway, June-September, 1858. Original ms. and typescript Savin copy. Pres. by H. V. Wilson, Esq.
  • GUNN, John Alexander — Papers, c.1930's. Original mss. and typescripts. 3 feet. Purchase.
  • HENDERSON (A. & K.) — Correspondence files of the architectural practice of A. & K. Henderson, c. 1860–1940. Approx. 100 feet. On permanent loan from Peter Staughton, Esq. Restricted. Correspondence records of a considerable practice which flourished mainly throughout the eastern states of Australia and New Zealand.
  • HOWITT, Alfred William — Papers, c. 1860–1908. 2 feet. Pres. by members of the Howitt family. Explorer, natural scientist and pioneer authority on aboriginal culture and social organization.
  • JOHN and Lucy (Ship) — Diary kept on board ship on a journey from Liverpool to Australia, 1854. Original ms. Pres. by Mrs. L. Archer.
  • KYNETON, Victoria. Mechanics’ Institute — Minute books, 1873–1967. 8 vols. Pres. by Mrs. Florence Brown.
  • McKIMMIE, John — Diary and daybook, 1863–1871. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of J. L. Mann’ Esq.
  • McKNIGHT, Thomas Boreland — Diary, 1852–1854. Savin copy. Original in the possession of F. H. Latchford, Esq.
  • Describes his life in Scotland, on board the ship Indian Queen, 1853, in Melbourne and on the Mclvor goldfields.
  • MACMAHON, William Hugh — Diary, 1883–1893. Xerox copy. Original in the possession of W. Howard MacMahon, Esq.
  • MELBOURNE. International Exhibition, 1880–1881 — Visitors’ register, 1880. 1 vol. On permanent loan from Spicer-Cowan.
  • OFFICER family — Papers, c.1854–1901. 1 foot. Pres. by Mrs. Muriel March. Includes diaries, sketchbooks, etc. mainly relating to Graham Officer.
  • PACIFIC Manuscripts Bureau — Papers relating to the Pacific Islands. Microfilm. 96 reels. Purchase.
  • PEARCE, Harry Hastings — What it was like to be a miner. Photocopy of typescript. Original in the possession of Harry Pearce, Esq. Restricted. A history of mining at Creswick.
  • QUILL Club of Australia — Papers, c. 1930–1970. Approx, 18 inches. On permanent loan from the Quill Club.
  • RIBUSH, Dolia and Rosa — Papers, c. 1910–1972. Approx. 3 feet. Pres. by Mrs. R. Ribush.
  • Includes personal papers, business records, correspondence, stage and costume designs, and notebooks relating to the production of various plays.
  • ROYAL Australasian Ornithologists Union—Papers, c. 1920–1972. Approx. 1 foot. On long term loan from the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union.
  • THOMSON, Dr. Alexander — Papers, c. 1830–1870. 1 foot. Pres. by S. R. C. Wood, Esq.
  • Pioneer of Melbourne and Geelong, M.L.C., director of the Port Phillip Bank and the Port Phillip Steam Navigation Co. Active in the antitransportation movement.
  • VAUGHAN family — Papers, 1839–1879. Approx. 6 inches. Pres. by Mrs. W. J. Kendall and Miss B. A. M. Vaughan.
  • Includes the diary of Samuel Bradford Vaughan describing a voyage from London to Melbourne in the ship Medway, 1853.
  • WOMEN'S International League for Peace and Freedom. Victorian Branch — Papers, c. 1915–1960. 4 feet. Pres. by Mrs. Anna Vroland.
  • CATANI, U. — Burke & Wills Monument, Corner Collins & Russell Sts., Melbourne. Oil. Pres by T. N. M. Buesst, Esq.
  • COSGRAVE, Mr. & Mrs. John — Portraits. Oil. Pres. by Mrs. Sullivan, Edithvale.
  • GREGORY, A. V.— Arawata. Watercolour. Pres. by T. N. M. Buesst, Esq.
  • McCRAE, G. G. — The Original Barragunda, Cape Schank. Watercolour. Pres. by T. N. M. Buesst, Esq.
  • STOCKS, Ernest — View of Buninyong, 1875. Watercolour. Purchase.
  • TIBBITS, W. — Cornublan House, Daylesford; Sebastapol Claim, Ballarat; Brown's Vale Hotel. 3 Watercolours. Pres. by T. N. M. Buesst, Esq.