State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 50 Spring 1992

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Select list of accessions to the Australian Manuscripts Collection 1991-1992

Amess, John W.B.
  • Diaries, 1887-1905
  • 25 cm
  • Presented by Miss Amess
  • Daily diaries of a farmer at Bolinda Park,
  • Riddells Creek
  • MS 12806
Australian Council for Children's Films and Television
  • Records, 1957-1990
  • 3.8 m
  • Presented by Ms Patricia Braithwaite on behalf of the Council
  • MS 12808
Australian Democrats
  • Records, 1977-1988
  • 4.7 m
  • Presented by the Australian Democrats
  • MS 12621 additional
Blyth, Norman Percival
  • Diary, April-June 1933
  • 1.5 cm
  • Presented by Rev. James N. Blyth Kept by Norman Blyth while driver for an expedition to the Aboriginal missions of Central Australia
  • MS 12771
Crowe, Alfred William, 1822-1907
  • Diaries, 1856-1906
  • 17 cm
  • Presented by Mrs. Mary May Dettner A record of Crowe's life as a miner and schoolteacher
  • MS 12890
Cutten, Ethel Margaret Ewing
  • Papers, c.1920-1990
  • 87 cm
  • Presented by the estate of Ethel Cutten Personal papers of a member of the Ewing family, well-known for its art collecting and patronage
  • MS 12963
Dargie, Sir William
  • Papers, 1964-1970
  • 7 cm
  • Presented by Sir William Dargie
  • MS 12798
Deasey, William Denison, 1920-1984
  • Papers, 1938-1984
  • 1.6 m
  • Purchased
  • A teacher and writer, active in the fields of early childhood development and Australian literature
  • MS 12827
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Democratic Labor Party
  • Records, 1975-1977
  • 8.7 m
  • Presented by Mr. Chris Curtis
  • MS 10389 additional
Emily Macpherson College
  • Records, 1911-1979
  • 2m
  • Presented by Miss Norma J. Findley Records of a pioneering institute for women's technical education
  • MS 12820
Finn family
  • Papers, 1841-1947
  • 7 cm
  • Purchased
  • Includes a diary, 1841-1851, and other writings by
  • Edmund ‘Garryowen’ Finn
  • MS 12821
Garner, Bill
  • Papers, c.1968-1989
  • 1.75 m
  • Presented by Mr. Bill Gainer
  • Papers of a well-known actor and writer, active in the pioneering theatre groups of the 1960s and 1970s
  • MS 12835
Gentlewomen's Aid Society
  • Records, 1909-1990
  • 34 cm
  • Presented by Mrs. R. Bain
  • MS 12986
Hince, Kenneth
  • Papers, c.1958-1986
  • 10 m
  • Purchased
  • Business and personal papers of a prominent
  • Melbourne antiquarian bookseller
  • MS 12781
L.H. Moon and son
  • Records, 1951-1983
  • 33 m
  • Presented by Mr. Robert Moon
  • Business records of a Melbourne bookbinding firm
  • MS 12782
La Trobe, Charles Joseph
  • Papers, 1822-1854
  • 40 cm
  • Purchased
  • Acquired from the family archive, this collection includes editions of La Trobe's published works, manuscript journals of his private and official travels, landscape drawings and a preliminary sketch for the oil portrait by Francis Grant
  • PA 92/57
Larnach, Stanley
  • Scrapbook of ‘Bloods’, 1940s-1950s
  • 5 cm
  • Presented by Mr. John Holroyd
  • The record of a collector's passion for lurid popular novelettes of the Victorian era, known as ‘penny dreadfuls’ or ‘bloods’
  • MS 12982
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McCrae family Papers, C.1818-C.1967
  • 3 m
  • Presented by Mrs. Janet Hay Further documents and artworks by members of the literary and artistic McCrae dynasty
  • MS 12831
MacGregor, Duncan, 1835-1916
  • Papers, 1857-1938
  • 1.8 m
  • Presented by Mr. Ian MacRae MacGregor was a prominent pastoralist, active in developing and refining livestock bloodlines
  • MS 12914
Musical Society of Victoria
  • Records, 1877-1980
  • 4 m
  • Presented by the Society
  • MS 12801
St. Andrews Hospital
  • Records, c. 1934-1990
  • 5 m
  • Presented by the Hospital
  • MS 12875
South Melbourne Football club
  • Minutes, 1907-1921
  • 5 cm
  • Purchased
  • MS 12885
Swiss Society of Victoria
  • Minutes, 1892-1928
  • 7 cm
  • Presented by Mr. John Delecretaz
  • MS 12519 additional
Victoria. State Library
  • Records, 1870-1980
  • 4.2 m
  • Transferred from the State Librarian's office Minutes, annual reports and other records; includes correspondence between Librarian Augustus Tulk and Sir Redmond Barry during Tulk's book buying expedition in Europe, 1864-1865
  • MS 12855 and additions
Victorian Council of Social Services
  • Records, c.1974-1988
  • 5m
  • Presented by the Council
  • MS 12648 additional