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Australian Natives' Association

Correspondence: Australian Natives' Association 1911, 1916. Meetings; committee to consider means of arousing public interest in the timber trade (1911); congratulations on William Ebenezer Shoobridge's election as M.H.A. (5 documents)

William Ebenezer Shoobridge


Copy of a biography of William Ebenezer Shoobridge published in serial form in the Examiner under the heading "Tasmanian Industries". It deals especially with his work in irrigating the hopfields on the Valleyfield and Bushy Park estates and later the orchards, the installation in 1908 of a hydro-electric plant for lighting and small electric appliances on the estate driven originally by an iron water wheel but later by a turbine, and his interest in the development of Hydro Electric Power in Tasmania and the first Hydro Electric Power station at Waddamana and the proposal for a Hydro-Electric Commission for Tasmania. It also refers to William Ebenezer Shoobridge's work in the development of orchard irrigation, pruning of fruit trees, export of apples and the Saaz drying process for hops and its use for drying or curing of lemons and other fruit (part 5, pages 10-11 missing). Also copy of brief biographical details sent to the Advocate.

William Ebenezer Shoobridge


Public halls (1919); copies of letters to newspapers concerning copies of evidence William Ebenezer Shoobridge. gave before the Public Works Committee (1920); redefinition of municipalities (1920).

William Ebenezer Shoobridge

Health and hospitals

Notes on "Hospitals and the State" (Napier Burnett, 1919); health and smoke (ventiliation); article for Mercury on "The Public Hospital" (1931).

William Ebenezer Shoobridge

John Stokell Dodds Collection

  • Collection
  • 1875-1937

Collection of material relating to the Boer War, federation and parliament. Also includes material relating to the Royal visit to Tasmania in 1901. These papers consist of official circulars, invitations and programmes.

John Stokell Dodds

Miscellaneous advertisements and printed material

Including: Thomas Tyson of Melbourne: agricultural and mill machinery (1878); "Granny's household hints" (Sunset Drug Co. Sydney); Carry On No. 1 July 1925 issued by the Commonwealth Treasury (war loans and reinvestments). [The Wayfarer, a record of Quaker life and work, U.K., July, August 1925 transferred to Library]

William Ebenezer Shoobridge

Public Works : bridges, roads, railways

Series of articles or letters to newspapers on "Public Works" relating to the New Norfolk Bridge (1874), roads and road trusts, Derwent Valley Railway and bridge (1883-6), railway extension (1889) (typescript, 20 p.)

William Ebenezer Shoobridge


"God is a spirit", "Duty of the Church" (1920), "Christianity and unemployment" (1933) (tyepscript)

William Ebenezer Shoobridge