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A.L. Meston Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M11
  • Collection
  • c1933-c1958

Research notes, correspondence and drafts of historical studies of the Van Diemen's Land Company, Jorgen Jorgensen, etc. by Archibald Lawrence Meston (1890-1951).

Archibald Lawrence Meston

Alexander Cheyne Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C3
  • Collection
  • 1777-1861

Collection contains a written diary of Alexander Cheyne and microfilms of diaries and papers belonging to the family

Alexander Cheyne

Alfred Archer: correspondence

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC A16
  • Collection
  • 1854-1880

Xerox copies of letters received by Alfred Archer from his mother while at school with Mr Hawkes. Also ms. poem 'put me in my little bed'.

Alfred Archer

Alfred Harrap & Son Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H4
  • Collection
  • 1857-1957

Collection consists of correspondence concerning wool shipment and an illustrated booklet compiled by C.B. Thomson and issued to celebrate the firms centenary entitled Alfred Harrap & Son Pty Ltd 1857 - 1957

Alfred Harrap & Son

Alice Daisy Baker Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B1
  • Collection
  • 1912-1951

Consists of correspondence and personal papers , collections of poems, books, plays, radio plays, short stories and articles, children's stories and radio plays, pamphlets, cuttings and miscellaneous writings.

Alice Daisy Baker

Andrew Gatenby : certificate

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC G7
  • Collection
  • 1814

Militia substitute certificate dated December 1814. Certificate of enrolment of substitute to serve in place of A. Gatenby, Appleton le Moors, North Riding of Yorkshire, namely Robert Graystock, wheelwright. Until the 19th century militia units w...

Andrew Gatenby

Andrew Inglis Clark Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C4
  • Collection

Papers of A.I. Clark sr. include letters received from friends and colleagues, including American lawyers, a few papers relating to his legal practice, letters of appointment to political offices, papers relating to ...

Andrew Inglis Clark

Board of Trade, London : Notices to Mariners

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC N2
  • Collection
  • 1881-1886

Notices to mariners from the Board of Trade, London, warning of shoals, alterations to harbour and warning lights and other hazards for marking admiralty charts

Board of Trade, London

Bolton Stafford Bird Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B2
  • Collection
  • 1887-1924

Collection of awards including a Royal warrant on parchment,an insignia, photograph and various newspaper clippings of obituary.

Bolton Stafford Bird

Broughton Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B17
  • Collection
  • 1807-1879

One reel of microfilmed documents . The papers include correspondence with Bishop Selwyn of New Zealand 1845; correspondence with Bishop William Tyrrell (1807-1879) of Newcastle 1848 - 1852 (15 letters); letters written to others and some letters ...

William Grant Broughton

Collection of Religious Hymns

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R8
  • Collection
  • 1835-1857

Collection consists of Protestant hymns printed for special services in Hobart churches, chiefly Wesley Church and Brisbane Street Congregational Church.

Daniel Ellis - convict record

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC E1
  • Collection
  • 1826-1846

One parchment document of the convict record of Daniel Ellis, No 266 per Manlius, tried Lincoln 18 July 1829, transported for 7 years and again 7 years 1834, offence stealing bundle of draper's goods. Record includes description (trade quarry...

Daniel Ellis

Drysdale Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC D10
  • Collection
  • 1954-1971

Material relating to the Tasmanian lottery, the origins of the Drysdale of Dollar and note of interview with Drysdale's daughter

Arthur James Drysdale

E.N.C. Braddon Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B3
  • Collection
  • 1829-1904

Photocopies of letters published serially in The Statesman & Friend of India (1829-1904) describing Tasmania

Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon

Earle Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC E4
  • Collection
  • 1909-1931

Material relating to John Earles parliamentary career including his appointment as attorney general, photographs and material belonging to his wife Susanna Earle nee Blackmore

John Earle

Edward le Rossignol: Scrip certificates

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R9
  • Collection
  • 1881-1891

This collection is comprised of scrip certificates of shares issued to Edward le Rossignol of New Town in Tasmanian mines: Royal Mint Gold Mining Company, North Mount Cameron; Savage River Silver Prospecting Company; City Prospecting Associatio...

Edward le Rossignol

Elliott and Le Tall Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX26
  • Collection
  • 1891-1991

Collection consists of a printed booklet and two leather bound note books

Edmund Alfred Elliott

Eric Jeffrey Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC J1
  • Collection
  • 1905-1934

This collection includes typescripts and manuscripts of articles by Dr. Jeffrey on a variety of subjects, medical, historical and biographical. Many were written under the pen name "Exul" for publication in The Bulletin.

Eric Jeffrey

Federick Mackies Journal

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M2
  • Collection
  • 1852-1855

Collection consists of photocopy of Mackie's diary dated 1852 - 1855 bound into two volumes with accompanying photographic prints and 35 mm. negatives of some illustrations contained in the diaries.The diaries (except for the South African...

Frederick William Mackie

Fish caught at the Great Lake, Tasmania

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H1
  • Collection
  • 1890-1891

Documents record fish caught at the Great Lake, Tasmania by Sir Robert George Crookshank Hamilton and party in the periods 22-27 Mar 1890 and 19-24 Mar 1891, giving number and weight of fish caught.

Robert George Crookshank Hamilton

Fuller Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC F6
  • Collection
  • 1916-1965

Collection consists of personal and business correspondence, financial records, scrapbook and cuttings scripts of broadcasts, stories and plays. Theatre programs, photographs and pins and badges. There is also material collected by Francis Ruby Fu...

William Edwin Fuller

G.T.W. Boyes Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B18
  • Collection
  • 1824-1826

Photocopies of letters from G.T.W. Boyes to his wife, Mary, written from Sydney, 1824.

George Thomas William Blamey Boyes

Gatenby Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC G1
  • Collection
  • 1836-1869

Collection of letters written by George Andrew Gatenby (1846- 1870), to his family while he was a school in the U.K and in Hobart.

George Andrew Gatenby

George Cartland Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C19
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Collection consists of letters, map and obituaries .

George Cartland

George Musgrave Parker: Correspondence and research records

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC P1
  • Collection
  • 1922-1965

Most of the papers consist of notes made about historical queries, a rough draft of his book, and correspondence with East Coast residents and others requesting information. There is also a collection of newspaper cuttin...

George Musgrave Parker

Glass photographic plate collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC Pr
  • Collection
  • c1900

Collection consists of glass photographic plates in a variety of sizes with most having a contact print made from the plate

Grant Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC G2
  • Collection
  • 1822-1825

Collection consists of personal and business correspondence between the brothers John and James Grant and correspondence regarding John Grants death

James Grant

Gurney cartoon

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC G11
  • Collection
  • c1939

Black and white line drawing with blue highlights, in three frames depicting an antique dealer and a factory time keeper discussing setting of clocks

Alexander George Gurney

Henry Brune Atkinson : Botanical Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC A14
  • Collection
  • c1920 -1946

These papers consist of his notes and sketches of orchids also letters, notes and articles received from other orchidologists.

Henry Brune Atkinson

Henry Hellyer Diary

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R12
  • Collection
  • 1827

This diary, dated 3 July 1827 to 29 August 1827 is entitled: 'H. Hellyer's journal of operations in opening a road from Emu Bay towards the Hampshire Hills'. It is written in an octavo notebook, interleaved with blotting paper, bou...

Henry Hellyer

Henry Lewis Garrett : Degree of Associate of Arts

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C8
  • Collection
  • 1863

Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts awarded to Henry Lewis Garrett of Hobart Town, who passed in English, Latin(with credit and prize) Greek, French (with credit) and pure mathematics and was placed in the second class Signed by H. Officer, pre...

Henry Lewis Garrett

High School of Hobart Town

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H8
  • Collection
  • 1849-1859

Collection cosists of reports of council and annual report. The High School was founded in 1848 by a group of leading Presbyterians and Free Churchmen, including Rev. John Lill ie, Minister of St. Andrews Church, Hobart, G.W.Walker, R. Officer t...

John Lillie

High School of Hobart Town : ledger book

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX11
  • Collection
  • 1850-51

Leather bound folio ledger book dated 1850-1851. Accounts for tuition, textbooks (sometimes named), stationery and extras, each account headed by the name of the parent noting place of residence and whether a shareholder. At the back of the volum...

John Lillie

Hobart Chamber of Commerce

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H3
  • Collection
  • 1851-1984

Collection consists of one folio leather bound minute book and other material relating to the Chamber of Commerce including annual reports and handbooks and directories.

Hobart Chamber of Commerce

Hull Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H11
  • Collection
  • 1877-1895

The papers consist of letters to Hugh from his fiancee, family and friends, bills and papers relating to debts and some papers relating to the sale of a plot of land in Glenorchy. There are three items only of Hugh's father - all relating to ...

Hugh Synnot Hull

Images of West Coast Tasmania

  • AU TAS UTAS ITCCD 2017/1
  • Collection
  • 1890s

This collection is a sample of images of Queenstown, Zeehan and Macquarie Harbour, sourced from the Colin Dennison image collection. Most of the images were originally created prior to 1956 and have been sourced from private Tasmanian collections....

Colin Dennison (Curator)

John H Fisher Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC F1
  • Collection
  • 1842-1845

Five letters from a Quaker, John H. Fisher, in Hobart to his brothers, Reuben A and Thomas W. in Cork, Ireland.John Fisher asked for news of his family, mentioning particularly his sisters May, Susanna and Margaret, Uncle John, cousins and friends...

John H. Fisher

John William Haddon Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C20
  • Collection
  • 1856-1867

Material relating to John William Haddon's medical career consisting mainly of degrees, diplomas and certificates

John William Haddon

Johnstone & Wilmot Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC J2
  • Collection
  • 1841-1939

Collection consists of material in relation to the business set up by Johnstone and Wilmot in Launceston, Tasmania in 1842

William Johnstone

Joseph Benson Mather Correspondence

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX20
  • Collection
  • 1862-1881

The bulk of the correspondence consists of Francis Cotton's letters to J. B 'Mather, and some other correspondence from members of the Society of Friends (Quakers), family and a few business correspondents and a few letters addressed to ...

Joseph Benson Mather

Judd & Brownell Family Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC J5
  • Collection
  • 1822-1961

Miscellaneous items collected by Nancie Hewitt (nee Brownell), including copies of Judd and Brownell papers, notes relating to Judd, Brownell and Propsting families and other items given to Mrs Hewitt. Also Mrs Hewitt's notes on the Society o...

Thomas Judd

Knopwood Sermons

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC K1
  • Collection
  • 1801-1829

Manuscripts of sermons preached by Rev. Knopwood in Tasmania dated 1801 - 1829

Robert Knopwood

Lane Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC L4
  • Collection
  • 1806-1945

Collection consists of leather bound octavo note book prepared while Lane was a prisoner of war of the French also a watercolour sketch of the brig Harriot and some notes on Lane.

Benjamin Lane

Latham Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC L9
  • Collection
  • 1972-1976

Collection consists of newspaper cuttings and postcards

Maconochie : Convict System

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC W10
  • Collection
  • 1837

Consists of a copy of A. Maconochie's report on convict discipline made by G.W.Walker and sent by him to Margaret Bragg, in a volume titled: "Original Essays on convict discipline by Capt. Alexander Maconochie R.N. 1837 with some letters...

Alexander Maconochie

Marshall and Terry Family Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M16
  • Collection
  • 1810-1922

This collection consists of papers of George Marshall. One of his grandsons George Douglas Marshall, married Beatrice Terry granddaughter of Raph Terry , of Lachlan Mills, New Norfolk, Tasmania so some papers of the Terry family papers are also i...

George Marshall

Mercer Farm Accounts

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M15
  • Collection
  • 1861-1876

Collection consists of five ledgers containing details of wages and accounts, rations and shearing for two properties, Morningside and Riccarton. located at Campbell Town in northern Tasmania. Owned and managed by James Mercer.

James Mercer

Olive Pink Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC P6
  • Collection
  • 1931 -1973

Sketches, mainly in pencil and crayon, made by Olive Muriel Pink of flowers found in the north of South Australia, Central and North Australia. The majority were made between June and December 1930, at various places along the railway between Por...

Olive Pink

Robert & Ann Mather Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M10
  • Collection
  • 1821-1835

Papers relating to the voyage out and settlement of Robert Mather and his wife, Ann (Benson). Many of the papers (Ml0/16-20) consist of extracts from letters from Ann Mather to her brother, Rev. Samuel Benson, and sisters Isabella Whytall and Sara...

Robert Mather

Robert Mackenzie Johnston Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC J3
  • Collection
  • 1913

Collection consists of notebooks and sketchbooks mainly regarding fish, other files consisting of press cuttings and a reprint

Robert Mackenzie Johnston

Robey & Mather Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R7
  • Collection
  • 1843-1962

Miscellaneous papers and photographs relating mainly to the family of Joseph Benson Mather

Joseph Benson Mather

Roy Bridges Archives

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B4
  • Collection
  • 1903-1960

The collection consists of correspondence, papers, newspaper cuttings, literary manuscripts and other miscellaneous items of both Roy Bridges and his sister, Hilda Bridges.

Royal Tasman Bridges

Stewart James Anderson Diaries

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC A5
  • Collection
  • 1889-1926

Brief entries for each day in a printed diary relating to both personal and farm activities. The entries appear to relate to a comparatively small general farm.

Stewart James Anderson

Tasmanian Newspaper Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC N1
  • Collection
  • 1843-1975

Collection of some Tasmanian and one United Kingdom newspapers dating from 1843 through to 1975 documenting significant occasions. Eg. Jubilee supplement, Bothwell Centenarian, Extraordinary edition of the Mercury

W. Baguley Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H15
  • Collection
  • 1914-08-12 - 1915-05-20

Letters from W. Baguley, Smithton written 12/8/1914 and 20/5/1915. Two photocopies of original letters, signed W. Baguley, written from Smithton and Irishtown, addressed to 'Wilkie'. He describes attempts to establish a settlement in N.W...

W. Baguley

William Gore Elliston Diary

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H13
  • Collection
  • 1829-1864

Collection consists of typed carbon copy of transcript of diary and separate extracts selected for proposed book.

William Gore Elliston

William Henty Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H6
  • Collection
  • 1829-1874

Collection consists of personal and business correspondence, diary of voyage to Van Deimans Land, school exercise book, publications and press clippings

William Henty

William Sorell : Journal

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S17
  • Collection
  • 1823-1825

Collection consists of type written transcript of original diary of William Sorell Jnr. for the years 1823-1825.In his journal Sorell made brief daily entries of his voyage out, his reception at Government House, the arrival of Lt. Governor Arth...

William Sorell