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Beautiful Hobart and Surroundings

Souvenir booklet entitled 'Beautiful Hobart and surroundings. 81 views by J.C. Breaden'. It contains a series of black and white photographs of Hobart and places nearby

Calder plan of Hobart

Photograph of Calder plan of Hobart and an unidentified house - Mitchell Library (A. 603).

Calder's History

Typed edited version of Calder's articles arranged as 'History' in chapters with notes by Davie.

Donald Davie

Copies of books

Copies made of books -
• "Degraves Centenary - Cascade Brewery 1824 - 1924" by Cecil Allport (unbound);
• J. Moore Robinson,"Tasmanians Government Houses I 1923 (typed copy;)
• David Burn, Vindication of Van Diemen's Land, London1840 (photocopy),
• Mundy, Our Antipodes (chapters xx,xxl, (xerox copy from Mitchell Library) - Govt. House (1850), prisons etc, Mona Vale

Donald Davie

Copies of Calders writings

Xerox copies of articles, reports etc. by James Erskine Calder (1808-1882) surveyor, from Tasmania State Archives, Mitchell Library, Latrobe Library, including correspondence Government reports, articles in newspapers . Also copies of Calder's obituary notices.

NOTE: Mr. Davie also made handwritten copies of all Calder's writings, in the course of his study but these have not been retained.

Donald Davie

Donald Davie Papers

  • Collection
  • 1840-1972

Collection consists of personal correspondence and historical study of James Erskine Calder. Other material including information on Hobart cemeteries, obituaries, photographs, pamphlets and copies of printed books.

Donald Davie

Historical studies

Correspondence with G. Mackaness, Mrs. Calder, Mitchell Library, Latrobe Library and other libraries on Calder and other historical queries.

Donald Davie

History of Bass Strait

BHP "History of Bass Strait" series Nos. 1-12 : reproductions of maps and pictures issued each month with The Australian Financial Review, Jan-Dec. 1972.

Hobart cemeteries

Copies of letters and articles from Mercury by 'Marshman' and Calder on Hobart cemeteries, Hobart suburbs and Botanical Gardens. Handwritten copy in 'reporters' notebook.

Donald Davie

Miscellaneous : photographs

Miscellaneous photographs - 19 negatives ,13 in MSS, 2 standing portraits 'Postcard' set., 11 views of Entally House internal and external x 2.

Newspaper cuttings

Newspaper cuttings c 1960-70 in six cutting books and one folder of loose cuttings.
(See also D1 /1-3. for early scrap books of D.A.Davie)

Donald Davie


Copies of obituaries of John Foster (1875) Tasmanian politician, H.M. Hull and Calder

Donald Davie

Old Hobart

Copy of article by J. Moore Robinson on old Hobart, St. David's Cemetery and Collins.

Donald Davie

Personal correspondence

Personal correspondence of Donald Davie, including papers relating to his RAAF discharge, christmas cards, Sandown Court Flats Committee, Albuera Street School Parents & Friends Association

Donald Davie


Collection of miscellaneous photographs and reproductions

Donald Davie

Portrait Photographs

Eight portrait photographs - Unknown - Hull, Denison? all males . 4 from Allport Library & 2 from Don Stephens Lindisfarnes (Repro)

Scraps of Tasmanian History by James Erskine Calder

Part 1. A sketch of the Public Service 50 years ago introduced by Donald A. Davie. With an illustration 1975 (previously published by the author). Printers uncut sheet. Also notes and correspondence relating.

Donald Davie

Sketch of John Batman : photograph

Photograph of a sketch of John Batman by Charles Nuttall from old print in possession of his grandson Mr. A.B. Weire.
Inscribed "with the compliments of L. Batman Weire 11.11.34"