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Balbi Creek

Photograph of Balbi Creek, November 1945. Johnson photo.

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Balbi Creek

Photograph of Balbi Creek, November 1945. Johnson photo.

Roland Arnold Rodda

Balbi Creek

Photograph of Balbi Creek, November 1945. Johnson photo.

Roland Arnold Rodda

Balbi from the sea

Photograph of Mt. Balbi taken from the sea at the Laruma River mouth. Johnson photo.

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Crater and peak of Balbi

Photograph of Eastern crater and North Western peak of Mt. Balbi taken in September 1945 - Ward photo

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Diary

Diary dated July - Nov. 1945. Photocopy of typed copy of diaries kept on ascents of Bagana volcano (5 pages) and Balbi volcano (14 pages), Bougainville Island.

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Gahnia in Crater

Photograph of Gahnia in Crater - N.W. Peak at back, Mt. Balbi, November 1945. Johnson photo.

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Glass photographic slides

Collection of mounted and labelled glass photographic slides used to illustrate lecture - see lecture notes at DX12/5 also accompanying map of Bougainville Island. Jan. 1946 (Rodda)

Roland Arnold Rodda

Letters

Letters received and ms. copies of outward letters, dated September 1945 - November 1946 relating to history of Bougainville and attempted ascents of Mt. Bagana and Balbi. Correspondents R.W. Robson, Managing Director Pacific Publications Limited,...

Roland Arnold Rodda

Maps

Maps produced and published by the Australian Survey Corps dated 1944-19451.Solomon Islands North Navigation Chart2.Bougainville Island North3.Bougainville Island South4.Bougainville Island Cape Moltke5.Bougainville Island Aita6.Bougainville Islan...

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O.A.C's Hudson

Photograph of O.A.C's. Hudson. Piva North Bougainville and Crew. Sept. 1945. Rodda on extreme left -Ward photo

Roland Arnold Rodda

Order of the Day

Photocopy of Order of the Day by Lieut General S.G. Savage, dated 8 September 1945 on Japanese Surrender.

Roland Arnold Rodda

Photocopies of leaflets

Photocopies of leaflets dropped from the air to apprise natives and Japanese soldiers of the surrender. 5.pages dated 1945.

Roland Arnold Rodda

Photographs

Photographs and slides taken Bougainville, Papua New Guinea,1945 by various photographers

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Pokuito Village

Photograph of Pokuito Village - Haus Kiap back left, November 1945. Johnson photo.

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Print of Mt. Bagana

Photographic print of Mt .Bagana an active volcano located in the remote portion in the centre of the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Roland Arnold Rodda

Reprint

Journal article reprint entitled Two Tropical Volcanoes: the First Complete Ascents of Balbi and Bagana Bougainvillell , by Roland Rodda. Reprinted from N.Z. Alpine Journal vol.11, 1946, pp.118-125

Roland Arnold Rodda

Roland Rodda Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX12
  • Collection
  • 1945-1946

Collection consists of diaries, letters, maps, photographs and slides compiled during a tour of duty as a medical officer at RNZAF Station Torokina, Bougainville from June- November 1945.

Roland Arnold Rodda