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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 volume are quarterly abstracts of accounts and accounts of fees for evening classes in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy including a list of names of those attending

John Lillie

Transcript of RS 30/11

Transcript of original document - "Correspondence from James Boyd" (RS30/11) made by Susan Hood - Port Arthur Historic Site - March, 2021

Photo album

Album sleeves contain various colour wedding photographs - many lacking names and dates. Plus 7 loose photos and 6 'thank you' cards

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Letter from Paris

File contains 1 letter dated May 22nd [1933], black and white photo of Notre Dame on letterhead, possibly from Otto?

George Thomas Jamieson Wilson

Graham condenser (Inland Revenue)

Graham condenser (Inland Revenue). Used for standard Inland Revenue test and control methods by brewers etc, the Inland Revenue condenser employs the use of coolant flow outside the coil. This condenser is very efficient but must not be used for fast rates of distillation. It is particularly useful for removing condensable vapours from non-condensable gases. Description from https://www.austscientific.com.au/product/condensers/

Thistle funnel - airlock

A thistle tube is a piece of laboratory glassware consisting of a shaft of tube, with a reservoir and funnel-like section at the top. Thistle tubes are typically used by chemists to add liquid to an existing system or apparatus. Thistle funnels are used to add small volumes of liquids to an exact position.

Specific gravity bottles

Specific gravity bottles determine liquid densities by measuring the difference between an empty and filled bottle and dividing by an equal volume of water to find the specific gravity of the substance. These bottles are also known as a density bottle or relative-density bottles.

Coiled condenser

Glass coiled condenser is used to cool and condense a gas back to a liquid, often as part of the process of chemical distillation

Soxhlet extractor - small

A Soxhlet extractor is laboratory equipment made of glass. Invented by Franz von Soxhlet in 1879. It has a flask, an extraction chamber, and a condenser. It can be used for solid-liquid extractions.

Thistle funnel - straight

A thistle tube is a piece of laboratory glassware consisting of a shaft of tube, with a reservoir and funnel-like section at the top. Thistle tubes are typically used by chemists to add liquid to an existing system or apparatus. Thistle funnels are used to add small volumes of liquids to an exact position.

Pressure equalising funnel

Used when liquids have to be introduced into vessels under vacuum. Also known as a dropping funnel which is a type of laboratory glassware used to transfer fluids. They are fitted with a stopcock which allows the flow to be controlled. Dropping funnels are useful for adding reagents slowly, i.e. drop-wise. This may be desirable when the quick addition of the reagent may result in side reactions, or if the reaction is too vigorous

Peter D Jones : Interview

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2019/3
  • Collection
  • 2019

Peter Jones, Quaker and lifelong peace and human rights activist interviewed by Ben Ross of the Oralhistorycompany.com . In two parts: Part 1: February 21st 2019. & Part 2: March 7th 2019

Peter D Jones

Interview - part one

Part one of an interview with Peter Jones by Ben Ross from the Oralhistorycompany.com . Recorded February 21st 2019

Peter D Jones

Hobart penitentiary exhibit

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2019/1
  • Collection
  • 2019

Collection consists of a pdf of the paper scrolls and a ABC radio interview regarding the Hobart penitentiary exhibit of the average face of 19th century convicts created from archival records.

Hamish Maxwell-Stewart

Retort

A retort is a device used for distillation or dry distillation of substances. It consists of a spherical vessel with a long downward-pointing neck. The liquid to be distilled is placed in the vessel and heated. The neck acts as a condenser, allowing the vapors to condense and flow along the neck to a collection vessel placed underneath

Soxhlet extractor - large

A Soxhlet extractor is laboratory equipment made of glass. Invented by Franz von Soxhlet in 1879. It has a flask, an extraction chamber, and a condenser. It can be used for solid-liquid extractions.

Fractionating column

A laboratory fractionating column is a piece of glassware used to separate vaporized mixtures of liquid compounds with close volatility.

Interview with Colin Dennison

  • Collection
  • 2018

Interview with Colin Dennison dated 25th August 2018. Interview conducted by Ben Ross (www.oralhistorycompany.com) concerning Colin’s lifetime of collecting photographs, postcards, stamps and other historical resources. Colin donated the collection to the University of Tasmania Library Special & Rare Collections.

Ben Ross

Domain House Archeological Collection

  • Collection
  • 2011

Collection consists of over xxxx objects found on site as floors were excavated in Domain House from 2011 - 2015. Objects include many personal items ranging from paper and letter fragments, nibs, stylus, china fragments and toys

Bill Bush published collection (loose-leaf volumes), Binder IV ©

"Antarctica and international law: a collection of inter-state and national documents" Binder 4, compiled by W M Bush (Oceana Publications, 2003). Comprises 35 booklets containing materials relevant to the Antarctic Treaty regime, Australia, Antarctic program operations, territories administration, etc, and a supplementary bibliography. By permission Oxford University Press, USA.

Bill Bush

Bill Bush published collection (loose-leaf volumes), Binder III ©

"Antarctica and international law: a collection of inter-state and national documents" Binder 3, compiled by W M Bush (Oceana Publications, 2003). Comprises 28 booklets containing materials relevant to the Antarctic Treaty regime, environment protection, mining and minerals, CRAMRA, fisheries and fishing, CCAMLR, and Australia. By permission Oxford University Press, USA.

Bill Bush

Tasmanian Society of Honorary Justices : Honour Board

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC T7
  • Collection
  • 2001

Three photographs of the Honour Board of Tasmanian Society of Honorary Justices, located in hallway (Elizabeth Street entrance) Hobart Town Hall. Honour Board presented to Society by Mr F. G. Shepherd, QPM, JP. Historical notes : 1922 - 1994 dates/names confirmed by joint Society and University of Tasmania (History Department) research of available public records.
Photo credit. Mr. P. Baker. 12 December, 2000.

Tasmanian Society of Honorary Justices

Fierce: The story of Olive Pink

Fierce: The story of Olive Pink. An artistic adaptation of the life of the anthropologist and botanist Olive Pink who was once labelled "the fiercest white woman in captivity". It was inspired by historical and fictitious elements relating to an encounter between Miss Pink and the Warlpiri people of Lajamanu.
(Tracks Dance Theatre Performance. (DVD), Darwin 2001.)

Olive Pink

Mole Creek Caving Club Newsletter

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX30
  • Item
  • 1999-2008

Collection consists of the newsletters of the Mole Creek Caving Club entitled 'Carbonate Capers'. Nos 1-155, November 1991 to August 2008.

Mole Creek Caving Club

Twenty-second Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Tromsø) Information paper 24 Revision 1 "A Summary of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), Audits/reviews and Related Documents Prepared for Activities in Antarctica" (XXII ATCM/IP24 Rev 1). Includes Revision 2 (XXII ATCM/IP24 Rev 2).

Inter-governmental document relevant to environment protection, environmental impact assessment, comprehensive environmental evaluations, initial environmental evaluations. Provides document and source information. Not on ATS web site.

Bill Bush

Twenty-second Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Tromsø) Information paper 94 "Proposal for a sub-agenda item on energy management in the Antarctic" (XXII ATCM/IP94) (ASOC)

Inter-governmental document relevant to fuel efficiency, alternative energy, solar energy, electricity generation, Antarctic program operations. Provides document and source information. Not on ATS web site.

Bill Bush

Twenty-second Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Tromsø) Information paper 43 "Enforcement of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty" (XXII ATCM/IP43) (Chile)

Inter-governmental document relevant to national environmental laws, compliance, Antarctic program administration, jurisdiction. Provides document and source information. Not on ATS web site.

Bill Bush

Twenty-second Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Tromsø) Information paper 59 "Report submitted by the Depositary Government of the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources" (XXII ATCM/IP59) (Australia)

Inter-governmental document relevant to CCAMLR activities and developments. Provides document and source information. Not on ATS web site.

Bill Bush

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