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Wool accounts: William Thomas Lyttleton

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS75
  • Collection
  • 1830-1836

Wool sale accounts 1830 - 1836. Accounts of wool sold in London, addressed by various agents to William Lyttleton of Launceston. Settled near Westbury in 1825.

William Thomas Lyttleton

William Walker - Miscellaneous Notes

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC W3
  • Collection
  • c1930

Collection consists of miscellaneous notes, by William Walker (1861-1933) on various topics, including ships, public houses, obituaries, rare tracts, written in small cramped handwriting in pocket notebooks.

William Walker

William W. Perkins

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX6
  • Collection
  • 1860-1861

Collection consists of one Associate of Arts degree awarded to William W Perkins and two prizebooks awarded by Hobart High School to D Barcley

Tasmanian Council of Education

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 Arthur, his new post as Registrar of the Supreme Court. The entries are brief but of particular interest are his references to the arrival of ships and his meeting officers and other people of note landing at Hobart. He makes occasional references to his work and cases in court and to Judge Pedder and his wife. Apart from his work Sorell's chief activities, as noted, were riding, walking, reading and dining with 'friends and officers of the Barracks and Convict Department. He attended church regularly on Sunday and mentions the arrival of an organ subscribed for by the in habitants (13, 14 April 1825). He took occasional shooting trips, mainly to the Coal River (Richmond). Most of the entries are, however, brief and lacking in detail or descriptive accounts as may be illustrated by his reference to a proposal to transfer the capital to Brighton: 'Meeting at Government House. Removal to Brighton in a large Meeting. I attended. I think the Lt. Governor has made up his mind upon the removal.' (19 May 1825)
Transcript of original diary of William Sorell Jnr. made by L. Rodda and P.S. King. ( 83 pages) Photocopy only now held. Also a typed name index to diary to diary - on catalogue cards made by L. Rodda.

William Sorell

William Levitt Wells Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX27
  • Collection
  • 1884-1910

Collection consists of journals and letters relating to William Levitt Wells and his family.

William Levitt Wells

William Knibb Morris Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M13
  • Collection
  • 1855-1920

Collection consists of papers, personal correspondence and photographs relating to William Knibb Morris and his family.

William Knibb Morris

William Holyman & Sons Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H10
  • Collection
  • c1943

Collection consists of press cuttings, pamphlets, labels etc relating to the history of the firm of Holyman . Also "The Holyman Story", duplicated typescript ; "Holyman's White Star Line" by Ian Cooper

William Holyman

William Henty Collection

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

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

William Henty

William Harris (Harrison)

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS106
  • Collection
  • 1858-1906

Documents relating to William Harris or Harrison including army pay book and personal certificates

William Harris

William Gunn Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC G5
  • Collection
  • 1822-1915

Collection consists of correspondence, miscellaneous papers and accounts of William Gunn and family also some papers relating to James Gordon.
Note: 12 documents, too decayed and powdery to handle read, have been withdrawn and stored separately on shelf. (7) Letter from L.E. Threlkeld from Sydney to brother in law W. Gunn 7 Dept 1846 (inviting W.G. to visit, Christian Union etc.); (8) Auld letter; (15) Gunn to Young 1848; (18) statement of Gunn's claim for debt against James and Elizabeth Gordon 12 Sept. 1849; (31 (4) expenses and disbursements for sloop George and brig Venus 1805; (41) Mrs Lakeland's statement 1831; (53) information against White 8 Feb. 1831; (56) Gunn to Gordon; (68) W. Gunn to Gordon - Forcett property survey 1834; (70) Gordon to nephew John 14 Oct. 1835; (72) George A. Lloyd letter and invoice - bags of maize 8 Aug. 1840; (73) bill of lading - potatoes sent to GA. Lloyd Sept. 1840. Transcripts of all documents which could be read have been made and included in place of the originals. PSK Sept. 1992

William Gunn

William Gunn Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS71
  • Collection
  • 1824-1896

Letters and photocopies of documents regarding Gunn's involvement with convicts and bush rangers and as a police magistrate

William Gunn

William Grant Broughton Papers

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

One reel of microfilmed documents . The papers include William Grant Broughton's 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 received, including Rev. R. Allwood, Joshua Watson, NSW Government officials etc.

William Grant Broughton

William Graham Robertson Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R6
  • Collection
  • 1829-1923

Collection contains letters from Frederick Watson of Historical Records of Australia in answer to various queries about early settlers. Also answers to queries on early land grants etc., some in answer to Robertson's correspondence in the Critic under the pseudonym "Antil", and miscellaneous historical notes.

William Graham Robertson

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 Ebenezer Shoobridge Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S3
  • Collection
  • 1872-1935

Collection consists of newspaper articles, letters and papers of William Ebenezer Shoobridge relating to agriculture, economics, socialism and politics.

William Ebenezer Shoobridge

William Downie Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC D9
  • Collection
  • 1801-1824

Papers and certificates relating to medical studies

William Downie

William Archers Diaries

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC A7
  • Collection
  • 1847-1874

Contains letterbooks, diaries and microfilm copies of the journals

William Archer

William & John Clark Family Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS8
  • Collection
  • 1812-1887

The William and John Clark Papers are a record of a settler family in Tasmania. They include papers concerning the management of the Cluny property, a few papers relating to Bothwell and John Clark's correspondence concerning his work as a magistrate. There are also letters to John Clark from William Barnes (1791 ?-1848). brewer of Launceston, 1829-1839; Matthew Curling Friend of Newnham, Port Officer
at George Town, 1833-1841, and from Charles Arthur (1808-1884), nephew of and Aide-de-Camp to Lt.
Governor George Arthur, 1827-1829. There are also letters from British army officers' wives and daughters addressed to Jane Clark. Also included are papers relating to the Weston Family, Ann (neeClark) and William Pritchard Weston

William Clark

William Nicolle Oates Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC O6
  • Collection
  • 1951-1996

Collection consists of various essays, lectures and reflections on education, Quakers and also copies of his contributions to the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

William Nicolle Oats

Wilfred Hugh Hudspeth Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS3
  • Collection
  • 1935-1951

Collection consists of of notes on various aspects of the history of Tasmania and drafts of articles, written mainly between 1935 and 1951, some for The Royal Society of Tasmania Papers & Proceedings

Wilfred Hugh Hudspeth

Waterhouse Trading

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS86
  • Collection
  • 1847-1850

Business letter book dated 16 August 1847 to 9 September 1850 of John Thomas Waterhouse, general trader and shipowner of Hobart. The letters are addressed to traders, agents in mainland ports and relate to cargoes of all kinds, including provisions, spirits etc.
In Wood's Royal Kalendar of 1849 - J. T. Waterhouse, shipping agent is listed as owning 6 ships (John Bull, Scout, Timbo, Triton, Waterlily and Maguasha)

John Thomas Waterhouse

Waratah Weekly News

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS161
  • Collection
  • 1881

File of first newspaper published at the town of Waratah, Mt. Bischoff. Waratah Weekly News, 19 March 1881 to 21 May 1881. Manuscript, duplicated by 'centigraph'

Walworth Baguley Letters

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC H15
  • Collection
  • 1914-1915

Letters from Walworth 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 North West Tasmania: 'Blythe and I are at present squatted in the midst of a vast forest…' They hoped to obtain a grant of 10,000 acres on condition 50 people were settled there within three years and has had a promise from 5 cabinet ministers to that effect. The organisation was to be known as 'The Tasmania Colonizing Association Ltd.' In the meantime they were clearing timber and living in an old surveyors' hut 24 miles from Smithton - 'Smithton has a population of about 500, six stores, seven churches, 1 pub. 1 school, a sawmill, post-office etc.' By the time Baguley wrote his second letter they had been joined by 3 men, wives and children from British Columbia, Canada, but the bill to authorise the land grant had been defeated (although they hoped to try again) and so they had taken various jobs, including road making. Baguley also referred to the war - 'Bad job isn't it' - and sent 'kind regards to all in the office', probably his former colleagues since he also commented that now 'I ... shoulder an axe and walk into the forest, just as naturally as I used to walk up stairs to that refrigerator called an office in Birch St., Dunedin!

Walworth Baguley

Walter Stone & E. Morris Miller Correspondence

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S15
  • Collection
  • 1948-1964

Collection of correspondence between Walter Stone & E. Morris Miller regarding correspondence with Walter Stone (c1905- ), publisher and book collector of Sydney and publisher of 'Biblionews' , between 1948 and 1964 about book collecting and Australian literature. Letters include references to J.K. Morris (d. 1958) ,Henry Kendall and Rev. Thornton Reed's thesis on Kendall, Fred. Bloomfield, Roderick Quinn, C.J. Brennan, W.E. Fitzhenry (editor of The Bulletin ), M. Gilmour and to The Tasmanian, Launceston's first newspaper (9). Morris Miller sometimes enclosed copies of his letters to others, including J.K. Morris (1951), and there are also
letters from W.E. Fitzhenry of The Bulletin sent by Morris. Miller to Stone for his files. Photocopies of these letters are also held in the National Library, Canberra.

Walter William Stone

Walker Family Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC W9
  • Collection
  • 1820-1913

The papers consist mainly of family correspondence of G.W. Walker and his children and a few diaries and miscellaneous papers. James B. Walker's letters to his sisters, particularly letters to Mary Augusta while she was over seas are especially descriptive of his activities and of Hobart life. Mary Walkers' letters from London describe her life as a student in London and her correspondence with friends met then contain references to artists, especially women painters and sculptors.
This collection is complemented by - AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2007/1 - https://sparc.utas.edu.au/index.php/walker-family-papers-2007

George Washington Walker

Waldie Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC W17
  • Collection
  • 1857-1884

Collection consists of photocopies of three letters and two pamphlets bound into four volumes. The family papers remain in the possession of the family and include diaries and work notebooks of John Waldie, jun. c.1854-1896; agreements over timber and land, accounts and receipts 1856-1892, letter from W.C.Blyth 1869, letter to his mother 184S, letters from John Waldie senior 1822, 1832, 1833 and letters to Delia Waldie from Mary Quinn 1883.

John Waldie

Views of Hobart

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS146
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Two prints :
(1) View of the country round Hobart Town In Van Dleman's Land. Reduced on zinc from a drawing by Joseph Lycet, in the collection of Professor Buckland at Oxford. Printed by C. Hullmandel, London. N.D.
(2) Architect's drawing of proposed High School, by A. Dawson, printed by T. Browne.

Joseph Lycett

Van Diemen's Land Company : annual reports

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC V1
  • Collection
  • 1827-1964

Collection consists of copies of the Van Diemen's Land Company annual report 1827-1964 made to the yearly meeting held at the Company's offices, London.
Held from second report 1827, printed.
Some reports include maps:
• 1833 Map of north West quarter, with proposals for tenants.
• 1844 Plan of Circular Head by John Cannon Stanley, Circular Head by John Lee Archer
• Forest Farms at Circular Head, showing tenants names, by John Lee Archer & N Kentish, 1842.
• Also 105 printed pamphlets. - 1827, 1831-1850, 1852,1854-1855,1857-1861,1863, 1866, 1868-1892, 1894-1898, 1900-1909, 1911-1920, 1923,-1964

Van Diemen's Land Company

University of Tasmania Roll Book of Graduates

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC UT406
  • Collection
  • 1890-1970

The two volumes of the green leather-bound, gold-embossed University of Tasmania roll books list University of Tasmania graduates conferred since the university's formation in 1890 until 1970. In the first few decades it also includes graduates from other universities in the Empire whose degrees were conferred at the University of Tasmania as ad eundem gradum degrees. The first graduates were conferred on 25 June 1890. The first University of Tasmania graduate was Samuel Picken and his degree was conferred 21 December 1894. The first University of Tasmania female graduate was Miss Eliza Wilson and her degree was conferred on 23 December 1896. Please note: the index to this volume appears to be incomplete. We will be working to rectify this over time. Please check the entries for the year.

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania Photograph Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC UT-Ph
  • Collection
  • 1890-1980

Collection consists of glass plates, lantern slides, 35mm slides, prints and negatives of images relating to the history of the University of Tasmania some later images produced by the University photographer Fred Koolhof 1960-1980

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania Charter

  • UT377
  • Collection
  • 1899-1915

Documents relating to the University of Tasmania Charter

University of Tasmania

University Library Photographs

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC UT112-11
  • Collection
  • 1952-1969

Collection consists of various black and white photographic views of the interior and of the staff of the University of Tasmania Library at Domain House, Hobart also at the Morris Miller Library, Sandy Bay

University of Tasmania

University crest, medals and common seal

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC UP75
  • Collection
  • c1900-1990

Collection cosists of various items and photographs relating to the University of Tasmania's crest, medals and common seal

University of Tasmania

University Badge

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC UT365
  • Collection
  • c1932

This badge, a smaller version of the cloth badge was probably a badge of the Tasmania University Union, and is based on the official Common Seal of the University, omitting the star and rose and the inscription, with the addition of a punning motto IN UNITATEM UNI.TAS, it also appears on the TUU magazine Platypus and may have been adopted in the 1920’s when the Union first sent teams to Inter-Varsity sports.
In April 1932 it was reported in Togatus that estimates had been received by the S.R.C. from a Melbourne firm for metal badges – ‘Mr Michells considered the Union did not need metal badges and would not be able to dispose of them. But Mr Smith’s motion that a hundred badges should be purchased at 1/6d was carried.”

University of Tasmania Library

TRST Combined Index

  • Collection
  • n.d.

Combined index to The Royal Society of Tasmania manuscript deposit collection.

Track Notes from the Weekly Courier

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS45
  • Collection
  • 1903-1907

'Track notes' by H. H. Scott, being pages from the Weekly Courier, containing 'The Wallaby 'track' by 'Bluey’ dated Saturday April 18 1903 to 26 December 1907
Also includes 2 loose pages dated 23 November and 3 December 1914; and photograph
from Weekly Courier of harvest scenes & Launceston Museum (new section) 14 January 1908)

Herbert Hedley Scott

Tombstones in St. David's cemetery

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS138
  • Collection
  • 1922

Typed list of tombstones in St. David's cemetery, Hobart (St. David's Park) dated 1922

St. David's Cemetery

Thomas Yardley Lowes: auction sales particulars

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS117
  • Collection
  • 1853-1854

Particulars of property, mainly in Battery Point Hobart to be sold by auction by Thomas Yardley Lowes (no plans or detailed descriptions). Properties of Robert Quayle Kermode & Sir George Arthur

Thomas Yardley Lowes

Thomas Sheehy Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S2
  • Collection
  • 1858-1906

Collection consists of business correspondence and case papers of Thomas Sheehy, solicitor, barrister and proctor of Collins Street,
Hobart.

Thomas Sheehy

Thomas Hodgkin Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX10
  • Collection
  • 1909-1910

Collection consists of 1 photograph album of people met, groups and scenery and account of a visit to Australia in 1909 written by L. Violet Hodgkin describing her impressions of colonial life (not always favourable ), the meetings and social functions and detailed descriptions of the chief Friends in each place some photos stuck into the diary account.

Thomas Hodgkin

Thomas Chapman Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C2
  • Collection
  • 1780-1855

Miscellaneous papers, including newspaper advertisements, relating to Thomas Chapman's claim to the annuity left to his first wife, Mary Ann (formerly Langhorne) by her aunt Lydia Hooley, and, The Craftsman or Say's Weekly Journal, relateing to the Gordon riots etc. dated 10 June 1780

Thomas Chapman

Thomas Alcock: last will and testament

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX2
  • Collection
  • 1856

Photocopy of the last will and testament of Thomas Alcock, dated 1856, leaving legacies to his children and his second wife, Ann. Executors were Thomas Lodywyk Crowther, surgeon, and John Regan, tanner.

Thomas Alcock

Thomas Crouch: Miscellaneous papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS111
  • Collection
  • 1826-1853

Collection of miscellaneous papers including lease, bank book, letter from G. W. Walker, gold digging license, correspondence of William Woollett about survey of allotment at Great Swanport, birth certificate of James Rothwell Crouch 22 January 1843 (Quaker certificate of witness of birth), bank book of Ann Crouch, small ms. music book inscribed "CC to KL".

Thomas James Crouch

Theatre Programmes

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC T9
  • Collection
  • 1950-1968

Theatre Programmes dated 1950 - 1968, mainly Theatre Royal, Hobart, also concerts and exhibitions.

The unpublished memoir of Sir Patrick Abercrombie

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2017/4
  • Collection
  • c1939

The unpublished memoirs of Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie, an English town planner, best known for the post-Second World War re-planning of London

Patrick Abercrombie

The Tasmanian Aborigine

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS54
  • Collection
  • 1958

'The Tasmanian Aborigine' by Owen Reid, School House, Bridgewater, Tasmania.
Typescript (never published) includes chapters 1 - VI II, Introduction, 30 figures and map, plates 2, 6-10.

Owen Willaim Reid

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Sections and Committees

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/H
  • Collection
  • 1863-1927

Correspondence and other related material associated with Historical and Geographical Section, Physical, Mathematical & Chemical Section, Medical Section, Education Section, Anthropology Section and Botanical Section

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Northern Branch Records

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/I
  • Collection
  • 1934-1980

Records of the Northern Branch of The Royal Society of Tasmania. Includes general correspondence and financial records, council papers, publications, lectures, excursions and other material

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Library Accession Register

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/G
  • Collection
  • 1848-1988

Collection consists of Library accession register's, record of individuals and institutions receiving copies of 'Papers & Proceedings' and other publications and other material relating to the library of The Royal Society of Tasmania

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Financial Records

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/D
  • Collection
  • 1856-1968

Financial records of The Royal Society of Tasmania. Includes ledger accounts, receipts and expenditure, audited balance statements etc.

  • The financial records are incomplete. Some references to the financing of sections may also be found under RSA/E (Botanical Gardens) RSA/F (Museum) and RSA/H (Sections and committees).

The Royal Society of Tasmania

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Correspondence

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/B
  • Collection
  • 1847-1956

Correspondence and letterbooks of The Royal Society of Tasmania. Includes abstracts of letters sent by secretary and correspondence files by subject.

The Royal Society of Tasmania

The Royal Society of Tasmania: Botanical Gardens

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RSA/E
  • Collection
  • 1845-1963

Collection consists of accounts for the sale of plants, receipted bills and detailed expenses, visitors books, work books, notebooks and administrative papers. See also entries in Council meeting minutes.

The Royal Society of Tasmania

The Derwent Star and Van Diemen's Land Intelligencer

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS176
  • Collection
  • 1810

The Derwent Star and Van Diemen's Land Intelligence, Hobarts first and short lived newspaper was first issued on 8 January 1810. This issue No. 7, 3 April 1810 gives an account of the recent death and funeral of David Collins, Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land. Produced fortnightly by the government printer George Clark/Clarke, there were twelves issues published from 1810 to 1812.

George Clark

Testimonial: Dean F.H. Cox

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS115
  • Collection
  • 1873

Two letters dated 1873 relating to a testimonial for Dean Cox - one from Charles Du Cann from Government House

Frederick Holdship Cox

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

Tasmanian Society : minutes

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS147
  • Collection
  • 1841-1842

Minutes of The Tasmanian Society dated March 1841 to March 1842. Titled 'Minutes of "The Society" V. D. Land 1841'

Tasmanian Society

Tasmanian plants

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS148
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Draft of letter or part of article on Tasmanian plants and the effect of the severe frost in England, 1837-8, as mentioned in a paper by Dr. Lindley; writer unknown.

John Lindley

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

Tasmanian Caledonian Society Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC T5
  • Collection
  • 1948-1986

Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and annual reports of the Tasmanian Caledonian Society.

Tasmanian Caledonian Society

Tasmanian Biological Survey & Biological Club

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC T1
  • Collection
  • 1937-1983

Collection consists of minutes, correspondence and records and reports of the Tasmanian finding of an Australia wide biological survey conducted by Biological Club. A committee was established consisting of Pearson (chair); Prof. V V Hickman (University - Spiders); Dr 0 Martin (CSIRO- Botany); J W Evans (Dept. of Agriculture - Entomology); 0 Colbrum Pearson (Museum - as secretary).
Later others joined: Dr H Gordon (University - Botany); Prof. H N Barber (University - Botany); Mr L Miller (Dept. of Agriculture - Entomology) & Dr E Guiler (University - Mammals).

Tasmanian Biological Club

Tasman Memorial

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS105
  • Collection
  • 1923

Collection of photographs and transparencies of the erection and unveiling of the Tasman Memorial, Prince of Wales Bay, 1923. The expedition to erect a memorial was led by J. Moore Robinson and included
John Reynolds who took the photographs.

John Reynolds

T. R. G. Williams Photograph Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC W2
  • Collection
  • c1900

Collection consists of photographs of the Scotsdale area, Tasmania. Most of these photographs of Scottsdale and district in the early 1900s were published as postcards with the imprint: Real photograph by T.R.G. Williams, Ararat", but two of the Scottsdale Waterworks with post mark date 1907 (1 O & 11) are stamped: T.R.G. Williams, photographer, Scottsdale. A handcoloured postcard by "Wynphotoprint" is also included in the collection.

Thomas G. R. Williams

Stokell Family Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS126
  • Collection
  • 1844-1910

Letters received by the Stokell family 1844-1910. Letters and copies of letters to the Stokell family, including a copy of a letter from bushrangers Martin Cope, Alexander Reid, John Reubens & James Prendergrass to George and Miss Stokell 1844 and 2 letters from E. H. Scott (1909, 1910). Also printed Poems and hymns by E. H. Scott undated.

Stokell Family

Stewart James Anderson Diaries

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

The copies of the diaries are dated between 1889 and 1926 and contain brief entries for each day. They relate to both personal and farm activities and appear to relate to a comparatively small general farm.
For example: "stayed at house and made a set of steps for the dairy"; "reaped 1 1/2 acres oats for seed"; "stocked up oats and made a rake"; commenced putting in culvert down by cottage"; ''2 loads of hay - too green"; "grubbing large boulder stones out of 18 acres"; "went to morning service ¬ Archdeacon Richards preached"; "made organ stool for Black River Church"; "party of young people from Smithton for evening"; "picked the quinces and some apples, killed a sheep"; "8 loads of cut up wood for home during winter"; "putting up wire fence by potato shed to let calves get shelter under the pines"; "pottering around all day, Leon called"; "1/2 day in vegetable garden"; "marked lambs. Worked 4 hours at P.O."; "Carl finished ploughing 6 acres for peas"; "helped to cut chaff for Mr L. Medwin"; "carting hay, Frank Medwin with team". The entries appear to relate to a comparatively small general farm and by 1918 Anderson's children (daughter at Stanley, and Leon) were grown up and were living independently. One diary is dated 1889 and was much damaged with parts of pages tom or worn away. The 1889 entries are similar (eg: "made bullock yoke"; "Joe took load of potatoes to township"; "boiled pig potatoes").

Stewart James Anderson

Steel Manuscript

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S16
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Undated manuscript copy of an account of Falmouth, East Coast, Tasmania, entitled "Early Days at Falmouth" by R.W. Steel, "Gould's Country", 14 pages torn from small notebook.

R.W. Steel

St Mary's Hospital Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS28
  • Collection
  • 1846-1863

Collection of committee minutes, accounts and admissions register for St. Mary's Hospital, Hobart.

St. Mary's Hospital

St. George's Society

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS124
  • Collection
  • 1900

Correspondence with Archdeacon Whittington concerning the formation of a branch of St. George's Society,1900.

Royal Society of St George

Song of the Aborigines of V.D.L

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS55
  • Collection
  • c1850

'Song of the aborigines of V.D.L; nd. Arranged by Mrs Logan. (According to the donor, who found. it among some old music, it could date back to 1850 and might have been copied by his mother (nee Wilkinson) at Bothwell)
Manuscript sheet of music with aboriginal words. Also photograph of 2nd page.

Maria Logan

Sir Richard Owen

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS104
  • Collection
  • 1844-1857

Letter and draft of 'A Manual of Fossil Mammals, being the substance of a course of lectures on the osteology and paleontology...'

Richard Owen

Sir Ernest Clark Bequest

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS7
  • Collection
  • 1836-1943

Collection consists of historical documents, personal and official papers

Ernest Clark

Sir Douglas Mawson's proclamation

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M17
  • Collection
  • 1931

Facsimile copy of Sir Douglas Mawson’s proclamation of British sovereign rights over the territory of King George II Land and Oates Land between latitude 660 S. and the South Pole. Dated 5 January 1931.
The original document was buried under rocks in the Antarctic for 46 years. It has now been restored by the National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Douglas Mawson

Silk and Textile Printers Pty. Ltd.

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC S11
  • Collection
  • 1941-1952

The collection contains minutes of directors' and shareholders' meetings and annual reports of the company from 1941-1952. Chairman: C. Alcorso; Directors: O. Alcorso, J.T. Vinton Smith, E. Hearnshaw; Managing Director: P. Sonnino.

Silk and Textile Printers Pty. Ltd

Shipping Insurance

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS83
  • Collection
  • 1857-1860

Insurance averages dated 1857 to 1860
Notes on averages for insurance of ships and cargoes, made by Thomas May Evans, including accounts of voyages, valuation, losses etc. of ships:
• Brig Mary Clarke (A. Avery, master) on voyage from Newcastle, N.S.W. to Melbourne,
• 'Caroline'(John Robertson, master), voyage from V.D.L. to southern Wale fisheries.
• Ann Gales, with sugar from Mauritius to Hobart Town Schooner
• Tamar (Tregurtha, master), V.D.L. to Victoria
• Schooner 'Louisa' - salvage loss (Walter M. Robertson, master)
• Dark (Henry Sansom, master), Hobart to Port Philip Australasia with wool, Hobart to London (Connol, master)
• Dark (Jasper, master) Hobart to Port Philip
• Brigantine Macquarie (A. Graves, master), Hobart to Port Albert
• Circassian (Napper, master) - salvage loss.
• Scotia, London to Port Philip

Seamen's Paybooks

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS97
  • Collection
  • 1862

Paybooks of two seamen: Dennis Dogherty of the ' Aurora ', page recording payments torn out, no date and John Clarke, of the 'Lady Kennaway' number 3099, 1862 - 31.12.1862. Booklets in a small metal protective case.

Dennis Dogherty

Scrapbook of Theatre programmes

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS87
  • Collection
  • 1949-1959

Scrapbook of Theatre programmes - news clippings dated 1949 - 1959. News clippings relating to the reconstruction of the Theatre Royal, programmes for plays, concerts, etc.
'The Theatre Royal: a brief history' 1837 - 1948, collected by Mrs. Olive Burns, at one time acting president of the Hobart Repertory Theatre.

Olive Burn

Salmoniana, Hobart, Tasmania

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS159
  • Collection
  • 1866

Publication entitled 'Salmoniana,' by Barri Couta(pseud.)m June 1866. Humorous verse and sketches concerning the arrival of salmon ova in Tasmania. The names of the commissioners and others have been noted on the sketches in this pamphlet which includes advertisements printed by J. Walch & Son.

Salmon Commissioners Tasmania

Sale of Crown lands at Carnavon

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS122
  • Collection
  • 1889

Papers regarding the 1889 sale of Crown lands at Carnavon. Notice, particulars and small plan of land for sale at Carnavon [Port Arthur]

Royal Warrants

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS96
  • Collection
  • 1857-1870

Royal warrents of appointment of Francis Smith as attorney general and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

Francis Smith

Royal Tasmania Regiment : 1st Battalion

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M20
  • Collection
  • 1968

Illustrated progamme of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Tasmania Regiment: Presentation of Queen' s and Regimental Colours by his excellency the Governor of Tasmania, Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Gairdner KCHG, KCVO, KBE, CB, (Honorary Colonel The Royal Tasmania .Regiment) at the Brighton Military Camp, Saturday 2nd March 1968' includes colour photographs of the colours, photos of Governor and officers, and list of parade

Royal Tasmania Regiment

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 Roy Bridges, Tasmanian writer and newspaper reporter Including some correspondence and agreements with publishers and manuscripts or typescripts of much of his work, including unpublished material. The Collection also includes manuscripts of Hilda Bridges, Roy's sister.

Royal Tasman Bridges

(Ross's) Hobart Town almanack and Van Diemen's Land annual

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC AY 1625 .H63
  • Collection
  • 1835

Includes a list of the 'Civil Establishment of Van Diemen's Land and its dependencies'; a list of the 'Military'; a list of 'Public Institutions'; a 'Return of convicts'; list and description of 'Newspapers and Journals published in Hobart Town'; an 'Index Plantarum, or an attempt towards a popular description of some of the most common and remarkable indigenous plants of Van Diemen's Land' [pp.61-114]; 'A shred of autobiography, containing various anecdotes, personal and historical, connected with these colonies' [by Jorgen Jorgensen - pp.115-180).
Includes also a 'Chronological view of events in Van Diemen's Land and other parts of the world, during the last two years'; an alphabetical 'Directory of the district of Hobart Town taken from the Jury List' ; a list of shipping arrivals and departures at Hobart for 1834; an essay on Circular Head by James Ross, addressed to Edward Curr Esq.
Annual first published in 1829 as 'Hobart Town Almanack' and continued until 1838 with variant titles: 'Van Diemen's Land Annual and Hobart Town Almanack', 'Ross's Van Diemen's Land Annual and Hobart-Town Almanack', 'Ross's Hobart Town Almanack, and Van Diemen's Land Annual', "Elliston's Hobart Town Almanack and Ross's Van Diemen's Land Annual'.

James Ross

Ronald Turner Ralph Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R14
  • Collection
  • 1941-1948

Collection consists of material related to Ronald Turner Ralphs time at the University of Tasmania during the 1940's studying Civil Engineering. Included are text books, note books and Uni Revue programs and issues of Togatus relating to the reviews.

Ronald Turner Ralph

Ronald Campbell Smith Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX4
  • Collection
  • 1915-1973

Collection consists of papers and photographs relating to Ronald Campbell Smith.

Ronald Campbell Smith

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

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

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

Robert Doctor account book

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC D4
  • Collection
  • 1827-1851

Xeroxed copy of Robert Doctors account book for the years 1827 to 1851 with details of goods and services supplied by and to various residents in the Sorell area, including: boots, shoes soled and heeled, plough mould, beans, handle, tobacco, rum, sugar tea, callico, coffin, bread, repairing cart wheel, laying floor, shingles, glass, making ploughs. Also payments made.

Robert Doctor

Robert Cosgrove Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC C5
  • Collection
  • 1898-1969

Collection consists of papers, speeches, press cuttings and photographs relating to Sir Robert Cosgrove.

Robert Cosgrove

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 Sarah Benson (m. Hammond 1832), in UK and were probably given to their niece, Sarah Benson Mather who married George Washington Walker in 1840, after Ann Mather's death in 1831.

Robert Mather

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