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Zygophyllum

Watercolour on card with some pencil painted by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia 5/8/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Zygophyllum

Olive Pink

Youth Cricket Team at Gretna

Youth Club Cricket Team taken at Gretna. Back Row: Mr Easther, Jack Cliffe, Stan Ransley, Frank Butler. Middle Row: Alan Easther, Alan Hyland (captain) Dudley Coleman, Spud Ransley, Basil Easther. Front: Brian Richardson, Walter Thomas. Boy: Harry Smith.

Youth Triumphant" by Roy Bridges

Cuttings of Roy Bridges serial published in the Saturday Evening Mercury 14 August 1954 to 13 November 1954 entitled ''Youth
Triumphant"

William Edwin Fuller

Young man and women

Collection of 3 photographs. A young man, wearing high collar and lilies of the valley in buttonhole; young lady with long hair, sailor type hat with flower and feather, white collar; young lady with hair combed back from face, white front on dark dress with bunched shoulders, tucked sleeves and bodice.

James Backhouse Walker

Yam flower

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink 27/12/57 (location unknown). Identified by Olive Pink as "Yam flower? badly done"

Olive Pink

Wynyard Regatta 1957

Colour photograph, taken from eastern bank of Inglis River, depicts four yachts sailing, breakwater on opposite bank, with small child running in sand on foreground riverbank.

Hal Wyatt

W.W. & Maud Lamb to Frank and Mrs Allison

Letters, W.W. & Maud Lamb to Frank and Mrs Allison dated 1911. From Victoria about Maggie: unwilling to let her stay longer owing to the awkwardness and scandal of her position, her baby a seven months and so too delicate to be removed from its mother but not expected to live, references to the nurse and undertaker.

Margaret (Gunn) Allison

Written English

Folder marked 'Written English' containing many articles on the topic including one by Sansom, and copies of Sansom's letters to the Principal of Launceston Technical College and Sister Canice of Thomas Moore's School.

Clive Sansom

Writings and letters

Manila Folder headed 'Clive - writings and letters answered in scribbled handwriting'.
• Typed script of 'Nightmare Abbey' prepared by Sansom and based on Peacock's novel for an ABC broadcast 'Journeys into Bookland'.
• 'This Damned Hypocrisy', a handwritten nine-page essay written in response to the public furore about the proposed marriage of Mrs Simpson and King Edward.
• 'Last pages for "Fenley Green"', written in 1932 as part of a short story or novel.
• "'Macbeth" Retold by Dr. Fox'. Clive Sansomhaexcell's 'spoof' on Shakespeare's play.
• Typed copies of Sansom's poems: 'Saved (A Bride and Groom to the Rescue)', 'Our Party', 'Brenda Hean: Memorial Service, Scots Church, September 26th 1972', 'This little one ... '. Handwritten poems: 'Oxford, 1938', 'The Ballad of Midnight', 'Inscription for an Old Tomb', 'A Winter Entertainment' (written in a Christmas Card).
• Two personal documents (typewritten), one outlining Sansom's career as a lecturer and writer and listing referees, the other providing a case history of Sansom 's health problems prepared for Dr Greenward in 1972.
• Letters to and from Sansom: to Jim [?] providing a summary of Sansom 'straining, teaching and writing career,
• David Higham about the inclusion of his poem 'Ladybird' in an anthology,
• The Countryman about the inclusion of one of Sansom's poems in a publication,
• Patricia Wrightson seeking permission to include Sansom's 'The Intruder' in a collection of short stories and poetry for children and Sansom' s reply.
• A collection of material headed 'For Diary 1939' that includes notification that Sansom had passed examinations conducted by St John Ambulance Brigade, Southgate Division,
• handwritten copies of Sansom's poems 'August Holiday', 'The Old Road, Condicote' (three copies) and 'After the Raid',
• typed copies of 'Words Under Grass' and 'In the Midst of Death is Life ... '
• Six articles associated with rhythm in speech: two handwritten notes and a handwritten summary of material drawn from a work by F.E. Halliday, a photocopied page from a text by Robert Speight and two typewritten pages, one an extract from Samuel Selden' s The Stage in Action and the other a series of brief quotations.
• A brochure on the Spicelands Training Centre (Society of Friends).
• A photograph of a lady and a pig with the caption 'The attack repulsed'.
• A typed list of the Patrons of the Speech Fellowship.
• A collection of material relating to Clive Sansom's autobiography that includes handwritten drafts, photocopies of sections from books, reminder notes and Sansom's autobiographical article 'My Job, Poet, etc' that appeared in The friend (August 32, 1973).

Clive Sansom

Wrest Point Hotel 1952

Photograph depicts forecourt of Wrest Point Hotel, Sandy Bay, showing front door with decorative masonry, with five dolphins, ship with St George Cross atop front door. Man in brown uniform standing alongside a Holden FX with dark body paintwork and a yellow painted roof, a taxi affiliated with Hobart's Yellow Cabs, Tasmanian licence plate WXG 772.

Hal Wyatt

Wreck on beach near Mars Bluff

Colour photograph of rotting timbers from wreck of boat, half-buried in the sand near shallow creek on beach near Mars Bluff, Bruny Island, Photograph possibly taken 1963.

World Resources Institute "Report on Antarctica" Lee Kimball

Non-governmental organisations document relevant to the Fifteenth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, ATCM XV, Paris, environment protection, mining ban, minerals convention, Ninth Special Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, SATCM IX, Tinker Foundation. Provides document and source information.

Bill Bush

Working notes

Notes made while reading histories, reference books, articles, newspapers and various records, with notes of memoranda and queries, mostly roughly written. No.10 includes notes on schools, pages from statistical returns 1869, notes from the Glamorgan Council minutes 1860 - 1908 and some letters in answer to queries 1923 - 1928;No.5 includes an extract from the Hobart Town Courier 23 Jan. 1850, describing St. John's Church, Prossers Plains and its consecration (another copy is in No.8), part of the will of Robert Hepburn of Roys Hill, Fingal and rough notes from Dr. G.F. Storey's diaries and accounts in the Mitchell Library; No. 7 consists of rough notes of events arranged chronologically, 1821 - 1921;
No. 9 includes a typescript article: ‘some notes on the history of Swansea and district’ (2 copies, uncorrected) c. 1930 -40, and notes from Dr. G.F. Storey's diaries (1867-68, 1873-4, 1876-7) and other papers at Kelvedon; No.8 includes rough notes on Buckland, Prossers Plains and Maria Island; Nos. 1 - 4 are merely small 'reminder' notebooks
Notes made while reading histories, reference books, articles,newspapers and various records, with notes of memoranda and queries, mostly roughly written.No.10 includes notes on schools, pages from statistical returns 1869, notes from the Glamorgan Council minutes 1860 - 1908 and some letters in answer to queries 1923 - 1928;No.5 includes an extract from the Hobart Town Courier 23 Jan. 1850, describing St. John's Church, Prossers Plains and its consecration (another copy is in No.8), part of the will of Robert Hepburn of Roys Hill, Fingal and rough notes from Dr. G.F. Storey's diaries and accounts in the Mitchell Library; No. 7 consists of rough notes of events arranged chronologically, 1821 - 1921;
No. 9 includes a typescript article: ‘some notes on the history of Swansea and district’ (2 copies, uncorrected) c. 1930 -40, and notes from Dr. G.F. Storey's diaries (1867-68, 1873-4, 1876-7) and other papers at Kelvedon; No.8 includes rough notes on Buckland, Prossers Plains and Maria Island; Nos. 1 - 4 are merely small 'reminder' notebooks

Work Diaries & Notebooks

Notebooks noting time, labour, materials, miscellaneous notes, sometimes costing, some draft letters, etc. (most in old school exercise books).

  1. "Leeta May" (T.H. Spaulding), "Stanley", "Westward" 1917-1924
  2. "Marina" renamed "Miena" (Jones & Boxall), "Alice" renamed "Kintail" 1933-5
  3. "Alice M" ("Kintail"), "Iolanthe", "Gladys S"
  4. "Iolanthe" (R. Hickman) and repair of "Ventura" including costing details
  5. "Mistral III" (G. Rex), "Jean Nichols" (W. Nichols) c1940
  6. "Jean Nichols" c1940
  7. "Sir John Franklin" & other vessels 1941-1945
  8. "Derwent Hunter" (A.J. Drysdale) 1943-1945
  9. Proposed vessel for A.J. Drysdale (not built) 1946, 1949
  10. Rough notebook of measurements, no date, possibly for "Sir John Franklin"
  11. Notes of weights and measures, displacement, ballast, sail area

John Wilson

Wool shipment

Two letters to Alfred Harrap from Robert Brooks & Co., London, about wool consigned to them by Harrap for the executors of the late A. I. Horne - no improvement in prices owing to the large quantity of wool on the market, with bill of lading (in duplicate) and insurance policy (in duplicate).

Alfred Harrap & Son

Wool

Papers, 1826-1832 relating to wool and the transport of bales, one bale shipped to London 1832.

Andrew Downie

Women on a break

Women seated on grass, Left to right. Back row: Gladys Watson, Lil Barwick, Bealtie Smith. Middle row: Joyce Barwick, others unknown. Front row: unknown

Women and Freedom

Three copies of typescript of school broadcast titled "Women and Freedom" dated 6 April 1944 by Alice D Baker

Alice Daisy Baker

Woman seated

Unidentified daguerreotype in a plain leather and velvet case of a woman, seated, wearing bonnet with white ribbons and flowers, holding parasol, background of classical pillars, head lightly coloured.

James Backhouse Walker

Woman seated

Ambrotype in case of a woman, seated, youngish, hair straight, drawn back off face, lace collar, gold chain, background drapery and vase of roses. Head, chain and background lightly coloured. in a case of tooled imitation leather, lined with red velvet.

James Backhouse Walker

Woman and man seated

Ambrotypes in case of two unidentified portraits. Woman in left side of case and on right side man, seated, thin face, side -burns, white shirt. Background of drapery and mountain view. Head lightly tinted, shirt front painted white. two portraits in oval frames in one case.

James Backhouse Walker

Wolfram & Scheelite

Correspondence relating to the production and sale of Tasmanian wolfram and scheelite for the production of tungsten metal and contract for sale to United Kingdom, some written by John Reynolds as Commerce Officer, Department of Agriculture & Industry . Dated 1939 to 1940

John Reynolds

William R. Deeble

Letter from William R. Deeble to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania, 27 September 1905, regarding employment prospects for Clark's son in the Tamanian Government Railways, and application form

William R. Allison to brother Frank

Letter, William R. Allison to brother Frank, dated 5 May 1916. Emita, Flinders Island: wreck of "Toroa" on reef - passengers saved but it should have been possible to save livestock and cargo. [W.R. Allison was Warden of Flinders Council]

Margaret (Gunn) Allison

William Mawle Letter

Letters from Sophia Summerfield to William Mawle dated 10 September 1828. This typed copy was made by owner of original letter, Gordon Nanscawen, Burnie

William Mawle

William Hudson

Photograph of William Hudson aged 76 years, taken in 1881 at Greenwich

Thomas Edgar Burns

William Henry Williams

In 1894 William Henry Williams became a lecturer and in 1896 the foundation professor of Classics and English Literature at the newly established University of Tasmania. He occupied the chair until his retirement in 1925. During part of that time he was dean of the faculty of arts and chairman of the professorial board. In March 1926 he was made professor emeritus. He was also a trustee of the State Library of Tasmania from 1921 to 1936. Copy of indenture of Professor Williams to the position of Professor of Classics and English literature, dated 1902. Appointment Indenture for William Henry Williams, dated 1901, 1902 &1904. Professor of Classics and English Literature (1901 draft); Professor of Classics and English Literature (17 February 1902); Supplement to agreement (2 February 1904); Professor of Classics and English Literature (19 August1904 and draft).

University of Tasmania

William Grubb

Framed caricature of William Grubb. Wood and coal merchant known to Hobart as Billy. A keen yachtsman and fisherman.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

William Gore Elliston Diary

Diary of William Gore Elliston 1829 - 1864 as transcribed by J.N.D. Harrison - consists of a typed carbon copy on flimsy paper

William Gore Elliston

William Archer Journals

Entries for most days, sometimes including much detail, referring to his daily work (both farm work on his property and later his architectural work), also his travels, visits to and from neighbours, elections and political activities etc. Also an additional fragment of a 'private diary' for 1848 including references to his reading and botanical study. Note: Other diaries (1856-58, 1862-74) were in the possession of Mrs. L. Boyd in New Zealand in 1959 and a microfilm copy was made of these.
• (1) Mar. - Dec. 1847
• (2) (a) Jan. 1848 - Jan. 1856
(b) Jan. - July 1848
( + loose leaf incomplete private diary)
• (3) June 1858 - May 1859
• (4) May 1859 - Oct. 1860
• (5) Oct. 1860 - Nov. 1862

William Archer

William and Frances Gunn to daughter Margaret Allison

Letters dated 1861-1864 & 1868, William and Frances Gunn to daughter Margaret Allison. William Gunn: bad eye, minor news, letters written in sloping illegible hand (1861, 1862, 1864); Frances H. Gunn: Kitty's fall but baby the largest and fattest seen; the children - Willie, Iss, Frank, Amy; Margaret's room would be kept until she came home (1863). Also statement by Mrs F.H. Gunn that she had given her husband's regimental sash to her daughter Margaret.

Margaret (Gunn) Allison

William Albert Cowan

Correspondence dated 6 October 1960 from William (Bill) Cowen thanking Morris Miller for the copy of his occasional papers

Edmund Morris Miller

Will of John Grant

Will of John Grant dated 10 December 1825 also copy of will of John Grant of the firm of Bethune & Grant of Hobart, merchants, leaving £50 pa. to parents James and Margaret Grant of Nairn, North Britain all remaining property to brother James Grant who was to make provision for sisters Ann and Janet. Also bill for legal fees for probate due to George Cartwright 1826-1827.

John Grant

Wilkes Land whaling licenses

References to information relevant to Wilkes Land, Australian Antarctic Territory, fishing, marine resources. Provides only references to source information.

Bill Bush

Wild Orange

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, at Barrow Creek, 1949. Identified by Olive Pink as Wild Orange. "pale lemon petal and stamens green end to pistil - bright green leaves of leathery texture"

Olive Pink

Wien Bridge Oscillator

Folder, includes classwork, handwritten and typed formulas, reports. Approximately 60 pages. Includes analysis of "The Wien Bridge Oscillator"

Ronald Turner Ralph

Who can help

Publication entitled "Information for school leavers Who can help? : there are many people who can help you find your way". A joint project with the Tasmanian Education Department, Hobart Chamber of Commerce and Apex Clubs of Tasmania. Undated.

Hobart Chamber of Commerce

Whitewood (Tallow wood)

Coloured pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink, Thompsons Rock Hole, 1943. Identified by Olive Pink as Whitewood ( Tallow wood)

Olive Pink

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