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Victorians and Native Birdlife

9 Jan 2018

An evolving relationship as illustrated through Victoria's cultural collections.

Curated By

Rohan Long, Technical Officer – Zoology and Collections Manager of the Tiegs Museum, School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.

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Compass, Plane Table

Frankston RSL Sub Branch, Frankston

A plane table compass as used by surveyors and artillery crew complete with a protective wooden transit case. This compass is the type used by artillery units of the Australian Military Forces during World War 2. This compass was manufactured by J. W. Handley P/L of Melbourne in 1943. Refer 00330 and 00330.2

Clinometer

Frankston RSL Sub Branch, Frankston

Sight clinometer MK IV used in conjunction with the QF 25 PDR field gun. This device was mounted on a fitting beside the gun barrel and used to accurately indicate the elevation of the gun barrel. The device is calibrated in degrees and minutes and is adjustable enabling the weapon to be accurately aimed. Refer to items 00111 and 00111.2

Child's cloth book - Book of Animals - The Donkeys

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Child’s Nursery Rhyme colouring book - Mother Goose Rhyme book

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Child’s cloth book - Baby’s things - A real cloth book

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Child’s cloth book - Jolly Rhymes

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Baby weighing scales

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Book - Holy Bible

Learmonth and District Historical Society, Learmonth

Baby basket with folding frame

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Folding pusher pram

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Talc powder container

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Child's cloth book - Toddles on the farm

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Lactogen tin

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Book

8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection, North Bandiana

Black clothboard covered bank book issued by the National Bank of Australasia Limited, Benalla Branch for the account of the 16th Light Horse Public Monies Account. The book was in use from December 1912 to March 1919.

Historical information

The 16th Light Horse Regiment was a Citizen Military Force unit located in North East Victoria with its Headquarters at Benalla. The regiment came into existence as part of a reorganisation of Australian Military Forces in 1912 replacing earlier Victorian Mounted Rifles units, and was in turn redesignated 8th Light Horse (Indi) Regiment in 1919.

000387 Photograph - Inverloch Basketball team in front of Ramsey's Store - Noelle Muldoon , Rene Ledwidge , Elvie Jacobson , Joyce Gibson , Gwen Muldoon , Lorna Drowley

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000380 Photograph - Person on Veranda

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000514 - Photograph - 1920's Inverloch Pier

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000513 - Postcard - Inverloch Estate

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000512 - Photograph - 16 December 1996 - Probus & IHS - Don Withers, Len Cuttriss, Norm Deacon, Errol Wegert, Nancye Durham

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000493 - Postcard - Christ Church Tarraville - Gippsland Oldest Church - Copyright Scancolor Australia

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000491 - Photograph - 1997 - High street, Inverloch - rear of houses accomodating a boat shed

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000490 - Photograph - 1996 - Cottage at Treadwells Road, Inverlcoh

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000489 - Photograph - 1996 - Cottage at Treadwells Road, Inverlcoh

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000488 - Photograph - 1996 - Oversears huse on Tarwin Meadows - Property originally owned by George Black

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000487 Photograph - 1996 - Tarwin Meadows property owned by George Black, who settled there in 1851

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000486 Photograph - 1996 - Original site of Tarwin Meadows owned by George Black - Original house demolished

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000485 Photograph - 1996 - Site of Manager's home on George Black's property (Tarwin Meadows) Tarwin Lower 1850

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000484 Photograph - 1996 - Site of Manager's home on George Black's property (Tarwin Meadows) Tarwin Lower

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

000483 Photograph - 1996 - Oversear's Cottage at Tarwin Meadows - Original selection of George Black - Photograph by Nancye Duirham

Inverloch Historical Society, Inverloch

Untitled

Geelong RSL Sub Branch,

Hat, Felt

Frankston RSL Sub Branch, Frankston

Standard Australian Department of Defence issue khaki fur felt slouch hat as worn by Army personnel. The hat brim has a bound edge finish and one side of the brim is folded against the hat crown. The folded brim is attached by a brass clip to the side of the crown. This hat has the normal seven fold puggaree.

Inscriptions & Markings

MOUNTCASTLE PTY LTD MAY 2005 57 O/N 235032

Photograph

8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection, North Bandiana

Framed coloured photograph of Armoured Corps soldiers drawn up in review order in a unknown garden or park setting.

Significance

Good photograph of Army Reserve unit on parade on a significant day for Australian Light Horse.

Inscriptions & Markings

On plaque at bottom centre of frame: "VMR Sqn Beersheba Pde 31 October 92. Presented to Maygar Club Albury by Cpl AH Collins Dec 92"

Classroom Equipment - Stencils

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

A number of different types of lines on a fabric, for use in schools.

Booklet - The School of Mines and Industries, Annual Report, 1914

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

4 page booklet, Annual Report of the School of Mines and Industries in the year 1914.

Historical information

The School of Mines and Industries Annual Report 1914 from the President, Part of the Report includes: 'Early in the year it was felt that the School was passing through a somewhat critical period. The increasing number of departments of instruction had correspondingly added to the responsibility of management, and it was found that the old system was not elastic enough to deal with the new situation'.

Booklet - The School of Mines and Industries, Annual Report, 1913

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

4 page booklet, Annual Report of the School of Mines and Industries in the year 1913.

Historical information

The School of Mines and Industries Annual Report 1913 from the President, Part of the Report includes: 'The general work of the School has been continued with the usual success. The result of the annual examinations were highly successful, and in many subjects, both on the Science and Art Side, the passes gained were higher than in any other School in Victoria'.

Documents - Rebels: The Legacy of the Eureka Stockade, 2004

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Two page article first published in The Age on 26 January 2004.

Historical information

This article was reproduced by the Eureka Centre.

Brochure - Eureka 150 Democracy Conference Registration Brochure, 2004

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Six page brochure outline the Eureka 150 Democracy Brochure held at the University of Ballarat from 25-17 November 2004.

Army Boots

Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch, Ringwood

Black patent boots

Inscriptions & Markings

KBF made in australia

Booklet - The School of Mines and Industries, Calendar, 1914

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Blue covered 176 page booklet relating to the School of Mines and Industries in the year 1914.

Historical information

Contents of the Booklet: Associateship, Calendar, Certificate Courses - Science, Certificate Courses - Art, Draughtsman's Courses, Discipline, Discipline Board, Examination Results, Fees, Full Certificates Issued, General Regulations, Introduction, Junior Technical School, Railway Fares, Teaching Staff, Technical Art and Craft School, Subjects of Instruction - Department of Chemistry and Metallurgy, Geological Department, Engineering Department, Electrical and Electrical Engineering Department, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics, Electrical Wiring, Electrical Engineering for Post Office Mechanics, Turning, Fitting and Blacksmithing, Telegraphy, Art and Applied Art Subjects, Architecture and Building Construction, Engineering Drawing, Carpentry and Manual Training, Dressmaking and Dresscutting, House Decoration and Signwriting, Photography, Plumbing, Sheet Metal Working

Uniform, Army Dress and Trouser

Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch, Ringwood

Blues Uniform for officer, Colonial. Worn by Col D Jamison current president 2018 00012.1 - Jacket with red facings. 00012.2 - Trousers with red stripe.

Booklet - Ballarat Junior Technical School, Prospectus, 1913

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Grey covered 23 page booklet relating to the Ballarat Junior Technical School in the year 1913.

Historical information

Part of the Prospectus includes: 'Aim of the School - The Junior Technical School has been established by the Government with the view of giving boys a training which will prepare them for their future life's work. The Junior Technical School will form a continuity of study between the primary stages of education and the subsequent period of study at he School of Mines or Technical College, or the stage at which a lad will directly seek employment in some trade or industry requiring the skillful use of hands'. 'The Staff will consist of a Head Master, Senior Assistant Master and a Junior Assistant Master to be appointed. The Science, Art and Manual Work will be given by the presentable instructors of the School of Mines'.

Displays - Farewell to Shakespeare Grove, 1998

Bialik College, Hawthorn East 3123

Historical information

Two boxes and several envelopes containing items from the archives that were displayed at the Farewell to Shakespeare Grove event, 1 December 1998. Please contact archives@bialik.vic.edu.au to request access to this record.

Booklet - The School of Mines and Industries Ballarat, Annual Report, 1912

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Photocopy - 4 page booklet relating to the Ballarat School of Mines in the year 1912.

Historical information

In 1912 W. H. Middleton was Acting President of the Ballarat School of Mines. Part of the report includes are: 'The Trade Classes in Plumbing, Manual Training, Carpentry, Telegraphy, Blacksmithing and Fitting and Turning are all being carried out with success'. 'Classes in Agricultural Chemistry and Botany for teachers have been carried on during the year, and have been well attended by those for whom they were intended'.

Uniform, Mess Dress Leut.Colonel Australian Ordnance Corps

Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch, Ringwood

00011.1 - mess jacket black red lapels 00011.2 - mess dress vest red felt 00011.3 - mess dress trousers black , dual stripes

Historical information

David jamison colonel ordnance corps

Inscriptions & Markings

00011.1 - jacket 1961 CGCF 00011.2 - vest 1960 CGCF 00011.3 - trousers 1967 CGCF

Booklet - The School of Mines and Industries Ballarat, Calendar, 1911

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Pale blue covered 64 page booklet relating to the Ballarat School of Mines in the year 1911.

Historical information

In 1911 R. Maddern was President of the Ballarat School of Mines. Contents of this booklet are: Asssociateship, Calendar, Certificate Courses, Departmental Regulations, Discipline, Discipline Board, Examination Results, Fees, Full Certificates Issued, General Regulations, Introduction, Junior Technical School, Officer Bearers, Professors and Lecturers, Subjects of Instruction - Department of Chemistry and Metallurgy, Geological Department, Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Practical, Plane and Solid Geometry, Photography, Subscriptions and Donations 1910. Plan of Buildings and Grounds

Photograph - Colour - Ballarat Teachers' College: Football Firsts Premiers, 1964

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Colour photograph of football team. Mounted on heavy card Names of player printed below photo

Booklet - Ballarat School of Mines Calendar, 1908-9

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Pale blue covered 74 page booklet relating to the Ballarat School of Mines in the year 1908-9.

Historical information

In 1908-9 Andrew Anderson was President of the Ballarat School of Mines. Contents of this booklet are: Asssociatesjip Final Certificates, Calendar, Classification of Subjects, Departmental Regulations, Discipline, Discipline Board, Examination Results Nov-Dec 1907, Fees, Full Certificates Issued, General Regulations, Introduction, Notices, Officer Bearers, Professors and Lecturers, Subjects of Instruction - Department of Chemistry and Metallurgy, Geological Department, Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Practical, Plane and Solid Geometry, Photography, Subscriptions and Donations 1907, Technical Art and Trade Schools, Time Table, Photos of Buildings and Grounds

Uniform, Army Jacket and Trousers

Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch, Ringwood

00010.1 - Khaki jacket with lieutenant colonel R on epaulet ordinance corps with red lanyard 00010.2 - Khaki trousers

Book - Ballarat Teachers' College: Exies' Roll Ledger for 1949 - 1956

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Blue hard covered book with lists of names of students

Historical information

At the exit year for each group of students they were to sign their name

Photograph - Black and White - Ballarat Teachers' College: Staff photograph, 1972

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Large black and white photograph mounted on card. Seven people posed in garden setting

Historical information

Four males and two female members of staff at Ballarat Teachers' College in 1972 Person third from the left is Mary Egan

Inscriptions & Markings

1972