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18 Apr 2017

Institutional care through Victoria's cultural collections

Curated By

Rachael Cottle, Guest Curator

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Correspondence

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

Three letters relating to mental health. .1) L. Garner, Principal Ballarat Junior Technical School, agrees to Dr Brenda Riley of the Department of Mental Hygiene speaking during the inaugural Mental Health Week. .2) Dr Brenda Riley writes on Department of Mental Hygiene letter, regarding speaking to Ballarat Junior Technical School students during Mental Health Week. .3) Dr EE.L. Robert, Psychiatrist Superintendent at the Ballarat Mental Hospital writes to thank L.C. Garner for arranging to have a speaker during Mental Health Week.

Correspondence

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

Two letters relating to mental health. .1) Dr E. Cunningham Dux of the Mental Hygiene Authority writes to L. Garner, Principal of the Ballarat Junior Technical School, regarding the inaugural Mental Health Week. .2) Dr Brenda Riley of the Ballarat Mental Hospital writed to L. Garner, Principal of the Ballarat Junior Technical School, regarding brief talks about the Ballarat Mental Hospital and its ancillary services.

Photograph

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph - Miss show girl 1966 - Philippa Steele

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph - Maldon Football Club Reserves

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph - 3C 1965

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph - Maldon Shoe Factory Girls

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Photograph - 3 Ladies on back of truck

Tarrangower History, Maldon

Maldon Easter, Dot Kinross, Wilma & Marj Burton

Photograph - Colour - Port of Portland, 2016

Ballarat Heritage Services, Bakery Hill Post Office

Photograph - Colour - Site of the Portland Immigration Depot

Ballarat Heritage Services, Bakery Hill Post Office

Book - Warrnambool Standard Almanac 1905

Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc., Warrnambool

This is a soft cover booklet of 94 pages plus several pages of advertisements. The cover is pink with dark blue lettering and two blue and grey illustrations of Warrnambool. The spine is partly torn away. The front cover has some indecipherable writing and the word ‘Warrnambool’ handwritten twice in black ink. There is one loose newspaper cutting (undated).

Historical information

This booklet was given to subscribers to the Warrnambool Standard newspaper as an almanac for the year 1905. The Warrnambool Standard Almanacs were published yearly from 1875 to 1930 and contained information for the residents of Warrnambool and district about local government officials, businesses, harbour management, churches, schools, banks, large landowners, societies and organizations etc. The Warrnambool Standard newspaper was established in 1872 and continues to this day.

Significance

This booklet is of high significance as it contains much valuable information on Warrnambool and district for the year 1905. It is a very important research tool for those studying and writing the history of Warrnambool and district. The original owner of this booklet is not known.

Inscriptions & Markings

‘Warrnambool’

Newspaper Clipping - Songs of joy, and, Cartoon duo hit a chord

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Two Montmorency Primary School teachers Sarah and Manny Kechayas have created a collection of songs and videos to help students understand concepts such as "It's OK to make mistakes".

Newspaper Clipping - Three clubs to benefit from new lifesaving defibrillators

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

Three Diamond Valley sports clubs were given defibrillators by the State Government.

Newspaper Clipping - KFC employee takes punch for shielding customer

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

A 16 year old employee of Greensborough KFC shielded a customer from an attack.

Newspaper Clipping - 'Humbled' at recognition

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Sergeant Mark Chetcuti received the Clyde James Smith Memorial Police Leadership Award for his policing work in the community.

Newspaper Clipping - Outrage at outfit

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

A group of Melbourne mothers complained about gender-biased T-shirts on sale at Target.

Newspaper Clipping - Animal cruelty rising

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

Data released by the RSPCA for 2015-16 shows many cases of animal cruelty reported to the RSPCA,

Newspaper Clipping - Church to close doors

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

The Eltham-Montmorency Uniting Church closed its doors in October 2016 after more than 100 years. It consolidated services at Eltham.

Newspaper Clipping - Runner warms up for Paralympic glory

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

St Helena College student and distance runner Jaryd Clifford competed at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.

Book - Warrnambool Standard Almanac 1887

Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc., Warrnambool

This is a soft cover booklet of 73 pages, plus several pages of advertisements. The section on the tourist’s guide to Warrnambool is printed in pink. There is a fold-out page with a map of the railway routes in Victoria. The cover is buff-coloured with black lettering and is slightly frayed. There is some scribble on the first page and the back cover. There are many black and white illustrations and several sketches of Warrnambool and district printed in pink. The name ‘Barber’ is handwritten in black ink on the front cover.

Historical information

This booklet was given to subscribers to the Warrnambool Standard newspaper as an almanac for the year 1887. These Standard almanacs were produced from 1875 to 1930. They contain much local information on Warrnambool and district about the businesses, government officials, schools, societies and organizations, harbour management, churches, banks etc. The Warrnambool Standard newspaper was established in 1872 and continues to this day.

Significance

This booklet is of high significance as it contains much valuable information on Warrnambool and district for the year 1887. It is a very important research tool for those studying and writing the history of Warrnambool and district. This copy has the name ‘Barber’ on the front cover and probably refers to George Barber, the son of George Barber, a well-known solicitor who opened a legal practice in Warrnambool in 1855. He died in 1879 and it appears that a member or members of his family went to live in the Maryborough district. This copy came into the collection of the Warrnambool and District Historical Society via the Midlands Historical Society.

Inscriptions & Markings

‘Barber’ ‘Miss Duff c/o Mrs Hyslop Farquar Lodge Lysle Street Ladysmith South Africa’

Newspaper Clipping - Carparks on the way

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

New CCTV cameras and extra parking spaces will improve safety at Watsonia Station.

Newspaper Clipping - Artists polish up war tributes

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

New sculptures honouring returned service man and women will be created for Greensborough's War Memorial Park.

Newspaper Clipping - Pool death inquest

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

The Coroner found that the death of a student who drowned at Watermarc in 2014 was preventable.

Newspaper Clipping - Breaking down stigma

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Watsonia locals have made a film on breastfeeding to be distributed on Facebook.

Newspaper Clipping - Funding on a roll

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Briar Hill filmmaker Saara Lamberg completed her film "Innuendo". Parts of the film were shot in chainsaw artist Leigh Conkie's yard.

Newspaper Clipping - Art with a twist

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Dreadlocks will replace brushes on the annual Artists on Were Street event.

Newspaper Clipping - Golden reward for heroics

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Robert Crea won several medals at the Victorian Gymnastics championships despite an injured ankle.

Newspaper Clipping - Train station carpark CCTV call falls on deaf ears

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text.

Historical information

Metro Trains refused to install CCTV at Watsonia Station carpark

Newspaper Clipping - Going out in your neighbourhood: Greensborough History

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

An advertisement for Greensborough Historical Society's August 2016 meeting

Newspaper Clipping - Trial to judge the need for road to reopen

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Banyule Council will consider reopening an area near Reichelt Avenue and Buena Vista Drive Montmorency

Newspaper Clipping - Salute for sacrifice

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

A story about mateship during the Vietnam War and Battle of Long Tan commemorations, Peter Blackman and Gordon Sharp.

Newspaper Clipping - Walkers in rescue drama

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

A man suffering a panic attack was assisted by passing walkers in Greensborough.

Newspaper Clipping - Officers bleed for the cause in challenge

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Officers from Victoria Police Transit Division donated blood in the Red 25 Emergency Services Challenge.

Newspaper Clipping - Exhibit name means world to parents

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

St John of God Accord (Churinga) named an annual arts prize after the late Renee Pilakis.

Newspaper Clipping - Lesson hits home

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Boxer Danny Green spoke to players from Greensborough Junior Football Club about the Coward's Punch Campaign.

Correspondence

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

Rough Correspondence from the Ballarat School of Mines to the Victorian Department of Education concerning the World War One enlistment of staff members William Paterson and Ken Moss, and Mr Brown,and whether the department will keep their positions open for them after the war.

Newspaper Clipping - No ordinary day in class

Greensborough Historical Society,

News clipping, black text and colour image.

Historical information

Watsonia Primary School was visited by coaching staff from Tottenham Football Club, who also visited Watsonia Heights Football Club.

Image

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

Painting - Watercolour - In the snow - Mill at Graytown

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of the Graytown mill in the snow.

Historical information

Artsit Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

In the snow - Mill at Graytown

Painting - Watercolour - The camp-commandant of Graytown

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of Graytown Camp leader

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Painting - Watercolour - Riding a shark

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of Kormoran crewman riding a shark.

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

Riding a shark

Painting - Watercolour - 75mm Gun

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of Kormoran crewmen operating a 75mm gun

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while in Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

75mm Gun

candlesticks

Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History, Melbourne

Pair of Ley Pewter candlesticks of medium size with round base

Inscriptions & Markings

Engraved under each base: [FOR FAC. OF ANAESTH., R.A.C.S., BY G. KAYE. / LEY PEWTER, 1778-1978 [the 1778 date has been scratched out] One candlestick also has engraved: [NO. 2]

Painting - Watercolour - Our Paymaster

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of Graytown paymaster

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

Our Paymaster

Correspondence - Sculptor Paul Beadle to the Ballarat School of Mines

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

Letterhead from Paul Beadle Sculptor and Designer, and response from Dick Richards from the Ballarat School of Mines.

Painting - Watercolour - Playing Darts

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of POW playing darts in Graytown

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman aboard the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

Playing Darts

Painting - Watercolour - The Lavatory Cleaner at Graytown

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of Graytown camp lavatory cleaner.

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman on the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp

Inscriptions & Markings

The Lavatory Cleaner at Graytown

Painting - Watercolour

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Stylised watercolour painting of a Graytown Camp lavatory cleaner.

Historical information

Artist Georg Rosenkranz, crewman on the HSK Kormoran, painted this while at Graytown POW Camp.

Inscriptions & Markings

"?" The Lavatory Cleaner