The State Electricity Commission of Victoria constructed the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme in the north east of Victoria. Mr R.M. Duncan prepared the notes. He was a member of the S.E.C. Kiewa Branch from 1949 - 1966. This book was commissioned by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria. It consists of the early history of the Bogong High Plains and the origin of names of places and creeks in the area.
This book was researched in 1968 by Mr R.M. Duncan who worked for the S.E.C. on the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme from 1949 to 1966. His sources were the Melbourne Public Library, the Victorian Historical Society, the North Eastern Victorian Historical Society and the Dept. of Crown Lands & Survey, Melbourne. The book is an accurate history of the Bogong High Plains given the available records at the time.
Yellow cardboard covered book with black sketches and green print. 9 one-sided pages held together by 3 staples and taped over the staples.
One - has sheets enclosed "The Three Floras of Bogong" and "General Geology of the Kiewa Area".
6 copies including 1 that is a photocopy
Inscriptions & markings
DDTS hand written on front cover
"Early History and Discovery / of the / Bogong High Plains" on cover top centre.
"Settlement / of the / Kiewa-Valley" on cover towards the top slightly to the right.
"Published by the / State Electricity Commission / of Victoria / July, 1968" on cover bottom left.
"TR-K 596-4" on cover bottom left.