Reference, Research, Information
Secondary Values (KHS Imposed Order)
Subject file containing information about Woodbury College, Cotham Road, Kew (Vic). The file includes historically significant primary sources relating to the former Woodbury College [c.1898-1920] and Lillsden Ladies' College, Edgevale Road, Kew (Vic) [c.1891-1903]. In addition to manuscripts, the file also includes photographs and ephemera such as a metal school badge, a hatband and printed programs and school magazines. The file [as of 2020] includes materials donated between 1986 and 2005 by descendants of the second principal (Miss Macey), and by former students and or their descendants. The contents of the reference file include: 1. School origins : undated handwritten manuscript [2pp]; 2. Annual Reports : Handwritten manuscripts for the years 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920 by Miss LJ Macey; 3. Prize List : undated manuscript [3pp]; 4. School Magazine ; undated handwritten manuscripts about the origin of the school's magazine; 5. Woodbury Chat [school magazine] : printed booklets from the years 1918, 1919, 1920 x 2; 6. Correspondence [sundry] : handwritten letters from a parent  and a former pupil (sic)  to Miss Macey; 7. Exercise Books : one containing a handwritten history of the school(s) and the names and addresses of former students and teachers; and the other containing information relating to the National Home Reading Union, Kew Circle [1912-c.1916]. 8. Metal school badge and photographic negative of students. The names of various donors are listed in the file: they include Ann Ransom, Muriel Coghlan, Helen Lade, and Lilian McRae (nee Houston).