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Survey form on educational and career information
nursery, site plan, field station
site plan, buildings, administration building, plant science laboratories, quad, library, student amenities building, engineering, urban horticulture, nursery
site plan, field survey, buildings
student work, assignment, plan, axonometric drawing
Changed boundaries of the site
burnley gardens, survey paddock, flood, lynch design, richmond park, yarra river
yarra, river, freeway
First diploma certificate of Royal Horticultural School Burnley
diploma certificate, royal horticultural school burnley, burnley horticultural college, a. e. bennett
Female student with horse drawn plough in the orchard. Note by J H Kneen 26.02.1991 "Student is J. M. (Pixie) Scott."
students working outside, horse drawn plough, orchard, j m (pixie) scott
Female student directing plough being drawn by draught horse. handwriting on reverse that of A. W. Jessep (Principal)
students working outside, ploughing, draught horse, orchard, pear block, donald (donnie), j m (pixie) scott
Note by T.H. Kneen 26 February 1992, "June Bishop a second year student 1943." Also see B91.141, 143, 145, 146.
june bishop, orchard, vegetables, students working outside
10 slides 1950's: 1. "Willow mid day". 2. "Approach to Principal's Residence". 3. "Oak Lawn Spring". 4,5. "Burnley School of Horticulture". 6. "Espalier Pear Winter". 7,8. "ist Camp Easter. Below Reeves". 9. "Field Day 1958 "Windrower"". 10. "Tas".
willow, principal's residence, oak lawn, spring, burnley school of horticulture, espalier, pear trees, winter, field day
18 slides 1960-1964. "Pep Talk" Feb 1960. "Undeveloped land (mowed) Ryde S of H 17.3.61". "Burnley Hort College Feb 1962". "BHC Vege Ground 1963", "Cow Paddock New Plantings, Orchard Feb 1963". 8 slides of garden views Sep 63. 2 slides "Second Year Students 1964-Mildura".
burnley horticultural college, cow paddock, plantings, orchards, garden views, students, bhc
12 photographs mostly of the Principal's Residence and garage Nov 65.
principal's residence, garage
5 slides of Pruning Day 1966 and the Nursery Aug 66. 3 slides of flowers in the Nursery and Orchard Sep 66. 8 slides of the Nursery, Principal's garage and Orchard Oct 66. 5 slides 1 labelled "River Yarra", Rose Garden in former position, Kneen child in the Gardens Dec 66. 10 slides 2 of the Nursery, 8 of Wilson's Promontory Camp 1966 Nov 66.
pruning day, 1966, nurseries, flowers, orchards, principal, yarra river, rose garden, kneen family, gardens, wilsons promontory, excursion
"Drive (After) from P.R.I" Feb 67. 8 slides of students learning how to use a machine in the Orchard, former Nursery, garden views (old Rose Garden) Mar 67. 8 slides of garden views Jun 67. "June.5.1967" unidentified development on Campus Jul 67. "Nangiloc-Fixed Sprinkler Rock Melons" Oct 67.
students, machine, orchards, nurseries, garden views, rose garden, campus
Entrance Swan Street, Richmond Oct 68. Greenhouse equipment Nov 68. "J. Firth" Nov 68. "B. Gdns Tech Block" Oct 69. 4 slides garden views May 69. "Shepherds Moorooduc" Feb 70. "B. Gdns Principals Residence", "B. Gdns Oak Tree" Oct 70. "Strawberry Over Plastic Grampians Sep 72" Oct 72. "Mildura School Bus", "Irymple. R.S.I. Thornton" Jul 73. "Citrus (Pruned) Sept", "Student Plots 1974" Nov 74.
entrance, swan street, richmond, greenhouses, equipment, tech block, garden views, shepherds, moorooduc, principals residence, oak tree, strawberries, grampians, mildura, school bus, student plots
"Ranunculus & Anemone" Apr 75. "Citrus (Pruned) Dec" Jan 75. "Student Veg Plots 1975" Feb 75. "Noel Wilson Carnations 3rd Year 75" Apr 75. "Dendrobium Orchid 75" May 75. Daisy Oct 75. "Downy Mildew" Mar 76. "Indoor Plants Sanservia" Aug 76. School bus Jun 77. 4 slides unidentified, Open Day? Nov 77. Orchid Revolving Protocorms" Nov 77. "Cymbid Back Bulb" May 78. "Budding Citrus in Containers" Mar 79. "Bunkers RMGC" Nov 79.
flowers, students, vegetables plots
5 slides showing construction of Mud Brick Hut "B.H.C. 1981". "McShane Portable Sheep Yards A.R.C. 1100 Sheep $5,600" Oct 80. "Floriculture Inst. Aalsmeer May 1980". 2 slides "Yarra Grange Rose Pruning 1981" Aug 81. 3 slides "BHC SRC 81" Student Recreation Centre Aug 81. 6 slides Agricultural Education display Sep 81. 4 slides unidentified garden Oct 81.
construction, mud brick hut, burnley horticultural college, bhc, 1981, mcshane portable sheep yards, floriculture, pruning, student recreation centre, agricultural education
Box of slides labelled "R? mm? N Crops" most Feb 85, 2 Mar, May 77.
"Retailing Plants Dingley Nursery" Feb 82. "Boron deficiency" Apr 82. Rooted cuttings May 82. Award ceremony? Jun 82. Rose Garden Oct 82. "A.R. Pretzer-lettuce seedlings" Sep 83. "Orchard" Sep 83. Sunken Garden construction and Nursery Aug 83. Event with baloons Nov 83.
plants, dingley, nurseries, boron deficiency, award ceremony, rose garden, a.r. pretzer, lettuce, seedlings, orchards, sunken garden, construction, nurseries
10 slides showing tree lopping
tree lopping, trees
10 slides of an Excursion? 9 slides of Pruning Day 1983 Jul 83.
excursion, pruning day, 1983
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