Historical information

The Australian Natives Association was founded in 1871, and key members included Alfred Deakin. The Ballarat branch was at 22 Camp Street. The Ballarat School of Mines was formed in 1870, and gradually developed to become an education facility. This correspondence dates from the 4th and 5th February 1958, and concerns a Branch Address on the 10th of February about the "Functions of the Mines Department and Mineral Resources in Victoria", to which School of Mines teachers and students were invited.

Physical description

Two typewritten letters between the Australian Natives' Association (A.N.A) and Ballarat School of Mines. Includes notes from secretary and A.N.A Letterhead.

Inscriptions & markings

Letterhead - "This Flag represents Your Country: Support it."