Yields information about Ballarat, it businesses, identifies and its locations or environs through photos and advertisements and articles.

Physical description

The body of the "Christmas Number of the Ballarat Courier, Special Edition - December 1922" = coves missing. See attached listing with worksheet for summary of contents. Contains many advertisement for local business houses, photos and fiction and articles , pages 3 - 94 still existing, stapled.

Notes on contents of Christmas Number of The Ballarat Courier Special edition, December 19, 1922.


Ballarat Association Cricket Team, winners Country championship - 1922 and photo of dinner at Sth Melb. Town Hall by VCA. - p83

Ballarat Golf club, Arch of Victoria and Club House - p63, 65

Ballarat Imperial Football club - league premier- 1922 - p19

Ballarat Miners Turf Club - showing stands and office bearers - p43

Ballarat North Golf Club - p67

Ballarat Town hall - p87

Ballarat Turf Club Office bearers and race finish - p45

Ballarat Yacht club - opening day and yacht race - p89

Black Hill Progress Association, - members and scenes - p33

Eureka Monument - p79

Finish of a race at Miners RC - p45

Head of the Lake and St. Patrick's the winning crew - p47 1.ake Wendouree - boating on (Gardens side - p] 1 Lake Wendouree, rowing and club houses - p28 Lal Lal waterfalls - p61

Lydiard St. View - Railway Station, Cemetery gates, Mining Exchange, Post Office and Banks - p71

National Federation Conference - 1922 - p39

South city Football club, Ballarat Assoc. Premiers 1922 - p25

Sturt and Lydiard St - top photo Town Hall and T&G building, with ESCo tram (pencil note "Tram No- 3 - Peckham Truck" written in - p75. Bottom photo, looking south from Town Hall.

The Western Oval during a football match - p23

Victorian Farmers Union Conference, Ballarat 1922 - p37

Victorian Railway photos of various scenes around Victoria: Pages 3, 5, 7, 55, 59

Views of Victoria Park - p91

VR Ballarat Railway Workshops - p9

Advertisements on even numbered pages, featuring in particular:

Ballarat Motor Garage - with photos - p88

C.A.V. Willard - storage battery service Stn - p76 with photo.

CA Mitaxa - Builder - includes photos of new homes - p38

Coles & Pullham - stock sales - with photos - p86

ESCo - p70

Geo E. Dibble, machinery merchant - includes photos - p26

Geo. Waller - asphalt and carrier - photos of work and buildings Hanrahan's of Ballarat - Garage and stables - p30

J.L.Ridings - dentists, - photos of surgery p14

Longhurst's Bakeries - Mair and Yuille St. Includes Photos. - P84

Preston Motors, Melbourne - The Maxwell

Sep Morse - Motor and Carriage builders - photo - p78

St. Patrick's College - photos of students and buildings - p46 State Savings Bank of Vic. - p20

T-J. Brown house remover and general carrier, photo of traction engines - p90 T.J.Haymes - Wallpaper etc. - p33

The Ballarat Co-Op Distribution Society - includes photos - p44

The Hupmobile - McLean Richards Motors - p22

Wallace Butter Factor - p82


Black Hill Progress Association - p35

Damaged pages - cut outs clippings etc.

Page 17/18 - top half

bottom 1/3 of page 21/22

Pages: 9, 70, 71, 75, 87 and 90 imaged.

Record reviewed and images of some of the pages added 10-9-2013

Inscriptions & markings

p74. Note re tram 33.