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Appendix 3 - National Historical Collection

Material acquired and approved 4 May 2006

John Beagle collection

Three political handbills from the 1932 New South Wales elections and five depictions of political banknotes from various federal elections of the 1970s and 1980s.

Purchase

Joel Birnie collection

Painting, Fanny, Mary and the Cross, by Indigenous painter and sculptor, Joel Birnie.

Purchase

Bob Brown collection

Banners, publications, and ephemera relating to the Franklin Dam protest and the individuals involved in the campaign.

Donation

Bob Brown (old) collection

Ephemera, documents and personal artefacts relating to the life and work of Senator Robert (Bob) James Brown, one of Australia's most prominent conservationists and environmental activists.

Donation

Robert O'Hara Burke collection

A tear-shaped water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his fateful 1860 expedition.

Purchase

Marie Byles collection no. 2

A bushwalker's first aid kit and compass belonging to Marie Byles.

Donation

Elizabeth Chess collection

An Australian napkin ring from about 1910.

Donation

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection

Material relating to the Australian Embassy bombing in Jakarta in 2004.

Donation

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet collection

Three condolence books signed by politicians, officials and religious leaders as part of the National Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.

Donation

Ernabella collection no. 8

A collection of baskets, seed body ornaments, silk and canvas paintings, prints and batiks documenting the work of the Ernabella Arts Centre from the early 1990s to early 2005.

Purchase

Jack Gallaway collection

A Dollond Day or Night telescope belonging to Captain John Gore (1729–1790) and a Gilbert and Co. 'lookstick' (telescope) belonging to Captain Gore's son, Rear Admiral John Gore.

Donation

Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection

Three prize medals and a silver prize cup for winemaking awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen's Victorian vineyard in the nineteenth century.

Purchase

Ron Kerr collection

Seven Trans-Australian Airlines travel posters.

Donation

Mrs G Kinne collection no. 2

An amber necklace and a 1939 Latvian
pattern book.

Donation

Ngaire Law collection

A souvenir charm bracelet from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

Purchase

Hampden Love collection

A cricket stump from the fourth test of the 1932–1933 English cricket team's tour of Australia, also known as the 'Bodyline' series.

Purchase

Alan Moir collection

Two hundred and twenty original editorial cartoons drawn by Alan Moir and published in the Sydney Morning Herald from 1986 to 2003.

Purchase

Andrew Reeves collection

Twenty-three trade union certificates used in Australia from 1860 to 1970.

Purchase

W Rodier collection

A poster advertising the Rodier method of
pest control.

Donation

Heather Smith collection

A handmade Victorian floral table arrangement.

Donation

Snowy Scheme Model collection

A model of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme presented to Prime Minister JB Chifley on inauguration of the scheme in October 1949.

Purchase

Snowy Scheme World Tunnelling Medal collection

A medal awarded to Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme worker AS Novikov in 1956 by the American consortium Kaiser–Walsh.

Purchase

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2

One hundred and ninety-eight items collected by Peter Spearritt, an urban historian.

Purchase

Albert Speer collection

A collection of medicine bottles belonging to John Spear (Speer), a convict assigned to
Dr Patrick Hill, Medical Officer at Parramatta and Liverpool in the 1840s.

Donation

Ron Westwood collection

A 1923 5CV Citroën, the first car to complete a round-Australia trip in 1925.

Purchase

World Heritage Committee 2000 collection

A banner used at the World Heritage Convention meeting held in Cairns, Queensland, from 23 November to 2 December 2000.

Donation

Material acquired and approved 15 February 2006

3rd Great Seal of New South Wales collection

A red wax impression of the 3rd Great Seal of New South Wales, an article from the Sydney Morning Herald dated 13 August 1932 entitled 'The Great Seal of New South Wales: Its successive changes' by PC Mowle, and four unused stamps re-issued in 1950 to mark
the centenary of the first stamps produced
in Australia.

Purchase

1935 Scout Jamboree Medallion

A silver medallion commemorating the first Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree held at Frankston in Victoria from 27 December 1934 to
13 January 1935, and the visit to Australia
of Lord Robert Baden-Powell.

Purchase

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection — Play School

The rocket clock, flower clock, eight dioramas placed at the base of the clocks and two sets of windows used on the set of Play School from 1967 through to 1999.

Donation

Ross Baldwin collection

A Sunshine No. 6 header–harvester, a McCormick reaper–binder and a McCormick horse-drawn mower used on a Shorthorn cattle property in the 1930s.

Purchase

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection

Two slip-cast earthenware pottery busts, depicting John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner, manufactured by Hoffman Brick and Potteries Limited in Brunswick, Melbourne,
for the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne.

Purchase

Tina Baum Survival Festival 1997 collection

Two T-shirts and concert tickets for the Survival Day concert held on 26 January 1997 in Sydney.

Donation

Benson collection

An astronomical telescope owned and used for observational work by several of Australia's most significant nineteenth and early twentieth-century astronomers.

Purchase

Campfire Group All Stock Must Go collection

An assemblage of body parts from a Dodge truck painted with Aboriginal designs created in 1996 in Brisbane by the Campfire Group for inclusion in the 1996 Asia–Pacific Triennial.

Purchase

Terry Chesher, Peter Henchman and Jenny Barnes collection

Two Aboriginal breastplates.

Donation

Coniston Commemoration collection

Forty-three objects including clap-sticks, digging sticks, headbands, body decorations and bead necklaces made by Warlpiri women in keeping with traditional practices.

Purchase

Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816 collection

A paper poster from 1866 of the original oil-painted wooden boards designed by George Frankland in 1829 under the authority of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur.

Purchase

Defence Science and Technology collection

A collection of scientific equipment used in the laboratories of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation, and its predecessors, at Maribyrnong, Victoria.

Donation

Field Sports &c. &c. of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales collection

This book published in London in 1813 was the first book devoted solely to the Aboriginal people of Australia.

Purchase

Frederick George Ince collection

A souvenir photographic album compiled by Kodak in the 1930s depicting the participants, location and aftermath of the First World War naval battle between the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney and the German cruiser SMS Emden.

Donation

Sipau Audi Gibuma Pearl Shell Headdress collection

A pearl shell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma in 1990.

Purchase

Dave Gregory collection

A collage of 13 individual studio portraits of the members and manager of the 1878 touring 'Australian XI' cricket team.

Purchase

Laurance Hazlewood collection no. 3

A Chinese star checkers board game made in Australia by John Sands Pty Ltd during the Second World War.

Donation

Jack Heenan Holden collection

Memorabilia, artwork, clothing accessories and industry journals relating to the career of Jack Heenan who worked for General Motors-Holden's from 1935 until his retirement in 1974.

Donation

Ned Kelly Memorabilia collection

Two documents relating to police actions following the killing of three policemen by the Kelly gang at Stringybark Creek in October 1878, with a photograph of Steve Hart.

Purchase

Kimberley Pearl Shell collection

Six decorated pearl shells from the north-western area of the Kimberley, Western Australia.

Purchase

Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket collection

A nineteenth-century woven basket made in the Lake Alexandrina region of South Australia, traditional land of the Ngarrindjeri people.

Purchase

Darrell Lewis collection

A water canteen used by stockmen in the outback cattle industry.

Purchase

Greg Lynch collection

A promotional flyer for the Melbourne Town Hall performance of tenor Harold Blair on
14 July 1951.

Purchase

Violet Mace 1934 collection

A handmade pottery canister mug decorated with scenes from the panels of the 1829 Proclamation illustrations commissioned by Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur and designed by Surveyor-General George Frankland.

Purchase

Margaret McLeod collection

Two posters and two cards promoting the
'Yes for Aborigines' campaign from the referendum held on 27 May 1967.

Donation

Malvern Star collection

A promotional poster for Malvern Star celebrating Australian cyclist Hubert Opperman's ride from Land's End to John O'Groats (UK), during which he broke four cycling world records.

Purchase

Robin Moorhouse collection

A Penfolds Wines desk set, a visitor's book
and five accounting books belonging to various wineries including Dalwood winery, which
was taken over by Penfolds early in the twentieth century.

Purchase

Moulineux Poster collection

A colour poster advertising the first Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree held at Frankston, Victoria, from 27 December 1934 to 13 January 1935.

Purchase

Monique Mulder collection

Twelve items associated with Monique Mulder's participation in the Miss Australia Quest 1968 and the Qantas Pacesetter's competition.

Donation

Marrynula Mununggurr Bark Painting collection

If You Love Me, Love Me Safely, 2000, bark painting by Marrynula Mununggurr sold to raise funds for Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander AIDS and hepatitis awareness project.

Purchase

Laurie Nilsen collection

Two sculptures by Laurie Nilsen.

Purchase

Major James Nunn's Sutlej Medal collection

A medal awarded to Brevet Major James Nunn (1789–1847) for his participation in the Sutlej campaign of 1845–1846 on the north-west frontier in the Punjab.

Purchase

Ted Pritchard collection

A model steam-powered engine made by Arnold Pritchard for his two sons in 1945–1946.

Purchase

Adrian Quist collection

A Dunlop tennis racquet used by Adrian Quist to win the Wimbledon Doubles Championship in 1950.

Purchase

Elaine Russell Painting collection

Six paintings by Elaine Russell documenting aspects of life on Murrin Bridge Mission in New South Wales in the 1950s.

Purchase

Cath Solomon collection

A female Salvation Army uniform, trimbel, Australian Christian stickers and T-shirts belonging to Cath Solomon, a member of
the Salvation Army for more than 40 years.

Donation

Sorry Wall Fragmentation collection

Fifteen bird cages created by Pamela Croft and Cheryl Moodai Robinson.

Purchase

Joan Stanbury collection

Thirty-one items associated with Joan Stanbury's participation in the Miss Australia Quest in 1959 and the inaugural International Beauty Congress (Miss International) in 1960.

Donation

Shirley Strickland collection

Shirley Strickland's running uniform from the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.

Purchase

Jack Wherra Boab Nut collection

Twenty-one incised boab nuts by Kimberley artist Jack Wherra.

Purchase

Material acquired and approved 11 October 2005

1956 Olympic Memorabilia collection

A T-shirt and tracksuit top belonging to Australian track and field athlete Raymond Smith, and three Royal Albert china pieces showing the Melbourne coat of arms, Olympic rings and Olympic torch.

Purchase

Adelaide to Darwin Rail Link collection

A limited edition framed print commemorating the inauguration in January 2004 of the Australasia Railway Adelaide to Darwin rail link.

Donation

Jay Arthur collection

An installation artwork, Lake Pieces, reflecting the cultural, historical and scientific significance of Lake Mungo in south-west New South Wales.

Donation

Australian Centre for Remote Sensing collection (ACRES) (part II)

Two Thorn EMI auto-ranging high-density digital recorders used by ACRES to store remotely sensed data received from a variety
of earth satellites from 1988 to 2005.

Donation

Australian Colonial Powder Horn collection

A powder horn from the early decades of British colonisation.

Purchase

Australian National Travel Association Poster collection

A 1930s tourism poster of a female surfer.

Purchase

Banks Medallion collection

A Wedgwood and Bentley cameo portrait medallion featuring a profile bust of Joseph Banks, about 1775ā€“1780.

Purchase

Geoff Bartram collection

A mountaineering outer suit worn during the first Australian expedition to climb Mount Everest in 1984.

Donation

Neville Bonner collection

Fifty-six items belonging to Neville Bonner.

Donation

Vicki Clarke collection

Two cartoons relating to the working life of Reginald Clarke who retired as Chief Body Engineer at General Motors-Holden in July 1977. (Addendum: Reginald Hall, not Clarke.)

Donation

Suzanne Clubb collection

Three medals, two trophies, a commemorative plate and a scrapbook belonging to two swimming world record holders, Grahame Hamilton and his mother Edna Davey.

Donation

Cultural Dimensions of Salinity collection

Fourteen objects that reflect the environmental impact of dryland and urban salinisation in the late twentieth century.

Purchase

Brenda Donovan (Snowy Scheme) collection

Leather coat, boots, jumper, clothes brushes, cartoon, Christmas card and a newspaper cutting belonging to Frederick Charles Harrison, a worker on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme.

Donation

John Doughty collection

A rug made in 1953 from the pelts of the European red fox.

Donation

Dunbar Shipwreck collection

Six brass belt buckles from the wreck of the Dunbar, one of Australia's greatest nineteenth-century maritime disasters.

Purchase

Eighteenth-Century Stubbsian Kangaroo Engravings collection

Two late eighteenth-century engravings of kangaroos.

Purchase

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection

The official program for the Agua Caliente Jockey Club dated 20 March 1932 and inscribed by Phar Lap's jockey, Bill Elliott. Elliott rode Phar Lap in his last race, the Agua Caliente Handicap.

Purchase

English and Australian Cookery Book collection

A copy of the English and Australian Cookery Book by Australian 'aristologist' Edward Abbott, published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston of London in 1864.

Purchase

Earl Ewers collection no. 3

A collection of objects belonging to Earl Ewers, a farmer from Ungarie district, NSW.

Donation

First World War Button Shield collection

A large wooden shield adorned with fundraising buttons and military badges made after the end of the First World War.

Purchase

Noel Flanagan collection

A possum skin rug made in the 1930s.

Donation

Florence Gaby collection

Thirty-four objects from Australia and Melanesia related to Florence Gaby's service in Methodist Overseas Missions.

Donation

Blair Gardner collection

A decorated turtle shell from Mornington Island painted in 1977 and 1978.

Donation

Herb Gilbert collection

A Metropolitan Rugby Union 'B' cap from 1909 and a 1910 commemorative cap belonging to rugby union and league player Herb Gilbert Snr.

Purchase

Bruce Gillam collection

A boomerang and timber-framed montage of photographs of the Aboriginal cricket team selected to tour England in 1868.

Purchase

John Greenwood collection

A 1930sā€“1940s nickel and steel Simplex Auto pendograph, a postmaster-general standard-issue morse key and a homemade pendograph.

Donation

Gordon Gregory collection

An aeroplane propeller manufactured in 1928 that belonged to grazier Andy Cunningham, a former member of the Australian Light Horse and part of a prominent pastoral family.

Donation

Roy Governor Shield collection

A 1950s shield carved by Roy Governor in the distinctive Wiradjuri weapon tradition of his people.

Purchase

Maurice McCarten collection

A collection of material belonging to Maurice McCarten, a jockey and trainer of some of Australia's best racehorses during the 1930s and 1940s.

Purchase

Patricia McCracken collection

A platypus fur rug.

Donation through the Cultural Gifts program

Bob Marshall collection (part II)

A collection of objects revealing one man's fascination with collecting Australiana.

Purchase

Dally Messenger collection

A Royal Agricultural Society shield ā€” the first premiership shield for the New South Wales Rugby League competition.

Purchase

Ian Metherall collection

The first prototype Holden sedan motor vehicle, known as Holden Prototype no. 1.

Purchase

Alan Moir collection no. 4

One hundred and seventy-six original editorial cartoons drawn by Alan Moir.

Donation

Ron Muncaster collection

A costume, Lucille Balls, made by Ron Muncaster and trophy awarded as the First Single Excellent Prize in the 1994 Mardi Gras costume competition.

Donation

Mary Munckton collection

A Holden sedan delivered to the home of Essington Lewis on the eve of 24 February 1949, the day before the release of the first Holdens for sale to the general public.

Donation

Nathaniel Myers Scrimshaw collection

A whalebone scrimshaw worked by whaler, Nathaniel Myers.

Purchase

Bill Onus Boomerang collection

Two boomerangs decorated by Bill Onus.

Purchase

Queensland Theatre Company collection

A souvenir silk twill scarf from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

Donation

Terrylea Reynolds collection

A walking stick/sword that belonged to Major-General George Vasey, one of Australia's most renowned Second World War servicemen.

Donation

AM and G Sadler collection

A Troughton and Simms horizontal sundial made in 1845.

Purchase

Roger Smith collection

Callipers worn by Roger Smith after he contracted poliomyelitis (polio) as a teenager in 1950.

Donation

Springfield collection

Collection of artefacts, relating to the operation of the property, from Springfield station, south of Goulburn, New South Wales, owned by the same family since 1828.

Donation

Stella Taber collection

A wedding outfit, 'going away' dress and other objects associated with the wedding of Stella Mary Searle to Wallace Neville Taber in late 1942.

Donation

Tasmanian Aboriginal 2003 collection

A collection of 77 items representing Aboriginal individuals and organisations from Tasmania.

Purchase

Watkin Tench, A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson1793 collection

A copy of the first and only edition of Watkin Tench's A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson, published in 1793.

Purchase

Thomas Arbuthnot Shipboard Drawing collection

A pencil drawing of shipboard life aboard the Thomas Arbuthnot during its 1849ā€“1850 voyage.

Purchase

Uta Uta Tjangala collection

Medicine Story, a painting by Uta Uta Tjangala, painted in 1971 at Papunya in the Northern Territory.

Purchase

Petar and Marija Tomljanovic collection

A female Croatian folk costume.

Donation

Trading Token collection

Two trading tokens.

Purchase

John Wanless collection

Caving equipment used during 1955 to 1962 by John Wanless, a member of an expedition that set a new Australian depth record which stood for almost a decade.

Donation

Alexander Young collection

A collection of objects used on a dairy farm at Harden, New South Wales, from the 1930s to the mid 1960s.

Purchase