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Appendix 3 - National Historical Collection: Material acquired and approved by Council 1 July 2007 - 30 June 2008

Material acquired and approved 19 July 2007

ALEXANDRA DISTRICT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION COLLECTION
Seventy-three photographic glass slides depicting late nineteenth-century architecture and natural sites in Melbourne and Tasmania. Donation

DEIRDRE APPELBEE COLLECTION
Two crochet pattern books by Mary Card (1861–1940). Donation

NORTH AUSTRAL COLLECTION
The Sparkes Cup awarded to Australian bare-knuckle fighter William Sparkes in recognition of his valour and good sportsmanship on the occasion of his defeat by Nat Langham at Richmond, England, in 1847. Purchase

AC BANNERMAN COLLECTION
A tankard presented to Australian cricketer Alexander Chalmers (Alick) Bannerman by Mr (later Sir) Frederick Thomas Sargood on the occasion of the Australian cricket team's 1880 tour of England. Purchase

LIDIJA BUDULS AND FAMILY COLLECTION
Three Latvian national costumes made by members of the Buduls family and worn in performances and special events held in Australia. Donation

CALLANAN COLLECTION
Four Roads and Traffic Authority signs burnt in the Sydney 2001–02 bushfires. Donation

CONISTON COMMEMORATION COLLECTION NO. 2
A painted banner produced by the Willowra community to mark the 75th anniversary of the Coniston massacre in 1928 and two related posters produced by the Central Lands Council. Purchase

DE SALIS FAMILY COLLECTION
A domestic postage scale used by the wheat breeder William Farrer. Donation

HINCHLEY FAMILY COLLECTION
A 1940s cape made from 51 water rat pelts. Donation

JUOZAS KVIETELAITIS COLLECTION NO. 2
A booklet entitled Hearken then Judge: Sidelights on Lithuanian DPs written in 1948 by Lithuanian Juozas Pasilaitis in support of the migration of Lithuanians from displaced persons camps in Germany, as well as a print of the Laisves (Liberty) statue which stood in Kaunas, Lithuania, from 1928 to 1950, and was re-erected in 1989. Donation

EDWARD LEWIS COLLECTION
A Short Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle manufactured at the Lithgow Small Arms Factory in 1940–1, owned and used by leading Australian industrialist Mr Essington Lewis. Donation

JOHN MCNALLY COLLECTION
A homemade toy tractor constructed during the Second World War. Purchase

CARMELO MIRABELLI COLLECTION
A collection of 16 items relating to Carmelo Mirabelli's six years of itinerant work after migrating from Sicily to Australia in 1951. It includes a cane-cutting knife, fruit-picking apron, grape-picking basket, camera, bicycle and a kerosene stove, as well as his Remitter's Record Card. Donation

MISS AUSTRALIA MEMORABILIA COLLECTION NO. 2
A wristwatch bearing the Miss Australia Awards logo. Donation

SWAN RICHARDS COLLECTION
A collection of objects relating to Australian cricket in the twentieth century including Bill O'Reilly's New South Wales Sheffield Shield blazer, Rod Marsh's wicket-keeping gloves and one day international cap, Greg Chappell's Australian Test cap and cricket bat and Wally Grout's wicket-keeping gloves and world record 8-catch ball. Purchase

DICK ROUGHSEY RAINBOW SERPENT COLLECTION
Sixteen works produced for the children's book The Rainbow Serpent (1975) by Lardil artist Dick Roughsey (Goobalathaldin). Purchase

WILLIAM SCORESBY ROUTLEDGE COLLECTION
A travelling medicine case used by Australian explorer William Scoresby Routledge. Purchase

SNOWY MOUNTAINS ENGINEERING CORPORATION COLLECTION
A collection of objects associated with the technical development and construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme, including two rock bolts and accessories, a pair of drill bits, an optical interferometer, two strain gauges, a potentiometer, a piece of test steel, a surveyor's canvas bag and a tilt meter. Donation

SMEDLEY FAMILY COLLECTION
A tailors' samples quilt made in the 1940s by Christina Smedley. Donation

SPASTIC CENTRE OF NEW SOUTH WALES COLLECTION
Sixteen objects relating to the Miss Australia Quest, including an 'Audrie doll' collection box, a gold lamé robe worn by Miss Australia 1978 Gloria Krope, a pair of footmen's costumes worn by Miss Australia's attendants at the 1965 Coronation Ball in Sydney Town Hall, the Miss New South Wales tiara and two robes worn by New South Wales titleholders, a Miss Australia sceptre, Victoria Mills' New South Wales 1992 sash and a bottle of Miss Australia Awards Eau de Toilette. Donation

GREG SPIERS FIRE CONTROL IN KAKADU NATIONAL PARK COLLECTION
Six objects relating to fire control in Australian national parks. Donation

VICTOR TRUMPER COLLECTION
A cricket bat presented to Victor Trumper by WG Grace on Trumper's first tour of England in 1899, and the Pattison Shield awarded to Trumper as the highest run scorer in inter-colonial cricket for the 1898–99 season. Purchase

JANINE AND SAMUEL GORE WALKER COLLECTION
A man's mourning ring containing the hair of Captain John Gore, who served as the third (later promoted to second) Lieutenant of HMS Endeavour under the command of Captain James Cook. Donation

WHITE AUSTRALIA PROTECTION BADGE COLLECTION
A White Australia Protection badge. Purchase

Material acquired and approved 19 September 2007

THE KEITH AND ELSIE DE WITTE COLLECTION
A Mornington Island headdress and two bark paintings by Dick Roughsey (Goobalathaldin). Purchase

EXPO '67 SOUND CHAIR COLLECTION
An Expo Mark II Sound Chair designed by Grant Featherstone. Purchase

ROBERT FAITHFULL COLLECTION
A bravery medal presented to the sons of William Pitt Faithfull after their gun battle with the Gilbert–Hall bushranger gang. Purchase

BILL FISHER COLLECTION
A rugby league jersey worn by Doug McRitchie in the third Test against Great Britain in Sydney in 1950. Donation

HEALESVILLE TRAVEL POSTER COLLECTION
A Victoria Railways 1953 advertising poster promoting the Sir Colin MacKenzie Sanctuary at Healesville in Victoria. Purchase

PERCY HOBSON COLLECTION
A 1962 Commonwealth Games gold medal awarded to Percy Hobson. Purchase

JACK HOLLAND COLLECTION
A rugby league jersey worn by Jack 'Dutchy' Holland during the 1948–49 Australian Kangaroos tour of England, France and New Zealand. Donation

PATRICK MCCUE COLLECTION
A gold medal presented to rugby union player Patrick McCue at the 1908 Olympics in London. Donation

GABRIEL MARALNGURRA COLLECTION
Four paintings by Kunwinjku artist Gabriel Maralngurra. Purchase

ALBERT NAMATJIRA COLLECTION NO. 3
A wooden boomerang decorated by Albert Namatjira to commemorate the laying of a 7-kilometre-long pipeline that brought water from Kaporilja Springs to the mission town of Hermannsburg on 1 October 1935. Purchase

ALBERT NAMATJIRA COLLECTION NO. 4
Two mulga wood plaques made by Albert Namatjira. Purchase

PARSONS COLLECTION
A collection of objects relating to John Parsons' career in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War, his 1941 marriage to Sylvia Johnson and their early postwar life. Donation

BILL REID – JOHN CAWTE COLLECTION
Sixteen emu eggs carved by William 'Bill' Reid (1917–93), a Kamilaroi artist from northern New South Wales. Donation

LOUISE THIBOU DECORATED SPEAR-THROWER COLLECTION
A western desert spear-thrower. Purchase

ESME TIMBERY COLLECTION
Three models of the Sydney Harbour Bridge decorated with shells, made by Esme Timbery. Purchase

GRAHAM WILLCOCKS COLLECTION
A Gunter's survey chain. Purchase

Material acquired and approved 28 November 2007

ACT TRADES AND LABOUR COUNCIL COLLECTION NO. 2
A demountable shed and sign from the South African Liberation Centre located outside the South African Embassy in Canberra during the 1980s. Donation

AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TOUR 1896 COLLECTION
Two booklets published during the 1896 Ashes Test series in England. Purchase

BANKS' FLORILEGIUM COLLECTION
Seven hundred and forty-three botanical line engravings printed between 1980 and 1990 by Alecto Historical Editions (London) in association with the British Museum (Natural History) documenting the plants collected by Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander during their voyage around the world with Captain James Cook in HMB Endeavour from 1768 to 1771. Purchase

GRAHAM DASH AND CAROL SAMPSON COLLECTION
A set of jockey's racing silks signed by Glen Boss in the colours of Makybe Diva, three-times Melbourne Cup winner, plus a photograph of Boss wearing the silks while racing Makybe Diva. Purchase

ERNABELLA ARTS TRADING PTY LTD COLLECTION
Eight items of clothing designed and produced by Ernabella Arts Trading Pty Ltd. Purchase

SAM EVANS COLLECTION
A firefighter's jacket worn by Sam Evans, driver of Bravo 3, a fire truck destroyed in the Canberra bushfires on 18 January 2003. Donation

PATRICIA FAHEY COLLECTION
A rugby league cap belonging to William 'Bill' Fahey, who played for the (Brisbane) Western Suburbs District Rugby League Football Club in 1915–16. Donation

KEN GOLD COLLECTION
A 1987 Mitsubishi 'Delegate' mobile phone used by Ken Gold in his Sydney motor mechanic's business until the early 1990s. Donation

EVONNE GOOLAGONG CAWLEY COLLECTION NO. 3
A tennis dress and jacket worn by Evonne Goolagong Cawley, as well as her Federation Cup trophy and a junior tennis trophy. Purchase

HASLUCK FAMILY COLLECTION
A 45 rpm EP musical record entitled Broken Serenity by the Ranting Lads. Donation

NEIL MAHER COLLECTION
A firefighter's helmet worn by a crew member of Bravo 3, a fire truck destroyed in the Canberra bushfires on 18 January 2003. Donation

RAY AND DALLAS MAPLE FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 2
Nine Aboriginal artefacts made in the 1930s plus two boomerangs made in the late 1960s to early 1970s. Donation

MARISOL MARTINREYES COLLECTION
Two documents relating to the early history of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company. Purchase

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1834 COLLECTION
The 1834 Act of Parliament entitled An Act for the More Effectual Administration of Justice at Norfolk Island. Purchase

MIKE PEARSON COLLECTION
A La Perouse wooden shield. Purchase

A PERRETT COLLECTION
A wooden boomerang made by A Perrett in 1934 at La Perouse, New South Wales. Purchase

JOAN RICHMOND COLLECTION
A collection of objects relating to Joan Richmond's motor racing career. Purchase

DAVID RITCHIE COLLECTION
A fence post which shattered the fourth floor office window of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, during a 2004 terrorist attack. Donation

KEN ROBB COLLECTION
A minute programming machine used at the Mount Stromlo Observatory in Canberra from 1929 to 1956. Donation

ROYAL VISIT 1901 COLLECTION
A photographic souvenir booklet produced to celebrate the opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament on 9 May 1901, and the Royal Visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Purchase

SQUATTER GAME COLLECTION
Various editions of the board game Squatter owned by the game's inventor, Robert Lloyd. Donation

TICHBORNE CLAIMANT ALBUM COLLECTION
A leather-bound album of 60 carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial of Arthur Orton. Purchase

WANPARDA SHIELD COLLECTION
A north-west Australian Aboriginal shield decorated with a five-panel zigzag pattern in-filled with the laundry bleaching agent Reckitt's Blue. Purchase

Material acquired and approved 19 February 2008

SOLOMON AND JOSEPHINE AHMAT COLLECTION
Three model aeroplane-mounted headdresses and dance costumes belonging to Solomon and Josephine Ahmat, two dancers from the Torres Strait's Goigai Pudhai Badu Island dance group. Purchase

AUSTRALIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION COLLECTION
Four environmental demonstration banners used by the Australian Conservation Foundation in the 1980s and 1990s. Donation

JONATHAN BROWN COLLECTION
A bicycle used by the Australian High Commission in Zimbabwe for courier duties during the 1980s. Donation

GEOFF CHRISTIANSEN COLLECTION
Two Speedo swimsuits worn by Geoff Christiansen in surf lifesaving competitions in the 1950s, plus six surf champion pennants. Donation

JONATHAN DICKSON COLLECTION
A pair of shell-work baby shoes made and sold as souvenirs by Aboriginal women from the La Perouse community in New South Wales. Purchase

SUSIE ELELMAN COLLECTION
A tiara, a sceptre/trophy, and a series of scrapbooks relating to Susie Elelman's participation in the Miss Northern Beaches and Miss New South Wales competitions, and in the national final of the Miss Australia Quest 1973. Donation

EXPO '67 COLLECTION
A collection of objects belonging to former staff members who in 1967 welcomed more than 50 million visitors to the Australian pavilion at Expo '67 in Montreal, Canada. Donation

GARY FOLEY COLLECTION
A banner painted with the slogan 'Australian Aborigines League. The Aborigine speaks — the voice of the Aborigine must be heard', made in the late 1940s or early 1950s by Bill Onus for the Australian Aborigines League (AAL), a Melbourne-based Aboriginal protest organisation. Purchase

ROBERT AND IRENE GOARD COLLECTION
A collection of photographic equipment used by prominent Australian photographers Charles Kerry, George Rose and Frank Hurley, and amateur photographer and engineer Ernest Macartney de Burgh. Purchase

AMBROSE KYTE ADDRESS COLLECTION
A framed illuminated manuscript presented by the Governor of Victoria, Sir Henry Barkly, on behalf of the Victorian Exploring Expedition Committee, to Mr Ambrose Kyte on 21 January 1863, in recognition of Kyte's support for the Burke and Wills expedition. Purchase

LISA MILNER COLLECTION
A set of five wooden and three plush cinema seats from the Raymond Theatre in Bowraville, New South Wales. Purchase

JOSIE KUNOTH PETYARRE COLLECTION
A painting by Josie Petyarre entitled Utopia Football Carnival. Purchase

BEVERLY SILBY COLLECTION
A collection representing the changing wardrobe of a woman who lived and worked as a teacher in both urban and rural Victoria and New South Wales from 1940 to 2000. Donation

SNOWY HYDRO COLLECTION
A collection of objects relating to the investigation, construction and the associated social life of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. Purchase

IAN THOMPSON COLLECTION
A rugby league cap belonging to Duncan Thompson, halfback for the Toowoomba Clydesdales and the North Sydney Bears, who represented Queensland and Australia between 1915 and 1925. Donation

WALLENIUS WILHELMSEN MV TAMPA COLLECTION
A life jacket and lifebuoy from MV Tampa, owned and operated by the Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen. Donation

Material acquired and approved 6 May 2008

VIC ARMBRUSTER COLLECTION
Louis Victor Armbruster's three rugby league caps and his 1929 Kangaroos jersey. Donation

BURKE AND WILLS COLLECTION
A map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria published in 1861 from the original map prepared by William Wills as well as Wills' personal copy of George von Neumayer's Results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations Made and Collected at the Flagstaff Observatory, Melbourne, and at Various Stations in the Colony of Victoria. March, 1858, to February, 1859, published in 1860. Purchase

RAFFAELLO CARBONI COLLECTION
A first edition 1855 copy of Raffaello Carboni's The Eureka Stockade: The Consequences of Some Pirates Wanting on Quarter-Deck a Rebellion, the first extended eyewitness account of the Eureka Stockade uprising. Purchase

BEN CHIFLEY COLLECTION NO. 2
A single seated leather-covered club chair used by former Prime Minister Joseph Benedict (Ben) Chifley at the Hotel Kurrajong, Canberra, between 1945 and 1949. Donation

CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA COLLECTION NO. 1
An engraving from the first volume of Edward Carton Booth's two-volume Australia attributed to JC Armytage, depicting a small group of Chinese workers in a market garden. Purchase

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN COLLECTION NO. 1
Three convict love tokens made from shaved-down 1797 pennies. Purchase

CAPTAIN COOK MAGNIFIER COLLECTION
A tortoise shell-framed folding pocket magnifier and a silver reliquary engraved with the inscription 'THIS MAGNIFIER WAS GIVEN by Captain James Cook, the celebrated navigator to Mr WILLm. BAYLY the ASTRONOMER to the expedition during Cook's 3rd Voyage and presented by Mr Bayly to his Pupil, friend & Executor MARK BEAUFOY ESQr. F.R.S.' Purchase

CAPTAIN COOK PLANE TABLE FRAME COLLECTION
An eighteenth-century English boxwood surveyor's plane table frame associated with Captain Cook, accompanied by a letter and receipt relating to the frame's display at the 1905 London Naval, Shipping and Fisheries exhibition. Purchase

COUNT DORSAY BREASTPLATE COLLECTION
A small, round metal Aboriginal breastplate inscribed 'Count Dorsay'. Purchase

ROSIE EGYEDI COLLECTION
Four T-shirts designed and produced by Rosie Egyedi in response to the 1997 tabling in Federal Parliament of the Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families, commonly known as the Bringing Them Home report. Purchase

EMBROIDERED MAP SAMPLERS COLLECTION
A pair of late eighteenth-century embroidered maps showing the tracks of Captain James Cook's three Pacific voyages. Purchase

FOOKS HUNGERFORD COLLECTION
A brass eyepiece linked to John Gore's Dollond Telescope. Donation

WALTER BURLEY GRIFFIN SOCIETY COLLECTION
A pair of French doors from Duncan House, which was located in the Sydney suburb of Castlecrag. Donation

ALEC HILL COLLECTION
A menu from the luncheon held by the Millions Club of New South Wales on 19 June 1928 to honour Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm, Harry Lyon and Jim Warner, the first airmen to cross the Pacific. Donation

HISTORY OF NETBALL COLLECTION
A collection of 33 objects representing the history of netball in Australia from the 1930s to the present day. Donation

SUE HUGHES COLLECTION
Nine photographs, a postcard, an invitation, and six programs and other publications associated with the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. Donation

LADY NELSON PAINTING COLLECTION
An oil painting of the ship the Lady Nelson. Purchase

PAUL MATHEWS COLLECTION
Dally Messenger's 1907 rugby league cap. Purchase

ALEXANDER MUSSEN COLLECTION
Three sketches, an ambrotype portrait, newspaper clippings, 13 letters and a death certificate belonging to Alexander Mussen, the son of a Montreal merchant who travelled to the New South Wales goldfields in 1856 and died in 1864 at the hands of bushrangers. Purchase

SEBASTIAN MÜNSTER 'TABULA ASIAE VIII' MAP COLLECTION
A double-page woodcut map of Central Asia, decorated in the margins with images of Antipodean monsters and printed on rag paper. It represents the region of Scythia as it was understood during the height of the Roman Empire and was published in the first edition of Münster's atlas, the Geographia, in 1540. Purchase

ALBERT NAMATJIRA COLLECTION NO. 2
Two mulga wood plaques made by Albert Namatjira. Purchase

PARLIAMENT HOUSE CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY COLLECTION NO. 3
The first Australian national flag to fly over new Parliament House. Donation

PFRUNDER WOMEN COLLECTION
Six manuscript journals kept by the daughters of the Pfrunder family from 1912 to 1913. Donation

KINGSLEY PITMAN COLLECTION
A sepia-tone photograph taken about 1885–86 by Frederick William Taplin, the son of George Taplin, the first missionary at Point McLeay, of the residents of the Point McLeay Mission Station in South Australia. Donation

PRATT WARE PORTRAIT PLAQUE CAPTAIN COOK COLLECTION
A ceramic oval plaque featuring the bust of Captain James Cook. Purchase

FRANK PROUST COLLECTION
The damaged tachometer plate from the aircraft Southern Cloud plus four photographs by Sydney Morning Herald photographer Alan Kemp. Donation

RACE TO THE GOLD DIGGINGS OF AUSTRALIA BOARD GAME COLLECTION
A nineteenth-century game of chance relating to the Australian gold rushes. Purchase

RATS OF TOBRUK ASSOCIATION NEW SOUTH WALES BRANCH COLLECTION
A Rats of Tobruk Association street banner used in the 2001 Anzac Day celebrations. Donation

ROYAL SOCIETY COOK MEDAL COLLECTION
One silver and one bronzed-copper Royal Society Cook medal circa 1784–85. Purchase

'TYPUS ORBIS DESCRIPTIONE PTOLEMAEI' MAP COLLECTION
A hand-coloured woodcut map of the world as known in the time of Ptolemy (150 AD) and produced in Vienna in 1541 by Gaspar Treschel. Purchase

WAX MATRIX PORTRAIT PLAQUE CAPTAIN COOK COLLECTION
A wax matrix portrait of James Cook in a wooden frame under a glass cover. Purchase

WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS COLLECTION
Cameo portrait medallions of the famous eighteenth-century naturalists Carolus Linnaeus, Daniel Carl Solander and Johann Reinhold Forster, and the navigator and explorer Captain James Cook, displaying the Wedgwood & Bentley mark and produced at the company's Etruria factories at Burslem between 1775 and 1780. Purchase

SURGEON GENERAL JOHN WHITE'S JOURNAL COLLECTION
Surgeon General and First Fleet journalist John White's Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales with Sixty-Five Plates of Non Descript Animals, Birds, Lizards, Serpents, Curious Cones of Trees and Other Natural Productions published in London in 1790. Purchase

WOODLEIGH SHORTHORN STUD COLLECTION
A collection of trophies, ribbons, medals, badges, prize certificates, showing equipment, and stud cattle photographs from the Woodleigh beef shorthorn stud established by the Davis family in the Corowa district in the early 1950s. Donation