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Appendix 3: National Historical Collection: Material acquired and approved by Council, 1 July 2009 - 30 June 2010

Material acquired and approved 22 September 2009

BARTHOLOMEW FAMILY COLLECTION

A 1930s blue woollen knit fabric swimsuit manufactured by David Jones Ltd. Donation

DARYL BLAXLAND COLLECTION

A mantel clock with architectural case that belonged to pioneer John Blaxland, a mortise gauge associated with the Blaxland family and a copy of Gregory Blaxland's journal published in 1913. Donation

DIANA BOYER COLLECTION

Artworks, annotated sketches and other recordings of life on Bobbara Creek, a rural property in the Binalong district of southern New South Wales, between 1981 and 2007. Donation

HERBERT BROWNE COLLECTION

A collection of personal items belonging to Herbert Browne, an English-born musical theatre performer who established himself as the leading tenor with Australia's JC Williamson Company in the period between the First and Second World Wars. Donation

PAT AND GORDON BRYANT COLLECTION

One of the bark petitions that Yolngu elders from Yirrkala mission in north-east Arnhem Land sent to parliamentarians and supporters in 1963. Donation

LIDIJA BUDULS AND FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 2

Six items from two male Latvian national costumes worn by Eriks Buduls. Donation

RAY CASLEY-SMITH COLLECTION

Six sets of pressed flowers, about 1900. Donation

MELISSA CHURCHMAN COLLECTION

A ceremonial mallet and trowel presented to Jack (John Thomas) Lang. Donation

GRAEME CLARK/UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE/ COCHLEAR LIMITED COLLECTION

Thirteen pieces of medical equipment and other objects related to the development of the bionic ear. Donation

COLYN COHEN COLLECTION NO. 2

Twenty-three items including a series of letters and a small number of photographic and personal items dating from 1914–83 belonging to Colyn Adrian Keith Cohen, who served with the 33rd Infantry Battalion on the Western Front during the First World War. Donation

COLONIAL BUSHFIRE IMAGES COLLECTION

An autotype of William Strutt's painting Black Thursday and a coloured engraving by Samuel Calvert. Purchase

ANDREW AND LESLEY COWPER COLLECTION

A hand-drawn 1870s map of Bowen Downs, a pastoral station in central Queensland. Donation

WILLIAM DARGIE PORTRAIT OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 1954 COLLECTION

A portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II painted by Sir William Dargie in London in November 1954. Purchase

MARGARET ELDRIDGE COLLECTION

A boy's chicken hat and bullock bell. Donation

EMANUEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Prize cups, medallions, cattle-branding irons, maps, photograph albums, office ledgers and equipment associated with the pastoral activities of the Emanuel family in New South Wales and Western Australia. Donation

DR GUY FITZHARDINGE COLLECTION

An Aboriginal breastplate inscribed 'King Gnobery/Collarinbri'. Donation

PETER AND MARGARET FOODEY COLLECTION

A child's wooden school desk used at St Dominic's convent school in Kandos, New South Wales from 1950 to about 1966. Donation

BLAIR GARDNER COLLECTION NO. 2

Twenty-five ethnographic artefacts from Mornington Island and Aurukun and two stone tools from northern Queensland. Donation

JOHN GORE COLLECTION

A collection of objects used on Heard Island in 1950 and 1954 by John Gore, a radio transmitter employed by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition. Donation

LANG HANCOCK COLLECTION

A white short-sleeved summer jacket worn by Western Australian mining magnate Lang Hancock while prospecting. Donation

EILEEN HANNAN COLLECTION

A woman's coat made from the skins of water rats. Donation

NIGEL HARDING COLLECTION

A souvenir boomerang relating to the tour of Australia by the Great Britain rugby league team in 1946, and the Australian tour of England and France in 1948–49. Purchase

ARTHUR AND ENA HARRIS COLLECTION

A cat skin rug. Donation

PETER HOWSON COLLECTION

A glass presentation plaque into which is set a circuit board manufactured for use in the prototype bionic ear and a plaque bearing the inscription 'Cochlear Implant MK1 developed in the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne presented to the Honourable Peter Howson from Graeme Clark and team members in appreciation for help with the project 1980'. Donation

KEN AND AMIRAH INGLIS COLLECTION

Three Papua New Guinean works: a beaten brass work by Mathias Kauage; a 1974 signed ink drawing Evil Spirits by Akis; and a carved wooden shield typical of the Bismarck- Schrader region. Donation

MRS G KINNE COLLECTION NO. 3

Two paintings, two wood carvings and a doll wearing Latvian national dress. Donation

SELWYN KOHN COLLECTION

A Slazenger model 1B.22 calibre rifle. Donation

KORD KING PEDAL STEEL GUITAR COLLECTION

A Kord King pedal steel guitar made in Australia in the mid-twentieth century. Purchase

PATRICK MCCUE COLLECTION NO. 3

A Challenge Cup medal. Donation

NANCY MCDINNY COLLECTION NO. 1

A painting entitled Big Boss with Whip by Nancy McDinny. Purchase

ENID MCLEAN COLLECTION

A fairy dress costume with accompanying silver cup trophy and photograph. Donation

TIMOTHY MILLETT COLLECTION

Three hundred and seven convict love tokens dating from 1762 to 1856, seven documents relating to the convict system, a calendar of prisoners awaiting trial in the jails of Durham, Newcastle and Northumberland, a request to the Middlesex assizes for rewards to be paid, a printed copy of George Skene's last speech prior to execution, a printed broadside listing prisoners in Dorchester jail awaiting transportation and a handwritten account of the life of Thomas Jones, who was transported twice and hanged at Winchester Prison in 1856. Purchase

CARMELO MIRABELLI COLLECTION NO. 2

Sixty-one items relating to Carmelo Mirabelli's itinerant work following the seasonal harvests of sugar cane in Queensland and stone fruit and grapes in Victoria, as well as his time working on Melbourne's wharves after migrating from Sicily to Australia in 1951. Donation

NGURKURR MESSAGE STICK COLLECTION

A message stick. Purchase

NOTT FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 1

Four purple velveteen dog show ribbons dating from 1947 and 1948. Donation

NOTT FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 2

A silver prize cup. Donation

SIR HENRY PARKES INSTAND COLLECTION

An inkstand made by the boys of the nautical school ship Sobraon presented to Sir Henry Parkes in appreciation of his efforts on their behalf by FW Neitenstein, the ship's commander. Purchase

BARRIE PITTOCK COLLECTION

A red headband belonging to Dr Barrie Pittock, a campaigner for civil rights for Aboriginal people during the 1960s and 1970s. Donation

HERBERT E READ COLLECTION

Three hundred and eighty six Aboriginal and historical objects acquired by Herbert Read while working at the Point McLeay mission in South Australia and the Warruwi mission on South Goulburn Island during the twentieth century. Donation

KEN ROSS COLLECTION

Eleven medals, eight sashes and one racing jersey belonging to professional cyclist Ken Ross. Donation

JOHN AND PAMELA SECCOMBE COLLECTION

A Simplex windmill from Kenya station in central Queensland, made by the Intercolonial Boring Company in about 1925. Donation

DOUG SETON COLLECTION NO. 1

Air cylinders, a diving suit and an underwater metal detector used by the Underwater Explorers Club of South Australia to recover two anchors from the ship Investigator commanded by Matthew Flinders. Donation

LLOYD SHARLAND COLLECTION

A ground engineer's licence belonging to Charles Dunell, co-pilot of the Southern Cloud aircraft. Donation

SHIRE OF DERBY — WEST KIMBERLEY COLLECTION

A set of tram wheels made for the Western Australian Railways in September 1896. Donation

PROFESSOR RAYMOND SPECHT COLLECTION

A 620 Kodak folding camera with imitation leather case, and a plant press used by Professor Raymond Specht, the youngest member of the 1948 American–Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land. Donation

SPRINGFIELD WOOL SAMPLES COLLECTION

Five glass-topped timber boxes of wool samples dating from the 1930s and 1940s from Springfield station in New South Wales. Donation

LYNNE STONE (MARYSVILLE) COLLECTION

A collection of objects retrieved from a home in Marysville, Victoria, destroyed in the Black Saturday bushfires of 7 February 2009, a car identification sticker, overalls and a community sticker produced by the town after the fires. Donation

HUGH VIDEION COLLECTION

A small steel tool with wooden handle handmade in mid- 1940s by engineers in the Experimental Design Workshop at General Motors Holden's, Fishermen's Bend. Donation

KEITH AND EDNA WEBB COLLECTION

A GEC (General Electric Company) electric fan. Donation

WHITELEY FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 2

A Coolgardie butter safe. Donation

CHRIS WILKINSON COLLECTION

A model III Digital Field System used for processing seismic data. Donation

Material acquired and approved 3 December 2009

GEORGE BARRINGTON WAX PORTRAIT COLLECTION

A wax portrait of Irish convict George Barrington. Purchase

PETER BASSETT-SMITH COLLECTION

A Bolex film camera, tripod and a Pyrox wire recorder used by Peter Bassett-Smith, cinematographer for the American–Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land in 1948. Donation

TED BULL COLLECTION

Twelve T-shirts and a Statesman hat worn by Ted Bull, leader of the Communist Party of Australia and union activist, at protests and demonstrations during the 1980s and 1990s. Donation

DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP QUILT COLLECTION

The Australian Citizenship Quilt, the Young Australian Citizenship Quilt and sewing equipment, catalogues and signs relating to the quilts' 2006 exhibition tour. Donation

NANCY EVANS COLLECTION

A wool rug made at Ernabella mission in northern South Australia during the late 1950s. Donation

WILLIAM FORRESTER COLLECTION

Racing silks belonging to William Forrester, owner and trainer of the 1897 and 1898 Melbourne Cup winners Gaulus and The Grafter. Purchase

RICHMOND HENTY COLLECTION

An Australian-made 18-carat gold hunter-case pocket watch. Purchase

REGINALD LOCKER COLLECTION

A hand-turned bowl made by Reg Lockyer from the stump of a Queensland maple tree retrieved from cleared land surrounding the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage area. Purchase

OFFICIAL 1932 MELBOURNE CUP PROGRAM COLLECTION

A 1932 Victoria Racing Club spring meeting program. Purchase

GLENDA OVERSTEAD COLLECTION

An 18-carat goldfields brooch. Purchase

PENGUIN SURF LIFESAVING CLUB COLLECTION

A march-past costume worn in team parades at surf lifesaving carnivals in Australia and a copy of We're Here Because We're Here, the history of the Penguin Surf Lifesaving Club. Donation

JIM PIKE COLLECTION

A pair of riding boots, skull cap and riding whip used by jockey Jim Pike in the 1930s. Purchase

DOUG SETON COLLECTION NO. 2

An underwater mask, snorkel and camera used by Doug Seton of the Underwater Explorers Club of South Australia to recover two anchors from the ship Investigator, commanded by Matthew Flinders. Donation

JOHN SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION NO. 3

A sculpture by John Shakespeare entitled Winfield Cup. Purchase

SHELLY BEACH SURF LIFESAVING CLUB COLLECTION

A 1950s waxing machine used by the Shelly Beach Surf Lifesaving Club. Donation

ROGER STUART COLLECTION

A set of drawing instruments in a leather-bound presentation case presented to government architect John Smith Murdoch. Donation

KEN THAIDAY COLLECTION NO. 2

A hammerhead shark (beizam) headdress made by Torres Strait Islander artist, Ken Thaiday Senior. Purchase

MIKE TURLEY COLLECTION

Three sets of first-day covers of stamps issued by the Hutt River Province in Western Australia. Donation

DEBORAH TURNER COLLECTION

Sixty-nine badges relating to the Communist Party of Australia involvement in a range of emancipator projects and 33 badges dating from 1933 to the mid-1990s relating to May Day. Donation

Material acquired and approved 23 March 2010

ANGORICHINA HOSTEL COLLECTION

A sofa table, centre table and standard lamp made by Thomas Neville, a patient at the Angorichina Hostel for tuberculosis sufferers in South Australia between 1930 and 1933. Purchase

GEORGE W BARBER COLLECTION

Forty-six wall posters and a paperback booklet entitled This Changing World: An Atlas of Current Events — No. 1: The Pacific, issued by the Commonwealth Office of Education between 1948 and 1950. Donation

ERIC BELL COLLECTION

A sheet of corrugated iron used as a building fabric at Hollywood Aboriginal mission near Yass, New South Wales. Donation

BODENWIESER-CHAPPLE COLLECTION

A metal travel trunk used by Margaret Chapple, one of the first Australian members of the Bodenwieser Ballet. Donation

BRUCE BREADEN COLLECTION

Seventeen objects worn or used by Bruce Breaden in his daily work as head stockman on cattle stations in Central Australia. Purchase

PATSY CAMERON COLLECTION NO. 3

Two water carriers, crafted from bull kelp, made by Patsy Cameron, a Tasmanian Aboriginal historian, cultural geographer and elder from Leengtenner (Tomahawk) in north-eastern Tasmania. Purchase

CANNING STOCK ROUTE COLLECTION

One hundred and twenty-five works that record the impact on the lives of the Aboriginal people who lived in the Country traversed by the Canning Stock Route. Purchase

STANLEY AND AUDREY CLARK COLLECTION

The first portable blood glucose monitor developed for diabetics by Stanley Clark in 1978 and two later versions of the monitor. Donation

CAPTAIN COOK WAX PORTRAIT COLLECTION

A hand-coloured relief wax portrait of Captain James Cook. Purchase

FREDERICK W COOK COLLECTION

A Victa mower fuel can with instruction booklet and a lifetime guarantee certificate. Donation

BARRY CRANSTON COLLECTION

Four hand-turned baling hooks, a pair of custom-made leather chaps, five photographs and an oil painting of the Cranston family's hay-carting heritage. Donation

RICHARD DAINTREE COLLECTION

Ten glass-plate positives taken by Richard Daintree and held in a wooden travel case made in the 1870s. Purchase

STAN DAVEY AND JAN RICHARDSON COLLECTION

A National brand reel-to-reel tape recorder, two tape reels, a Maestro tape reel box and a Ferrodynamics tape reel box belonging to Stan Davey, one of the major non-Aboriginal activists working in the field of Aboriginal social justice in the 1960s. Donation

ERNABELLA ARTS INC. COLLECTION NO. 8

Woven artworks from Ernabella in South Australia, including a basket by Atipalku Intjalka, a mug and handbag by Tjunkaya Tapaya, a porridge bowl by Yilpi Adamson and a spoon and pencil case by Pantjiti Lionel. Purchase

ROBERT FAITHFULL LETTERS COLLECTION

Letters from Robert Lionel Faithful (1853–1930) to his family at Springfield station. Donation

CORRIE FULLARD COLLECTION

A necklace of green mareener or rainbow kelp shells made by Corrie Fullard, an elder of Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Purchase

FRANK GARDINER STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE COLLECTION

An enamelled figurine of the Australian bushranger Frank Gardiner. Purchase

DULCIE GREENO COLLECTION NO. 1

Two mareener necklaces made by Dulcie Greeno, an elder of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Purchase

JOHN HARVEY COLLECTION

A Daimler DE 36 coach built by Hooper and Co. and used in the 1954 Royal Tour. Purchase

HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY COLLECTION

National, state and branch regalia, the New South Wales President's chair and gavel, Albury's 1872 branch dispensation, two photographs, a regalia case, certificates, a printing block, banners and a general laws book from the Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society as well as material relating to the Irish National Catholic Forresters, who amalgamated with the Hibernians in 1960. Donation

RAYMOND HOLLIDAY COLLECTION

Sixty-four violins, two violas, four violin bows, 23 music cases, a display case demonstrating flute-head making, and three booklets. Purchase father john knight collection A World Youth Day volunteer's outfit, a pilgrim's backpack and contents and promotional and other material. Donation

JIMMY LITTLE COLLECTION

Two red woollen jackets worn by Jimmy Little during the 1980s through to the mid-1990s as part of his on-stage costume. Donation

PAUL MCCLARIN COLLECTION

Eighteen glass eyes on stalks, three display stands, 105 glass eyes, a large amount of specialised glass used to make the eyes, a collection of irises, two suckers for lifting eyes and three photographs of glass eyes. Purchase

NANCY MCDINNY COLLECTION NO. 2

A painting by Nancy McDinny entitled Wollogorang War. Purchase

CERES MARTIN (NEE MOULES) COLLECTION

Two cardboard albums created by Myles Dunphy and given as a gift to Ceres Martin (Moules) in 1918. Donation

MOLONGLO ACT VOLUNTEER BUSHFIRE BRIGADE COLLECTION

A fire hose, a firefighting jacket and trousers worn by Dave Tunbridge, Captain of the ACT Volunteer Bushfire Brigade, during the 2001 Canberra bushfires. Donation

NATIONAL SYMBOLS POSTER COLLECTION NO. 2

Three colour lithographic posters designed by FC Herrick and a colour poster designed by AB Webb for the Empire Marketing Board. Purchase

NGURRARA 1 CANVAS COLLECTION

A painting depicting the Country of Walmajarri and Wangkajunga peoples of the Great Sandy Desert created in 1996 by a team of traditional owners. Purchase

ROWLANDS BOTTLE AND FEDERAL FRUIT PRESERVING JAR COLLECTION

A clear aqua 13-ounce Rowlands Hamilton aerated beverage bottle manufactured in the 1880s and a clear aqua half-gallon federal fruit preserving jar manufactured between 1890 and 1924. Purchase

SECOND WORLD WAR INTERNMENT CAMPS COLLECTION

Two bronze tokens issued by the Australian Military Board for use by internees in Australian and New Zealand internment camps from 1941–45. Purchase

JAMES SIMPSON COLLECTION

A silver presentation cup presented to James Simpson by the people of Campbell Town, Van Diemen's Land, in 1834, in recognition of his service as police magistrate. Purchase

KEN THAIDAY COLLECTION NO. 3

Two hammerhead shark (beizam) headdresses made by Torres Strait Islander artist, Ken Thaiday Senior. Purchase

THANCOUPIE COLLECTION NO. 1

A green pot crafted by Thancoupie in about 1970. Purchase

TRANSPORTATION TO BOTANY BAY COLLECTION

A brown ink drawing by EF Burney of the capture, trial and transportation of two poachers and their arrival at Botany Bay in the first years of the colony of New South Wales. Purchase

VON REILLY 1795 PACIFIC MAP COLLECTION

A hand-coloured printed map of Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and the Pacific Ocean entitled Karte von der Inselwelt Polynesien oder dem Funften Weltheile. Purchase

MUNUPARRIWUY WANAMBI COLLECTION

A bark painting by Yirrkala artist, Munuparriwuy Wanambi. Purchase

UNA GRACE WILLIAMS COLLECTION

A Beale player piano, piano stool and a collection of Mastertouch music rolls. Donation