• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003335

[Collection of pamphlets containing souvenir concert programmes and Australian biographies.]

  • Repository Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection
    State Library of New South Wales
  • Reference Pam file/Q900-Q920
  • Date Range 1872 - 1953
  • Description

    Part of a collection of 248 pamphlet boxes of miscellaneous material arranged in Dewey order. A collection of pamphlets containing souvenir concert programmes and Australian biographies. Includes 2BL radio broadcast transcripts on famous women in Australian history and a transcript of a broadcast on ‘What is civilisation’ featuring speakers John Metcalfe and George Caiger. Also includes a series of reprints from the Medical Journal of Australia on Australian doctors, and newsclippings relating to the ‘Case of Councillor Berghofer’ (John William Berghofer); an electorate address for the Tweed electorate by David Jarman; newscuttings, photograph and celebration card relating to 100th birthday anniversary of Jane Mary Nunn; retirement speech of John Thompson of the Surveyor General’s Department and list of members of the department; notes on Leichardt’s Expedition from the Darling Downs to Port Essington 1844-5; notes on Major Ronald Smith of Tasmania; Diplomas (colourful posters) given to A.C. Orr on crossing the equator in H.M.S. Striker; a 1952 issue of ‘France Illustration’ featuring Indochina; articles in French on the Kerguelen Islands; article in French on historic statue of Francois Péron; and an article on Pedro Sarmiento of Gamboa. Other inclusions are souvenir programmes, eg. Sydney Symphony Orchestra with Eugene Goossens (1947) and newsclippings relating to George Coppin.

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