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Tok Pisin publications on the New Guinean dialect of English

  • AU ANUA 587
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1973

Eighty five publications by various Tok Pisin authors. Includes publications on agriculture, health, education and literacy, government, religious texts, children’s books, grammars and phrase books, etc. Also some publications in local indigenous ...

Balint, Andras

Papua New Guinea aerial photographs

  • AU ANUA 502
  • Series
  • 1942 - 1973

Aerial photographs of the Rabaul area, Papua New Guinea, including Sortie Works, defence areas, forests, Keravat, Kokopo, and Ataliklikun Bay.

Granger, Ken

John Baker Tongan Collection

  • AU ANUA 555
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1973

The collection was formed during 1969 and 1970 by John R Baker, Economist to the Government of Tonga and resident in the capital of Nukualofa from August 1969 to May 1970. Baker was employed by the British Ministry of Overseas Development and was ...

Baker, John R

Correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 48
  • Series
  • 1965 - 1973

This small collection of files relates to various legal issues including drafting of leases, contracts and agreements, and legal opinions on University powers in relation to the site.

Boardman, Ellis Russell

John Gordon-Kirkby Papua New Guinea Field Officer's Journals

  • AU ANUA 559
  • Series
  • 1964 - 1972

Carbon copy of journal from the commencement of service on 1 June 1964 to or 14 February 1965, including stations at Rabaul, Kokopo, Messawa, Manus (Lorengau), Balluan and Rambutso. Also includes papers related to the creation of the Enga Cultural...

Gordon-Kirkby, John William

Teacher training material for the Papua New Guinea 'E' Course

  • AU ANUA 461
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1972

Post World War II the need for education in Papua New Guinea was listed as essential in the Provisional Administration Bill of 1945. In the late 1950s, W C Grove, as Director of Papua New Guinea Education, saw that education for local students was...

Houston, Bernard W

ANU film and sound recordings

  • AU ANUA 191
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1972

Most of the films and audio tapes in this series record important events such as the laying of foundation stones, opening of buildings, conferring of honorary degrees and installation of Chancellors. There are also copies of staff interviews broad...

Australian National University

Linguistic recordings

  • AU ANUA 351
  • Series
  • 1958 - 1972

This series has not been processed

Laycock, Donald Clarence

HC (Nugget) Coombs confidential correspondence

  • AU ANUA 71
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1972

There are two items of which the first is more significant: it contains confidential correspondence about Sir Howard Florey, Sir Mark Oliphant and the Research School of Physical Sciences, Lord Lindsay and other matters. The second relates to Coom...

Coombs, Herbert Cole

Marion Ward papers relating to transport systems in Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 376
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1971

Items 1 - 31: Research papers and research data on transport systems in Papua New Guinea, includes sea, air and road transport systems. While conducting this research Marion Ward was the Field Director of the New Guinea Research Unit, Australian N...

Ward, Marion Wybourn

Matriculation roll

  • AU ANUA 436
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1971

A register showing the student's signature, course, qualification for entry to the university and date of matriculation.

ANU School of General Studies

Papers of Laurence Fitzhardinge

  • AU ANUA 83
  • Series
  • 1938 - 1971

This collection of papers includes correspondence with colleagues in other universities, correspondence about the archival profession, Research School of Social Sciences seminar papers, and papers relating to association of the ANU and Canberra Un...

Fitzhardinge, Laurence Frederic

Index cards relating to immigrants

  • AU ANUA 475
  • Series
  • 1963 - 1970

The index cards were used by Price and others in the Department of Demography in their research on immigrants: their origins and their place of settlement. They summarise information about immigrants sourced from the Department of Immigration incl...

Price, Charles Archibald

Florey Memorial Fund papers

  • AU ANUA 3
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1970

There are minutes and correspondence for both the national and ACT committees of the Florey Memorial Fund which was administered in conjunction with the Royal Society in London. The last item is a box of unsorted receipts and letters which accompa...

Florey Memorial Fund Committee

Frank Ryan's Papua New Guinea slide collection

  • AU ANUA 561
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1970

The series consists of 395 images of people, families, villages, social life and customs as well as images taken in the course of Frank Ryan's work as a District Agricultural Officer.

Ryan, Francis Xavier

Joanne Wodak collection of Ombisusu stories (folklore) from Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 597
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1970

Ombisusu stories is a collection folk stories gathered through oral history and research conducted by Joanne Wodak in mid 1969 while a tutor in literature at the University of Papua New Guinea from 1968 - 1970. The collection consists of stories b...

Wodak, Joanne

Visitors to the Australian National University master set

  • AU ANUA 185
  • Series
  • 1959 - 1970

This monthly publication lists expected visitors to the University for the coming month, particularly academic staff visiting from other universities. Early issues also include new members of staff. The list indicates whether the visitor is accomp...

ANU University Information

Specht pre-doctoral research and related materials

  • AU ANUA 688
  • Series
  • 1965 - 1970

Items related to pre-doctoral research undertaken by Jim Specht at ANU, including correspondence, materials relating to the Department of Prehistory, materials relating to fieldwork including diaries, reports, data sheets, photographs, negatives, ...

Specht, James Richard

Sir Jack Crawford confidential papers

  • AU ANUA 74
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1970

The papers relate to confidential matters involving University staff during Crawford’s time as Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies and as Vice-Chancellor. They were enclosed in envelopes annotated by D Hodgkin, the Registrar, identi...

Crawford, John Grenfell

ANU Matriculation Committee minutes, agenda papers and reports

  • AU ANUA 23
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1970

The black binders contain copies of the agenda, minutes and agenda papers of the Matriculation Committee. At early meetings it was referred to as the Matriculation Board of the Board of Studies and from its 22 September 1970 meeting as the Admissi...

Matriculation Committee

Drawings for furniture

  • AU ANUA 439
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1969

The drawings are for furniture particularly for University House, but there are also photographs of chairs and other furniture at University House, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and Bruce Hall. Two stained glass designs by G Kellock o...

Ward, Frederick

ANU Library accession lists

  • AU ANUA 123
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1968

The lists were compiled to show new acquisitions to the Library. Up to September 1966, separate monthly lists were compiled for the Institute of Advanced Studies and the School of General Studies libraries, then a joint monthly list from Oct 1966 ...

University Library

Papers of Howard Florey

  • AU ANUA 84
  • Series
  • 1924 - 1968

These records were created by Florey during his association with the Australian National University as a member of the Academic Advisory Committee, adviser to the John Curtin School of Medical Research and Chancellor. They contain Florey’s copies ...

Florey, Howard Walter

Papers on the establishment of an international observatory

  • AU ANUA 25
  • Series
  • 1959 - 1967

This series consists of six parts of a confidential file number 61/9 created by the Prime Minister's Department and from 1967 the Department of Education and Science. The file includes correspondence, cablegrams, briefings and reports on the ...

Department of Education and Science

Papers relating to population in the Pacific Islands

  • AU ANUA 309
  • Series
  • 1924 - 1967

Papers relate to McArthur’s work on population in the Pacific Islands, includes research notes and census data. Also includes copies of McArthur’s work 'Population of Pacific Islands' parts 1, 3, 6-9.

McArthur, Norma Ruth

Photographic, teaching and administrative records

  • AU ANUA 543
  • Series
  • 1925 - 1967

This deposit comprises photographs and negatives relating to field studies, research and publications; glass lantern slides of trees and forests in ACT, NSW and overseas, c. 1950s; draft and roneoed lecture notes, correspondence and notes on field...

Australian Forestry School

Record of former members of the Australian National University

  • AU ANUA 145
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1967

The forms headed ‘Record of former member of University’ record name, department, file number, ‘if married to another member of ANU, husband’s/wife’s name’, degree conferred, country of birth, country from which recruited, scholarships and posts a...

Office of the Registrar

ANU Publications Committee minutes

  • AU ANUA 202
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1967

There are two volumes of original signed minutes of the Committee 1955–1967 (Box 1) and a one-volume duplicate set 1955–1963 (Box 2).

Publications Committee

ANU Labor Club records

  • AU ANUA 336
  • Series
  • 1963 - 1967

This file of papers contains draft minutes, motions, correspondence, some financial records, and the newsletter The Crucible (‘a publication for burning issues’). Members contributing articles include Ross Garnaut, Tony Whitlam and Craddock Morton...

ANU Labor Club

Financial ledger

  • AU ANUA 9
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1967

The volume contains a number of accounts which are not consecutive but continue at other locations in the volume:Cash receipts, Feb 1950-Mar 1954, pp. 1-129Cash statements, 1954-1955, pp. 129-133Trust fund receipts, Mar 1951-Oct 1963, pp. 201-259T...

Office of the Registrar

GE Caiden publications

  • AU ANUA 111
  • Series
  • 1961 - 1966

This is a small collection of articles, speeches and reports written by Caiden who was a research fellow in Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences from 1961 to 1966.

Caiden, Gerald Elliot

Confidential papers of Hugh Ennor

  • AU ANUA 29
  • Series
  • 1965 - 1966

There is one folder of papers including drafts of Ennor's paper 'The Development of the Institute of Advanced Studies' and papers relating to a second directorship in the Research School of Physical Sciences and the policy on profes...

Ennor, Arnold Hughes

Minutes of ANU Joint Faculty Board and Faculty meetings

  • AU ANUA 197
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1965

These are minutes of meetings of the Joint Faculty Board (1951-1960) and the Joint Faculty (1951-1965) of the two Research Schools.

Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies

New Guinea Society, Canberra Branch papers

  • AU ANUA 462
  • Series
  • 1957 - 1965

The records comprise New Guinea Society papers presented at meetings in Canberra, records relating to membership and activities, correspondence, constitution, minutes and notices of meetings. The collection also includes some documents relating to...

New Guinea Society

Papers relating to the explosion at the Research School of Physical Sciences

  • AU ANUA 87
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1965

Huxley’s personal file (annotated 8.1.1.3) and other files created in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office relating to the explosion at the Research School of Physical Sciences on 3 July 1962 and subsequent investigations and court proceedings. Item 4 rel...

Huxley, Leonard George Holden

Photographs of Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 704
  • Series
  • 1957 - 1965

Negatives, photographs, and contact sheets of areas in Papua New Guinea. Areas include: Western District, Nomad River, Great Papuan Plateau, Min of the Star Mountains, Southern Highlands District, Huri, and Nembi. The items are divided into 10 fol...

Hoad, Robert A.

Enrolment and academic records

  • AU ANUA 542
  • Series
  • 1926 - 1964

Enrolment and academic records of students. Each entry has birth date and place, secondary education, tertiary qualifications, practical experience, forestry school exam results and year in which Diploma was awarded.

Australian Forestry School

Annual student reports

  • AU ANUA 538
  • Series
  • 1947 - 1964

Reports on students' academic records and progress, letters from students requesting statements of academic records, letters from sponsors, copies of statements of academic records, and photographs.

Australian Forestry School

Minutes of ANU Faculty Board and Faculty meetings

  • AU ANUA 206
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1963

There is a complete run of minutes from 1951 to 2000. Items 1–5 are signed originals. From 1961 joint minutes of Faculty and Faculty Board meetings were taken and bound together. Items 11 and 12 are duplicate bound sets and 13 and 14 are minutes o...

ANU Research School of Social Sciences

Papers relating to the opening of the RG Menzies building

  • AU ANUA 85
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1963

There are two files maintained by JJ Graneek, University Librarian, relating to preparation for the opening of the RG Menzies building as the new Library by Queen Elizabeth II. Included are printed memorabilia such as the program and invitation an...

Graneek, Jacob Jack

Sir Allen Brown's Council papers

  • AU ANUA 649
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1962

This small series of files relates to Sir Allen Brown's membership of the Councils of the Canberra University College and the Australian National University. The papers show his involvement in the establishment in the School of Oriental Langu...

Brown, Allen Stanley

Annual examination registers

  • AU ANUA 452
  • Series
  • 1959 - 1962

Examination registers containing name of degree, date of examination, name of subject, student name and examination number and result,

ANU School of General Studies

Research material on postwar migration

  • AU ANUA 392
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1962

The material relates to two projects undertaken by Zubrzycki: the Nuffield Project on immigration to Australia after World War II, based on the 1954 census, and a study of displaced persons, based on International Refugee Organisation nominal roll...

Zubrzycki, Jerzy

ALG McDonald correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 122
  • Series
  • 1948 – 1961

These folders contain correspondence, agenda and minutes of committees and reports relating to the early development of the University Library including accommodation at the University of Melbourne, building of the Menzies Library, association wit...

McDonald, Arthur Leopold Gladstone

ANU Library accession registers

  • AU ANUA 115
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1961

The leather-bound registers record all accessions to the ANU Library. Details include: author, title, publisher, date of publication, whether purchased or presented, and price.

University Library

Literary papers and lectures

  • AU ANUA 108
  • Series
  • 1901 - 1961

This series includes original poems by LH Allen, translations from Latin, Greek and German into English, translations from English into Latin, lectures on English and Classical literature, and scrapbooks.

Allen, Leslie Holdsworth

Correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 42
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1961

This is the main correspondence file series of the Canberra University College before it amalgamated with the Australian National University in 1960. Most of the files were top-numbered into the ANU multiple number Central Files series (ANUA 53) o...

Canberra University College

Sir Keith Hancock official papers

  • AU ANUA 77
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1961

This series contains papers from two distinct periods: 1946–1949 when Hancock was a member of the Academic Advisory Committee (items 1–52 originally contained in four box files) and 1956–1961 when he was Director of the Research School of Social S...

Hancock, William Keith

Student vacation reports

  • AU ANUA 540
  • Series
  • 1927 - 1960

Reports from students on field studies taken while on vacation employment. Includes reports on particular forests, overseas trips by prize-winning students, maps, diagrams and photographs.

Australian Forestry School

Student files

  • AU ANUA 78
  • Series
  • 1960 -

The files of students who have attained prominence in later life or whose files document a precedent are retained: they include Prime Ministers and other politicians, judges, business leaders and writers.

Office of the Registrar

Minutes of the Board of Graduate Studies

  • AU ANUA 26
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1960

The original signed minutes are bound in three volumes and extend from 4 December 1950 to the last meeting on 23 September 1960. At the end of the third volume there are also minutes of the Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies from 28 Octobe...

Board of Graduate Studies

Canberra University College Gazette master set

  • AU ANUA 154
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1960

The Gazette was published as a general newsletter for students and staff of the College. Issues held in a black springback binder are:• Vol. 1, No. 1, December 1951 to No. 12, September 1955 (with index)• Vol. 2, No. 1, February 1956 to No. 6, Nov...

Canberra University College

Reports of meetings of the Board of Graduate Studies

  • AU ANUA 285
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1960

The reports of the meetings are selective accounts of the decisions of the Board of Graduate Studies based on the minutes of each meeting. They are often headed ‘For Council and Readers’.

Board of Graduate Studies

Minutes of Committees

  • AU ANUA 256
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1960

This volume contains signed minutes of the following Council Committees - Advisers on Buildings and Grounds, Board of Graduate Studies’ Site Development Committee, Librarian’s Advisory Committee, Deputy Chairman’s Committee, and the University Ho...

Council

Jean Chambers health posters

  • AU ANUA 496
  • Series
  • c. 1949 - 1960

Posters prepared for the Infant Welfare Section, Department of Public Health, Papua New Guinea.

Chambers, Jean

Canberra University College Council minutes

  • AU ANUA 133
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1960

These are leather-bound volumes of the original signed minutes of the Council. Agenda papers such as reports from committees are also included.

Canberra University College

Minutes of ANU Library Committees

  • AU ANUA 135
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1960

These are hard-bound volumes of the original signed minutes of the Library Committee.

Canberra University College

Canberra University College calendars

  • AU ANUA 229
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1960

These books were printed annually for the year ahead and include information about the College including a calendar of dates, members of the Council and committees, members of staff, legislation affecting the College, information about prerequisit...

Canberra University College

Canberra University College press statements

  • AU ANUA 242
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1960

There are two folders with typewritten or ronoed copies of press statements. They mainly relate to staff appointments, events and scholarship winners.

Canberra University College

Canberra University College lectures and addresses

  • AU ANUA 67
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1960

The lectures are typescript or printed and most of them are Commonwealth Literary Fund lectures. Some proceedings of commencement ceremonies are included.

Canberra University College

Canberra University College annual report master set

  • AU ANUA 58
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1960

This is a photocopied set of Annual Reports for the Canberra University College, copied from parliamentary papers and other sources. The 1937 and 1938 reports which were missing are draft reports and were copied from the CS Daley papers (National ...

Canberra University College

Papers relating to the ANU-CUC association

  • AU ANUA 46
  • Series
  • 1954 - 1960

This is an artificial compilation of records which relate to the amalgamation (formally known as the association) of the Australian National University and the Canberra University College. There are often several folders about the same committee c...

Office of the Registrar

Canberra University College annual reports and papers

  • AU ANUA 149
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1959

This collection of reports and papers appears to have been maintained by Quentin Gibson, head of the Philosophy Department in the Faculty of Arts.

Canberra University College

Examination papers and results

  • AU ANUA 537
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1959

Draft examination papers, copies of roneoed examination papers, schedules of students' marks signed by examiners, copies of roneoed schedules of marks and results and also correspondence with students about results and 'posts'.

Australian Forestry School

Papers on international trade

  • AU ANUA 113
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1958

This single folder contains copies of papers written by Webb: ‘World Trade and Employment’, September 1946, ‘The Future of International Trade’, Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand, October 1951, and ‘International Commodity Problems’, s...

Webb, Leicester Chisholm

Prometheus master set

  • AU ANUA 66
  • Series
  • 1933 - 1958

This annual (but intermittent) literary magazine of the Students’ Association includes articles, poetry, prose and reviews by staff and students, as well as advertisements from mostly local businesses. Issues up till 1958 were published by the Can...

Canberra University College Students' Association

Press cuttings book

  • AU ANUA 357
  • Series
  • 1954 - 1957

Press cuttings relating to University House and to its Master Dale Trendall have been placed in the book in chronological order.

University House

ANU Library Committee files

  • AU ANUA 124
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1957

These files contain reports and correspondence relating to the Canberra University College Library Committee. The amalgamation with the ANU Library is one subject covered.

Canberra University College

Leslie Melville's confidential correspondence

  • AU ANUA 70
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1957

There are three files which relate to the recruitment of Sir Keith Hancock and Sir Howard Florey’s report on the John Curtin School of Medical Research. They contain confidential correspondence which was either removed or withheld from official fi...

Melville, Leslie Galfreid

Richard van der Riet Woolley's correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 117
  • Series
  • 1925 - 1956

The correspondence files are organised into an alphanumeric subject system and cover addresses and visits by the Commonwealth Astronomer, visits to the Observatory, meetings of the Board of Visitors (Advisory Board) and annual reports. There are s...

Woolley, Richard van der Riet

Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme student files

  • AU ANUA 425
  • Series
  • 1932 - 1955

Post-war reconstruction training files of Canberra University College students. Files contain correspondence and a small number of files include photographs.

Canberra University College

Research material relating to the history of the Country Party

  • AU ANUA 82
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1954

This research material was gathered by William Rolph who was the first Research Fellow in the Department of Political Science in the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU. There are research files, including drafts of papers, pamphlets and...

Rolph, William Kirby

Richard Gilson Pacific Research papers on Samoa

  • AU ANUA 308
  • Series
  • 1830 - 1954

Research papers, drafts and notes on the Pacific Islands, with particular focus on the Cook Islands and Samoa relating to the publications Samoa 1830-1900, 1970 and The Cook Islands 1820-1950, 1980. Including material on Fiji, French Polynesia, Gi...

Gilson, Richard

Robert Osborne papers and photographs

  • AU ANUA 99
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1954

This small collection of letters, invitations, and a menu includes photographs of the 1948 Easter Conference, showing participants at the Institute of Anatomy building including members of the Academic Advisory Committee (Florey, Hancock, Oliphant...

Osborne, Robert Gumley

Sir Walter Crocker papers

  • AU ANUA 88
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1954

The first seven folders consist of Crocker’s manuscript The United Nations No Solution which was progressively sent to him by the ANU Administrative Officer in the United Kingdom in 1951. There is also a note signed by Michael Lindsey forwarding t...

Crocker, Walter

Index to Council and Committee minutes

  • AU ANUA 38
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1953

This typescript volume includes a carbon copy of a subject index to meetings of the Interim Council, the Council and its Committees. Each entry indicates subject, Council/Committee and meeting number, date and paragraph number in the minutes.

Council

Files about ANU building projects

  • AU ANUA 94
  • Series
  • 1947 - 1953

The two correspondence files relate to Professor Lewis' engagement as Consulting Architect to the University when he was Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne.

Lewis, Brian Bannatyne

ANU London Office binders of outward correspondence

  • AU ANUA 37
  • Series
  • 1949 - 1953

The four binders contain carbon copies of letters and cables sent by EH Clark, the Administrative officer to December 1951, then R Mathews the Administrative Officer to January 1953, and then Joan Morrish, Secretary. The correspondence is mainly t...

London Office

ANU convocation register

  • AU ANUA 142
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1952

This suede-bound volume contains a handwritten Roll of Convocation, listing members 1 to 201 from 1951 to 1952. It is not clear why it was not maintained for later years. There are numerous corrections to the numbering, spelling of names and the o...

Office of the Registrar

Commonwealth Immigration Planning Council papers

  • AU ANUA 393
  • Series
  • 1949 - 1952

The papers include agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the Immigration Planning Council from its first to the twelfth meeting, and also meetings of various subcommittees.

Copland, Douglas Berry

Commonwealth Solar Observatory correspondence

  • AU ANUA 441
  • Series
  • 1927 - 1952

General correspondence files concerning instruments, optical munitions, war research and overseas visits.

Commonwealth Solar Observatory

Official ANU correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 18
  • Series
  • 1946 – 1951

This is the earliest ANU file series. Many files were either top-numbered into the next file series (ANUA 53) or destroyed. The extant files include the correspondence of Vice-Chancellor Douglas Copland, papers of the Interim Council and Academic ...

Office of the Registrar

ANU seminar papers

  • AU ANUA 150
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1951

Roneoed copies of seminar and conference papers presented at the earliest academic events at the University.

Australian National University

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