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Series 50 - Commemoration of Surgeon Captain W.F. Hopkins, B.A., M.B.

Date Range1901
Quantity2 cm, 1 folder
ProvenanceRegistrar's Department
Description

Captain Hopkins was surgeon to the 1st contingent sent to South Africa in October 1899. A Commemoration was held on 18 December, 1901.The records include correspondence with Mrs. Hopkins, a draft of the Commemoration address, notes on Hopkins and his service record.

Inventory Listing

Letter to Major General Downer

This item contains correspondence from the Vice-Chancellor to the Major General dated 4 September 1900.

Date Range 1900    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000001 Box Number 1 Series 50
Letter to Mrs. Hopkins

This item contains correspondence from the Vice-Chancellor to the Mrs. Hopkins dated 19 September 1900.

Date Range 1900    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000002 Box Number 1 Series 50
Correspondence Between Nicholas Hopkins and the Vice Chancellor

This item contains correspondence between Nicholas Hopkins and the Vice-Chancellor including a photograph, newspaper article and extracts relating to his gallant actions.

Date Range 1900 - 1902    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000003 Box Number 1 Series 50
Testimonials Regarding W.F. Hopkins

This item contains testimonials regarding W.F. Hopkins from former associates requested by the Vice-Chancellor including the proposed Commemoration, a newspaper article and a 'Short Account of the Late Captain Hopkins' Life As We Saw It On Active Service by a Trooper of his Regiment'.

Date Range 1901    Quantity 1 cm, 1 Folder
Inventory Identifier 005000004 Box Number 1 Series 50
Draft of Vice-Chancellor's Speech and Format of Commemorative Plaque

This item contains the draft of the Vice-Chancellor's speech and the format of a Commemorative Plaque.

Date Range 1901    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000005 Box Number 1 Series 50
Commemoration Ceremonies

This item contains references to the Commemoration of the late Surgeon-Captain W.F. Hopkins, B.A., M.B., also a list of resolutions concerning commemoration of the University Alumni and the proposed determination of the Council.

Date Range 1901    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000006 Box Number 1 Series 50
Awarding the Victoria Cross to Australians

This item contains Newspaper articles regarding the awarding of the Victoria Cross to the Australians who fought in the War in South Africa.

Date Range 1901    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 005000007 Box Number 1 Series 50
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
HTML edition University of Adelaide Archives
Updated 6 November 2013
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/0050.htm

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