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Series 409 - Testamurs, Testimonials and Certificates

Date Rangec. 1880 - c. 1990
Quantity117 cm, 1 box + 4 oversize
ProvenanceRegistrar's Department
Description

The records consist of sundry testamurs, testimonials and certificates that have not been returned to their owners or have been donated to the University. They include various degrees from the University of Adelaide and other universities and institutions, plus testimonials and educational qualifications of particular individuals. There are also blank degree forms, receipts for certificates returned and related correspondence. A detailed listing of persons whose items are contained in the series is available.

Inventory Listing

Testimonials and Certificates

This item contains references to: Testimonials

This box contains files of testimonials and educational documents for John Harry Jones (1915), Georg Rosendorff (1920), James Johnston (1905), and K McEastman (1917). A draft copy of a Senior Local Exam is included for Mr Alexander J Henry. A letter attests to AH Humphrey's WA qualifications. A file devoted to Mr Daniel Arthur David contains various Welsh education certificates and a reference, dating from 1889-1925.

Correspondence relating to degrees is included in the final file, which is labelled "Sundry Testimonials and Certificates that have not been returned". This file also contains further testimonials and some items of a diverse nature. A copy of the Hildesheimer Zeitung und Anzeiger (3rd Aug 1888) is labelled "Henry Heuzenroeder, Esq, N.Adelaide, SA" and an envelope addressed to A Watson refers to shares.

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Date Range 1880 - c. 1940    Quantity 17 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 040900001 Box Number 1 Series 409
Degrees Forfeited for Ad Eundum Gradum Status

This item contains references to: Degrees

This box contains degrees from other institutions, forfeited to obtain ad eundum gradum status at the University of Adelaide.

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Date Range 1883 - 1941    Quantity 100 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 040900002 Box Number 2 Series 409
Degrees Not Returned (A-L)

This item contains references to: Degrees

This box contains degrees not returned to their owners. They are filed alphabetically by surname, and the box contains from A to L.

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Date Range 1887 - 1939    Quantity 100 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 040900003 Box Number 3 Series 409
Degrees Not Returned (M-Z)

This item contains references to: Degrees

This box contains degrees not returned to their owners. The items are filed alphabetically by surname, and the box contains from M to Z.

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Date Range 1900 - 1967    Quantity 100 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 040900004 Box Number 4 Series 409
Blank and Cancelled Degrees

This item contains references to: Degrees

This box contains blank degree forms and cancelled degrees.

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Date Range c. 1900 - c. 1913    Quantity 100 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 040900005 Box Number 5 Series 409
Obsolete Testamurs

These blank degree forms bear the signatures of Chancellors JJ Bray and Roma Mitchell, and represent a wide range of the degrees offered by the University in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Date Range c. 1970 - c. 1990    Quantity 5 cm, 1 bundle
Inventory Identifier 040900006 Box Number 1 Series 409
Reginald Francis Matters: Degrees

In 1925 Reginald Matters was awarded the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery by the University of Adelaide, ad eundem gradum. In 1929 he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine.

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This item contains references to: Medicine

Date Range 1925 - 1929    Quantity 1 cm, 2 testamurs
Inventory Identifier 040900007 Box Number 7 Series 409
Unreturned Testamurs and Certificates

This item contains testamurs in various peoples' names from the University of Adelaide and other institutions. It also contains a certificate of medical registration.

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Date Range 1889 - 1933    Quantity 100 cm, 1 box
Access Partially closed
Inventory Identifier 040900008 Box Number 6 Series 409
Irene Pearl Harry: Bachelor of Arts Testamur
Date Range 1915    Quantity 1 parchment
Inventory Identifier 040900009 Box Number 6 Series 409
Winnifred Preedy: Junior Examination Certificate

Winnifred Preedy was the second female to graduate from Dentistry at the University of Adelaide in 1927. The first was Linda Thompson in 1926.

Date Range 1916    Quantity 1 certificate
Inventory Identifier 040900010 Box Number 1 Series 409
Alan Mauger Selway: Intermediate and Leaving Public Examination Certificates

Donated by daughter, Deb Selway.

Date Range 1941 - 1942    Quantity 2 certificates
Inventory Identifier 040900011 Box Number 1 Series 409
Pamela Margaret Butler: Bachelor of Science Testamur
Date Range 1956    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 parchment
Inventory Identifier 040900012 Box Number 1 Series 409
Pamela Margaret Butler: Diploma in Secondary Education Testamur
Date Range 1958    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 parchment
Inventory Identifier 040900013 Box Number 1 Series 409
William Henry Butler: Bachelor of Science Testamur
Date Range 1931    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 parchment
Inventory Identifier 040900014 Box Number 6 Series 409
Sophie Dora Harris: Bachel of Arts Testamur
Date Range 1928    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 parchment
Inventory Identifier 040900015 Box Number 6 Series 409
Schneider Family Certificates

Public Examinations Board certificates for Elsa L. Schneider and Walter H. Schneider. Also an appointment to the rank of Officer in the Cadet Corps of the Commonwealth for Walter Schneider.

Date Range 1903 - 1914    Quantity 0.5 cm, 6 certificates
Inventory Identifier 040900016 Box Number 6 Series 409
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/0409.htm

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