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Series 1087 - Roseworthy Historical Development of the Land Project

Date Range1935 - 1988
Quantity322 cm, 1 bundle + 4 plans
ProvenanceRoseworthy Old Collegians Association
Description

The series consists of background material and a booklet written by Denis Harrison as a Bicentennial Project for the Roseworthy Old Collegians Association. The project was to enable the perpetuity of the names of the early settlers whose farmlands were purchased to become part of Roseworthy Agricultural College. The names were used as paddock names until 1943. The records include plans of the Hundred of Mudla Wirra, a plan of Roseworthy Agricultural College, an aerial photo mosaic and negatives, and information relating to individual paddocks.

Inventory Listing

Historical Development of the Land

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Lands

Date Range 1988    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 volume
Inventory Identifier 108700001 Box Number 1 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Hd. Mudla Wirra

The plan shows the early settler land owner names used as paddock names.

Date Range c. 1935    Quantity 91 cm, 1 plan
Inventory Identifier 108700002 Box Number 2 Series 1087
Hundred of Mudla Wirra

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1964    Quantity 74 cm, 1 plan
Inventory Identifier 108700003 Box Number 2 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Vineyard and Orchard

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1956    Quantity 90 cm, 1 plan
Inventory Identifier 108700004 Box Number 2 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Aerial Mosaic of Photos

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1935, 5-11-1935    Quantity 45 cm, 1 photo mosaic
Inventory Identifier 108700005 Box Number 2 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Hd. Mudla Wirra

The plan shows the early settler land owner names used as paddock names. As land was purchased it is assumed that the new paddock adopted the name of its former owner. Numbers ringed show chronological order of transfer.

Date Range c. 1935    Quantity 21 cm, 1 plan
Inventory Identifier 108700006 Box Number 1 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Paddock Plans

The records consist of handwritten notes and photocopies of paddock plans. The plans provide information about the previous owners, the date of purchase and the price per hectare.

Date Range c. 1988    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 108700007 Box Number 1 Series 1087
Roseworthy Agricultural College Aerial Mosaic Negatives

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1935 - 1987, 5-11-1935; 19-1-1987    Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 negatives
Inventory Identifier 108700008 Box Number 1 Series 1087
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/1087.htm

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