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Series 1233 - Roseworthy Agricultural College Centenary Celebration Records

Date Range1980 - 1984
Quantity40 cm, 43 folders
ProvenanceRoseworthy Agricultural College
Description

The series relates to many of the activities that made up the 1983 centenary celebrations, including the Old Style Country Fayre, Student Reunion, Thanksgiving Service, and Student and Staff Reunion Dinner. There are also records on financial arrangements and sponsorship, and projects such as the Centenary Hall, publication of 'House on the Hill' and 'The Personal Letterbooks Of Professor A J Perkins', the Centenary Monument and the Stain Glass Window. There are mailing lists and convocation index cards for invitations, and arrangements for the weekend Symposiums on Agricultural Education, Trees in the Rural Landscape and Advances in Grape and Wine Technology, as well as arrangements for the Centenary Oration by Sir Allan Callaghan, and publicity material.

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Inventory Listing

Mailing Lists for Invitations

This is lists of people and organization that invitations and or promotional material were sent to including overseas addresses.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300001 Box Number 1 Series 1233
Roseworthy Staff Lists

This item has a list of staff and their known addresses, listed alphabetically. AIAS members are also listed along with the United Farmers mailing list.

Date Range 1982    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300002 Box Number 1 Series 1233
A Century of Service Launching At Ayers House Invitation List

These lists relate to the people invited for the book launch A Century Of Service by Jeff Daniels. The lists are noted with acceptance or refusals to invitation. There is a newclipping with Rural Affairs Editor Jimm McCarter for the Advertiser and a suggestion he could be a contact for the launch.

Date Range 1984    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300003 Box Number 1 Series 1233
Centenary Celebrations Centenary Foundation

This file is concerned with raising funds for the cenenary celebrations. Touche Ross Services Pty were employed to undertake a study of the prospects of fund raising and produced two reports - Roseworthy Agricultural College Centenary Building Fund Proposed Consulting Assistance and Report on Market Re-Action To The Proposed Centenary Fund-Raising Campaign. In 1985 there was a revival of the fund raising idea for a Roseworthy Agricultural College Foundation, six member of a committee were appointed by Council. By 1986 the idea was put on hold due to the finanical climate and other appeals likely to compete with Roseworthy College. It looks at other university foundations to help focus ideas. There are some plans drawn up for a Student Union Building with squash and basketball courts.

Date Range 1980 - 1986    Quantity 4.5 cm, 2 file
Inventory Identifier 123300004 Box Number 1 Series 1233
Convocation - Records Listings

This item is a box of index cards with names of people to whom letters were sent. The cards includes overseas Colleges, Research Organizations, Australian Universities and Colleges and a General group of cards where some are marked VIP. There are copies of letters all just slightly different.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 8 cm, 1 box
Inventory Identifier 123300005 Box Number 1 Series 1233
Draft for the South Australian Year Book

This is a draft copy of the entry for the South Australian Yearbook 1983. The piece gives a brief history of Roseworthy College and covers the centenary.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300006 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Alf Hannaford and Co. Pty. Ltd. Logo

This item has correspondence and logo of Seedmaster by Hannaford which would be used on the satchels for the symposm, there are samples of Rosewortthy Logo and Hannafords on the satches. Hannaford agree to fund the satchels to the extent of $2,500.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300007 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Sponsorship and Costs

This item has a list of materials available for the centenary celebrations and a budget of cost and anticipated income over 1982-83. Information on the Symposium Agriculture - Exploitive or Permanent are on file. A phamplet on Information and Preliminary Registration No. 1 Nivember 1982, it sets out the events for 1983 and registration form attached to a questionare asking which events would be of most interest. Adealide and WallarooFertilizers Ltd donated $3,000 for Vip Folders

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300008 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Centenary Monument Papers

These papers investigate a possible centenary monument that included stained glass windows, mosaic floor tiles, vitreous glass mural, wall hanging and bronze plaques. There is a quotation for bronze plaques for the Robert Hay Memorial Pool, and one for a drawing (possibly on file). There are also arrangements for John Dawkins' travel to the College. The monument was decided upon and Ms Vicki Torr was chosen to install the stained glass window in the Main Building. There are a series of photographs of the design and contruction of the windows.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300009 Box Number 2 Series 1233
The Swimming Pool Opening 1983

This item contains letters related to Robert Claude Hay and his life achievements prior to his death in 1944 in Italy after a "Dam Busters" raid. Known as Bob and occassionally Claude. The Student Union Council and Roseworthy Old Collegians Association decided to name the pool the Robert Claude Hay Memorial Pool. As a student Robert was a gold medalist for swimming and held the record until the metric system was introduced. Dr D B Williams conducted the opening.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300010 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Roseworthy Reunion Weekend Arrangements

This item has lists of people attending the weekend another list of these names has the costs and monies owed and accommodation. ROCA Digest edition Vol. 17 No. 2 March 1983 relating to the weeken reunion. A copy of the weekend programme and registration form., The menu for the Dinner on the 9th April 1983 including the speaches and an wine list including wines from the College. There are copies of the tickets to the dinner. The other booklet is the Chapel Service for Sunday 10 April there is also the text of the thanksgiving service conducted by Rev. Brian Polkinghorne, Responsible Stewardship of God's Resources.The hymns are also on file. The expenses of the weekend are balanced an a small profit was made. There is a copy of the Welcome and Introduction.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 2 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300011 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Roseworthy Centenary Printed Matter

This item has copies of the materialm produced for the Centenary for Roseworthy Agricultural College. Tickets to the centenary dinner, Centenary Convocatio and Oration, Centenary Convocatio and Oration Car Permit, Centenary Service of Thanksgiving Unveiling of Centenary Plaque Lunvheon Ceremonial Planting of Trees. Pamphlets on Agriculture Exploitive or Permanent?, Information and Preliminary Registration, Trees in The Rural Environment, Advances in Grapegrowing and Winemaking Technology. Booklet Agriculture Exploitive or Permanent?, Centenary Oration by Sir Allan Callahan, Century Service of Thanksgiving and Praise, Centenary Reunion of Students and Staff. Menus for Centenary Biennial Conference Dinner, Grape and Wine Symposium Dinner, Agricultual Education Dinner, Agricultural Exploitive or Permanent? Dinner, Centenary Reuion of Students and Staff Dinner. Programme data for Workshop on Educatuional Inovation Education Methods for Agriculture, Symposium Rural Industry Speaks on Agricultural Education - How Can Agricultural Education Help Meet The Challenges Of The 1980?, A3 Size programme for the Centenary Year at Roseworthy. Invitation to Centenary Convocatio and Oration, College on Display Day. Posters, Olde Style Country Fayre one pink A4 and two glossy A3 coloured, College On Display Day. Maps Olde Style Country Fayre, College On Display Day.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300012 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Trees in the Rural Environment Symposium Papers

There are copies of the proceedings of the Trees in the Rural Environment Symposium, a programme, name tags, pamphlets, media releaseand general correspondence.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300013 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Symposium Advances in Grape Wine Technology

This item has the name tags, Pamphlets, Dinner Menu, Texts of Contributed Papers for Grape Wine Symposium. Speakers at the Symposium were Dr Bruce Rankine, Mr. RWC hesketh, Dr B G Coombe, Dr R E Smart, Mr. GA Buchanan, Mr. PR Dry, Mr. K Semmler, Professor Dr P Schreier, Dr RF Simpson, Mr. Vickery, Mr. B J Croser, Mr. GR Gregory.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300014 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Symposium Agriculture Exploitive or Permanent?

This item has name tags, pamphlets, Dinner menus, programme and abstracts of papers to be presented and the Symposium Proceedings for the Agriculture Exploitive or Permanent? Symposium. There lists of people attending anf the accounts of the Symposium.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300015 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Centenary Celebrations Media Coverage

This is a collection of newsclippings related to the centenary celebration. Copies of Newsletter March 30th, April 20th, June 2 1983 are included. Centenary Week Your Personal Guide list all the events of March 21 to 30. Colour photograph of Professor Custance arrival at the College reanactment in February 1982.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300016 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Centenary Service and Thanksgiving and Praise Arrangements

This item has tickets and programe for the Centenary Service and Thanksgiving and Praise 29th May 1983. There is correspondence related to acceptences to the services. A list of those who will attend. Copies of the serman and a transcript of the days service there is a copy of each of the readings and hymns.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300017 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Roseworthy Agricultural College Logo for the Centenary

This item is the logo used for the Centenary Celebrations. The logo was used in for many items sold during the year, the centre crest was used as was the use of the dates. The full logo was Centenary with an oval centre holding an outer circle of Roseworthy Agricultural College 1883 - 1983, two smaller half circles are mounted with a coat of arms with a sheft of wheat, a kangaroo with bird on the left and (I assume a bag) abag of vegtables with RAC interlock at the bottom and the words Honor Pax Copia. Under the circle is a horse drawn binder. Under this is a scroll with "one hundred years of service to agriculture and education".

Date Range 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300018 Box Number 2 Series 1233
Roseworthy Agricultural College Staff Reunion Arrangements

This item consists of staff lists and another collated by Jeff Danials with names from The Student up to 1965c followed by the area they work in or job they held and the dates worked. There are copies of speeches given by Milton Spuring, a toast to the College 13 June 1982, and the Welcome.

Date Range 1981 - 1982    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300019 Box Number 2 Series 1233
The College On Display Day

This item has copies of the promotional material for College On Display, staff arrangements and roles for the day and minutes of the College On Displsy Committee.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300020 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Connvocation Arrangements

This item contains seating arrangements and an indication of the numbers involved. There is an article from The Advertiser Friday December 3 1982 entitled 'Agriculture's dynamo of influence', under the heading 'The Patriarchs' by Stewart Cockburn.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300021 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Convocation and Oration Papers

This item documents the Centenary Convocation and Oration on 26 May 1983. There are copies of the tickets and a booklet of graduating students. Sir Allan R Callaghan has signed the copy of the Centenary Oration he presented. There is a programme outline with officials from other Universities including Sir Mark Oliphant, Professor Prescott from Oxford, a number of United Kingdom universities and American, Asian and Jerusalem Colleges, the Advanced Education Council and Institutes in Australia. There is also a list all gifts and greetings received from around the world. There are copies of the Certificated Centenary Awards of Achievement presented to Ronald Hallan Badman, Raymond Hunter Kidd, Arthur Regional Ninnes, Donald James Pocock and Karl Josef Seppelt and a biographical history which was read out prior to the award. A guide for participants on the day which was held at Elder Hall University of Adelaide with a map. There is a shetch biography of Sir Allan Callaghan and a copiy of the his speech.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300022 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Agricultural Education Papers

This item has papers related to the Educational methods for Agriculture, How can Agricultural Education Help Meet The Challenges of the 1980s? with programes to both. There is a programme and registration form for the 27-28 May 1983 and menus for both nights. There is also a list of attendees, the amount paid and expenses and a copy of the Agricultural Education Symposium Proceedings.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300023 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Money Raising for the Centenary Celebrations

This item is a collection of letters sent by the College to banks and major companies asking for donation.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300024 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Public Relations Material

This item contains letters and flyers about the Colleges Centenary Celebrations. The flyer for the three books which the College published - 'The House On The Hill', 'The Personal Letterbooks of Professor A J Perkins' and 'Roseworthy Agricultural College - A Century of Service'. There is also programs for the symposiums, and a flyer for the Centenary Souvenirs, which included a calendar, books, spoons, teaspoons and beer glasses. There is a folder containing visitor information about the history of the College, wine, research, beef and the swimming pool. It also holds information about preliminary registration and the College environment, courses available, conference and seminar facilities, maps of the campus and farm and the types of crops sown. There is also an invitation to College on Display Day, registration forms and information on the Centenary Olde Style Ball and Centenary Convocation and Oration.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300025 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Student Reunion Arrangements

This item contains the arrangements for the Student Reunion held on 12/9/1982 and includes a list of attendees. The flyer sets out the days activities and a registration form. There also a list of all the people "volunteered" for the day.

Date Range 1982    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300026 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Financial Arrangements

This item contains details of the financial accounts opened to deal with particular events. These have been divided into Centenary programme, the ball fayre, dinners, symposiums, reunion and accommodation. Publications and souvenirs includes the books, the centenary window and general souvenirs. There is also details of oans and donations and College recurrent funds. There are computer prints out of the accounts from January to June 1983.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300027 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Newsletter

This newsletter was created for the Centenary. It was published in September 1982, January 1983 and February 1983. They detail the program for the year with contact details and a flyer for the staff and student reunion.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.1 cm, 3 editions
Inventory Identifier 123300028 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Book Arrangements

This item is a loose collection of notes and an outline of the books 'Centurty of Service' and the Perkins letters. There is mention of a Centenary Book Sub-committee and there is one agenda on this file but no other details. There are outlines of chapters and layout of the books.

Date Range 1981 - 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 123300029 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Celebrations Old Style Country Fayre Arrangements

This file holds the arrangements for the Old Style Country Fayre held on the 20 March 1983.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier 123300031 Box Number 3 Series 1233
Centenary Souvenirs Arrangements

This file has details of souvenirs sold for the centenary, including keyrings, teaspoons, pilsners, tulip classes, mugs, date calendars, and publications: 'A Century of Service', 'House on the Hill', and 'The Personal Letterbooks Of Professor A.J.Perkins Government Viticulturist in South Australia 1890-1901'.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier 123300032 Box Number 3 Series 1233
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