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Series 1290 - Mortlock Experiment Station Papers

Date Range1954 - 1987
Quantity100 cm,
ProvenanceWaite Agricultural Research Institute
Description

The Mortlock Experiment Station was established in the mid-1960s by the Waite Agricultural Research Institute following Dorothy Mortlock\x92s bequest of Martindale Estate to the University of Adelaide.

The records consist of research results, including extensive weather observations, as well as administrative material.

AccessPartially closed

Inventory Listing

Martindale Miscellaneous Papers

Includes "submissions for land; discussions with Mrs Mortlock and Dr. Melville; submission to Finance Committee; takeover arrangements". Also historical/background material, plans of Martindale Estate, a soil map, and correspondence.

Date Range 1959 - c. 1975    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000001 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Experiment Station Future Development
Date Range 1965 - 1983    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
Access Partially closed
Inventory Identifier 129000002 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Martindale Official Survey
Date Range 1962    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000003 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Meteorological Equipment
Date Range 1969 - 1984    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000004 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Martindale Estate - Development and Planning

Includes a package marked "Allden's Papers."

Date Range 1961 - 1979    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000005 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Tree Planting
Date Range 1967 - 1969    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000006 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Revenue
Date Range 1970 - 1988    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000007 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Office Equipment
Date Range 1968 - 1970    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000008 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Rainfall Observations - Daily Charts

Consolidated daily rainfall charts by year.

Date Range 1966 - 1987    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000009 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Temperatures (Maximum, Minimum), Wind Travel Charts

Incomplete set of observations, 1960-1986. Includes readings for Ash Wednesday, 1983.

Date Range 1960 - 1986, incomplete    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000010 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Rainfall - Montly Means & Totals, 1966 to 1982

Includes daily readings for 1969, 1976, 1977.

Date Range 1966 - 1982    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000011 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Rainfall Comparison - Mintaro Post Office and Martindale

Daily and monthly readings.

Date Range 1921 - 1960    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000012 Box Number 1 Series 1290
D.J. Dwyer Mortlock Experiment Station Papers

Management papers of Waite Deputy Secretary D.J. Dwyer.

Date Range 1968 - 1988    Quantity 3 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000013 Box Number 1 Series 1290
Mortlock Experimental Station Accounts
Date Range 1966 - 1972    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000014 Box Number 2 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Research & Development Committee
Date Range 1967 - 1984    Quantity 6 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 129000015 Box Number 2 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station - General University Correspondence

Includes a 1954 architects' report on Martindale Hall.

Date Range 1965 - 1978    Quantity 6 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000016 Box Number 2 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Soil Survey Forms

Results from surveys conducted in "County Stanley, Hundred of Upper Wakefield".

Date Range c. 1975    Quantity 6 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000017 Box Number 2 Series 1290
Correspondence with Bureau of Meteorology
Date Range c. 1980 - 1987    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000018 Box Number 3 Series 1290
Meteorological Records: Thermo-hygrograph and Anemometer Readings

Detailed raw and compiled data spanning the Station's existence.

Date Range c. 1966 - 1987    Quantity 15 cm, 10 folders
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Inventory Identifier 129000019 Box Number 3 Series 1290
General Staff Matters
Date Range 1973 - 1988    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000020 Box Number 3 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Closure
Date Range 1986 - 1987    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 129000021 Box Number 3 Series 1290
Mortlock Experiment Station Payments Ledger

A list suppliers and materials acquired to support the Station\x92s various activities.

Date Range 1966 - 1972    Quantity 1 cm, 1 ledger
Access Partially closed
Inventory Identifier 129000022 Series 1290
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/1290.htm

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