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Series 1508 - Roseworthy Old Collegians Association (ROCA) Records and Photographs

Date Range1886 - 1978
Quantity40 cm, 24 items
ProvenanceIan Bidstrup
Description

The records were received from the former Roseworthy Campus farm manager and appear to have been accumulated by the Roseworthy Old Collegians Association (ROCA) during the 1950s and 1960s. Records include correspondence related to fundraising for College\x92s Memorial Chapel and the establishment of the ROCA Digest. There is also some older historical material, most notably several hundred photographs of the College and its students donated to ROCA by Roseworthy graduates.

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Related Series
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1377  ROCA Digest 1962 - 2005

986  Roseworthy Agricultural College Photographs 1896 - 2005

1085  Roseworthy Old Collegians Association Award of Merit Papers 1960 - 2001

1032  Roseworthy Old Collegians Association Minutes 1898 - 2012

Inventory Listing

War Memorial Chapel Appeal

Records relating to fundraising for the Chapel, including correspondence and lists of donors. Includes brochures on the architectural competition, a fundraising gala event, and the dedication service in 1957.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1947 - 1957    Quantity 2 cm, 3 folders
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Inventory Identifier 150800001 Box Number 1 Series 1508
ROCA Digest - Establishment and Management

Includes records of the first meeting of the ROCA Digest management committee, correspondence between old collegians and with a publisher.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1961 - 1963    Quantity 3 cm, 2 folders
Access Partially closed
Inventory Identifier 150800002 Box Number 1 Series 1508
ROCA Members Roll

Alphabetical listing of members in 1958.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1958    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800003 Box Number 1 Series 1508
General Correspondence, 1962-1964

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1962 - 1964    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800004 Box Number 1 Series 1508
"Kindred College Associations"

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1942 - 1966    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800005 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Graduates Land Settlement Act Reform

Contains copies of the Act and ROCA correspondence related to attempts to have the legislation updated.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1954 - 1961    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800006 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Murray Flood Assistance, 1956

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1956    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800007 Box Number 1 Series 1508
ROCA Finances

Includes subscription lists and other income and expenses.

Date Range 1939 - 1958    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 bound ledger
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Inventory Identifier 150800008 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Revisions to ROCA Constitution

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1970    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800009 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Roseworthy Graduates Listing

Listing of Roseworthy graduates by year and their ROCA membership status.

Date Range 1941 - 1958
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Inventory Identifier 150800010 Box Number 1 Series 1508
ROCA Digest Submissions, Correspondence and Drafts

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1977 - 1978    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800011 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Roseworthy Agricultural College Athletic Club

Contains a program of the 1900 Annual Sports Day - with entrants for each event and winners annotated. Also an Athletic Club book of rules.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1900    Quantity 0.2 cm, 2 brochures
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Inventory Identifier 150800012 Box Number 2 Series 1508
Text Book: "Elementary School Readings on the Principles of Agriculture, Third Stage".

Inscribed "T.A. Wilson, Agr. Coll., 18/09/85".

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1885    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 book
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Inventory Identifier 150800013 Box Number 2 Series 1508
RAC Prospectus, 1905

" (illegible) by widow of G.G.Hall"

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1904    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 booklet
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Inventory Identifier 150800014 Box Number 2 Series 1508
"Records of Some Departmental Work"
Department of Agriculture of SA Bulletins.

Bulletins No. 193, 202, 226, 262 containing RAC harvest reports.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1925 - 1932    Quantity 2 cm, 4 journals
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Inventory Identifier 150800015 Box Number 2 Series 1508
Photograph of Roseworthy College Building with Students

"From N.H. Pearse"; "Photographed by T.A. Paynter, Gawler".


This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range c. 1900    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 photograph
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Inventory Identifier 150800016 Box Number 2 Series 1508
Photograph of Roseworthy Roll of Honour, 1914-1918

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association; First World War

Date Range c. 1925    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 photograph
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Inventory Identifier 150800017 Box Number 2 Series 1508
Photograph of College with Students and Machinery

"From N.H. Pearse: Very ealy photo given to me by Toby England in 1902"

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1900    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 photograph
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Inventory Identifier 150800018 Box Number 2 Series 1508
National Service Training (?) Photographs

Images of military training at Roseworthy, collected in an unnamed and undated album. Sleeves 1-8.

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1950?    Quantity 1 cm, 80 photographs
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Inventory Identifier 150800019 Box Number 3 Series 1508
Roseworthy College Photographs, 1924-1926

"From K. Weidenhofer, Renmark SA)" Sleeves 9-16. Scenes of the College and individuals including:
-"Wacker" Scott; A.N. Woodroof; A.B. Cashmore; L.T. Mckay; J.S. Phillips; Charlie Drew; J.B. Curlewis; J.L. Williams; Geoff Eaton; G.A. Robinson; E.L. McBain; J. Kidman Cox; A.B Cashmore; Billy Hughes; R.E. Welch; G. Jackson; H.H. Wynall; J.H. Fry; Fred Robinson; J.L. Johnson; Arthur Benger; N.L. Jude; Bo Stott; Arthur Hooper; A.R. Ninnes; F.E. Wilson; C.H. Chillingworth; W.V. Ludbrook; ..Wynall; Keith Salter

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus; Graduates; Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association

Date Range 1924 - 1926    Quantity 1 cm, 64 photographs
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Inventory Identifier 150800020 Box Number 3 Series 1508
Photographs of Roseworthy Farm Instruction, Circa 1960

Uncaptioned photographs of a variety of farming activities undertaken by RAC students.

(Sleeves 1-9)

Date Range 1960?    Quantity 1 cm, 60 photographs
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Inventory Identifier 150800021 Box Number 4 Series 1508
Miscellaneous Roseworthy Photographs
Date Range c. 1900 - c. 1960    Quantity 2 cm, 150 photographs
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Inventory Identifier 150800022 Box Number 4 Series 1508
Glass Plate Photographs
Date Range c. 1920    Quantity 1 cm, 5 glass negatives
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Inventory Identifier 150800023 Box Number 4 Series 1508
Letter from RAC Principal William Lowrie, 1888

Letter from Lowrie to student P. Wilson with exam papers and results for the June 1886 examinations. Previous correspondence with Wilson had apparently been lost.

Date Range 1886 - 1888    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 150800024 Box Number 1 Series 1508
Cyril Thomas Photographs, 1915

Includes1957 cover letter to ROCA Honorary Secretary.

Date Range 1915    Quantity 0.2 cm, 9 photographs
Inventory Identifier 150800025 Box Number 4 Series 1508
Port Lincoln ROCA Branch Reunion, 1976
Date Range 1976    Quantity 0.1 cm, 4 photographs
Inventory Identifier 150800026 Box Number 2 Series 1508
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
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Updated 6 November 2013
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