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Series 683 - Personal Collection of Examination Papers and Ephemera

Date Range1877 - 1950
Quantity1 cm, 5 items
ProvenanceAdelaide University [Unknown]

The records include examination papers from 1877 to 1888 for the subjects of Geography, Latin, Pure Mathematics, English, and English History. It also contains the programmes from a Commemoration held on 14th December, 1910 and the Opening of the Sports Ground on 11th July, 1910. A black and white photograph shows the Chancellor's robe being worn by an unidentified man in 1950, and a small postcard dated 25th July 1877.

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The postcard is addressed to W. Barlow Esq. from Geo. H. Farr (?) and states 'I cannot attend till 4.30 - do not delay business(?) please on my account'.

Date Range 1877    Quantity 1 card
Inventory Identifier 068300001 Box Number 1 Series 683
Examination Papers

1877 Geography Matriculation Paper
1886 English Grammar and Composition, Arithmetic, Geography, Outlines of English History Junior and Matriculation Examination Papers.
1887 Pure Mathematics 1 and 2 and Latin Senior Examination Papers
1888 Latin Ordinary Examination for the Degree of BA - First Year

Date Range 1877 - 1888    Quantity 9 papers
Inventory Identifier 068300002 Box Number 1 Series 683
Programme of Commemoration, 1910

The programme contains a list of the candidates admitted to Degrees in Elder Hall on Wednesday, 14th December, 1910.

Date Range 1910    Quantity 1 booklet
Inventory Identifier 068300003 Box Number 1 Series 683
Programme of the Opening of the Sports Ground, 1910

The programme contains the order of proceedings and list of dignitaries as well as the Sports Ground Committee, Members of Lacrosse Teams and List of Donors. It also has black and photographs of the Pavilion and the Boat Shed.

Date Range 1910    Quantity 1 booklet
Inventory Identifier 068300004 Box Number 1 Series 683
Photograph of the Chancellor's Robe

The black and white photograph shows an unidentified man wearing the University of Adelaide Chancellor's Robes in April, 1950.

Date Range 1950    Quantity 1 print
Inventory Identifier 068300005 Box Number 1 Series 683
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