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Ballarat (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Address from the women of Ballarat and Ballarat East in the colony of Victoria to the women of England

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 299
Scope and Contents A roll of paper 31 x 1067 cm in size. In 1863 it was recommended to increase the number of convicts transported to Western Australia, and the proposal was met with strident opposition from it and the other Australian colonies through a series of petitions. Reaction in Victoria was especially strong because of anxiety that its goldfields would attract many escaped or former convicts. Although it was decided in early 1864 not to expand penal transportation to Western Australia, many had...
Dates: 1864-10
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

An Australian Conservatory Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/70
Scope and Contents

197 x 150 mm. An exterior view of this conservatory, a large wooden construction built from slats in order to let in light while giving protection against wind.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Avenue of Honour], 1928-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/27
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/136.

Dates: 1928-08-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ballarat, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/52
Scope and Contents

197 x 146 mm. An aerial view taken from the top of a building, and looking down at the intersection between Sturt Street and Lydiard Street, with town and country visible beyond. The large building with the tower at the corner of the two streets is the Post Office, built in 1864.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Band and Albion Goldmine, Ballarat, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/54
Scope and Contents

202 x 148 mm. A view from a hill of mined rubble, looking towards the neat wooden buildings of the mine.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Benevolent House, Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/75
Scope and Contents

202 x 150 mm. A rather dark print showing the front fa├žade of the building; various wings were still being added in 1887.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Lydiard St, Ballarat, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/53
Scope and Contents

196 x 147 mm. A view looking down Lydiard Street, towards Sturt Street and beyond, with the Post Office beyond the junction on the right.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Showing devastations caused by goldmining-Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/73
Scope and Contents

200 x 153 mm. A view from Black Hill looking towards Ballarat and showing wasteland and excavations from the mines. The Town Hall tower can be seen on the skyline.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stuart Street, Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/71
Scope and Contents

201 x 150 mm. A view looking along this wide street, the main thoroughfare in Ballarat, with men sitting under an ornate lamp post in the foreground. The tower in the background at the left belongs to the Town Hall, built 1870-72.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Black Hill, Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/72
Scope and Contents

201 x 154 mm. A view across a (man made?) lake towards a hill created from goldmining excavations, with mine buildings in the background.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Eureka Stockade, Ballarat, 1900 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/23
Scope and Contents From the File:

Nothing is known of the provenance of this collection of lantern slides and glass plates. The images likely were created to illustrate lectures given at the RCS.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Town Hall, Sturt St. Ballarat, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/51
Scope and Contents

198 x 148 mm. A view looking down Sturt Street, with two men, one holding a bicycle, in the foreground, and the Town Hall at the right of the picture on the other side of the road. This building, with a rather ponderous clock-tower, was designed by C.O. Cuthbert and built between 1870 and 1872.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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