Australian and New Zealand Collections

Australia New Zealand • Norfolk Island

  • [Australia]. Becke, Louis (1855-1913). Australian writer. Holdings include Pacific Tales (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 P32 1896], The Mystery of the Laughlin Islands(1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M97 1896], A First Fleet Family (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 F57 1896], His Native Wife (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H58 1897],The Ebbing of the Tide (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 E23 1897], Rodman the Boatsteerer (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R63 1898], The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M88 1898], The Naval Pioneers of Australia (1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU170.B39 1899],Rídan the Devil (1899) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R53 1899], Admiral Phillip: The Founding of New South Wales(1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU172.P58 B42 1899], The Tapu of Banderah(1901) with Walter Jeffery [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T36 1901], Tessa, the Trader’s Wife(1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T48 1901], By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore(1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B924 1901], Breachley, Black Sheep (1902) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B74 1902], Helen Adair (1903) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H44 1903],Chinkie’s Flat (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 C45 1904], Tom Gerrard (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T64 1904], Notes from My South Sea Log (1905) [Spec DU22.B38 1905], Sketches from Normandy (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S54 1907], The Settlers of Karossa Creek, and Other Stories of Australian Bush Life (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S487 1907], ‘Neath Austral Skies (1909) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 N43 1909], and The Strange Adventure of James Shervinton (1926) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 1902].
  • [Australia]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Australia]. Great White Fleet Stereographs, 1908. 35 stereographs by Australian photographer George Rose, of the 1908 visit of the Great White Fleet to Australia, together with a portable stereograph viewer. (Bernath Mss 126).
  • [Australia]. Kittson (W. A.) Central Australia Collection, 1927. Two photo albums and other material relating to a “Reso’ railroad and motor car tour organized to give Australian businessmen a knowledge of the area’s resources.  Kittson, listed as a mechanic from Melbourne, was one of the drivers. Itinerary included Oodnadatta, Hamilton Bore, Charlotte Waters, Horseshoe Bend, Finke River, Maryvale Station, Hugh River, Alice Springs, Macdonnell Ranges, and Barrow Creek.  Includes numerous images of aboriginal population; also local terrain, settlements, camels, and Reso party encampments and members [Resonians]. (Bernath Mss 156).
  • [Australia]. Pacific Islands Photograph Album, ca. 1930. About 120 b/w photographs taken during a tour of New Zealand, Polynesia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Caledonia (Oceania), and Australia. (Bernath Mss 234).
  • [Australia]. Photograph Album – Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, England, ca. late 19th century. Approximately 150 b/w photographs with handwritten captions, of areas such as Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Wandiligong, Fernshaw, Dandenong, Yorkminster Cathedral, Malmsbury, Kolo Kemp (N.G.), Little River. Includes several images of camps, farms, ranches, and indigenous populations. (Mss 181).
  • [Australia]. Raymond, George. One letter (ALS) to father, mother and sisters re voyage to Melbourne, Australia, 29 May-4 August 1853. Upon arrival, says most of the ship’s passengers were heading immediately for the mines where a gold rush was underway in New South Wales at the time. (SC 551).
  • [Australia / New Zealand]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903.102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions.  Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, although not all images appear to be in order. It includes images of the voyage (on board the ‘Hesperus’, Bay of Biscay, Cape Town, Teneriffe, Suez Canal, Port Said, Gibraltar, Ceylon), with the bulk being of Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, other parts of New South Wales) and New Zealand (Wellington, New Plymouth, Urenui, Akaroa, Northern Wairoa, and Napier). (SC 839).
  • [New Zealand]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [New Zealand]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [New Zealand]. Kiewit (John S.) Photography Collection, ca. 1968-2000. More than 10,000 color and black/white prints, color slides, and black/white negatives. Color slides constitute the bulk of the collection. The images reflect what Kiewit saw on his travels throughout California and the West, as well as trips to other parts of the U.S. and the world. Prominent places and themes include Baja, barns and farms, Big Sur, buildings and building elements (doors and windows), Carmel [CA], Central Coast [CA], Channel Islands, Death Valley, fences, ghost towns, Hawaii, Hollister Ranch [CA], landscapes, Malibu [CA], Marin County [CA], New England, New Mexico, ocean views, Oregon, Oxnard [CA], rock formations, signs, surfing, trees, Utah, wildflowers, Wyoming, and Yosemite. Other countries represented in the collection include Cook Island, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Marques and Tahiti Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, and New Zealand. Most of the images were taken from the 1970s to the 1990s. (Mss 228).
  • [New Zealand]. Miller [Eleanor] Photograph Albums of New Zealand, ca. 1886. Three photograph albums: two labelled "New Zealand" and one labelled "Maories". Approximately 180 commercial b/w photographs, mainly by Burton Bros, Dunedin, with printed captions, of areas such as Ohinematu, Wairoa, Rotomahana, Mount Kimberley, Milford Sound, Wakatipu, New Plymouth, Wellington, Nelson, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Lyttleton. Maori photographs of chiefs, elders, families, and other groups, some as portraits and many in front of residences and other buildings. (Mss 173).
  • [New Zealand]. Pacific Islands Photograph Album, ca. 1930. About 120 b/w photographs taken during a tour of New Zealand, Polynesia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Caledonia (Oceania), and Australia. (Bernath Mss 234).
  • [New Zealand]. Photograph Album – Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, England, ca. late 19th century. Approximately 150 b/w photographs with handwritten captions, of areas such as Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Wandiligong, Fernshaw, Dandenong, Yorkminster Cathedral, Malmsbury, Kolo Kemp (N.G.), Little River. Includes several images of camps, farms, ranches, and indigenous populations. (Mss 181).
  • [New Zealand]. South Pacific Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1902. 140+ b/w photographs of a voyage, probably by a British passenger embarking at London, on the New Zealand ship S.S. Rakaia. Images along the way include Tenerife (street sweepers, bullock cart, bull ring, harbor, panorama of Santa Cruz; fruit hawkers at Laguna); shipboard; Port Chalmers, New Zealand (panorama, streets); New Zealand countryside and friends, the Payne family; images of Robert Scott’s ship Discoveryin dry dock for repairs in Lyttleton Harbour, on the way to explore Antarctica, Nov. 1901. Also, images of an unusual multi-species "menagerie" race involving penguins, pigs, lambs, and frogs. Numerous views of Fiji and inhabitants, including Indian laborers brought by the British to work on sugar plantations; Auckland (harbor, panoramas); Rotorua (Whakarewarewa geyser, government sanitarium, Maori men, women, and children at pools); Wellington (panorama, New Zealand troops leaving for South Africa during the Second Boer War); Canterbury (flax, pampas grass, eucalyptus trees, Canterbury River); Timaru (building the breakwater); Bluff (harbor, giant ferns, king penguins from Macquarie Island); Cape Horn; Montevideo, Uruguay (wharf, street scenes, gardens, news boys); Fernando de Noronha islands (Brazilian convict station 200 miles off the coast of South America); and Cape Verde Islands (St Vincent harbor, coaling boats, boys selling shells). (Bernath Mss 283).
  • [New Zealand]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903. 102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions. Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, including images of New Zealand (Wellington, New Plymouth, Urenui, Akaroa, Northern Wairoa, and Napier). (SC 839).