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Manuscript Name Papers of Christopher Clark
Manuscript Number MSS 2
Last Updated March 2008
Extent 2.37 m (15 boxes)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract This collection comprises manuscript papers and related material produced and accumulated by Chris Clark for three of his published books.

Collection Subject Type

Military

Scope and Content

This collection relates to research and writing by Chris Clark for three books A heritage of spirit : a biography of Major-General Sir William Throsby Bridges K.C.B., C.M.GThe citizen general staff : the Australian Intelligence Corps, 1907-1914 and Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96. The majority of the collection relates to the writing of Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96, and includes correspondence, research notes, drafts, photographs and motion pictures.

Date Range of Content

1903-2001

Biographical Note

Dr Chris Clark (formerly known as Chris Coulthard-Clark) was born in 1951, and raised in the Wimmera district of Victoria. He graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1972, and gained his PhD from the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra in 1991. He was a captain in the Army before resigning to join the Public Service in 1979.

He has been the RAAF Historian since early in 2004 and heads the Office of Air Force History in the Air Power Development Centre at Tuggeranong. Prior to joining the APDC, he was Historian for Post-1945 Conflicts at the Australian War Memorial. Previously, he was a Research Editor with Australian dictionary of biography at the Australian National University, and ran his own historical consultancy. In 1991-93 he was Historical Fellow at the Air Power Studies Centre (as the APDC was once known), and before that Chief of the Air Staff Historian 1987-91.

He has been a Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW Canberra since 2003.

His publications include:
Citizen general staff : the Australian Intelligence Corps, 1907-1914, [by] C. D. Coulthard-Clark (1976)
Heritage of spirit : a biography of Major-General Sir William Throsby Bridges K.C.B., C.M.G (1979)
A genealogy of the Bonnett family of Adelaide, compiled by Vi Short, Chris Coulthard-Clark (1983)
Duntroon, the Royal Military College of Australia, 1911-1986 (1986)
No Australian need apply : the troubled career of Lieutenant General Gordon Legge (1987)
Historical perspective of Dr H. V. Evatt (1987)
Gables, ghosts and governors-general : the historic house at Yarralumla, Canberra, edited by C.D. Coulthard-Clark (1988)
Third brother : the Royal Australian Air Force 1921-39 (1991)
Australia's air defence between the world wars : the development of Australian air power and its contribution to defence, 1918-40 (1991)
Action stations Coral Sea : the Australian commander's story (1991)
Edge of centre : the eventful life of Group Captain Gerald Packer (1992)
Diggers : makers of the Australian military tradition : lives from the Australian dictionary of biography / selected and condensed by Chris Coulthard-Clark (1993)
White ensign 1939-1945 : the Navy goes to war, [generated by Australia Post Philatelic Group; written by Chris and Tina Coulthard-Clark] (1993)
Qualitative edge : a role for air power in regional cooperation : the proceedings of a conference held by the Royal Australian Air Force in Melbourne 22 October 1992, edited by Chris Coulthard-Clark (1993)
Shame of Savo : anatomy of a naval disaster, by Bruce Loxton with Chris Coulthard-Clark (1994)
As I recall : reminiscences of early Canberra, by Charles Daley ; edited by Shirley Purchase ; introduction by Chris Coulthard-Clark (1994)
RAAF in Vietnam : Australian air involvement in the Vietnam war 1962-1975 (1995)
Soldiers in politics : the impact of the military on Australian political life and institutions (1996)
From the ground up : the training of RAAF technical ground staff, 1948-1993 (1997)
Garnet Malley and the RAAF's Chinese connection (1997)
Hit my smoke : targeting the enemy in Vietnam (1997)
McNamara VC : a hero's dilemma (1997)
Where Australians fought : the encyclopaedia of Australia's battles (1998)
Breaking free : transforming Australia's defence industry (1999)
Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96 (2000)
Without peer : Sir William Clarkson, KBE, CMG (1859-1934): Engineer Vice-Admiral, Royal Australian Navy (2002)

References:
UNSW Canberra Humanities and Social Sciences webpage https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/dr..., retrieved 10 October 2016
Dust jackets.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Check with Curator

Copying: Check with Curator

Preferred Citation

Papers of Christopher Clark, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

Provenance

The collection was acquired from Chris Clark in two instalments.

Related Material

Further material relating to Chris Clark is located in the papers of Major-General Sir William Throsby Bridges, at MS 82.

Separated Material

Further papers of Christopher Clark are held by the Australian War Memorial, in the Chris Coulthard-Clark Papers at MSS0741 and PR87/006.

 

Subject Keywords

 

Subjects

Historians, Australia, authors, military topography

Personal Names

Coulthard-Clark, C.D. (Christopher David) 1951-

Corporate Names

Australia, Army, Royal Australian Survey Corps, Army Survey Regiment.

Occupations

Historians

 

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1-3
Correspondence, notes and 1st annotated manuscript and typescripts drafts of A heritage of spirit : a biography of Major-General Sir William Throsby Bridges K.C.B., C.M.G, by C.D. Coulthard-Clark; published by Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic, 1979 (incomplete), 1972-1975

Folder 4-5
1st and 2nd drafts: annotated typescript, carbon and photocopy typescript drafts of The citizen general staff : the Australian Intelligence Corps, 1907-1914, [by] C. D. Coulthard-Clark; published by Military Historical Society of Australia, Canberra, 1976 (incomplete)

Folder 6
Typescript copy of 'Historical record of the New South Wales Regiment of Royal Australian Artillery', believed to compiled by Pembroke Lathrop Murray (photocopy also held in the Academy Library, UNSW Canberra Folio collection at UA 873 .A77 M8 1980), 1903

Folder 7
'History of Middle Head, Mosman, NSW, and Biography of William Throsby Bridges', compiled by WO1 H.G. Ricketts, Victoria Barracks, 1955-1971

Folder 8
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96, by Chris Coulthard-Clark; published by Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 2000,

Including photocopies of:
Lansell's Fortuna, 1951
Intelligence minute papers, 21 July 1905
Biographical information on Thomas Parrott, 1885
Parliamentary debates, vol XXXIX, p 3605, supply, 20th September 1907
National Archives of Australia: Correspondence file no. 1849/2/18, 13 November 1907
National Archives of Australia: Correspondence file no. 1849/2/18, 20 December 1907
'Survey section RAE and the military survey of Australia 1907-1932', chapter VII from Royal Australian Engineers, Victoria : a short history of the Corps, 1882-1933, by Peacock
Australian Intelligence Corps (Victoria), Finances, 1909
Australian Intelligence Corps (Victoria), letter from Lieutenant H.B. Wallus to Lieutenant Raisbeck R.A., 9 December 1910
Address by Brigadier L. FitzGerald, OBE, 1910


Box 2

Folder 9
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Department of Defence minute papers, 24 May 1912
Correspondence regarding the Australian Intelligence Corps, 9 September 1912
Estimates, 17 December 1912
Military topographical surveying methods, Northern Engineering Institute of New South Wales, 31 May 1913
Report upon the Department of Defence, 1 July 1914-30 June 1917, part 1, p 82-83, Melbourne 1917
Calendar : a brief history of the Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1915-1985
Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1915-1990, 1995
Notes for CCC, Mil orders, 1915
Australian Military Forces, Permanent Forces, 25 November 1915
Letter from Lieutenant Raisbeck, 3 March 1916
Formation of Fd Svy Companies notes, 1917

Folder 10
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on Col. Francis Desmond Buckland, OBE, 1917
Australian Corps top section, 1917-1919
Commonwealth of Australia gazette, no. 109, 25 July 1918
List of Survey Section/Corps personnel to 1919
AWM Listing of official records, AWM 4, Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries - War diary of repatriation and demobilisation DEPT, March 1919
CPP, vol 4, p 37-38, 1920-21 - IG's. report, 31/5/1921
Leading to laser : the Hydrographical Service, Royal Australian Navy, 1920-1995, 1995
Military order, 333-28/7/21
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 4, Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries - War diary, WW1 war diaries, 14th November 1921

Folder 11
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Copies of letters regarding H.A. Roseblade papers, 1923
Official year book of the Commonwealth of Australia, no. 17, 1924, various chapters
SME Museum file: Report on the topographical survey of Tasmania, Development and Migration Commission, 1927
Empire conference of survey officers : report of proceedings, Colonial no. 41, 1928
Empire conference of survey officers : report of proceedings, Colonial no. 70, 1931
Australian Army orders, 1931
'Junior 'Q' course', Sydney, AAO 217/1932
List of Survey Section/Corps personnel 1932-1939
'Gridded maps and rectangular co-ordinates', by Captain A.S. Wilson, Australian Staff Corps; from The Australian surveyor, June 1934
Military Orders 182, 183 and 184 of 1916; Australian Survey Corps and other notes, 1934
Conference of empire survey officers 1935 : report of proceedings, Colonial no. 111, 1935
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 1, 21 July 1936

Folder 12
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: Reports on bases - Benambra, Millicent, Tarlee and sundry reports, Victoria, 1937
Australian Military forces - 3 Military district, Head-Quarters Melbourne, January, 1937
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 3, January, 1937
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 4, April, 1937
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 5, July, 1937
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 6, September, 1937
'A short history of the military survey of Australia, 1907-1936' from The Australian surveyor, 1 September, 1937, p 334-337
AAOs 161 and 162: Royal Australian Artillery (Militia), Mount Schanck Challenge trophy, 1937
Notes about Captain L. FitzGerald, 1937

Folder 13
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 7, January, 1938
SME Museum file: Emergency mapping scheme, April, 1938
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 8, April, 1938
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 9, July, 1938
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 10, October, 1938
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 54, Written records, 1939-1945 War - item 929/3/6, 1938
Newspaper article entitled 'Topographical maps : urgent need in Australia' from The Sydney morning herald, Tuesday 27 December, 1938, p 8-9
SME Museum file: 'The present methods of the Australian Survey Corps', paper read before the Victorian Institute of Surveyors by Major T.A. Vance, 1938
'Air photography', no. 3 Section, Australian Survey Corps, 9 September, 9/9/1938
Miscellaneous notes, 1938

Folder 14
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 11, January, 1939
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 12, March, 1939
'Liaison letter', Australian Survey Corps, no. 13 June, 1939 Newspaper article entitled 'They do a vital task : map men's huge job', Thursday 6 July 1939
A.H.Q. Survey Company, 1939-1941
AAOs 1 of 1939 (15/1/39), PMF-Annual Estabs, 1939
Army list of the Australian military forces, vol 1, Active list, 1939
AAOs 36, 37 Australian Survey Corps; and AAOs 39 and 40 Military acting adjutant and temporary quartermaster, Relinquishment of appointment, 1939
Report on the measurement of the Jondaryan and Somerton base lines, by Captain L. FitzGerald, 1939
'War history - Survey Directorate', by L. FitzGerald, 1939
List of Survey Section/Corps personnel 1939-42
Notes on RA SVY, 1939-45
Acc. no. 000705: 'Royal Australian Survey Corps, with mapping materials with particular reference to the 1939-45 war', by Captain J.K. Nolan

Folder 15
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: National survey : co-ordination of civil and military surveys, September, 1939
SME Museum file: RAAF land survey course, March, 1940
Commonwealth of Australia gazette, single pages from May-September, 1940 issues
Army list of the Australian military forces, vol 1, Active list, June 1st 1940
Various articles from The Australian surveyor, 1940-1943
Various AAOs 14 Royal Australian Engineers, 1940
SME museum file: NSW, 1940
AAOs School of Anti-Aircraft and Fortress Engineering including School of Field Engineering, 1940
'A.I.F Staff, regimental, and gradation lists of officers', no. 2, 1/8/1940
Survey sentinel : Puckapunyal to peacetime, final edition of publication issued to commemorate 50th anniversary of formation of 2/1 Corps Field Survey Company, 1990

Folder 16
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
History of New Guinea Survey Section later 8 Australian Field Survey Section, 2nd AIF, by Jack S. Viccars, 1942
SME Museum file : Operational map planning, 1941-43
Brief notes on Australian Survey Service activities during the Wau-Salamaua campaign, January-September, 1943
SME Museum file: AD Svy's Notes: Wau-Salamaua, January-September, 1943
SME Museum file: Report by AD Svy, headquarters, New Guinea Force, March, 1943
SME Museum file: Report by AD Svy, N.G. Force,(March 1943- February 1944
SME Museum file: Reports on operations-mapping New Guinea, March 1st 1943
SME Museum file: Report by Det. 2/1 Coy - Huon Peninsula, Cape Nelson, by Roberts and Robb
Article entitled 'Australian Survey Corps retirement of Lieutenant Colonel. John J. Raisbeck', by W.E.P. from The Australian surveyor, December 1, 1943, p 294-295, together with other notes


Box 3

Folder 17
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 54, Written records, 1939-1945 - item 709/21/6 notes, May 14th 1941
Newspaper article entitled 'Field survey company' from Argus, 6/3/1941, p 2
AAOs, Changes in designation of appointments, p 16, 1941
Notes on J.L. Stedman, enlisted February 1941
Newspaper article entitled 'Aneroid barometers wanted' from Argus, 10/12/1941, p 4
AAOs 39 and 40, 1941 Australian Survey Corps
Army list of the Australian military forces, vol 4, Graduation list of officers, 17/9/1941
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 227, Army historical collections, 1939-1945 - item 47 - War diary, January 41-February 1945
'General report on mapping operations of 3 Aust FD SVY COY A.I.F. in New Guinea 1942-1944 : including reports by leaders of survey and drawing sections'
'Report on Gulf Recce', by Captain A.J. Marshall, May-July 1942
SME Museum file: Trig Records, QLD (Survey Directorate, Adv. LHQ), November 7 1942
'Fortuna - 1942 as remembered', by Tom Chisholm, 1942

Folder 18
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AAOs, 1942
SME Museum file: Records of stations. Triangulations - Sth Queensland, 1942
Commonwealth of Australia gazette, selected pages April and July 1942
SME Museum file: Interim report. DD.Svy First Aust Army, May 2nd 1942
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 227, Army historical collections, 1939-1945 - item 100, 1942
Long way too much : being the last parade of the New Guinea Survey Section 1942-43, 1995
SME Museum file: Mapping policy and responsibilities - GHQ Conferences, directives, reports etc, 1942-45
SME Museum file: Estimate of expenditure, 1942-47
'The end of an era : short history of the Royal Australian survey Corps' involvement in mapping, charting and geodesy in Papua New Guinea in the period 1942-1995', by Colonel A.W. Laing (booklet), together with photocopies of selected pages

Folder 19
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: Monthly reports from AD Svy NGF to December 1943, 2 January 1944
SME Museum file: File 101.344, G.S.G.S. conference minutes includes D.O. letters by FitzGerald, Hotine, August 1944
SME Museum file: Report on operations - Det 2/1 Aust Army Topo Svy Coy, December 1944 - August 1945
SME Museum file: Survey Directorate LQH 142/15 Information and D.O. letters to and from DSurvey, March 1944-August 1945

Folder 20
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: Mapping in N.G etc., report by Captain E.D. Blackwood, September 1944
SME Museum file: 2 Aust Corps - report on Bougainville, by AD Svy Major Johnson, 1944-45
SME Museum file: Report on activities of 5 Aust Fd Svy Coy on OOB 1 Aust Corps, May 1944-August 1945
SME Museum file: D.O. letters 13/11/44 - 15/11/45 Fiztg - Gillespie - Playford - McDonald - Townshend - Keig - etc, 1944-1945
SME Museum file: R. Aust. Svy - D.O. letters - FitzGerald, Hotine, Heaney, August 1944
Minutes of a meeting of Commonwealth Survey Committee held at Advisory council rooms, Canberra on 14 and 15 August, 1944

Folder 21
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Letter to Colonel D. McDonald, 1945-1967
'Australia remembers 1945-1995 : pilgrimage to Papua New Guinea : some special memories of the trip', by Jim Miller
SME Museum file: Report on mapping in New Guinea - Oct 1944-Aug 1945
SME Museum file: Report on mapping by Survey Service Bougainville operations, August 1945
Unnamed diary entry, Friday 21 September 1945-11 April 1951
'Operations report Det. 5th Aust FD SVY COY AIF, Balikpapan', by Captain A.B. Yeates, 1945
SME Museum file: Report on the activities of HQ 12 Aust FD Survey Depot, March-Sep 1945

Folder 22
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: Report on operations - HQ 2/1 Aust Army Topo Svy Coy. April 1945-August 1945
SME Museum file: Report: 1 Aust Mob Litho Sec at Morotia, 1945
The Army list of the Australian military forces, vol 1, Active list and vol 2, Gradation list of officers of the Australian military forces, January 1945
Notes on post war photographic reconnaissance program Australia, 1945-47
SME Museum file: Effort - survey activities to August 1945
SME Museum file: Survey report on Borneo Operations by AD Svy, 1 Aust. Corps, April-August 1945
SME Museum file: RAA and RAE (Svy) Co-ordination, January 1945
Newspaper article entitled 'Plane and radar in big map project : survey of whole continent' from the Herald, December 12 1945, p 7
'Conference on National survey and mapping of Australia', Commonwealth Survey Committee and State Surveyors-General, 15-19 January 1945

Folder 23
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.413 - Co-ord of survey activities, general - Farelf, October 1946-February 1966 (S)
AAOs, 1946 Australian Survey Corps promotions
Acc. no. 000876: Survey directorate, A.H.Q. Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, 15 July 1946
SME Museum file: Radar equipment for survey, 1946
National Archives of Australia: A5799/15 item 203/1946 notes, Transfer of records, 1946
'Historical war monograph (survey)', 28 October 1946
SME Museum file: 101.339 - Mapping programme, Aust. Mainland - Special surveys, Snowy River Scheme, December 1946-February 1948
SME Museum file: Final report on Spencer Gulf triangulation, by Captain H.A.J. Fryer, 1946

Folder 24
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.338 - Guided projectile project, April 1946-December 1947
SME Museum file: Commonwealth Survey Committee, May 1947
SME Museum file: Commonwealth Survey Committee, May 1947, April 1946 meeting and October 1946 meeting
SME Museum file: Report on the range reconnaissance, 11-26 August 1947
SME Museum file: Freehand lettering, published by Australian Survey Corps, 1947
Report of meeting held at no. 1 Board Room, Sydney, Friday 21 November 1947
SME Museum file: Commonwealth Survey officers conferences, London, July 1947
SME Museum file: 101.945: Military mapping conference, London, 1947
SME Museum file: Sundry reports: National mapping Australian Survey Corps, 1947


Box 4

Folder 25
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 227, Army historical collections, 1939-1945 - item 90, Notes, 1944
SME Museum file: Conferences of the Empire Survey Officers, 1947, 1951, 1956
SME Museum file: 101.521 - Reports: Major H.A. Johnson and Lieutenant F.D. Buckland 1947- 1951
SME Museum file: Survey conference, Jan 1948
'Mapping a continent', by L. FitzGerald from Australian geographical magazine, August 1948, p 9-15

Folder 26
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: Report of Army Committee on National Mapping, 1948
SME Museum file: 1:301.11 - Survey maps and mapping, policy - mapping agreement USA, February 1948-June 1971
SME Museum file: Commonwealth Survey Committee and National Mapping Council, March 1948

Folder 27
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 201.100 - Organisation general - lower establishments - R Aust Svy units, June 1948-January 1966
SME Museum file: 101.412 - Co-ordination of survey activities - Canada, December 1948-November 1972
SME Museum file: 101.420.24 - Corps seniority list RASvy, 1949-1950
Letter from Gavin Long and from the Director of Survey regarding the map progress of the Military Survey, August and September 1949

Folder 28
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Diary and notes - D.Svy, 6 February-6 May 1955; notes 1954-1956
Who was who, 1951-1960, p 33-34
Retirement notice for Major Allan Roberts from Bulletin, Survey Ex-Servicemen's Association of New South Wales, vol 18, September, 1952, p 10
'Report of working party, set up by Interdepartmental Conference on Major General Brown's 'Report on mapping'', by J.M Rayner, L. FitzGerald, B.P. Lambert, 1952, appendices only

Folder 29
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: National mapping
'History of the post war army : Royal Australian Survey Corps', September 1953
Notes regarding establishments, 1953-Dec 1978
SME Museum file: Aeronautical charting, 1954
Return for Army chronology of events - Survey Service for period 1st October-31 December 1953, 1954
Cabinet Minute, Vice-President's Committee, Decision no. 2, 22 July 1954
SME Museum file: Accommodation - proposed accommodation at Fortuna, Bendigo for School of Survey and AHQ Cartographic Coy, December 1954
Army chronology, vol 26, January-March 1954, title page
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 54, Written records, 1939-1945 - item 929/3/3, New Guinea Survey Unit, 1954

Folder 30
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 201.105 - Organization establishments - School of Mil. Svy, June 1954-June 1970
SME Museum file: 101.370 - Survey maps and mapping - Security, general, June 1954-December 1970
SME Museum file: National mapping and copies of letter, 1954
Strength report prepared at CARO, June 1955
SME Museum file: 101.962 - U.S. Army Map Service, Washington, Army attaché Australia; H.Q. AFFE Japan, 1948-1957
SME Museum file: D.Svy's - National mapping, April 1955
Minute from D/Chief of the General Staff to the Secretary on 'Military mapping alignments', D Svy/nd, 2 Feb 56, regarding A86/1/316 of 13 Feb 56

Folder 31
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Copies of letters with Brigadier L. FitzGerald, regarding The Institution of Surveyors, Australia, 1962-1966
SME Museum file: The Brown report, 1955
SME Museum file: 201.123 - Organization - General - FARELF/BECFESR August 1955-October 1970
Index of operation reports (chronological), July 1954-October 1994
SME Museum file: NMC meeting, Perth, 1956

Folder 32
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Contemporary cartography' from Cartography, vol 1, no. 4, 1956, p 151-160
SME Museum file: Geodetic survey, determinations by Snow; 'European adjustment diagram - a five year plan for a geodetic survey of Australia', by The Director of Military Survey, 1956
Notes on the Joint Aust-USA production of 1:250000 scale military maps of Eastern Australia, October 1956 SME Museum file: National mapping programmes 1956/7
SME Museum file: 101.321 - Survey maps and mapping - Program beyond Australia - Project Cutlass August 1956-October 1960
'Project Cutlass : final report', U.S. Army Map Service, Far East
SME Museum file: Survey - Kimberley area: Enquiry by Dr Raggatt
SME Museum file: 101.522 - Reports AHQ Svy Regt - Projects: Xylon New Britain, Cutlass New Ireland, February 1954-November 1957
Notes and photographs on surveying with the first AIF


Box 5

Folder 33
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.200 - Aerial Photography - Policy General August 1957 - September 1972
National Archives of Australia: Series: K888/1, Item RO's, 1958 and 1973
SME Museum file: D.O. letters with D.Svy war office, Canada , South Africa, New Zealand, FARELF
SME Museum file: 101.338 - Survey Maps and mapping - Special survey - Aust: LRWE, January 1948-March 1959
SME Museum file: Air photography, Small Scale
SME Museum file: Mapping of PNG
National Archives of Australia: Notes on AA A6059/2 item 61/441/2, 1959

Folder 34
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.320.6 - Reproduction for FARELF, September 1959-October 1960
SME Museum file: 101.310.4 - Central command operations, May 1959-May 1966
Outline of service career for Kenneth James Lyons, 1959-1983
SME Museum file: Army Committee - National mapping, 1960

Folder 35
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Outline of service career for F3/635 Marjorie Ann Knight, 1959-1991
SME Museum file: 1.300.12 - Survey maps and mapping - Map stock policy, FARELF May 1960-May 1972
SME Museum file: 101.400 - Co-Ord of survey activities - Comm. Depts and State Depts October 1960-December 1972
SME Museum file: 101.523 - Special survey reports - Overseas Trg reports December 1960-October 1968

Folder 36
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.310.5 Part 3, Survey maps and mappings - Programmes; W Comd Fd Svy Sec-Ops, May 1961-May 1963
SME Museum file: 101.312.6 - Hiran Survey, June 1961-May 1962
SME Museum file: 101.440 - Publicity - General, Jun 1961-March 1973
SME Museum file: 101.4..1 - Co-ordination of survey activities - USARPAC, November 1961-December 1963

Folder 37
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Topographic mapping in Papua New Guinea : concepts and constraints', by Lieutenant Colonel J.L. Stedman, 1962
'The story of the Royal Australian Survey Corps', by L. FitzGerald, March 1962; together with an early draft and letter from Kevin J. Noonan (brother of Frank Noonan), October 1990
SME Museum file: 101.312.6, Part 2, Hiran survey, March 1962-March 1963
Notes on Corps members overseas service, June 1962-August 1981
SME Museum file: 101.312.1 - LRWE, July 1962
SME Museum file: 101.262 - Aerial photography techniques - Colour photography, August 1962-March 1971
SME Museum file: 1.300.1, Part 3, Accounting and sale of maps, August 1962-March 1973

Folder 38
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.312.5 - Special survey - Geodetic satellite - Project Anna
SME Museum file: 101.312.8 - Special survey - International Border N.G. policy, November 1962-January 1967
SME Museum file: 201.104.1 - Organisation - AHQ Svy Regt - CMF component November, 1962-September 1970
SME Museum file: 201.104 - Organisation - AHQ Survey Regt, October 1962-August 1970
SME Museum file: 101.421 Part 2, Co-ord of survey activities - RAAF December, 1962-February 1968

Folder 39
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.525 - Major W. Howarth's reports on his overseas tour, 1963 SME Museum file: 1.312.7 - Op Blowdown, Special survey, surveys of special test areas, May 1961-Oct 1963
SME Museum file: 101.252.1 - Technical reports - Capt J. Bullen, 1963-1965
SME Museum file: 1.300 Part 2, Survey map and mapping policy, September 1963-June 1972
SME Museum file: 101.441 Part 2, Co-ordinations of survey activities - press articles, publicity films, May 1963-March 1972
SME Museum file: 101.312.6 Part 3, Hiran surveys, May 1963-August 1964

Folder 40
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.312.6 Part 6, Hiran survey, April 1963-April 1969
SME Museum file: 1.300.4 Part 1, Use of light aircraft - general, July 1963-Jan 1970
SME Museum file: 101.408 - Joint Maps and Chart Committee July 1964-October 1965
SME Museum file: 101.311.101 - Survey Ops PNG Svy Regt, 1965
SME Museum file: 101.312.9 - Special survey - lunar occultations in Australia, by U.S. Army Map Service, Far East, March 1964-January 1966


Box 6

Folder 41
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.508 - Survey Directorate, AHQ - Quarterly and annual report, January 1964-March 1973
SME Museum file: 1.220, Part 2, Camera calibration, 1964-1970
SME Museum file: 101.411.1, Part 2, Co-ord of survey activities - USARPAC, May 1964-October 1967
SME Museum file: 101.310.7, Part 2, Survey maps and mapping programme, NT Ops June 1964-April 1967
SME Museum file: 101.418.4 - Co-ord of survey and mapping activities - Indonesia, June 1964-September 1968
'Operation of aerodist distance measuring equipment in Papua New Guinea', by Major E.U. Anderson, Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1964
SME Museum file: 101.404 - Minutes of Advisory Committee on Commonwealth Mapping meetings, 1965-1968

Folder 42
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'The topographical map service of Australia', by B.T. Tyson, 1965
SME Museum file: 101.312.51 - Satellite projects - Tranet and Anna, no. 17, November 1965-March 1973
SME Museum file: 101.312.51 - Satellite projects Anna and Tranet, no. 18, May 1965-6/71, C
SME Museum file: 101.312.5 - Special survey - satellite projects general, October 1965-January 1973

Folder 43
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Royal Australian Survey Corps jubilee 1915-1965'
SME Museum file: 1.310 - General instructions 1/65 to 14/67, October 1965-July 1967; U - Amendment to GS instructions 5/66, no. 1 dated 15/4/66
Pre-exercise notes on "Barra Winga", by Topo Svy AS det, section 1, 1965
SME Museum file: 101.311.1, Part 5, Mapping program New Guinea, March 1965-December 1966
SME Museum file: 101.312.54, Part 1, Satellite project pages, December 1966-January 1968
SME Museum file: 101.411.3 - DIA/DMA mapping charting and geodesy August 1966-July 1972
Report on Royal Australian Survey Corps biennial conference, 14-25 November 1966
Minute from Major General T.F. Cape, no. 131 to Major General A.L. MacDonald, 26 October 1966
Notes from Brigadier L. FitzGerald to Colonel D. Macdonald on early identities of the Corps, together with his version of the Honour Board for the Directorate, 5 April 1966
SME Museum file: 1.901, Operational mapping and surveys South Vietnam 1966 - 1967, by Captain R.F. Skitch RA SVY, no. 59
SME Museum file: Commanders diary narrative, May 1966

Folder 44
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310.8 - Topo Svy Tp. Operations, March 1966-March 1970
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Survey Ops general 1967, 1966-November 1967
SME Museum file: 1.310.4, Part 6, Operations Central Command, June 1966-July 1972
SME Museum file: No. 2, July 1966
SME Museum file: 101.921 - Op Hardihood, March 1966-May 1966
SME Museum file: 101.413 Part 2, Co-ord of survey activities, general - FARELF, March 1966-November 1968
Notes on Det A sect 1 Topo Svy Tp, 1966
A Section, 1st Topographical Survey Troop, Nominal Roll, Nui Dat, South Vietnam, 1966-1972

Folder 45
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310.18 Part 1, Det 1 Topo Svy Tp Ops, July 1966-September 1967
SME Museum file: Museum folder: 1 Topo Svy Tp- Unit History, 1966
SME Museum file: 1.310.81 Part 2, Det 1 Topo Svy Tp Operations, April 1967-January 1968

Folder 46
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Mapping programme NSW, part 8, October 1967-November 1969
SME Museum file: 1.312.4, Part 1, Beach survey, April 1967-June 1969
SME Museum file: 4.101 - Personnel records - Honours and Awards, July 1967-November 1972
SME Museum file: 3.134.2 - RA Survey Review Committee, July 1967-February 1973

Folder 47
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.312.10 - Deployment of RE Survey troop to Australia, June 1967-January 1972
SME Museum file: 101.420 Part 3, Co-ord of survey activities - co-ord with R-A-N, October 1967-August 1969
Interim minutes of RA Svy planning conference, November 1967
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Survey and mapping programme N Comd, part 7, December 1967-January 1969
SME Museum file: 1.311.1 Part 2, Svy maps and mapping beyond Australia - general, policy and programs, September 1967-October 1970
SME Museum file: Commonwealth geodetic survey and national mapping ministerial, 1967
SME Museum file: 1.220 Part 1, Aerial photography - program and contracts, general, May 1967-September 1969

Folder 48
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 696/r1/7 - Govt publishing policy, cabinet submission no. 297, October 1968
Struggle for the Snowy : the background of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, by Lionel Wigmore, 1968, title page, p 126-127 and 181
SME Museum file: 101.312.54 Part 2, Satellite project pages May 1968-March 1969
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 98, Headquarters Australian Force Vietnam (Saigon) records, 1965-1972 - notes on item 229, R4100/1/18, 1968
Brief for DOP entitled 'Defence co-operation with Indonesia survey and mapping projects financial estimates', 1968
SME Museum file: 1.311 - Svy maps and mapping beyond Australia, operations, September 1968-May 1973
Article entitled 'Operational mapping and surveys South Vietnam 1966/1967', condensed article by Captain R.F. Skitch from Army journal, no. 232, September 1968
SME Museum file: 101.413 Part 3, Co-ord of survey activities, general - FARELF, December 1968-March 1970


Box 7

Folder 49
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Svy and mapping program and comd, part 8, February 1969-February 1972
SME Museum file: 1.310 - GSI 70 RA Svy Ops, October 1968-February 1970
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Survey operation PNG, General 1970 Planning, September 1969-December 1970
SME Museum file: 3.134 - RA Svy Review Committee - Provision of mapping, February 1969-November 1972

Folder 50
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Mapping programme NSW, part 9, November 1969-December 1971
SME Museum file: 1.312.4 Part 2, Beach survey, August 1969-February 1970
SME Museum file: 101.312.54 Part 4, Satellite project pages, October 1969-February 1970
SME Museum file: 3.151.2 - Aircraft accident, December 1969-June 1970
Maps and air photographs, by G.C. Dickinson, 1969 (incomplete)
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-December 1969
SME Museum file: 8.07G project, Height control for 1:100 000 mapping, by Kenneth James Lyons, 1969

Folder 51
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310.3 - Survey maps and mapping, programmes operations Victoria, December 1969-November 1972
SME Museum file: 1.230 Part 1, Requests for aerial photography - general, September 1969-July 1970
SME Museum file: 1.310.12 - RAEME support and for airborne ops, October 1969-January 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.81 Part 4, Det Topo Svy Tp, Svy operations, July 1969-January 1970
SME Museum file: 101.312.54 Part 3, Satellite project pages, March 1969-October 1969
SME Museum file: 1.231 Part 2, Southpaw VI 1969
SME Museum file: 1.231.11 Part 3, Southpaw VII 1970, December 1969-December 1970

Folder 52
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.312.4 Part 3, Beach surveys, March 1970-November 1972
Funeral service of the late Lieutenant Colonel Lionel Bernard Sprenger, MBE, Commanding Officer Army Headquarters Survey Regiment, 1970
SME Museum file: 1.311.1 Part 3, Survey maps and mapping beyond Australia - general, policy and programs, October 1970-July 1971
SME Museum file: unnumbered - RAEME support for Svy Fd Ops, July 1970-November 1972
Various newspaper and magazine articles relating to the Army Survey Corps, 1959-1984

Folder 53
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.312.54 Part 5, Satellite project pages, February 1970-June 1970
SME Museum file: 1.310.81 Part 5, Det 1 Topo Svy Tp, Svy operations, March 1970-March 1971
SME Museum file: 201.102 - Organization, general, CMF, September 1950-December 1970
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-December 1970
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 98, Headquarters Australian Force Vietnam (Saigon) records, 1965-1972 - notes on item 288 R723/1/222, 1970
SME Museum file: 1.3111.1 Part 2, Svy operations general 1970, planning TPNG, December 1970-May 1971
SME Museum file: 101.441 - Press articles, publicity, films, October 1970-March 1972

Folder 54
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.404 Part 2, Advisory Committee of Commonwealth Mapping, 1970
SME Museum file: 1.310.5 Part 9, Mapping ops W Comd, Jan 1970-August 1971
SME Museum file: 3.116 - Freedom of the city of Bendigo, April 1970-June 1970
SME Museum file: 1.300.4 Part 2, Use of light aircraft - general, May 1970-September 1972

Folder 55
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.503.1 - Reports ANZUK Svy Map Depot, November 1970-February 1973
SME Museum file: 101.413 Part 4, Co-ord of survey activities, general - FARELF, January 1970-January 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.5 - Mapping operations Western Comd, August 1971-April 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.81 Part 6, Det 1 Topo Svy Tp, Svy operations, March 1971-November 1971
SME Museum file: 1.310.1 - Svy and mapping programme N Comd, March 1971-July 1972
'Australian military forces exchange report', by Capt D.H. Hebbletwaite; exchange with Canadian Forces Mapping and Charting establishment, September 1971-August 1973
Newspaper article entitled 'Bendigo boys survey new fields' from Australian Army : the soldiers newspaper, vol 13, no. 12, 12 August 1971
Newspaper article entitled 'Bendigo map makers in S. Vietnam,' from Bendigo advertiser, 20 July 1971
SME Museum file: 1.230 Part 4, Requests for aerial photography - general, October 1971-May 1972

Folder 56
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 2.104 - Organization - AHQ Svy Regt, July 1971-March 1972
SME Museum file: 101.666 - Ortho photo maps, July 1971-April 1973
SME Museum file: 101.525.6 - Tvy report - Lt D. McLuskey, October 1971-January 1972
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-December 1971
SME Museum file: 1.311.1 Part 4, Svy maps and mapping beyond Aust - general, policy and programmes, September 1971-January 1972
SME Museum file: 1.311.1 Part 6, Svy maps and mapping beyond Aust - general, policy and programmes, November 1971-April 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.8 - 8 Fd Svy Squ, ops and programmes, September 1971-May 1973
SME Museum file: 1.230 Part 3, Requests for air photography - general, April 1971-August 1971
SME Museum file: 1.310 - AHQ GS Inst, Correspondence, January 1971-April 1972
SME Museum file: 1.418.7 - National Intelligence Committee, May 1971-July 1972
SME Museum file: 3.140 - Plan interfuse, A Sect 1 Topo Svy Sqn, August 1971-October 1971


Box 8

Folder 57
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310 - AHQ general staff instruction correspondence, May 1972-February 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Mapping programme NSW, Part II, December 1972-April 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310 - Mapping programme NSW, Part 10, CMA. 72/129, January 1972-December 1972
SME Museum file: 1.300.12 - Survey maps and mapping, map stock policy - FARELF, July 1972-April 1973
SME Museum file: 1.311.1 Part 5, Svy maps and mapping beyond Aust - general, policy and program, March 1972-April 1973

Folder 58
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 101.425 - AJARIB, March 1972-April 1973
SME Museum file: 101.503.2 - 9 Topo Svy Squ monthly report, December 1972-April 1973
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-December 1972
Planning conference, 1972, p 8-10
SME Museum file: 1.310.1 - Svy and mapping programme - N. Comd, July 1972-January 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.3 - Survey maps and mapping: programmes operations Victoria, November 1972-April 1973
SME Museum file: 1.310.73 - AHQ staff instruction, survey ops Australia '73, June 1972-February 1973
Aerial photography PNG : 1973 Operation Skai Piksa outlines; COSC Meeting, 12 July 1972, minute 50/1972
SME Museum file: 1.220.3 - Air photography RAAF - PNG Skai Piksa, October 1972-May 1973
SME Museum file: 1.311.73 - AHQ staff inst survey ops NG, June 1972-March 1973

Folder 59
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: 1.310.4 Part 7, Ops 4 Fd Svy Squ. Central Comd, July 1972-Nov 1972
SME Museum file: 1.310.4 Part 8, Ops 4 Fd Svy Squ. Central Comd, November 1972-May 1973
SME Museum file: 101.312.73 - AHQ staff instruction - survey operations Indonesia '73 - Gading III, June 1972-February 1973
Mapping programme 1972 - Cocos Islands, 1972
Minutes of a meeting at Department of the Army, Russell Offices on Wednesday, 22 March 1972
SME Museum file: 2.126.1 - Liaison Officer Indonesia, March 1972-October 1974
SME Museum file: 1.220.2 - Air Photography RAAF, April 1972-March 1973

Folder 60
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AHQ staff instruction '73, aerial photography PNG, 1973
'Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-June 1973
SME Museum file: 1.311.13 - Staff Instruction SMTP, January 1973
SME Museum file: 1.230 Part 2, Request for aerial photography - general, July 1970-April 1971
SME Museum file: 1.230 Part 5, Request for aerial photography - general, June 1972-April 1973
'Royal Australian Survey Corps planning conference, semi-direct scribing', paper prepared by AHQ Svy Regt and presented by Major J.R. Cattell, October 1973
'Royal Australian Survey Corps outline organization and roles', 1974
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', 1974
Operation sea king 1974 : technical aspects, 1974
SME Museum file: - DCP Indon Svy and map - report of visit Det Plan team, November-December 1974

Folder 61
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Royal Australian Survey Corps planning conference', report by OC 1 Field Survey Squadron, 13-17 Oct 75
Darwin disaster : Cyclone Tracey, 1975, p 48-49
Affairs DC 7-3-3 - Survey and mapping projects - Irian Jaya Ops - Skai Piksa (previously SME Museum file: 1/23/air, May-July 1975)
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', January-December 1975
SME Museum file: DC 7/2/3-1 Part 2, gading V - 2 Squ E, May June 1976
SME Museum file: DC 7/3/3 - Op. Cenderawasih 76 - naval involvement, Australian Embassy, Jakarta, May 1976-November 1976
SME Museum file: DC 7/3/5 - Op. Cenderawasih 76 - progress reports and recce and sit reps, Australian Embassy, Jakarta, May 1976-November 1977

Folder 62
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: DC 7/3/4 - Op. Cenderawasih 76 - personnel attachment and administration, Australian Embassy, Jakarta
SME Museum file: DC 7/3/6 Part 1, Survey and mapping - Op. Cenderawasih planning - 1977, Australian Embassy, Jakarta, September 1976-March 1977
The furious days : the relief of Darwin, by Alan Stretton, 1977, p 30-35
Defence co-operation with Indonesia - survey and mapping project - visit of Admiral Aris Moenander, record of discussion at meeting in Canberra, 21 March 1977, SPFD 147/1/104
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', A474-1-11 Svy, July 1976-June 1977

Folder 63
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Report on Operation Sun Bird, 22 Aug 1977
Interview with Brigadier D. Macdonald, AO, 1978
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', July 1977-June 1978
Report on Operation Tropic Shores, August 1978
Soldier in a storm : an autobiography, by A. Stretton, 1978, p 248-249 and 286-287
Solomons '78, note no. 185/78
'A summary of the geodetic and mapping activities of the Royal Australian Survey Corps in Papua New Guinea since the last congress', by D. McClusky; presented by J.L. Stedman, published in Technological obsolescence : can Papua New Guinea afford it? papers presented at the twelfth Survey Congress, Port Moresby, 1977, The Association of Surveyors of Papua New Guinea, p D1-D5

Folder 64
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Project report on Operation Tropical Traveller, 1980/81
R220/2/1: 'Report on ARES increment, Army Survey Regiment', November 1979
The chronology of Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1979
Notes and published material relating to Hugh Clews
A history of the Ordnance Survey, edited by W.A. Seymour, 1980
'Use of survey facilities in 1st military district', prepared by 1st Field Survey Squadron, authorized by P.R. Badman, February 1980
Notes on P.A. Bates-Brownsword, 1980
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', July 1979-June 1980
Operation Anon 1984 - 85 Kiribati final report
Operation Pattimura - 80 monthly report, May 1980


Box 9

Folder 65
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on Operation Cenderawasih 80 (Apr), phase 1 - preliminary report, 2 January 1981
The results of surveys carried out by the Australian government on behalf of the Kingdom of Tonga 1981, N.R.J. Hillier, 1981 (incomplete)
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', July 1981-June 1982
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', July 1982-June 1983
'Soldiers & surveyors', by S.E. Reilly from The Australian surveyor, vol.31, no. 5, March 1983, p 315-326
'DCP operations in Indonesia : Operation Nusa Barat', report by Reconnaissance Party, HQ FF Comd, August 1983

Folder 66
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', July 1983-June 1984
Operation Carto Hydra phase 1, 1 Fd SVY SQN, October-November 1984
Operation Algum Vanuatu final report, 1984
Royal Australian Survey Corps magazine entitled Parare (initially known as Survey Corps magazine), vol 1, issue 2, September, 1984?
SME Museum file: no. 1, Det 1 Topo Svy Tp in Vietnam to 7 June 1966, dated 17 Feb 1984
Department of Air Organization directive no. 16/72, RAAF participation in Skai Piksa - Formation and deployment of no. 2 Squadron Detachment B, 1984

Folder 67
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
The chronology of RASvy Corps, compiled by the School of Military Survey, 2nd edition, 1985
Parare, vol 2, issue 1, 1985
Minutes of RASVY Corps conference held at School of Military Survey on 13-16 Nov 85
Annual progress report : surveying and mapping for the period 1 Jul 85-30 June 86, Royal Australian Survey Corps

Folder 68
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities', 1 July 1984-30 June 1985
Australian Army manual of land warfare. Pt. 2, Survey training. Vol. 1, Pamphlet no. 1, Employment of RA Survey (all corps) 1984, issued by command of the Chief of the General Staff, 1985
Bulletin , Survey Ex-servicemen's Association of New South Wales, vol 72 1986
Annual progress report : surveying and mapping for the period 1 Jul 86-30 Jul 87, Royal Australian Survey Corps
Project report Operation Aright 85
Parare, vol 2, issue 2, July 1986

Folder 69
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Minute on 'History research project', Royal Australian Survey Corps, June 1987
Material gathered by R.F. Arden-Close from the Public Record Office, Kew on Australian military maps, 1986-1987
The Auditor-General efficiency audit report entitled Department of Defence : Army mapping, 1987
Annual progress report : survey and mapping for the period 1 Jul 87-30 Jun 88, Royal Australian Survey Corps

Folder 70
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Royal Australian Survey Corps report on activities' 1 July 1980-30 Jun 1981
Post operation report on Operation Aright 87
'Royal Australian Survey Corps activities in the South West Pacific region under the Defence Cooperation Program', by Colonel A.W. Laing, paper no. 84, 1987
Parare, Issue 6, 1987

Folder 71
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Royal Australian Survey Corps Museum official opening, by Rear Admiral Sir Brian Murray, KCMG, AO and Royal Australian Survey Corps birthday celebrations, July 1988
Annual progress report : survey and mapping for the period 1 Jul 88-30 Jun 89, Royal Australian Survey Corps
'The results of surveys carried out by the Australian government on behalf of the government of Indonesia', by Colonel A.W. Laing, March 1988
Commonwealth of Australia gazette. Government notices, no. GN 24 on Wednesday, 6 July 1988, p 4 and p 1335

Folder 72
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Chief of the General Staff Advisory Committee, submission no. 32/88, 'Review of the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1988'
'Review of the Royal Australian Survey Corps', 1988


Box 10

Folder 73
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Royal Australian Survey Corps annual report : the status of mapping, charting and geodesy for the period 1 July 89-30 June 90
Parare, Issue 7, July 1989
The Lincoln, Canberra & F-III in Australian service, by Stewart Wilson, (1989), p 115-120

Folder 74
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Bendigo map, August 1990
Royal Australian Survey Corps annual report : the status of mapping, charting and geodesy for the period 1 July 90-30 June 91
National Archives of Australia: World War I personnel records: Information on Survey Corps personnel

Folder 75
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Information on the 3rd Field Survey Corps from Walter Gillard, 1991
Letter from Donald Macdonald with information on Gabbinbar Homestead, 1991
Royal Australian Survey Corps annual report : the status of mapping, charting and geodesy for the period 1 July 91 -30 June 92
Newspaper article entitled 'Aussies' expertise leads way' from the Herald-Sun, Melbourne, 20 July 1992, p 26
Royal Military College Duntroon graduation program, Tuesday, 14th December 1993, together with notes on graduates
Newspaper article entitled 'Aussie - NMB ties to end : mapping bureau to lose direct aid' from The National, Port Moresby, December 4 1995, p 9
Minute entitled 'Future of School of Military Survey', DCGS 675/95, 20 Sep 95
Bulletin, New South Wales, Survey Ex-servicemen's Association, no. 81 January, 1995, special edition entitled 'The life story of Lieutenant Colonel H.P.G Clews "The Major" or "Clewsie" to his friends'

Folder 76
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Dept. of Defence file A96-21042, Part 1 - Survey publications - United Kingdom Directorate of Military Survey, 1996-2000 (UC)
Letter from N.R.J. Hillier to Lieutenant Colonel Peter Jensen
Booklet entitled 'Integration Parade of Royal Australian Survey Corps into the Royal Australian Engineers on Monday 1st July 1996', The Engineer Centre, Moorebank
Sapper news : the Royal Australian Engineers newsletter, vol 6, no. 2, 31 Aug 1996
Sabretache, vol 37, no. 2, April/June 1996
Canberra Survey Corps Association flyer for Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April 1996, together with notes

Folder 77
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 54 various items, 1998
Coulthard-Clark interview with Swiney, 14/10/98
Corps history submission by Lieutenant Colonel Anderson entitled 'Airborne survey operations in Papua and New Guinea', December 1998
Letter and a copy of Maps in all seasons : a concise history of the 2/1st Corps Field Survey Company RAE and 2/1st Aust. Army Topographical Survey Company, by John D. Lines, 1999
Letter to Coulthard-Clark from Matthew Thomson, Australian War Memorial, with a photocopy of 'War history', Survey Directorate, 19/3/98
Letter to Coulthard-Clark from Donald Wilson, with information on the 6th Army Topographical Survey Co., 1942-1945, March 1998
Fax from Clem Sargent to Coulthard-Clark regarding plane tabling and triangulation, December 1998

Folder 78
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on D.H. Hebblethwaite, 16/12/98
Letter to Chris from Val with newspaper articles on Army surveying, October 1998
Coulthard-Clark interview with Lieutenant T.F. Chisholm, 15/10/98
National Archives of Australia: A1066/4, item PI45/116 - News and information. Allied Geographical Section and Survey Directorate, 15/6/98
Coulthard-Clark interview with Hillier, 16/2/98
Coulthard-Clark interview with Ridge, 15/5/98
Letter to Chris from Colin van Senden, concerning Woomera Rocket Range, 15/5/98
'Report on the Royal Aust. Svy activities in connection with the Snowy Mts Hydro Electric Development', 1949, by L.J. Lockwood, photocopy provided by Major E.J. Laker, December 1998
Letter to Chris from Colonel Hillier, December 1998

Folder 79
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Coulthard-Clark interview with Echberg, 17/11/97
'Newsletter', Ex-Fortuna Survey Association, vol 1, no. 62, Sep 1997
Article entitled 'Earliest survey link Lost! Jack Cullen dies at 104'
Vale : John (Jack) Cullen, by Don Macdonald, 15/8/1997
Coulthard-Clark interview with Colonel A.W. Laing, 3/9/1997
Coulthard-Clark interview with Lieutenant Colonel J.E. Bullen, 9/9/1997
Coulthard-Clark interview with T.C. Sargent, 18/9/1997
Letter to Brigadier Don Macdonald, AO from John Hillier regarding Woomera
'Newsletter', New Guinea Survey Section (8th Field Survey Section A.I.F), no. 15, August 1997

Folder 80
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Newspaper article entitled 'Exploring with a real bloke' from the Advertiser, Saturday June 20 1998
National Archives of Australia: A705, item 153/2/97 - RAAF Co-op with Army Survey Section policy file, 12/6/1998
Notes on K. Weston, 15/12/98
Letter to Coulthard-Clark from R.K. Purdam, with an article entitled 'Swotelots', April 1998
Notes on Colonel S.W. Lemon, 19/2/98
Bulletin, New South Wales, Survey Ex-servicemen's Association, no. 85, 1998
Fax from the Australian Army History Unit with a copy of the Fifth and Sixth (Imperial) Contingents, p 364-367, 1998
Australian War Memorial private records collection on Rupert Hoddinott, account of experiences in Salonica and the Macedonian Campaign, 1998
Magna carto, Ex-Fortuna Survey Association, vol 2, no. 2, 26 Sep 1998
Letter to Coulthard-Clark from Peter Shaw, regarding 5 Field Survey Squadron, 1998


Box 11

Folder 81
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Report on 1st Topographical Survey Squadron January 1992-March 1993'
'The RASVY commercial support program review 1992-95 : the reasons, the process, the outcomes'
'Use of survey facilities in land command units', prepared by 1st Topographical Survey Squadron, authorised by G.L. Parker, Major for SO1 survey LHQ, 17 November 1993
Coulthard-Clark interview with Hillier, 13/10/1998
'Bird of paradise', chapter 27 from Highest traditions : the history of no. 2 Squadron, RAAF, by John Bennett, 1995, p 334-347
'The end on an era', 1995, p 1-9
Letter to Chris Coulthard-Clark from Stan Campbell, 20 May 1999, regarding photographs taken in Belize
Letter to Chris Coulthard-Clark from E.J. Laker, 27 December 1998 regarding Snowy Mountains document

Folder 82
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on Lieutenant Colonel P.A. Brownsword, 14/12/1998
Letter to Chris Coulthard-Clark from John Hillier with notes on the highs and lows, November 1998, p 1-10
Letter to Brian Murray from Returned & Services League of Australia, 21 September 1998
'Progress report : Army Survey Regiment history August 1997'
Parare, Issue 8, November 1990
Parare, Issue 9, 1991-1992

Folder 83
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on S.R. Campbell, 15/12/98
Career history of Lieutenant Colonel D.H. Hebblethwaite, retired, 16/12/98
Notes on K. Weston, 15/12/98
'Punch a postie' leaflet from Minefields and miniskirts : Australian women and the Vietnam War, by Siobhan McHugh, 1993
Letter to Siobhan McHugh from Lieutenant Colonel J.E. Bullen, retired, 24 June 1993, regarding the above leaflet
'Operation Aright 1991 : operation report : vap mapping and field completion Operation Cape York Peninsula Queensland', by 1st Topographical Survey Squadron, Brisbane, Qld
'Civilian recognition of defence force training : Survey Corps soldiers', prepared for Australian Army Canberra, June 1993
Order of service for the funeral of Rear-Admiral Sir Brian Stewart Murray at Cathedral Church of St Paul, June 1991
'New Guinea Survey Section (8th Field Survey Section A.I.F.)', newsletter, no. 19, December 1998
Letter to Colonel D. Swiney from Steven Cooper, regarding Cenderawashi phases 1-3, 1980-1981, 9 October 1998
Email from Chris Coulthard-Clark to Steven, regarding Survey Corps history - DCP ops, 2 Feb 1999

Folder 84
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Eighty years back : mapping the ACT for RMC, Duntroon', John Hillier, paper based on a talk he gave to Canberra and District Historical Society on the 12th of March 1991 from Canberra historical journal, new series no. 28, September 1991
'Air reconnaissance for 1st order triangulation over eastern Victoria', by Captain L. FitzGerald, 2/4/98
Newspaper article entitled 'Battler of old recalls luck and loss', by Michael Ryan from Sunday herald, November 26 1995
Newspaper article entitled 'PNG surveyors meet again after 53 years' from Vetaffairs, August 1995, p 8
Coulthard-Clark interview with Geoff Echberg, 17/11/97
Excerpt from the address delivered by Lieutenant General John Sanderson, AC to the Amalgamation Parade of the Royal Australian Survey Corps and The Royal Australian Engineers at Holsworthy, NSW on Monday, 1st July 1996
Military map makers in Northern Australia 1943-45 no. 1 section 6 Aust. Army Topographical Survey Coy : how, why, where and when they operated, compiled and edited by J.F. Hunt, 1998
Letter to Chris Coulthard-Clark from Brian Murray, regarding operations in the near north, 15/9/97

Folder 85
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Research report ERL-0671-RR entitled Studies in terrain intelligence (U), by Garth A. Morgan, 1994
Magna carto, vol 2, no. 4, 1 March 2000
Magna carto, vol 2, no. 6, 20 October 2000
Magna carto, vol 2, no. 7, 4 March 2001
Magna carto, vol 2, no. 8, 12 August 2001

Folder 86
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Letter to Clewsie from Evan F. Davies, 1977
Notes on Memoirs of the 1943 Gulf Expedition (photo album) by Ross Sonter, 1943?
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 193, item 376, notes
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 60, item 226/1/115, notes
Miscellaneous articles on military surveying
Notes on military survey personnel
Notes on the Establishment of Photo-litho Section in Australian Survey Corps, 9 February 1940
List of Survey Section/Corps personnel 1919-32
The Australian victories in France in 1918, by Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., V.D., D.C.L., LL.D., 1920, title page only

Folder 87
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Notes on Defence Act, December 1910
Short note on Henry Rossiter, 21/9/1888
Newspaper article entitled 'Many officers to go' from the Argus, Tuesday June 27 1922, p 7
Australian Imperial Force Nominal Roll, Survey Corps, 1 p
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 4, item 30/1/5 part 2, Feb 1919 mfm roll 666
Newspaper article entitled 'Maps for Australia' from the Age, 21/1/39, p 8
Notes on Aust. Survey Corps Standing orders, 1934
Newspaper article entitled 'Heavy army dismissals' from the Age, Wednesday, April 9 1930, p 12
Minute 859/11/179 entitled 'Promotions : Aust. Survey Corps', October 1939
Newspaper article entitled 'First run map back in Survey' from the Army, September 20 1964, p 3
Letter from G.N. Pearce, 20 March 1996, regarding RASVY-RAE integration booklet release
'Royal Australian survey Corps international operations 1970-1989'
SME Museum file: Catalogue of maps and reproduction material of the Philippines, November 1944
Military orders, 358-361, 2/8/19, p 178
Funeral notices for D. Macdonald from the Argus, Wednesday 21 September 1927, p 11
Notes on RMC Report 1911-1912, p 28, para 25
Notes on Rupert Uriah Hoddinott
Newspaper article entitled 'Death at Victoria Barracks' from the Sydney morning herald, Thursday, July 17 1913, p 10
Notes on MBM, 1910
Short notes on MBM in 1911
Notes on board approved MO 249/1909
Short note on Cecil Verdon Quinlan, 1915
Notes on Alex Laina in 1965
Notes on Sidney Buchanan, 31/7/89
My first eighty years, by Hunter Rogers, 1982, various pages

Folder 88
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
The history of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, vol 1, 1749-1939, by Colonel A.J. Kerry and Major W.A. McDill, 1962, various pages
History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, vol VI, Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham, 1952, various pages
History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, vol V, Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham, 1952, various pages
Miscellaneous military orders, 1910-1918, together with a photocopy photograph of military personnel taken in 1915, also includes a newspaper clipping relating to vacancies for topographers and draftsmen in the Australian Survey Corps, 1920
'Operations record book', No. 1 Squadron, RAAF, Point Cook, 1925-1932
'The co-ordination of the trigonometrical surveys of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia', by L. FitzGerald from The Australian surveyor, vol 5, March 1934, p 22-31
Notes on the Royal Australian Survey Corps during World War 2
SME Museum file: Military Board, May 1938


Box 12

Folder 89
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM Mss 791 Notes on R.U. Hoddinott, 'Years that have flown', p 24-31
Biographical information on James Montagu Christian Corlette, (1880-1969)
The Australians at Rabaul : the capture and administration of the German possessions in the southern Pacific, by S.S. Mackenzie, various pages
Notes on the Australian Survey Corps in the First World War
Memo by I.G. Hoad on implementing Nicholson's proposals for IGS, Feb 1909, with notes
Copies of maps on Israel, Suriyah and Belgium and other notes
SME Museum file: 'Report on survey activities in New Guinea', by OC, 2Sec, 3 Aust FD SVY COY (AIF)
Notes on early history of small scale topographical mapping in N.S.W.
Abstract on 'Bridges and Australian military mapping', by John D. Lines, FIS Aust
'A history of western command Field Survey Corps', complied by Pat Wood B.E.M. (Mil), 1967

Folder 90
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'The origins of the 2/1st Corps Field Survey COY R.A.E.'
'Indonesia - Irian Jaya - Jayapura & Sentani', p 383, with a map of Indonesia
Notes on Australian Survey guys sent to ME attached to Egypt Survey Dept.
Notes on Nathaniel Rickards John Hillier
Notes for Chris
National Archives of Australia: item entitled 'Provision of Royal Australian Survey units in the field force'
Short note on the United Nations Protection Force
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 52, file 6/1/11 1361 box, on 1 FD SVY COY, First Army Liaison letter no. 2, 3 pp
Notes on No. 1 Squadron, p 375-380, heading Aiding civil agencies
Photocopies of miscellaneous newspaper clippings relating to the Australian Army Survey Corps

Folder 91
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 26 - Notes on item 371/18
Notes on Royal Australian Survey Corps
Note on Don Mac confided to TC day after interview
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 27 - Notes on item 303/111
Miscellaneous pages on surveying
Colour photocopy of a photograph of Basil Morris with the US Medal of Honour for the role in 1942, in advising and carrying out 'spoiling' op on two huge tanks of hi octane aviation fuel in Singapore prior to fall
National Library of Australia MS 1884 Papers of Sir John Monash, Series 8: Military, 1908-16, folder 1163 A.I.C. classification topographical work, 1911: Correspondence from Lieutenant E.V. Nixon to Monash, regarding Oct 1911 conf in Sydney, 27/9/1911
Notes on Thomas Clem Sargent

Folder 92
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Newsletter' of the New Guinea Survey Section (8th field survey section A.I.F.), no.16, January 1998
Photocopy of a newspaper articles regarding Lieutenant Colonel J.J. Raisbeck
'Map making in Sumatra', by A Special Correspondent in Sumatra
Coulthard-Clark interview with D.G. Swiney
'Papua New Guinea RA Svy : reminiscences thirty years on'
Notes for 8 Field Survey Squadron farewell
'Australian development in the use of hovering helicopters to establish survey control', by Major W. Child
'Analytical aerial triangulation in the Royal Australian Survey Corps', by J.J. Jefferies
Notes on various members of the Australian Survey Corps

Folder 93
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
Photocopies of miscellaneous newspaper clippings relating to the Australian Army Survey Corps
Transcript of tape no. 7
Notes on Hillier end of tape side 2
'Light keeping for Royal Australian Survey Corps'
'2/1st Corps field survey Coy. RAE', p 4-11
'Personnel of the Royal Australian Engineers Survey Section'
'Raising the company'
'War history', Survey Directorate
Notes on K.J. Lyons

Folder 94
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Unit brief Army Survey Regiment', by Royal Australian Survey Corps
Questionnaire Army Survey Regiment history completed by Lieutenant Colonel Edward U. Anderson
'Troppo', March to April camp edition 1954
'Operation Sandy Hill part one : forward to final report', by OC 1 FD SVY SQN
'Orthophotomapping in the Royal Australian Survey Corps', June 1977
Article on 'Topo team sets sail for New Ireland'
Skitch interview regarding going to New Ireland

Folder 95
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
SME Museum file: USA - Aust. alignments
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 52, notes on file 6/1/10, box 1357
Coulthard-Clark interview with interview with TS
Notes from T.C. Sargent
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 227 - Notes on item 64
Register of files in vault
Newspaper article entitled 'Carto men do great war job at Fortuna mansion'

Folder 96
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
AWM Listing of official records: AWM 54 - notes on item 327/24/1
Notes from John Hillier, p 7 only
'Joint Australia/US Smithfield satellite tracking facility : the end of an era', by Lieutenant Colonel P.A. Jensen, RA Svy
Notes on 'Royal Australian Survey Corps'
Notes on Stedman
'A fifty-years retrospect', Colonel Sir Charles Close, K.B.E., C.B., Sc.D., F.R.S.


Box 13

Folder 97
Research material for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96

Including photocopies of:
'Mapping in WW II'
'History RASVY in PNG : army survey pre WW2', 2nd draft
Review of Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96, by Peter Elder, 2000

Folder 98-99
Typescript drafts (2) of Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96


Box 14

Folder 100
Heritage of spirit : a biography of Major-General Sir William Throsby Bridges K.C.B., C.M.G, 12 photographs and 1 negative
Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96, 10 photographs and 4 negatives


Box 15

Reel 1-20
Motion pictures used for research for Australia's military map-makers : the Royal Australian Survey Corps 1915-96