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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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Souvenir tea towel of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

Souvenir tea towel of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Sch...

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Tea-towels
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Summit
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 Marc...

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Sepia photographs
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Mexico
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Billy Elliot
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1932
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Programme for the Official Opening of Tumut 3 Project...

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1921
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Wet specimen - Horse, brain

Wet specimen - Horse, brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Invitations
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1962
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Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Start for Ski Championship, Snowy Mountains

Start for Ski Championship, Snowy Mountains

Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1962
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36th Battalion pennant, AIF, First World War, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Pennants
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Ice Effects. Snowy Mts.

Ice Effects. Snowy Mts.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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World Tunnel Record Holder medallion awarded to A S Novikov 1956

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Snowy Scheme Tunnelling Medal collection
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Medals
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1956
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1962
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The Snowy Mountains Story

The Snowy Mountains Story

Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1959
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Tumut 3 Project Official Opening Ceremony

Tumut 3 Project Official Opening Ceremony

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Pamphlets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Envelope containing travel guide and map of South Coast NSW and Snowy Mountains

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Thompson Family collection
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Travel documents
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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First We Head Down

First We Head Down

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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A Service of Thanksgiving and Reunion on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the commencement of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, 1999

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Programs
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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1999
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Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

MacKenzie collection
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Commemorative bronze topographic model of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme, presented to Ben Chifley at the scheme's inauguration

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Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Models
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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1949
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Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 2 Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1962
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Sch...

Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963 [Part 1]

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1963
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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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Large panoramic negative of Hotel Kosciusko chalets in winter landscape with distant figures of ice skaters on lake

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Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Negatives
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Frank Proust and others en route to Southern Cloud crash site

Frank Proust and others en route to Southern Cloud crash sit...

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963 [Part 2]

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1963
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963

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Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Station

Entree card for the Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Statio...

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse heart used to compare with Phar Lap's heart at the AIA.

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MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Promotional material
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Works of the first stage of the Snowy-Murray development

Works of the first stage of the Snowy-Murray development

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Pamphlets
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Lapel card

Lapel card

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Identity cards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Station

Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Station

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Promotional material
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Carpenter's saw

Carpenter's saw

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking saws
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Sheffield, England
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James Brothers & Co
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1949
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Pair of snowshoes

Pair of snowshoes

Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Booklets
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Mexico
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Agua Caliente Jockey Club
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1932
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Northumberland Bakers' Gazette, 1966

Northumberland Bakers' Gazette, 1966

ET Fealy collection
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Magazines
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1966
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Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Tumut 3 Project

Tumut 3 Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Pamphlets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Gelignite box

Gelignite box

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Boxes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Nobels Explosive Company Limited
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