Guide to the Papers of Charles Studdy Daley

MS 1946

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Charles Studdy Daley
Date Range
1899-1966
Collection Number
MS 1946
Extent
10.24 metres (64 boxes, 3 folio items)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Content

The papers are in four main sections:

1. Official and semi-official papers concerning the administration of Canberra 1913-52 covering the work of the Federal Capital Advisory Committee 1921-4 the Federal Capital Commission 1924-30 the period of the Civic Administrator 1930-32 and the Civil Administration Branch of the Department of the Interior 1932-52.

2. Personal papers of Charles Studdy Daley including correspondence writings and papers relating to various societies and committees.

3. Records of the Canberra Musical Society 1928-54. Also includes minute books of the Society of Arts and Literature.

4. Papers of Charles Daley father of C.S. Daley consisting mainly of galley proofs and manuscripts drafts and copies of his publications and addresses.

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2568534).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item] Papers of Charles Studdy Daley National Library of Australia MS 1946 [series and/or file number]'.

Provenance

The collection was donated to the Library by Mr G. Daley in 1967.

A radio broadcast on the development of Canberra by C.S. Daley is held at MS 8310.

Separated Materials

Some material from the Daley Papers is held by the Map Section and Pictorial Section of the Library (see series description for details).

Biographical Note

July 4 1887 Born in Melbourne

Date Event
1905 Joined the Public Works Branch of Department of Home Affairs
1921-24 Secretary Federal Capital Advisory Committee
1924-30 Secretary Federal Capital Commission
1930-32 Civic Administrator Federal Capital Territory Branch Department of Home Affairs.
1930-32 Chairman A.C.T. Advisory Council
1930-58 Member of Canberra University College
1932-52 Assistant Secretary Department of Interior
1932-53 President Canberra Musical Society
1939-52 Executive member National Planning and Development Committee
1944-52 Chairman A.C.T. Advisory Council
1951 Director of A.C.T. Jubilee Celebrations
1955-66 (?) Chairman of Committee on Cultural Development
1954-66 Member of A.C.T. Advisory Committee for the Australian Broadcasting Commission
1966 Died in Canberra

Item Descriptions

Class A. Material dealing with the administration of Canberra Series Show allonly 1

Series 1. Correspondence and other papers, 1913-52 Show allonly 1

This group consists of original files of the various consecutive administrative bodies of the A.C.T. which have been preserved intact plus a large number of loose papers that have been arranged chronologically. The material covers all aspects of the administration of Canberra.

File 1-76. Correspondence - Box 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Show allonly 1

Series 2. Maps and plans Show allonly 1

Maps and plans of Canberra.

File 77. Maps and plans (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1

Series 3. Committee on Cultural Development, 1955-66 Show allonly 1

File 78-90. Records of the Committee on Cultural Development - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Series 4. Government reports Show allonly 1

Includes minutes of Senate Select Committee on the Development of Canberra 1955.

File 91-95. Government reports - Box 10 11 12 13 14 Show allonly 1

Class B. Personal papers Show allonly 1

Series 5. Correspondence and other papers, 1899-1966 Show allonly 1

File 96-135. Correspondence and other papers including circulars reports bills and receipts copies of addresses given by various people. The material arrived in the form of several separate bundles plus a smaller quantity of loose papers 1899-1966 - Box 15 16 17 Show allonly 1
File 136. Applications for positions, 1916-30 - Box 18 Show allonly 1
File 137. Papers concerning chartered Institute of Secretaries, 1926-35 - Box 18 Show allonly 1
File 138-141. Papers concerning Daley's overseas trip, 1953 - Box 18 Show allonly 1
File 142. Correspondence re payment for concert reviews, 1960-64 - Box 18 Show allonly 1
File 143. Papers re Committee on Fluoridation - Box 18 Show allonly 1
File 144-155. Papers relating to various Canberra societies namely Arts Council Y.M.C.A. Rotary Orchestral Society Chamber Music Society Classical Association Historical Society Eisteddfod Society Boy Scouts Dante Alighieri Society Society Arts and Literature 1951 Federal Congress on Regional and Town Planning - Box 19 Show allonly 1
File 156-165. Papers relating to Canberra Day celebrations, 1959-65 - Box 20 Show allonly 1
File 166-181. Papers relating to ANZAAS meetings, 1911, 1935, 1939, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1965 - Box 21 22 Show allonly 1
File 182-194. Papers relating to the Australian Broadcasting Commission Advisory Committee, 1955-66 - Box 23 Show allonly 1

Series 6. Diaries, 1916-65 Show allonly 1

File 195. Desk and pocket diaries 1916-65 (with gaps) - Box 24 Show allonly 1

Series 7. Notes and writings Show allonly 1

File 196-207 (i). Development of Canberra - Box 25 Show allonly 1
File 208-212 (ii). Concert reviews - Box 26 Show allonly 1
File 213-215 (iii). Music - Box 28 Show allonly 1
File 216 (iv). Church services - Box 28 Show allonly 1
File 217 (v). Poems and limericks - Box 28 Show allonly 1
File 218-219 (vi). Miscellaneous (not all written by Daley) - Box 29 Show allonly 1

Series 8. Press cuttings, 1911-66 Show allonly 1

File 220-243. Press cuttings - Box 29 30 Show allonly 1

Series 9. Pamphlets and magazines Show allonly 1

File 244-246 (i). Architecture and town planning - Box 31 Show allonly 1
File 247 (ii). Travel guides - Box 32 Show allonly 1
File 248-251 (iii). Programs - Box 33 Show allonly 1
File 252-258 (iv). Others - Box 34 35 Show allonly 1

Series 10. Photographs Show allonly 1

File 259-267. Photographs (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1

Series 11. Lantern slides and tapes Show allonly 1

Lantern slides negatives and tapes (8 small boxes)

File 268-275. Lantern slides and tapes (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1

Series 12. Miscellaneous Show allonly 1

File 276-281. Invitations, 1922-66 - Box 36 Show allonly 1
File 282-284. Certificates - Box 36 Show allonly 1
File 285. Name cards - Box 36 Show allonly 1
File 286. Other cards - Box 36 Show allonly 1
File 287. Correspondence Canberra Women's Hockey Association, 1946 - Box 37 Show allonly 1
File 288. Collection of envelopes addressed to Lord Mayor of Canberra - Box 37 Show allonly 1
File 289. Cheque book and savings bank book - Box 37 Show allonly 1
File 290. Reproductions of drawings of various buildings (held in Pictorial Section) - Box 37 Show allonly 1
File 291, 293. Miscellaneous papers (empty folders etc.)(note 290-292 missing) - Box 37 Show allonly 1
File 291. 1 pencil sketch (held in Pictorial Section) - Box 37 Show allonly 1

Class C. Records of the Canberra Musical Society, 1928-54 Show allonly 1

Series 13. Correspondence programs and other papers, 1928-54 Show allonly 1

This group consists of original bundles and loose papers divided into years.

File 294-417. Correspondence programs and other papers - Box 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 Show allonly 1

Series 14. Photographs of celebrities Show allonly 1

File 418. Photographs of celebrities (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1

Series 15. Minute books etc Show allonly 1

File 419. Minute books, 1928-46 - Box 51 Show allonly 1
File 420. Cash books, 1937-48 - Box 52 Show allonly 1
File 421. Members books, 1937-47 - Box 52 Show allonly 1
File 422. Copies of constitution - Box 52 Show allonly 1

Class D. Records of the Society of Art and Literature Show allonly 1

Series 16. Minute books, 1927-38 Show allonly 1

File 423-4. Also minute book of Dramatic Section, 1929 - Box 53 Show allonly 1

Class E. Papers of Charles Daley (1859-1947) Show allonly 1

Series 17. Writings Show allonly 1

File 425-435. Drafts for The story of Gippsland - Box 54 Show allonly 1
File 436-439. Drafts for 'Victoria: the first century' - Box 56 Show allonly 1
File 440. Draft for biography of Ferdinand Von Mueller - Box 56 Show allonly 1
File 441-442. Draft for biography of W. W. Froggard - Box 56 Show allonly 1
File 443. Writings on Shakespeare - Box 57 Show allonly 1
File 444. Radio broadcasts, 1929-30 - Box 57 Show allonly 1
File 445-464. Miscellaneous prose writings - Box 57 58 59 Show allonly 1
File 465. Prose writings by other authors - Box 59 Show allonly 1
File 466-470. Poems - Box 60 Show allonly 1

Series 18. Maps and plans mainly of Victoria Show allonly 1

File 471. Maps and plans (held in Map Section) Show allonly 1

Series 19. Photographs Show allonly 1

Held in Pictorial Section.

File 472 (i). Relating to The story of Gippsland Show allonly 1
File 473-477 (ii). Others Show allonly 1

Series 20. Miscellaneous Show allonly 1

File 478. Postcards (some correspondence included) - Box 61 Show allonly 1
File 479-486. Correspondence 1878-1947 - Box 61 Show allonly 1
File 487. Legal and other documents - Box 61 Show allonly 1
File 488. Papers concerning 1914 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Box 61 Show allonly 1
File 489. Material concerning the opening of the Federal Parliament in Canberra, 1927 - Box 61 Show allonly 1
File 490. Material relating to Shakespearian societies - Box 62 Show allonly 1
File 491. Miscellaneous pamphlets - Box 62 Show allonly 1
File 492-493. Certificates - Box 63 Show allonly 1
File 494-495. Drawings and diagrams executed by Daley (held in Pictorial Section) - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 496-497. Reproductions of drawings and paintings (held in Pictorial Section) - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 498. Newspaper cuttings - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 499. Women's Evangelical Guild report 1911 (Melbourne) - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 500. Miscellaneous tickets cards - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 501. Miscellaneous programs notes - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 502. Scrap book - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 503. Autograph book - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 504. Birthday book - Box 64 Show allonly 1
File 505-506. Various wood samples (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1
File 507. 1 small box of badges (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1
File 508. 1 small box of miscellaneous items (held in Pictorial Section) Show allonly 1