Guide to the Papers of Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson

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MS 10483

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Collection Summary

Creator
Estate of AB Paterson
Title
Papers of Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
Date Range
1807-1950
Collection Number
MS 10483
Extent
6.05 metres (16 ms boxes, 3 medium folio boxes, 2 large folio boxes, 8 map folios)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

The collection represents a considerable part of Paterson's work and life. There is a large group of his writings in the form of manuscript and typescript drafts of verse, prose, articles and radio plays. Some drafts are fully formed, while others are notes jotted down in journals and diaries. There are papers and photographs relating to Paterson's military service in both the Boer War and World War 1, family correspondence and photographs, newspaper cuttings, ephemera, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn8047102).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, National Library of Australia, MS 10483, [class/series/file/item number(s)]'.

Provenance

The collection was retained by Paterson himself until his death in 1941, after which time it was held in custody by following generations of his family before being acquired by the National Library from his great-grandson.

Related material held in the National Library:

MS 9423, Letters of Rose Paterson, 1873-1888.

MS 10086, Waltzing Matilda manuscript notated by Christina Macpherson (the Bartlam-Roulston manuscript), circa 1895.

MS 9065, Papers relating to the song "Waltzing Matilda", circa 1900-1986.

MS Acc10.019, Papers of Joan Macrae relating to Christina Macpherson, 1885-1990.

Singer of the bush, A.B. (Banjo) Paterson: complete works 1885-1900, collected and introduced by Rosamund Campbell and Philippa Harvie, published in 1983.

Finding Aid Source(s)

Please note: This finding aid includes descriptive information created by an archivist engaged by the Paterson family, prior to the acquisition of the archive by the National Library of Australia.

Biographical note

Poet, author, journalist and solider. For detailed biographical information see Australian Dictionary of Biography entry.

Item Descriptions

Class 1. Original consignment received 2019

Series 1. Correspondence, 1882-1941

Business and personal correspondence. Includes letters from Paterson to his wife Alice Emily nee Walker of Tenterfield, NSW, whom he married on 8 Apr 1903.

Letter, 1882 (File 1) - Box 1

Crosshatched letter from Paterson to his cousin, John Glentaggart, 14 Jun 1882.

Transcript of Letter, 1882 (File 1a) - Box 1
Business letters, 1887-1889 (File 2) - Box 22

Red paperback indexed letter book, labelled 'AB Paterson'.

Business letters, 1904-1909 (File 2a) - Box 22

Red paperback indexed letter book, labelled 'AB Paterson'.

Letter, 11 Jun 1905 (File 3) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 11 Jun 1905 (File 3a) - Box 1
Letter, 26 Jul 1905 (File 4) - Box 1

Prisoner's letter - Henry Lawson to Paterson.

Transcript of Letter, 26 Jul 1905 (File 4a) - Box 1
Letter, 14 Feb 1906 (File 5) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 14 Feb 1906 (File 5a) - Box 1
Letter, c1906 (File 6) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, c1906 (File 6a) - Box 1
Letter, 1 Apr 1909 (File 7) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 1 Apr 1909 (File 7a) - Box 1
Letter, undated (File 8) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 8a) - Box 1
Letter, 21 Feb 1912 (File 9) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 21 Feb 1912 (File 9a) - Box 1
Letter, 23 Apr 1912 (File 10) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice. Enclosed is a letter to Grace regarding a pony named 'Dot'.

Transcript of Letter, 23 Apr 1912 (File 10a) - Box 1
Letter, 22 May 1912 (File 11) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 22 May 1912 (File 11a) - Box 1
Letter, 7 Jun 1912 (File 12) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 7 Jun 1912 (File 12a) - Box 1
Letter, 19 Jul 1912 (File 13) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 19 Jul 1912 (File 13a) - Box 1
Letter, undated (File 14) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 14a) - Box 1
Letter, 21 Aug 1912 (File 15) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 21 Aug 1912 (File 15a) - Box 1
Letter, 12 Sep 1912 (File 16) - Box 1

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 12 Sep 1912 (File 16a) - Box 1
Business letters, 1912 (File 17) - Box 1

Black buckskin bound indexed book, red and gold binding.

Letter, 25 Oct 1914 (File 18) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice - TSS Euripides postmark.

Transcript of Letter, 25 Oct 1914 (File 18a) - Box 2
Letter, 10 Nov 1914 (File 19) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice - TSS Euripides postmark.

Transcript of Letter, 10 Nov 1914 (File 19a) - Box 2
Letter, 29 Nov 1914 (File 20) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice - TSS Euripides postmark.

Transcript of Letter, 29 Nov 1914 (File 20a) - Box 2
Letter, 2 Dec 1914 (File 21) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice - TSS Euripides postmark, Port Said.

Transcript of Letter, 2 Dec 1914 (File 21a) - Box 2
Letter, 15 Nov 1915 (File 22) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice - RMS Orsova postmark.

Transcript of Letter, 15 Nov 1915 (File 22a) - Box 2
Letter, 5 Mar 1916 (File 23) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 5 Mar 1916 (File 23a) - Box 2
Letter, 1 May 1916 (File 24) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 1 May 1916 (File 24a) - Box 2
Letter, 12 May 1916 (File 25) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 12 May 1916 (File 25a) - Box 2
Letter, 23 May 1916 (File 26) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 23 May 1916 (File 26a) - Box 2
Letter, 27 Jun 1916 (File 27) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 27 Jun 1916 (File 27a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 28) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 28a) - Box 2
Letter, 29 Dec 1916 (File 29) - Box 2

AB Paterson to his son, Hugh Paterson.

Transcript of Letter, 29 Dec 1916 (File 29a) - Box 2
Letter, 28 May 1917 (File 30) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 28 May 1917 (File 30a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 31) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 31a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 32) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 32a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 33) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 33a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 34) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 34a) - Box 2
Letter, 18 Jun 1917 (File 35) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 18 Jun 1917 (File 35a) - Box 2
Letter, 20 Jul 1917 (File 36) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 20 Jul 1917 (File 36a) - Box 2
Letter, 6 Aug 1917 (File 37) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Grace Paterson, Moascar, Egypt.

Transcript of Letter, 6 Aug 1917 (File 37a) - Box 2
Letter, 16 Nov 1917 (File 38) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 16 Nov 1917 (File 38a) - Box 2
Letter, undated (File 39) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, undated (File 39a) - Box 2
Letter, 9 Dec 1917 (File 40) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Alice.

Transcript of Letter, 9 Dec 1917 (File 40a) - Box 2
Letter, 16 Dec 1917 (File 41) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Grace Paterson, Moascar, Egypt.

Transcript of Letter, 16 Dec 1917 (File 41a) - Box 2
Letter, 16 Dec 1917 (File 42) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Hugh Paterson, Moascar. Egypt.

Transcript of Letter, 16 Dec 1917 (File 42a) - Box 2
Letter, 26 Feb 1918 (File 43) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Grace Paterson, Moascar, Egypt.

Transcript of Letter, 26 Feb 1918 (File 43a) - Box 2
Letter, 13 Nov 1918 (File 44) - Box 2

AB Paterson to Grace Paterson, Moascar, Egypt.

Transcript of Letter, 13 Nov 1918 (File 44a) - Box 2
Correspondence, 1936 (File 45) - Box 2

Letter to AB Paterson, 14 Jul 1936, enclosing a transcript of a letter (recipient not identified) from Theodore Roosevelt (1913).

Transcript of Correspondence, 1936 (File 45a) - Box 2
Note, nd (File 46) - Box 2

Research enquiry by Paterson.

Correspondence, 1934-1935 (File 47) - Box 2

Photocopies of correspondence with the ABC.

Correspondence, 1911 (File 48) - Box 2

Letter to Paterson from J.M. Arnott, 15 May 1911, together with an edited news cutting of a verse entitled a 'A Motor Courtship'.

Letter re crematorium memorial, 14 Mar 1941 (File 49) - Box 2

Correspondence, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, to Mrs A Paterson re crematorium niche.

Series 2. Writings by Paterson, 1895-1940

Comprises typescript and manuscript drafts of writings in various formats by Paterson including verse, articles, radio talks, a children's book and a libretto. There are manuscript fragments of writings about his Boer War and Great War experiences, later used in his book Happy Dispatches, published in 1934. Drafts for a book of Paterson's verse entitled The animals Noah forgot, with illustrations by Norman Lindsay, published by Endeavour Press in 1933. Typescript drafts of chapters for Paterson's book Illalong children, comprising childhood reminiscences, which he wrote for his granddaughters, published in 1985. See also series 3 and 5.

Part manuscript, 1895 (File 1) - Box 2

Part typed manuscript marked 'Sheep', The Bulletin 1895.

Part manuscript, nd (File 2) - Box 2

Part typed manuscript marked 'Wild Australia'

Part manuscript, 1899 (File 3) - Box 2

Part manuscript, typed and marked 'Buffalo Country', Sydney Mail, 7 January 1899.

Music score, 1896 (File 4) - Box 2

Manuscript score of a work entitled 'Last Week', dated 5 March 1896. Words by A.B. Paterson and music by E.A. Dunn, Adelaide.

Operetta, 1895 (File 5) - Box 2

Manuscript score of an operetta entitled 'Club Life: a comic opera in 2 acts', with libretto by AB Paterson in collaboration with Ernest Truman. Includes typed version.

Manuscript fragment, 21 Aug 1901 (File 6) - Box 3

Typescript fragment entitled 'Uncle Sam's War'. Later used in Happy Dispatches.

Transcript of Manuscript fragment, 21 Aug 1901 (File 6a) - Box 3
Manuscript fragment, 1901 (File 7) - Box 3

Typescript fragment – 'Dispatch Going North, Chapter Eight '– An American Interlude.

Manuscript fragment, 1901 (File 8) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment - 'Happy Dispatches', re French Racing and London, 30 Oct 1901.

Manuscript fragment, 1901 (File 9) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches' re Hong Kong, 5 Aug 1901.

Boer War experiences, 1899 (File 10) - Box 3

Manuscript fragments. Oct 1899; en route SA War, 1 Nov1899; getting nearer Africa, 10 Nov 1899.

Boer War experiences, nd (File 11) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment - en route for South Africa.

Transcript of Boer War experiences, nd (File 11a) - Box 3
Boer War experiences, nd (File 12) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re Boer War.

Transcript of Boer War experiences, nd (File 12a) - Box 3
Boer War experiences, nd (File 13) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re Boer War - request to become war correspondent.

Boer War experiences, nd (File 14) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment 'Chapter Four French and Haig'.

Boer War experiences, nd (File 15) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment 'Chapter 5 Lord Roberts and Winston Churchill'.

Boer War experiences, 1900 (File 16) - Box 3

Manuscript fragments re Boer War, Philippines and China.

Transcript of Boer War experiences, 1900 (File 16a) - Box 3
Boer War experiences, 1900 (File 17) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re Boer War, 30 May 1900.

Boer War experiences, 1900 (File 18) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re South African Remount Depot, Boer War, Johannesburg, May 30 1900 and Caleden Valley, South Africa, Jul 28 1900.

Transcript of Boer War experiences, 1900 (File 18a) - Box 3
Boer War experiences, 1901 (File 19) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re Boxer Rebellion and Boer War, 29 Jul 1901.

Transcript of Boer War experiences, 1901 (File 19a) - Box 3
Song lyrics, 1900 (File 20) - Box 3

Manuscript lyrics to song entitled 'Cape Mounted Rifles', written 1900. Sung to the tune of 'Botany Bay'.

Manuscript fragment, nd (File 21) - Box 3

Manuscript fragment re Charley Bluey and shearing. Includes typed copy.

Transcript of Manuscript fragment, nd (File 21a) - Box 3
Manuscript, 1914 (File 22) - Box 3

Photocopy of a typescript 'Racehorses and Racing', 180pp.

Manuscript, 1914 (File 23) - Box 3

Typescript 'Racehorses and Racing', chapters 1-6.

Manuscript, 1914 (File 24) - Box 3

Manuscript and typescript draft 'Racehorses and racing', chapters 1-6.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 25) - Box 4

'Air fight over France'.

Manuscript verse, 1917? (File 26) - Box 4

'A Ballad of Ducks', 'Saltbush Bill JP'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 27) - Box 4

'The Old Battalion'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 28) - Box 4

Verse fragment 'Oh Peter '.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 29) - Box 4

Verse Fragment, 'Hurdle horse'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 30) - Box 4

'The uplift'.

Manuscript verse, 1933 (File 31) - Box 4

'Buffalo Country', 'The Animals Noah Forgot'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 32) - Box 4

'The Man that Never Spoke'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 33) - Box 4

'Flying Foxes'.

The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 34) - Box 4

'The One and Only Old Man Platypus'.

The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 35) - Box 4

'Flying Squirrels'.

The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 36) - Box 4

'Weary Will'.

The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 37) - Box 4

'The Plains'

The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 38) - Box 4

'A Bush Lawyer'.

Transcript of The animals Noah forgot, c1933 (File 38a) - Box 4
Manuscript verse, nd (File 39) - Box 4

The Stockman'.

Manuscript verse, 1936 (File 40) - Box 4

'This Wash-Out World'. Annotated 'Written for and the property of Lord Allenby'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 41) - Box 4

'The Rangitikei Polo Club'.

Manuscript verse, nd (File 42) - Box 4

Seven pages of fragmented verse and notes.

Manuscript notes, nd (File 43) - Box 4

Manuscript text 'What happens in an editor's day', interleaved with one page of verse 'Commonwealth Expansion'.

Manuscript notes, nd (File 44) - Box 4

Manuscript specifications 'Lever Gate', 5pp.

Manuscript, nd (File 45) - Box 4

Pioneering and settlement, 8pp.

Manuscript, nd (File 46) - Box 4

Manuscript text headed 'Told in the Train No 1 The Grass-hopper Plague'.

Manuscript notes, nd (File 47) - Box 4

'Australian poets and literature'.

Experiences during WW1, 9 Nov 1914 (File 48) - Box 4

Manuscript fragment - 'The Sydney – Emden Fight'. A Map and some particulars, 5pp.

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 49) - Box 4

Typescript fragments with headings 'Wednesday 18 Nov 1914 – at sea' and 'Thursday 3 Dec 1914 – arrive at Alexandria' [possibly diary notes].

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 50) - Box 4

Typescript fragment - Chapter 12, 'France in 1914'.

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 51) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', 'Medical Corps', 24 Dec 1914; 'Medical men in the war', 31 Dec 1914.

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 52) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', 'History of the Lady Dudley Hospital', Christmas Day 1914.

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 53) - Box 4

Typescript fragment - 'Herschel Harris', 24 Dec 1914 - 31 Dec 1914.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 54) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', Chapter 13 'A Base Hospital'.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 55) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', 'Great War Wimereux Hospital'.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 56) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', 'Army Medical Corps'.

Experiences during WW1, 1914 (File 57) - Box 4

Typescript fragment - 'Donation of car', Dec 1914.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 58) - Box 4

Typescript fragment– 'Happy Dispatches', 'Kipling'.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 59) - Box 4

Typescript fragment– 'Happy Dispatches', 'Kipling'.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 60) - Box 4

Typescript fragment– 'Happy Dispatches', 'The Uplifter'.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 61) - Box 4

Typescript fragment - Chapter Seven: 'Lord Kitchener'.

Experiences during WW1, 1916 (File 62) - Box 4

Typescript fragments - 'Allenby's Swoop', 'Heliopolis Depot', 1916.

Experiences during WW1, nd (File 63) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', Chapter Fourteen, 'Lord Allenby'.

Experiences during WW1, 1918 (File 64) - Box 4

Typescript fragment – 'Happy Dispatches', '2nd Light Horse Brigade Narrative of Operations', 19 Sep – 4 Oct 1918.

Transcript of Experiences during WW1, 1918 (File 64a) - Box 4
Radio and other talks, nd (File 65) - Box 4

Manuscript and typescript copies entitled 'Racing as it was'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 66) - Box 4

Manuscript and typescript copies entitled 'Charity Randwick Race'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 67) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Chinese Racing'.

Radio and other talks, c1940 (File 68) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'The Racing Game'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 69) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Ownership'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 70) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Racing'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 71) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Pioneers and places'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 72) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'War'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 73) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Golden water'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 74) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'The Sydney Ground'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 75) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Bradman'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 76) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Ireland'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 77) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Old cricketers'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 78) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Tyson'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 79) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Old Times Crick and Jack Want'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 80) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Newspapers and Newspaper men'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 81) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Australian Local Colour'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 82) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Singers Among Savages'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 83) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Cricket and Rowing'

Radio and other talks, nd (File 84) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'South Coast Stories'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 85) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'Wild Horses'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 86) - Box 4

Typescript entitled 'New Guinea Gold'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 87) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Our Earliest Inhabitants'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 88) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Sydney in the Seventies'

Radio and other talks, nd (File 89) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The Golden Mile'

Radio and other talks, nd (File 90) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Political Giants'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 91) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Floods in Queensland'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 92) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The Islands (Australia's Pilgrim Fathers)'

Radio and other talks, nd (File 93) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The Northern Territory'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 94) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Men and Horses'.

Radio and other talks, nd (File 95) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Kipling'

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 96) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The West'.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 97) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The East'.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 98) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Golf' - referencing Rose Bay Golf Club.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 99) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Archibald'.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 100) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Larry Foley'.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 101) - Box 5

Typescript fragments with headings/subjects: 'The Great War', 'Northern Territory', 'Newspapers', 'Kipling', 'Mining', 'Pioneers', and 'Local colour'.

Prose (unpublished), nd (File 102) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The Land Where Nothing Mattered'.

Radio talks, nd (File 103) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Born to Trouble'.

Radio talk, nd (File 104) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Go West Young Man'.

Radio talk, nd (File 105) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'South Seas'.

Radio talk, nd (File 106) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'New Hebrides'.

Radio talk, nd (File 107) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Apprentices'.

Radio talk, nd (File 108) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Remounts'.

Radio play, nd (File 109) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Dave and the Boss see the Show'.

Radio play, nd (File 110) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Kuriong'.

Memoir, nd (File 111) - Box 5

Typescript fragment entitled Chapter Two, 'The Coming of the Cocky', annotated 'Page 1'.

Memoir, nd (File 112) - Box 5

Typescript fragment entitled 'The Railway' annotated 'Page 1'.

Memoir, nd (File 113) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'The Blacks', 15pp.

Memoir, nd (File 114) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'William Paterson', 8pp. Reference to Barton family (Rose Paterson, née Barton, mother of AB Paterson), and maternal grandmother – Emily Mary Darvall.

Memoir, nd (File 115) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Sheep-dogs', 16pp.

Memoir, nd (File 116) - Box 5

Carbon typescript entitled 'Dogs and Horses', 16pp.

Memoir, nd (File 117) - Box 5

Manuscript entitled 'Wedding Sheep', 5pp. Dog story about AB Paterson and his dog Susan.

Transcript of Memoir, nd (File 117a) - Box 5
Verse, 1940 (File 118) - Box 5

Manuscript entitled 'Song of Murray's Brigade', written Sep 1940.

Verse, 1940 (File 119) - Box 5

Manuscript entitled 'Unforgotten'.

Verse, nd (File 120) - Box 5

Manuscript fragement, no title.

Prose, nd (File 121) - Box 5

Typescript entitled 'Constantine the Great'.

Prose, nd (File 122) - Box 5

Typescript, no title.

Prose, nd (File 123) - Box 5

Manuscript fragment, no title, Irish hunting story, 1p.

Prose, nd (File 124) - Box 5

Typescript, no title, Joyce at mailbox, 3pp.

Letter, 1938 (File 125) - Box 5

Fragment of manuscript letter from 'Euabolong', Christmas, 1938 containing lines of verse entitled 'Black swans the call of Homeland'.

Script, nd (File 126) - Box 5

Typescript of a radio broadcast of 'The man from Snowy River'.

Magazine article, nd (File 127) - Box 6

Typescript of an article by Paterson about Henry Herman Kater together with correspondence from Sir Norman Kater re publication.

Prose, nd (File 128) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Press life'

Prose, nd (File 129) - Box 6

Typescript fragment entitled 'Australia'.

Prose, nd (File 130) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Bridge Slams and Sixes'.

Prose, nd (File 131) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Jimmy Williamson and Tommy Maraki', one rough and one edited copy.

Prose, nd (File 132) - Box 6

Typescript fragments of works entitled 'Racing', 4pp; 'Madame Bolivia ', 1p; 'Thorough-breds ', 4pp; 'Australia', 1p; and 'Hospitals', 1p.

Notes, nd (File 133) - Box 6

Typescript re 'Minerva Theatre'.

Music, 1940 (File 134) - Folio-Box 19

Manuscript music score of 'The Dry Canteen', 1940. Music by Alfred Hill, words by A.B. (Banjo) Paterson.

Music, 1940 (File 135) - Folio-Box 19

Manuscript music score of 'The Dry Canteen', second copy.

Music, 1940 (File 136) - Folio-Box 19

Draft agreement between Alfred Hill and Paterson re 'The Dry Canteen', May 1940.

Music, 1940 (File 137) - Folio-Box 19

Application for Registration of Copyright for the song 'The Dry Canteen' 29 Mar 1940 (Paterson) and 2 Jun 1940 (Hill and Paterson).

Music, 1940 (File 138) - Folio-Box 19

Application for Registration of Copyright in the song 'Unforgotten'.

Music, 1940 (File 139) - Folio-Box 19

Copyright ownership registration by Paterson for the song 'The Dry Canteen', 23 May 1940.

Music, 1940 (File 140) - Folio-Box 19

Letter AMF, Eastern Command, to Paterson re receipt of the song 'The Dry Canteen' for a military performance, 10 June 1940.

Music, 1940 (File 141) - Folio-Box 19

Copyright ownership registration by Paterson for the song 'Unforgotten', 5 July 1940.

Music, 1940 (File 142) - Folio-Box 19

Letter from Chappell and Co. to Paterson re return of the score of 'The Dry Canteen', 27 August 1940.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 143) - Box 6

Typescript 'Introduction' 2pp.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 144) - Box 6

Typescript 'First Impressions', 9pp [chapter 1].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 145) - Box 6

Typescript 'Shepherding', 15pp [chapter 2].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 146) - Box 6

Typescript 'Arrival at Illalong', 6pp [chapter 3]. A second typed page contains additional text re family history.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 147) - Box 6

Typescript 'King Billy and his Family', 5pp [chapter 4].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 148) - Box 6

Typescript 'Spear Throwing', 7pp [chapter 5].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 149) - Box 6

Typescript 'Some Adventures', 5pp [chapter 6].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 150) - Box 6

Typescript 'Store-keeping' [chapter 7]. Two drafts - one of 7 pp. and one of 5pp.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 151) - Box 6

Typescript 'Wild Life' [chapter 8]. Two drafts - one of 12 pp and one of 32 pp. The earlier draft includes material used in Chapter 1.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 152) - Box 6

Typescript 'Big Kerrigan', 13pp [chapter 9]

Ilalong Children, nd (File 153) - Box 6

Typescript 'Home Life ', 13pp [chapter 10].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 154) - Box 6

Typescript 'Old Hands' (Old Edmund), [chapter 11].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 155) - Box 6

Typescript 'Uplift at Illalong', [chapter 12]. Two drafts - one 3 pp. and one 2pp.

Ilalong Children, nd (File 156) - Box 6

Typescript 'In Drought Times' 9pp [chapter 13].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 157) - Box 6

Typescript 'Pet Lambs', 5pp [chapter 14].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 158) - Box 6

Typescript 'Of Dogs and Crawfishing' [chapter 15].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 159) - Box 6

Typescript 'The Rescue', 4pp [chapter 16].

Ilalong Children, nd (File 160) - Box 6

Typescript 'The Parrot's Nest' [chapter 17]. Two drafts - one 4 pp. and one 3 pp. Includes notes on birds of the bush.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 161) - Box 6

Typescript fragments from 'Illalong Children', 18pp.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 162) - Box 6

Typescript fragment – story told by father with other family history, 5pp.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 163) - Box 6

Manuscript entitled 'Bush Fire', 5pp.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 164) - Box 6

Manuscript notes on Coodra homestead, 1p.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 165) - Box 6

Typescript fragment 'The Battle of Boree - Recollection'.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 166) - Box 6

Typescript family history notes, 10pp.

Reminiscences of 'Illalong' and family history, nd (File 167) - Box 6

Manuscript autobiographical notes.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 168) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'A Remount Depot'.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 169) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'South African Remount Service'.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 170) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'South African war', 4pp.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 171) - Box 6

Manuscript entitled 'War Correspondent', 7pp.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 172) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Morant'.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 173) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Remounts', 4pp.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 174) - Box 6

Typescript entitled 'Hospital's Troubles'.

Retrospective accounts of war-time experiences (File 175) - Box 6

Typescripts entitled 'Weather prophet', 'Happy Dispatches', 'Fighting the Turks'.

Published article, 1898? (File 176) - Box 6

'Buffalo shooting and other sport'.

Published article, 1901 (File 177) - Box 6

'Going north', 28 Sep 1901.

Published article, 1901 (File 178) - Box 6

'The Torres Straits Pilot', 11 Sep 1901.

Music, 1912 (File 179) - Folio-Box 19

Musical score for 'A Bushman's Song' by Paterson. Published by Boosey and Co., London.

The animals Noah forgot, 1933 (File 180) - Box 6

Published version of Paterson's book The animals Noah forgot, 1933. Contains letter from Lord Allenby to AB Paterson, 24 Jul 1933 and dedication to Lord Allenby on front piece with verse noted 'Not for publication'.

Happy Dispatches, 1934 (File 181) - Box 6

Promotional circular publicising Paterson's book Happy Dispatches published in 1934, together with publication agreement dated 21 Mar 1934.

Article, 1932 (File 182) - Box 6

Photocopy of an article entitled 'The sheep savers - a tale of the West', Sydney Mail, 13 Aug 1932

Article, 1935 (File 183) - Box 6

Photocopy of poem entitled 'Then and now', Sydney Mail, 10 Apr 1935.

Series 3. Notebooks, diaries and travel journals, c1899-1939

A small group of noteboosk, dairies and journals which contain drafts of Paterson's writings.

1892 diary, used as a notebook (File 1) - Box 6

Contains manuscript draft of Walzing Matilda, together with fragments of verse, articles, song, prose, and general notes.

Notebook (File 2) - Box 7

Small notebook containing manuscript drafts of verse.

Notebook (File 3) - Box 7

Notebook annotated 'Buffalo Country'. Contains verse.

Notebook, c1899 (File 4) - Box 7

Cover annotated 'Stations and sheds Queensland'. Contains manuscript text. Transcript extract included.

Notebooks, c1899 (File 5-8) - Box 7

Four Boer War notebooks.

Notebook, 1902 (File 9) - Box 7

Cover annotated 'First part South Sea diary, Apr-Jun 1902'.

Notebook, 1902 (File 10) - Box 8

Cover annotated 'End of South Sea diary, Jun-Jul 1902'. Reverse of diary annotated 'Rio Grande' and contains draft manuscript verse and listing of 50 poems.

Notebook, 1901 (File 11) - Box 8

Cover annotated 'England via China' containing manuscript drafts of verse, pp1-95, 29 Jul - 15 Oct 1901.

Notebook, 1902 (File 12) - Box 8

Cover annotated 'Java, pearl diving, sugar cane, notes re station life'. Includes approx 80pp of prose entitled 'The pearl diver'.

Notebook (File 13) - Box 8

Cover annotated 'Coonamble strike, old verses, sundries' and carved with the word 'Articles'. Contains draft verse.

Notebook, 1904 (File 14) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Trip to Brewarrina' while reverse end of diary contains manuscript text re Sydney.

Notebook (File 15) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Horse notes'.

Notebook, 1914 (File 16) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Great War embarkation Oct 1914'. Includes a manuscript diagram of positions of convoy ships.

Notebook (File 17) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'En route to Great War - horses on ship'.

Notebook, 1915 (File 18) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Great War 14 Nov-1 Dec 1915'.

Notebook, 1916 (File 19) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Great War, Maadi Camp' [Egypt]. Contents include AIS Regimental Orders, 1 Apr 1916, diary notes, verse, prose, notes re appointment of attorney, and notes for a lecture on horses ancient and modern.

Notebook, 1916 (File 20) - Box 9

Cover annotated 'Maadi, 1916 - notes for Bush Yarn'.

Notebook, 1916-1917 (File 21) - Box 10

Autograph book used as a notebook. Australian Remount Unit, 1916-1917.

Notebook, 1933 (File 22) - Box 10

Draft verses and fragments for The animals Noah forgot.

Diary, 1938-1939 (File 23) - Box 10

Travel diary 19 Aug 1938-4 Mar 1939.

Series 4. Research material, 1821-1898

Journal, 1887-1888 (File 1) - Box 10

Originals of Dabelle's South Sea diary and journal. Comprises a small volume and three separate groups of pages.

Diary, c1898 (File 2) - Box 10

Original notebook annotated 'Buffalo Shooter Rees's diary and notes on blacks'. Includes some indigenous/English translations and notes about indigenous customs. Note: seven pages torn out of front.

Diary, 1898 (File 3) - Box 10

Notebook annotated 'Paddy Cahill's buffalo diary'. First page annotated 'Copy of a trip through buffalo land, written by P. Cahill, Port Darwin, 29 Nov 1898'.

Extract from ship's log, 1821 (File 4) - Box 10

Copy of the scrapbook of the log of the ship 'Surry', written by the ship's Doctor, Dr Ramsay, giving an account of their visit to Pitcairn Island in April 1821.

Series 5. News cuttings, 1888-1980

Cuttings include published versions of Paterson's work and tributes on his death.

Boer War articles, 1899-1900 (File 1) - Folio-Box 16

Cuttings of articles written by Paterson in his role as 'Boer War correspondent'.

Verse, 1919 (File 2) - Box 10

Verse 'Hawker the Standard Bearer', published in Smith's Weekly, 24 May 1919

Verse, nd (File 3) - Box 10

'Twenty-seven to Nine'. Drafted by Paterson as 'Air fight over France'.

Verse, 1888-1939 (File 4) - Box 10

Cuttings of published verse by Paterson.

Article, 1941 (File 5) - Box 10

'Banjo Paterson's Australia', tribute published in Tattersall's Club Magazine, Mar 1941.

School magazine, nd (File 6) - Box 10

Photocopy of Sydney Grammar School Magazine.

Article, 1941 (File 7) - Box 10

Reporting on Paterson's death.

Article, 1941 (File 8) - Box 10

Tribute following Paterson's death, published in The Bulletin, 12 Feb 1941.

Article, 1941 (File 9) - Box 10

Tribute following Paterson's death, published in The Bulletin, 26 Feb 1941.

Article, 1941 (File 10) - Box 10

Tribute following Paterson's death, published in the AIF news, 8 Feb 1941.

Article, 1950 (File 11) - Box 10

'70 year pageant', published in The Bulletin, 1 Feb 1950.

Article, 1974 (File 12) - Box 10

Reproduction of The Bulletin, Christmas Edition, 9 Dec 1899.

Exhibition catalogue, 1980 (File 13) - Box 10

Copy of State Library NSW catalogue re exhibition 'The Bulletin 1880 – 1910'. Exhibition included references to Paterson.

Exhibition catalogue, 1980 (File 14) - Box 10

Copy State Library NSW catalogue re exhibition 'The Last Man and the Last Shilling', April 1980 – Feb 1981. Exhibition included verse 'Johnny Boer' by Paterson.

Series 6. Boer War and World War I documents, 1899-1919

Correspondence and official papers relating to Paterson's roles in both wars. See also series 3.

Newspaper, 8 Apr 1900 (File 1) - Box 11

Page from the newspaper 'The Field', Bloemfontein, 18 Apr 1900. Contains 'Proclamation' by Field Marshall Roberts re cease of hostilities in the Orange Free State.

Receipt, 27 Jun 1900 (File 2) - Box 11

Receipt for payment of wages by Paterson to Charles Temple Jones.

Poster, nd (File 3) - Box 11

Poster with cartoon illustration by A. Collingridge.

Licence (File 4) - Box 11

Licence 74 – issued to AB Paterson as Correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald, whilst with the Army in South Africa.

Travel pass, 6 Nov 1899 (File 5) - Box 11

Travel pass giving Paterson permission to accompany troops under General French's command.

Travel pass, 1 Aug 1900 (File 6) - Box 11

Travel pass as Reuters' correspondent.

Travel passes, 1899 (File 7) - Box 11

Travel passes dated 15 Dec 1899 and 21 Dec 1899, together with notice of letters dated 1 Dec 1899.

Government document, 23 Oct 1899 (File 8) - Box 11

Governor NSW commendation - free passage to AB Paterson.

Correspondent licence, 1900 (File 9) - Box 11

Reuters commendation to Barraclough re Paterson, 1 Aug 1900; telegram Cape Town, 21 August 1900; letter Sydney Morning Herald, 3 Oct 1900; newspaper correspondent licence.

Government document, 17 Jul 1901 (File 10) - Folio-Box 19

NSW Free passage Russian Consul .

World War I, 1914 (File 11) - Box 11

Fragment of document written by FD Irvine, TSS Euripides, 25 Nov 1914.

World War I, 1914 (File 12) - Box 11

Document: certification of AB Paterson as Honorary Veterinary Officer during voyage of Euripides from Australia to Alexandria, 4 Dec 1914.

World War I, 1914 (File 13) - Box 11

Documents: three noted naval signals, dated 9 Nov1914, 10.00am, 11.20am and 11.45am, HMAS Sydney to HMAS Melbourne.

World War I (File 14) - Box 11

Postcard of Jerusalem, p Produced by Tuck and Sons.

World War I, 1914-1918 (File 15) - Box 11

Documents: program of a Bohemian Concert, Australian Voluntary Hospital, 26 Dec 1914 (reverse side Roll call); souvenir of Sports and Tournaments HMAT Orsova, 4 Dec 1915; program of Sports Heliopolis Stadium, Cairo, 26 Dec 1916; and program of Sports to be held at Moascar, Egypt on 19 Nov 1918.

World War I, 1915 (File 16) - Box 11

Pay calculation sheet and pay books of AB Paterson.

World War I (File 17) - Box 11

Currency note, has arabic script.

World War I (File 18) - Box 11

Arabic Notebook

World War I, 1916 (File 19) - Box 11

Documents: AIF Regimental Orders No 5, 5 Apr 1916, 2 pp; AIF Regimental Orders No 3, 3 Apr 1916; and AIF Regimental Orders No 4, 4 Apr 1916.

World War I, 1917 (File 20) - Box 11

Documents: - Defence message dated 2 Apr 1917 and Australian Remount Depot reply of 3 Apr 1917.

World War I, 1917 (File 21) - Box 11

Document: Commonwealth of Australia notice to Alice Paterson of issue of passport for travel to Egypt via Colombo, 24 Dec 1917.

World War I, 1918 (File 22) - Box 11

Document: - Officers' Mess, Australian Training Centre, invitation to Major and Mrs Paterson, 19 Dec 1918.

World War I (File 23) - Box 11

Map of Jericho, Palestine, showing ANZAC positions.

World War I (File 24) - Box 11

Documents: - ANZ Training Centre Program of Sports meeting held at Moascar, Egypt, 25 Apr 1918; Program of Sports meeting, Moascar, 8–9 Feb 1918; Program Sports meeting, Moascar, 26 Dec 1918.

World War I, 1918 (File 25) - Box 11

Documents: Australian Remount Depot nominal roll, 9 Oct 1918; Australian Remount Depot list of B squadron NCOs and men on Trek with horses.

World War I, 1918-1919 (File 26) - Box 11

Documents: Remounts memo, 13 Sep 1918; Order, 16 Sep 1918; Nominal Roll six officers embarked at Port Said on the Kildonian Castel, 1 Apr 1919.

World War I, 1915 (File 27) - Box 11

Published card 'We're All Australians Now', a letter to the troops at the Dardanelles' (by A.B. Paterson) 1915.

World War I (File 28) - Box 11

Map of Paris, France

World War I, 1918 (File 29) - Box 11

Printed greeting card, 6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Xmas 1918.

World War I, 1917 (File 30) - Box 11

Copy of Proclamation of Martial Law by General Allenby, 9 Dec 1917.

World War I, 14 Dec 1914 (File 31) - Folio-Box 19

Passport Foreign Office London - travel to France.

World War I, 16 Sep 1914 (File 32) - Box 11

Letter - Department of Defence to AB Paterson.

World War I, 15 Sep 1914 (File 33) - Box 11

Letters - Sydney Morning Herald and Sydney Mail to AB Paterson.

World War I, 11 Jan 1915 (File 34) - Box 11

Letter - Agent General NSW re Australian Voluntary Hospital, Boulogne.

World War I, 8 Jun 1915 (File 35) - Box 11

Telegram - AB Paterson regarding application Remount Unit.

World War I, 13 Oct 1915 (File 36) - Box 11

Commission Andrew Barton Paterson Captain (Temporary) Land Forces, Australian Military Forces.

World War I, 20 Oct 2014 (File 37) - Box 11

Notification of promotion Hon-Major, Australian Military Forces.

World War I, 1918 (File 38) - Box 11

Disciplinary memo - Moascar, 69th Light Horse Regiment, 6 Dec 1918. Profit and Loss account dated 30 Nov 1918.

World War I, 1918 (File 39) - Box 11

Letter - Major Blackland to Mrs Paterson Moascar Egypt, 1 Apr 1918.

World War I, 1919 (File 40) - Box 11

Australian Training Depot Authorisation, Ladies to Jerusalem, 24 Feb 1919.

World War I (File 41) - Box 11

Fragment of a letter from Alice to son.

World War I (File 42) - Box 11

Letter - AB Paterson to Alice re attendance at Cairo show.

World War I, 1919 (File 43) - Box 11

Letter from AMF to Major AB Paterson re termination of appointment, 3 Jul 1919.

Article, Oct 1918 (File 44) - Box 11

Letter from Paterson to Colonel Fulton re 'The Cookhouse' article, The Kia-Ora Cooee.

Poster, nd (File 45) - Folio-Box 19

Promoting 'Banjo Paterson - War Correspondent and lecturer'.

Cartoon, nd (File 46) - Folio-Box 19

Cartoon 'Roll Call – The Return of the NSW Contingent'. Cartoonist Livingston York Yourtee Hopkins.

Series 7. Boer War and World War I photographs and postcards, 1899-1918

A group of photographs and postcards depicting troops and horses in both wars.

Boer War, 1900 (File 1) - Folio-Box 19

Battle, Elands River, Transvaal 4–16 Aug 1900, Cope's Trench.

Boer War, 1899 (File 2-3) - Folio-Box 19

Distribution of Queen's chocolate to troops, Christmas, 1899 (2 copies).

Boer War (File 4) - Folio-Box 19

AB Paterson on the horse that carried him through the Boer War.

Boer War, 1900 (File 5) - Folio-Box 19

Autographed copy - Bloemfontein dinner menu, 28 Mar 1900.

Boer War, 1900 (File 6) - Folio-Box 19

Dinner menu, 28 Mar 1900. Verses written on back by Rudyard Kipling after conversation with AB Paterson.

World War I, 1915-1918 (File 7) - Box 11

Photograph album - Australian Remount Unit.

World War I (File 8) - Folio-Box 17

Album of postcards - Australian Remount Unit.

World War I (File 9-12) - Box 11

Photographs of troops in Egypt.

World War I (File 13-14) - Box 11

Two sketches of Paterson drawn by George Lambert.

World War I (File 15) - Box 11

Portrait photograph of Paterson at the end of the war.

World War I (File 16-90) - Box 11

Photographs and postcards.

World War I (File 91) - Folio-Box 16

Large format photograph of Paterson on horse back

Series 8. Scrapbooks, 1858-1939

A group of scrapbooks containing family memorabilia and other papers including newspaper cuttings, correspondence, press reviews and photographs.

Scrapbook, 1858-1863 (File 1) - Box 12

Annotated 'Andrew Bogle Paterson of Illalong Binalong'. Comprises newspaper clippings pasted on to part of an older publication about the Pelew Islands.

Scrapbook, 1807-1893 (File 2) - Folio-Box 18

Kept by Emily Mary Barton. Contains poetry, newspaper clipping and photographs.

Scrapbook, c1894-1902 (File 3) - Folio-Box 17

Album labelled 'Scraps'. Contains newspaper cuttings, correspondence and press reviews, some annotated in Paterson's hand.

Scrapbook, 1897-1902 (File 4) - Box 12

Series 9. Family Papers

A group of papers documenting information about Paterson and his family.

Paterson family tree (File 1) - Folio-Box 19
Birth certificate of Andrew Barton Paterson, 1864 (File 2) - Box 12
Admission certificate, 28 Aug 1886 (File 3) - Folio-Box 19

Paterson's Certificate of Admission to the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Marriage certificate, 1903 (File 4) - Box 12

AB Paterson and Alice Emily Walker.

Birth certificate, 1877 (File 5) - Box 12

Alice Emily Walker.

Invitation, 1909 (File 6) - Box 12

Invitation - Australian Natives Association, Royal Agricultural Grounds, Moore Park, Sydney, 20 Dec 1909.

Poster (File 7) - Box 12

Poster No 4 - Bullock, showing Butcher's Cuts and their respective values in Australia.

Financial account, 1909 (File 8) - Box 12

Dalgety and Co. Ltd. account, AB Paterson, for shearing at Coodra Vale, Wee Jasper, 14 Oct 1909.

Financial account, 1909 (File 9) - Box 12

Bowning Store account, Messrs Paterson and Lindeman, store supplies, 1 Oct 1909.

Happy Dispatches, 21 Aug 1934 (File 10) - Box 12

Registration of copyright in Paterson's book Happy Dispatches, based on his experiences as a war reporter, published in Sydney by Angus and Robertson, 1934.

King's Coronation Medal, 1937 (File 11) - Box 12

Letter - 22 July 1937, Premier's Office - King's Coronation Medal Coronation Day, 12 May 1937, together with letter from Buckingham Palace forwarding medal to Mr Andrew Barton Paterson.

Commander of the British Empire, 4 Dec 1938 (File 12) - Box 12

Letter from the Governor-General re Appointment of AB Paterson as Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Commander of the British Empire, 26 Jan 1939 (File 13) - Box 12

Telegram of congratulations from JA Lyons, Prime Minister, to AB Paterson re CBE.

Commander of the British Empire, 26 Jan 1939 (File 14) - Box 12

Telegram Governor General to Mr AB Paterson.

Commander of the British Empire, nd (File 15) - Box 12

St James Palace Orders of Knighthood.

Sketchbook, 1902 (File 16) - Box 12

Sketch book of Alice Walker, Wanganui NZ.

Painting (File 17) - Box 12

Water-colour painting, possibly by Alice Paterson (Walker).

Sketch (File 18) - Box 12

Pencil sketch of AB Paterson by Alice Paterson, numbered 182.

Series 10. Family photographs, 1886-1941

Photographs of Paterson and his extended family.

Early family photographs (File 1) - Box 13

John Bayley Darvall (great-uncle of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 2) - Box 13

Foundation members, Australian Club: Andrew Bogle Paterson, Capt. Barton, Sir John B Darvall, and John Paterson.

Early family photographs (File 3) - Box 13

RJ Barton (grandfather of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 4) - Box 13

Emily Mary Barton (nee Darvall) (grandmother of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 5) - Box 13

Rose Isabella Paterson (nee Barton) (mother of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 6) - Box 13

Rose Isabella Paterson.

Early family photographs (File 7) - Box 13

Andrew Bogle Paterson (father of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 8) - Box 13

John Paterson (uncle of AB Paterson, brother of A Bogle Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 9) - Box 13

John Paterson.

Early family photographs (File 10) - Box 13

Andrew Bogle Paterson with AB Paterson.

Early family photographs (File 11) - Box 13

Rose Florence Paterson (sister of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 12) - Box 13

Hamilton Howison Paterson (brother of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 13) - Box 13

Grace and Gwen Paterson (sisters of AB Paterson).

Early family photographs (File 14) - Box 13

Hamilton Howison Paterson, seated end right.

Early family photographs (File 15) - Box 13

Grave of Hamilton Howison Paterson, 30 Jun 1902, British New Guinea.

Early photographs of AB Paterson (File 16) - Box 13

Baby portrait.

Early photographs of AB Paterson (File 17) - Box 13

Baby portrait.

Early photographs of AB Paterson (File 18) - Box 13

Baby portrait with Aboriginal nurse.

Early photographs of AB Paterson (File 19a,b) - Box 13

Child portrait - about nine years old (2 copies).

Early Family photographs (File 20)

Child portarit of JE Paterson 'cousin Jack'

Early photographs of AB Paterson (File 21a,b) - Box 13

Child portrait (2 copies).

Early family photograph (File 22) - Box 13

'Rockend', Gladesville - the home in which AB Paterson lived as a young man with his grandmother.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1886-1898 (File 23) - Box 13

AB Paterson, seated left.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1886-1898 (File 24) - Box 13

AB Paterson with horse and sulky.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1886-1898 (File 25) - Box 13

AB Paterson with saddled horse.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1886-1898 (File 26) - Box 13

AB Paterson mounted and with hounds.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1886-1898 (File 27) - Box 13

AB Paterson, holding horse.

Photograph album, 1898 (File 30) - Folio-Box 18

Annotated by AB Paterson.

Photograph album, 1898 (File 29) - Box 13

Inscribed 'AB Paterson, 17 Jan 1898'.

Photographs (File 30-32) - Box 13

Three portrait photographs of AB Paterson.

Photographs (File 33) - Piece 10/33

AB Paterson at the time of return from the Boer War.

Photographs (File 34) - Piece 10/34

Portraits of AB Paterson.

Dunlop Motor Contest, 1905 (File 35-40; 41a,b,c;42a,b;43a,b;44a,b;45-50) - Box 13
Family life (File 51) - Box 13

AB Paterson, AE Paterson, Grace Paterson, Peter Docharty, (dog).

Family life (File 52) - Box 13

AB Paterson with daughter Grace on horseback.

Coodra Vale, c1908 (File 53-59) - Box 13

Coodra Vale was Paterson's home at Wee Jasper, near Yass, New South Wales, from 1908-1912.

Family photographs (File 60) - Box 13

Photograph of a portrait of Alice Paterson by George Lambert.

Family photographs (File 61) - Box 13

Portrait photograph of Alice Walker.

Family photographs (File 62) - Box 13

Alice Walker on her wedding day.

Family photographs, 1906 (File 63) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace, West Hall, 21 June 1906.

Family photographs (File 64a,b) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace and their dog, Peta.

Family photographs (File 65) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace and Hugh.

Family photographs (File 66) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace and Hugh at Coodra Vale.

Family photographs (File 67) - Box 13

Postcard of Alice Paterson with Grace and Hugh at Coodra Vale, possibly with a neighbour.

Family photographs (File 68-69) - Box 13

Two postcards of Alice Paterson with Hugh at Coodra Vale.

Family photographs (File 70) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace and Hugh.

Family photographs (File 71a,b) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Grace and Hugh (two copies).

Family photographs (File 72) - Box 13

Alice Paterson with Missy the dog at Rose Bay.

Family photographs, 1931 (File 73) - Box 13

Newspaper clipping 'Poet's daughter as bride', 13 Dec 1931, together with wedding invitation.

Family photographs, c1930s (File 74) - Box 13

Alice and Andrew Barton Paterson.

Photographs of AB Paterson, c1935-1941 (File 75-88) - Box 13

Photographs of Paterson in later years.

Series 11. Memorabilia, 1838-1949

Booklet, 1838 (File 1) - Box 14

Published booklet entitled 'A month in the bush of Australia: journal of one of a party of gentlemen who recently travelled from Sydney to Port Philip: with some remarks on the present state of the farming establishments and society in the settled parts of the Argyle country'.

Document, 1822 (File 2) - Box 14

Commission with the East India Company Service for Captain John Paterson, 28 Mar 1822 (great-uncle of AB Paterson)

Menu, 1902 (File 3-4) - Box 14

Two souvenir dinner menus - Captain Charles Cape and AB Patterson, autographed by attendees, 17 Sep 1902.

Menu, 1903 (File 5) - Box 14

Souvenir dinner menu printed with 'Adieu to our Bachelor Friend Mr A.B. Paterson', Wentworth Hotel, Sydney, 2 April 1903.

Menu, 1905 (File 6) - Box 14

Souvenir menu of a dinner for the Earl of Jersey given by NSW State Ministry, Hotel Australia, Sydney, 8 Dec 1905. Autographed by attendees.

Menu, 1906 (File 7) - Box 14

Souvenir dinner menu - Australian Club, 21 Mar 1906, autographed.

Menu, 1906 (File 8) - Box 14

Souvenir dinner menu - Captain Charles Cape, 16 Apr 1906.

Invitation, 1906 (File 9) - Box 14

Invitation - Jubilee Fiftieth Anniversary of NSW Parliament, 22 May 1906.

Menu, 1906 (File 10) - Box 14

Souvenir dinner menu - Australian Club, in honour of winning horse, 'Maltine', 26 Nov 1906.

Menu, 1907 (File 11) - Box 14

Souvenir dinner menu - Sydney Grammar School Old Boys Jubilee, ABC Cafe, 10 Aug 1907.

Card, 1908 (File 12) - Box 14

Card reproducing the poem 'My Country' by Dorothea Mackellar.

Racing programs, 1906 (File 13-14) - Box 14

Two souvenir Victoria Racing Club Spring Meeting programs, one for Cup Day and one for Derby Day.

Journal page, 1908 (File 15) - Box 14

Notebook page, Coodra Vale journal dated 19 - 23 Oct 1908.

Photographs and postcard (File 16-19) - Box 14

Three undated photographs of Coodra Vale and a Wee Jasper post card.

Magazine article, 1906 (File 20) - Box 14

Magazine article entitled 'The Barren Jack Irrigation Proposals', published in 'Town and Country' journal, 9 May 1906, pp. 29 – 34. Illustrated by Lionel Lindsay.

Published journal, 1899 (File 21) - Box 14

Article from 'Town and Country' journal entitled 'Tenterfield Station', 6 May 1899.

Information booklet, 1949 (File 22) - Box 14

Tenterfield District Historical Society information booklet.

Magazine article, 1933 (File 23) - Box 14

Article in 'The Scottish Field', Jul 1933, re St John's Kirk.

Magazine article, 1931 (File 24) - Box 14

'Wireless Weekly' magazine, Vol 18, No 17, 16 Oct 1931. Contains tribute to Paterson entitled 'Where the Hooves of the Horses are Ringing' and the program for a series of radio talks by Paterson.

Who's Who', c1935-1941 (File 25) - Box 14

Proof copy of entry for Paterson in 'Who's Who'.

Newspaper article, nd (File 26) - Box 14

Newspaper article entitled 'This is No Fish Yarn', a report on an interview Paterson gave on Radio 2BL.

Cartoon, 1899 (File 27) - Box 14

Photocopy of a cartoon by L Hopkins, published in 1899. Subject is a visit by the English football team.

Photograph, 1932, 1940 (File 28) - Box 14

Autographed photo of Snowy Baker (1932), together with note to 'Banjo' from Baker (1940).

Obituary, 1918 (File 29) - Box 14

Obituary for Lieutenant Adrian Consett Stephen, killed in action on 14 Mar 1918.

Newspaper article (File 30) - Box 14

Newspaper article 'Some Interesting Facts About the Song Waltzing Matilda' by E V Carragher.

Correspondence, 1947 (File 31) - Box 14

Letter upon death of Major Edward Thomas, 23 Feb 1947. Encloses a copy of the poem 'There's Another Blessed Horse Fell Down', which was written by Paterson c1900.

Series 12. Race horses, c1906-1914

A small group of papers relating to Paterson's interest in race horses.

Itemised account, 1908 (File 1) - Box 14

Itemised account to J McGrath re training 'Call Boy', 26 January - 6 December 1908.

Racehorse registration, 1911-1914 (File 2) - Box 14

Racehorse registration for 'Linotype', 1914. Receipts (1911) for purchase, transport and stabling of Bay or Brown colt, foaled 1909.

Pedigree and stud notes (File 3) - Box 14
Correspondence, 1911 (File 4) - Box 14

Three letters relating to the purchase of horses.

Research, c1906 (File 5) - Box 14

Public Library of New south Wales, racing history research, 6 October 1906, and Hawkesbury Agricultural College, diagram of 'Parts of a Horse'.

Research, 1909 (File 6) - Box 14

Catalogue of sires, The Straffan Station Stud, Ireland.

Series 13. Published material, 1898-1950

Includes annotated, first edition copies of Paterson's published works.

Music, nd (File 1) - Box 14

Fragment of published music 'Redowa and Polish Polkas'.

Newspaper article, 1898 (File 2) - Box 14

'Newspaper Press Bazaar News', No 2, Vol 1, 29 Jun 1898, England. Back page contains a reference to 'Kipling's Splendid Books'.

Booklet, 1899 (File 3) - Box 14

Souvenir book - 'Grand Fair and Press Bazaar', New South Wales, Aug 1899.

Magazine, 1941 (File 4) - Folio-Box 19

'The Bulletin', vol 62, no. 3183, 12 Feb 1941.

Magazine, 1950 (File 5) - Folio-Box 19

'The Bulletin', vol 71, no. 3651, 1 Feb 1950.

Magazine, 1941 (File 6) - Folio-Box 19

Cover only of 'The Bulletin', vol 62, no. 3185, 26 Feb 1941.

Magazine, 1899 (File 7) - Folio-Box 19

Christmas edition of 'The Bulletin', vol 30, no. 1034, 9 Dec 1899.

Magazine, 1941 (File 8) - Folio-Box 19

Pages from 'The A.I.F. News', 8 Feb 1941.

Book, 1895 (File 9) - Box 15

The man from Snowy River and other verses, A.B. Paterson, limited edition copy 17 of 25 published in 1895. Signed by Paterson.

Book, 1902 (File 10) - Box 15

Rio Grande's last race and other verses, A.B. Paterson, published in 1902. Signed by Paterson and Alice Paterson with the annotation 'Sydney, Oct 19th 1903'.

Book, 1905 (File 11) - Box 15

The old bush songs, composed and sung in the bushranging, digging, and overlanding days, edited by A.B. Paterson, published in 1905. Signed by Alice Paterson.

Book, 1906 (File 12) - Box 15

An outback marriage: a story of Australian life, A.B. Paterson, published in 1906. Inscribed 'To my wife with love from A.B. Paterson'.

Book, 1917 (File 13) - Box 15

Three elephant power and other stories, A.B. Paterson, published in 1917. Inscribed 'To Hugh Paterson from his father A.B. Paterson'.

Book, 1924 (File 14) - Box 15

Three elephant power and other stories, A.B. Paterson, published in 1924. Inscribed 'To Ken Harvie from A.B. Paterson'.

Book, 1933 (File 15-16) - Box 15

Two copies of The animals Noah forgot, A.B. Paterson, with illustrations by Norman Lindsay. One copy inscribed 'To my dear wife with much love and admiration for her unfailing pluck and cheerfulness, A.B. Paterson, March 1933'. The other copy annotated 'Proof copy'.

Book, 1934 (File 17) - Box 15

Happy Dispatches, A.B. Paterson, published 1934. Inscribed 'To my dearest wife who has ever proved herself a marvel of good temper and unselfishness, A.B. Paterson, 17 Auguts 1934'. Inserted is an unidentified black and white photograph of a mother and child.

Book, 1936 (File 18) - Box 15

The shearer's colt, A.B. Paterson, published in 1936. Inscribed 'To my wife with love, A.B. Paterson'.

Book, 1937 (File 19) - Box 15

Collected verse of A.B. Paterson, published in 1937. Inscribed 'Hugh Paterson by way of replacing a copy that was burnt, with all best wishes from his father, A.B. Paterson, April 1938'.

Series 14. Artworks and artifacts

A group of artifacts and original arworks accumulated by Paterson.

Sketch, nd (File 1) - Folio-Box 19

Original pencil sketch of Major Paterson by G.W. Lambert.

Cartoons, nd (File 2) - Map-Folio 14/2

A set of pen and ink cartoons by Norman Lindsay entitled 'A tradgedy in velvet trousers'. Inscribed 'To Banjo Paterson with Norman Lindsay's compliments'.

Drawing, 1903 (File 3) - Map-Folio 14/3

Original pen and ink drawing by Lionel Lindsay, titled 'A quiet day in Dandaloo'.

Cartoon, 1925 (File 4) - Folio-Box 19

Original of a golfing cartoon inscribed 'To A.B. Paterson with regards from Arthur Mailey, 1925'.

Menu, 1900 (File 5) - Folio-Box 19

Dinner menu, Bloemfontein, 28 Mar 1900. Signed by attendees, including Neville Chamberlain and Rudyard Kipling. Inscribed by Kipling with a poem.

Cartoons, nd (File 6) - Folio-Box 14/6

A set of eight pen and ink and one watercolour cartoons by Frank Mahony entitled 'The Geebung Polo Club'.

Painting, nd (File 7) - Map-Folio 14/7

Watercolour by Frank Mahony, 'The Shifter'.

Drawing, 1892 (File 8) - Folio-Box 19

Pencil and watercolour drawing by Frank Mahony, 'Durren Durren'.

Racing trophy, 1896 (File 9) - Box 21

Rosehill Racing Cup Trophy, won by Paterson on 'Black Tracker', 16 May 1896, Hunt Club Steeplechase.

Squadron trophy, 1916 (File 10) - Folio-Box 20

Squadron Cup presented by the Sports Committee, HMAT Orsova A57, for competition of squadron First and Second Remount Units.

Sketch, 1929 (File 11) - Folio-Box 19

Pencil portrait of Alice Paterson by G.W. Lambert.

Cartoon, 1902 (File 12) - Folio-Box 19

[Copy?] of a Phil May cartoon. Record of the fight between Phil May and Fatty Colman.

Painting (File 13) - Map-Folio 14/13

Painting of horses racing by J.F Herring Sen.

Racing trophy, 1892 (File 14) - Folio-Box 20

The Polo Challenge Cup, won by A.B. Paterson on 'The Shifter'.

Sketch, nd (File 15) - Folio-Box 19

Original pencil sketch of Paterson by Captain W. Longstaff.

Cartoon, 1901 (File 16) - Folio-Box 19

Original pen and ink cartoon by Phil May. Inscribed in pencil by May.

Photograph, 1895 (File 17) - Map-Folio 14/17

Kensington Steeplchase, won by A.B. Paterson on 'Gossip', 18 Sep 1895.

Photograph, Polo Hurdle, 15 May 1897 (File 18) - Folio-Box 19
Tin of Boer War chocolates. (File 19) - Folio-Box 20
Photograph, Ascham Lawn Tennis Team, 1922 (File 20) - Folio-Box 19

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