Guide to the Papers of Wallace Crouch


MS 5901

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Wallace Crouch
Papers of Wallace Crouch
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 5901
0.63 metres (1 archive box + 1 medium folio box)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record ( for the access conditions.

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Wallace Crouch, National Library of Australia, MS 5901, [item number]'.

Item Descriptions

Breakout (Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, Cowra) (Item)

Guerillas (Australians fighting Japanese on Timor in World War II) (Item)

John Batman (Item)

Bert Hinkler (Item)

Goldfields (Item)

Patrick and Mary Durack (Item)

Keith ("Bluey") Truscott (Item)

Tom Roberts (Item)

Henry Lawson (Item)

Orienteering, "Cunning running" (Item)

Commandos (Volunteer Coastal Patrol) (Item)

Sir Henry Parkes (Item)

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith (Item)

The Great Merino Rip-off (Item)

That old man Murray (Murray River) (Item)

King of the Golden Mile (Paddy Hannon) (Item)

The singing wire - our vital link (Overland Telegraph) (Item)

Qantas (Item)

The tailor's boy who made it to the top (Sir Isaac Isaacs) (Item)

Andrew Fisher (Item)

Great Barrier Roof (Item)

Opals (Item)

Dr Evatt - Enigma of the Labor Party (Item)

The Dinkum Aussie who became a legend (Reginald "Snowy" Baker) (Item)

The vanishing swaggie (Item)

Eddie Ward (Item)

Are we a vast treasure island? (Item)

The Fraser Island Fiasco (Item)

Bill McKell - from boilermaker to Governor-General (Item)

The kangaroo in international politics (Item)

T.J. Ryan - a political giant (Item)

The heroine of Fraser Island (Eliza Fraser) (Item)

King O'Malley (Item)

The Battle of Broken Hill (Item)

The dismissal of the Whitlam government (Item)

Daisy Bates - Queen of the Never Never (Item)

E.G. Theodore - a man who left his mark (Item)

The Aussie VC that was up for auction (Item)

Tennant Creek - a town of the rip roaring past (Item)

The farmer who became a daredevil VC-winner (Thomas Currie Derrick) (Item)

How we beat our greatest pest - Prickly Pear (Item)

The gun that stopped the Japs (Owen sub-machine gun) (Item)

Aussie camels a big hit with Arab oil tycoon (Item)

Dame Mary Gilmore (Item)

American architect who designed Canberra to be honored (Walter Burley Griffin) (Item)

Keeping an eye on the weather (Item)

Eureka! a cry that stirred a nation (Item)

Shipwreck heroine (Grace Russell) (Item)

Bill Dobell - the artist who lives on (Item)

The lights of Cobb Co. (Item)

John Feltham Archibald (Item)

John Flynn - "Father" of the Flying Doctor (Item)

W.A. Holman - a pioneer Labor Leader (Item)

Mystery of a lost explorer (Ludwig Leichhardt) (Item)

Aussie writer who became a great adventurer (George E. Morrison) (Item)

Thailand - Burma railway (Item)

Our earliest Boom or bust tycoon (Ben Boyd) (Item)