Guide to the Papers of Percival Conrad Mowle


MS 7650

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Percival Conrad Mowle
Papers of Percival Conrad Mowle
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 7650
0.56 metres (4 boxes, 1 folio item)
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Percival Conrad Mowle, National Library of Australia, MS 7650, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Biographical / Historical

Public servant. Member of the Marine Board of NSW and editor of A genealogical history of pioneer families of Australia (1939).

Item Descriptions

Typescript "Settlement in Australia" (File 1) - Box 1

Typescript "History of the Australian Customs Service" (File 2) - Box 1

Typescript of earliest draft of "History of the Australian Customs Service" (File 3) - Box 1

Carbon copy of final manuscript of "Formation of Australian Customs Services" (File 4) - Box 1

Typescript "History of the Australian Customs Service" (Preface - Chapter 2) (File 5) - Box 1

Typescript "History of the Australian Customs Service" (Chapters 3 - 7) (File 6) - Box 1

Typescript "History of the Australian Customs Service" (Chapters 8 -23) (File 7) - Box 2

Typescript - final draft "History of the Australian Customs Service" (File 8) - Box 2

Typescript "History of the Australian Customs Service" (File 9) - Box 2

An article outlining the " History of the customs service" written probably at the time of P. C. Mowle's retirement (File 10) - Box 2

Miscellaneous notes connected with "History of the Australia Customs Service" (File 11) - Box 2

A brief account of the origin and development of the customs services in Australia which ultimately formed the Australian customs services (File 12) - Box 2

Typescript "Port Regulations and Orders" (File 13) - Box 2

Typescript [untitled] (File 14) - Box 3

2 ms copies preface of" The Origin of Customs" (File 15) - Box 3

Copies of South Australia and Commonwealth gazettes report of the Public Library of New South Wales (File 16) - Box 3

Photographs and negatives relating to the "Formation of the Australian Customs Services" (File 17) - Box 3

Correspondence 1912-17 ; 1933 ; 1950-52 ; 1957 (File 18) - Box 3

A short history of St Philip's church, 1906 (File 18) - Box 3

Trade marks correspondence, 1824-1868 (File 18) - Box 3

Press cuttings collected by A. m. P. Mowle (File 19) - Box 4

Sepia photograph entitled "Sydney 1803" (File 20) - Box 4

Cartoons (File 21) - Box 4

Four ambrotypes, one daguerotype and one planotype (File [unnumbered]) - Box 4

one folder of accounts (File [unnumbered]) - Folio [unnumbered]