Series 9 - Early Correspondence - Topics Include Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation


Date Range1936 - 1971
Quantity10.5 cm, 5 files
ProvenanceAlfred Dunbavin Butcher
Description

This series contains a small number of files of Alfred Dunbavin Butcher's correspondence in regard to various research projects. It includes letters dating from the 1930s and 1940s. Topics documented in this series include the Victorian Freshwater Research Committee, CSIRO Wildlife survey section and kangaroo conservation, Geelong Fish Protection Society and Angler's Club, Salmon and Freshwater Commissioners.

ArrangedArranged in files according to subject/topic

Inventory Listing

9-1 Correspondence with Maurice Blackburn and Others

Incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Correspondents include Maurice Blackburn, F. Lewis (Chief Inspector of Fisheries and Game), The Victorian Freshwater Research Committee, Geelong Fish Protection Society and Anglers Club, Salmon and Freshwater Commissioners. Also letters of receipt from libraries and other institutions, report by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher on the mortality among trout fry at Studly Park hatcheries, ephemera.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Control ASAPA131
Date range 1938 - 1939    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence and Diagrams
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0131 Box Number 44 Series 9
9-2 Correspondence with E. S. Gourlay and Others

Incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Correspondents include: Chief Inspector of Fisheries and Game, E.S. Gourlay (?) (First Assistant Entomologist, The Cawthron Institute), Reverend A. W. Guy (Methodist Missionary Society of Australasia, Papua District), A. D. Hardy, A. E. Hefford (Chief Inspector of Fisheries, New Zealand), S.E. Hawkesworth, G. A. H. Helson (Assistant Research Officer, Division of Economic Entomology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR]), V. V. Hickman, L. G. Mitchell (Secretary, Geelong Fish Protection Society and Anglers Club), Paul Radford (Hon Secretary, McCoy Society), D. B. Robertson (Treasurer, McCoy Society), Rev R. L. McDonald (Methodist Missionary Society of Australasia), A. J. Nicholson (Acting Chief, Division of Economic Entomology, CSIR), D.S.Quayle, 1940 (Hon Secretary, Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society), Harry D. Pratt, 1936.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Control ASAPA132
Date range 1936 - 1940    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0132 Box Number 44 Series 9
9-3 Correspondence with D. S. Quayle and Others

Incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Private and professional correspondence, largely with D.S. Quayle (Honorary Secretary, Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society) regarding disease in trout, also Lionel Stubbs, Alan ?, University of Melbourne regarding employment as part-time zoology demonstrator, H. M. Stationary Office, Smithsonian Institution, L.E. Vail on research and committee matters (Honorary Secretary, Victorian Fresh-Water Research Committee), minutes and notices of meetings of Victorian Fresh-Water Research Committee [VFWRC].

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Control ASAPA133
Date range 1937 - 1940    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0133 Box Number 44 Series 9
9-4 Francis Ratcliffe [1]

Includes: obituary clippings for Francis Ratcliffe; correspondence with Francis Ratcliffe; speech introducing Francis Ratcliffe on his admission to honorary D.Sc. at ANU (written by academic from ANU?); "Conservation and Australia" (Australian Conservation Foundation, 1968?) by Francis Ratcliffe; ephemera.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Control ASAPA134
Date range 1957 - 1971    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, Loose Notes, Journals and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0134 Box Number 44 Series 9
9-5 Francis Ratcliffe [2]

Includes: newspaper clippings about death of Dr. Francis Ratcliffe; statement by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher offering condolences for death of Francis Ratcliffe; correspondence with Francis Ratcliffe (CSIRO);

Reports and papers by Francis Ratcliffe including: "Committee of Review for the Wildlife Survey Section, C.S.I.R.O." prepared for meeting at Canberra 31st May - 2nd June 1960, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization; "Factors Involved in the Regulation of Mammal and Bird Populations"; "The Commercial Hunting of Kangaroos" with introduction by Sir Garfield Barwick (Australian Conservation Foundation).

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Control ASAPA135
Date range 1960 - 1970    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, News Clippings, Published Papers or Articles and Published Reports
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0135 Box Number 44 Series 9

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, July 2004
ISBN 978-0-7340-4135-7
Listed by Andrea Barnes, Gavan McCarthy, Ann McCarthy and Rachel Tropea
HTML edition Ann McCarthy and Rachel Tropea
Updated 12 June 2013
http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/guides/butc/BUTS0009.htm

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