Series 14 - Fisheries and Wildlife


Date Range1893? - 1988
Quantity30.2 cm, 102 files/photos
ProvenanceAlfred Dunbavin Butcher
Description

This series contains files produced through official work for the Fisheries and Wildlife Department, including departmental publications such as the Fisheries Circular series, official correspondence, special memoranda to the government by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher on matters of importance, newspaper clippings including extracts from regional papers and specialist newsletters such as fisheries clubs reporting on departmental activities, catalogues, invitations, and papers on staff.

Unusual items found in the files in this series include slides, fisheries tags, and a one page abstract from 1887 regarding the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus, or platypus.

This series mostly deals with activity undertaken or promoted by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher, such as carp eradication, Tower Hill conservation works and interpretation centre, development of Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery and development of the Arthur Rylah Institute.


Inventory Listing

14-1 European Carp, Victorian Freshwater Research Committee and Other Subjects

Research notes 1946-1947; 1961 memo to Chief Secretary on European carp; metal fish tags; 1 x colour slide brook-brown hybrid; research notes and newsclippings 1938-1940.

Also contains handwritten and typed research notes on fisheries, confidential (1961) memorandum to Chief Secretary by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher on the carp problem in the USA and related correspondence, "Why destroy the European Carp?" (Fisheries Circular no.6) by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher, newspaper clippings on carp, press statements on carp, copy of letter sent to landholder whose property has been treated for European Carp, lists of carp slides, Fisheries (Noxious Fish) Act 1962 (Victoria), metal fish tags, "Some Necessary Amendments to the Laws Affecting Fishing in Victoria" by L.E. Vail, circulars, forms and notes for Victorian Fresh-water Research Committee, newspaper clippings on Arthur Rylah and related subjects.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1938 - 1962    Quantity 2.2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Ephemera, Memoranda, Minutes and Agendas, News Clippings and Photographic Transparencies
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0221 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-2 Fisheries and Wildlife Department Publications, Staffing Issues and Other Papers

Includes issues of Game Management Bulletin, newspaper clippings, Duck Shooter's Quiz, Australian Waterfowl (Fisheries and Wildlife), Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery (Fisheries and Wildlife, 1966 & 1970), Report of the Royal Commission to inquire into Forest Grazing (1946), "Outline of the Activities of the Fisheries and Game Department, Victoria" (Information Circular no.1), folder on staff including curriculum vitae, references and notes, list of graduate staff turnover, correspondence on archiving of Alfred Dunbavin Butcher files and other matters, fisheries notes, letter from Henry Bolte (Premier) to Claude N. Austin on Little Desert.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1946 - 1988    Quantity 2.2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, Memoranda, News Clippings, Loose Notes, CV and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0216 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-3 Phillip Island Koala Reserve Committee of Management Annual Reports

"Evidence Presented to the State Development Committee: The Tourist Potential of Phillip Island", presented by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher 12 August 1965.

Phillip Island Koala Reserve Committee of Management Annual Report (for years starting 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1969-1980), Phillip Island Koala Reserve Committee of Management membership list.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1965 - 1981    Quantity 3 cm, 1 file
Formats Reports, Published Reports and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0223 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-4 Arthur Rylah Print Collection material

Correspondence on Arthur Howard's nomination for Queens Honours List (MBE?), Arthur Rylah Print Collection Catalogue (1970), material relating to opening of Print Collection including invitation list, form letters and correspondence, Arthur and Caroline Howard Print Collection catalogue (1971, 1975), Arthur and Caroline Howard Bequest Inaugural Exhibition catalogue, correspondence relating to bequest, Arthur and Caroline Howard Bequest booklet (Cancer Institute), Arthur and Caroline Howard Bequest draft listing of collection.

Also contains correspondence re submission Arthur Howard's name to Honours List (1971); correspondence re opening 1970-1971, including Rupert and Robert Ingpen; catalogues and correspondence 1972-1982.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1971 - 1982    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0218 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-5 Opening of National History Centre, Tower Hill Game Reserve

Photographs and newsclippings for opening of National History Centre, Tower Hill Game Reserve, Tower Hill booklet (Fisheries and Wildlife), invitations.

Includes photographs and newsclippings; 1 black and white photograph, uncaptioned, 24.5x20.5, 6 black and white photographs 12.5x12cm, uncaptioned; letter to Mrs Robin Boyd, 1971.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1971    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, News Clippings, Loose Photographic Prints and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0217 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-6 Supreme Court Orders upon Charles Clayton regarding Ownership of Gun

Handwritten copies (1893) of Supreme Court Orders upon Charles Clayton for ownership of a gun. Also contains Close Seasons notice issued under Game Acts by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (1951).

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1893 - 1951    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 file
Formats Display Material, Legal Documents, Conference Papers and Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCB0279 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-7 The Opening of The Arthur Rylah Institute

Correspondence, booklets, photographs (9 black and white 16.5x21.5cm, 3 black and white 12x17cm, 2 colour 12x17cm, 1 colour 9x13cm, 1 black and white 6.5x21.5cm, 3 black and white 20x25cm) ephemera for opening of The Arthur Rylah Institute, letter from Robert Ingpen, Fur, Feathers and Fins (Special Issue 8 April 1970), PWD Staff News Journal (June 1970). newsletter (AVJennings, June 1970), Walkabout (August 1970), Research Report 1970 (Fisheries and Wildlife), Catalogue for Robert Ingpen Collection of Fish Drawings, Arthur and Caroline Howard Print Collection catalogue 1975.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1970    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Drawings and/or Plans, Journals, Loose Photographic Prints and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0222 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-8 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Pesticides/Wildlife, etc

Contains approximately 150 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include pesticides, fisheries, fish biology, wildlife, conservation education, environmental policy, land use conflicts, forestry. Publications dated 1958-1964. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1958 - c. 1964    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0225 Box Number 57 Series 14
14-9 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Hunting & Fishing U.S.A - An Industry - 1956 Survey, etc

Contains approximately 100 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include game management, fisheries, fish biology, wildlife, conservation attitudes, politics of conservation. Publications dated 1956-1958. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1955 - c. 1957    Quantity 2.2 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0226 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-10 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Ambergris - Neptune's Treasure, etc

Contains approximately 300 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include game management, fisheries, fish biology, fish farming, pesticides, waterways. Publications dated 1955-1959. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1955 - c. 1959    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0227 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-11 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Land Use, etc

Contains approximately 200 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include land use, sociological effects of fish quotas, pollution, fish biology, conservation philosophy, exotic mammals, game management, fisheries, fish farming, pesticides, waterways. Publications dated 1955-1959. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1955 - c. 1959    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0228 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-12 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Some Principles in the Thermal Requirements of Fishes, etc

Contains approximately 150 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include fisheries, fish farming, administration, fish biology, alpine conservation, shark attacks, hunting, fish acclimatisation, dams, extinctions, global environment, politics of conservation. Publications dated 1956-1962. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1956 - c. 1962    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0229 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-13 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
An Ecological Comparison of Six Populations of Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta), etc

Contains approximately 150 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include fisheries, fish farming, endangered species, fish biology, conservation philosophy, wildlife, resource politics, hunting, DDT. Publications dated 1956-1962. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1956 - c. 1962    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0230 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-14 Index Cards - Fisheries and Wildlife Library
Marine Fisheries: Their Conservation and Their Potential, etc

Contains approximately 150 cards, each with category in upper case, reference and sometimes a brief extract.

Most cards marked "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher", some "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher (pers.)" and "Alfred Dunbavin Butcher Pte.".

Topics include oil pollution, pesticides, detergent pollution, climate change, politics of conservation, pearling, wildlife, endangered species, fish biology, chlorinated hydrocarbons, introduced species, global nutrition and fisheries, global environment, scientific advice to government, whaling. Publications dated 1954-1964. Publications mainly scientific journals, fisheries and game journals and newsletters, wildlife magazines.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1954 - c. 1964    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Indexes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0231 Box Number 58 Series 14
14-15 Artworks and a Photograph of Southeast Australia

This inventory item contains assorted artwork of scenes and birdlife in southeast Australia.

Contents are as follows:

Watercolour painting of a coastal scene, signed by J. O'Brien?, dated 1964, 28.5x19.5cm;

Watercolour painting of boats at a wharf, signed J. O'Brien?, dated 1966, 27x37.5cm;

'Charcoal Burners - Barmah Forest - F. Lewis - War Years', black and white photograph, 25.2x31.5cm;

13 black and white and colour prints, possibly etchings, of scenery and birdlife, signed J. O'Brien?, 1971-72:
- "Captain Wishart's Cutter 'Fairy' entering a bay on the Southern Australia cost to shelter from a storm. This was on the 25th April 1810. He named the place Port Fairy." 1972 [colour]
- "Cormorants, Pelican", 1971 [colour]
- "Eastern Swamp Hens", 1972 [colour]
- "Reed Beds Glenelg River", 1971 [black and white]
- "Watkins Pells House - Nelson", 1971 [black and white]
- "Reed Beds Glenelg River", 1972 [black and white]
- "South Beach Port Fairy", 1971 [black and white]
- "[Swan?] Bay Jetty", 1971 [colour]
- "Storm - South Beach Port Fairy", 1971 [black and white]
- [Cormorants, Pelican], [black and white]
- "Southern Coastline", 1972 [colour]
- "Wharf [at?] Geelong", 1972 [colour]
- "Reed Beds Glenelg River", 1972 [colour]

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1939? - 1972    Quantity 0.7 cm, 16 Pictures
Formats Unmounted Artworks and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0214 Box Number 96 Series 14
14-16 Australian Historical Calendar

Compiled as a service to historians and research workers by the Melbourne Diocesan Historical Commission. Calendar measures 56.6cm by 33.6cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 56.6 cm, 1 sheet Formats Ephemera
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0220 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-17 Photograph of Summerland Penguin Reserve

1 framed colour photograph of Summerland Penguin Reserve presented to Butcher by A.M. West. Dated 7 March 1971. Taken at dusk. Shows crowd on beach watching penguin "parade".

39cm x 32cm

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1971    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 photograph
Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0303 Box Number 97 Series 14
14-18 Arthur Rylah Research Institute, Public Works Department, H. G. [Bottonis], Chief Architect 5.7.67

One framed watercolour the Arthur Rylah Institute, 47x75cm, signed by Chief Architect, 5 July 1967.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1967    Quantity 99 cm, 1 framed watercolour
Formats Mounted Works of Art
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0224 Box Number 62 Series 14
14-19 Close Season Poster

1951 Close Season Poster, 50x31cm.

THIS ITEM IS MISSING.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1951    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 poster
Formats Public Relations Material
Inventory Identifier BUTCB0281 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-20 Fisheries and Wildlife New Accommodation 1947

Includes architectural plans, loose notes and correspondence.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1947    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Loose Notes and Drawings and/or Plans
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0322 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-21 Phillip Island Fire 1940s?

Includes black and white photographs of dead koala bears.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1947    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 envelope
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0323 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-22 Rylah Institute

Much of the correspondence on this file is from or to J. Keith Dempster.

Creator J. Keith Dempster
Date range 1963 - 1974    Quantity 3 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, General Correspondence, Drafts, Memoranda, Minutes and Agendas, Newsletters, Loose Notes, Drawings and/or Plans and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0324 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-23 Interstate Fauna Authorities Conference Proceedings

Bound volume.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1955 - 1956    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications and General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0325 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-24 Reorganisation of the Department of Fisheries and Game, Angling Licences and Other Issues

Most documents in this item relate to the future and reorganisation of the Department of Fisheries and Game.

Other topics include introduction of a marine angling licence and fee, other licencing issues for angling and gaming, and internal staffing issues.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1954 - 1958    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0326 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-25 Mr. A. Dunbavin Butcher

Includes documents about staffing issues, statistics, native fish programme, marine research and wildlife programmes.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1959 - 1969    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Graphs, Reports, Minutes and Agendas and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0327 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-26 Australian Fauna Authorities Conference Darwin 1970
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1960 - 1970    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, Minutes and Agendas, Newsletters and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0328 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-27 Fauna Conference 1954
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1954    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, Reports, Maps, Minutes and Agendas and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0329 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-28 1965 - South Australia - Australia Fauna Authorities Conference
Part 1 of 3

Contents taken from a ringbinder of loose papers about the 1965 Australia Fauna Authorities Conference. The first item is a publication entitled 'Wildlife Conservation School'. Also includes other papers on conferences, training courses, statutes, etc.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1958 - 1965    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, Memoranda, Minutes and Agendas, Loose Notes, Published Reports and Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0330 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-29 1965 - South Australia - Australia Fauna Authorities Conference
Part 2 of 3

This item contains assorted records of what went on at the 1965 Australia Fauna Authorities conference. It opens with a document entitled "1965 Australian Fauna Authorities Conference - Register of Documents".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1959 - 1965    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Minutes and Agendas, Loose Notes and Forms
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0331 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-30 1965 - South Australia - Australia Fauna Authorities Conference
Part 3 of 3

This item contains assorted records of what went on at the 1965 Australia Fauna Authorities conference. It opens with a document entitled "1965 Australian Fauna Authorities Conference - Document Number 58 - Agenda Item 14.1 and 14.2".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1965    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Minutes and Agendas, Loose Notes and Forms
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0332 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-31 Archival Reorganisation Fisheries and Willdlife 1956
Part 1 of 2
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1890 - 1977    Quantity 3 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Memoranda, Photocopied Documents and Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0333 Box Number 59 Series 14
14-32 Archival Reorganisation Fisheries and Willdlife 1956
Part 2 of 2
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1954 - 1969    Quantity 2.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, General Correspondence, Reports and Parliamentary Papers
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0334 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-33 Copies of Correspondence, Fisheries and Game, 1885 to 1894

A letterbook of duplicate, outgoing correspondence sent from the Office of the Inspector of Fisheries, Custom House, Melbourne.

THIS ITEM HAS BEEN RETURNED TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS OFFICE - VICTORIA.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1885 - 1894    Quantity 5 cm, 1 letterbook
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0335 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-34 Correpondence about Artwork displayed at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research

All of the correspondence in this file is from or to J. Keith Dempster.

Creator J. Keith Dempster
Date range 1970 - 1977    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Memoranda and Brochures
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0336 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-35 Duck Band Return Promotion

Papers regarding the return of duck bands by shooters in exchange for cartridges; this was organised by the Fisheries and Game Department.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1958    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Ephemera, Memoranda and Press Statements
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0337 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-36 1. Research Programs - 2. Departmental Publications - 3. Additional Research Staff - Estimates SL/SS

Includes mainly departmental circulars, memorandum and correspondence.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1952 - 1954    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Memoranda and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0338 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-37 Staff and Organization
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1951 - 1976    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts, Reports and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0339 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-38 ADB 1965 Rylah Institute Naming
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1965 - 1968    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Talks and/or Speeches and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0340 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-39 15th Fisheries and Wildlife Office Annual Conference
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1965    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0341 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-40 22nd Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Wangaratta
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1972    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0342 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-41 23rd Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Echuca
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1973    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0343 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-42 25th Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Horsham
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1975    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0344 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-43 24th Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Cowes
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1974    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0345 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-44 26th Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Yarram
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1976    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0346 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-45 27th Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Swan Hill
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0347 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-46 Correspondence to Keith Dempster

Correspondence file containing letters and other associated papers sent to Keith Dempster. Also includes publications of the Arthur Rylah Institute.

Creator J. Keith Dempster
Date range 1967 - 1988    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, General Correspondence, Reports, Talks and/or Speeches, Photocopied Documents and Forms
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0348 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-47 Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers - 1969 - 1970 Proceedings

There are six booklets contained in this file; three copies of the 19th Annual Conference Proceedings in Lakes Entrance in 1969, and three copies of the 20th Annual Conference Proceedings in Melbourne in 1970.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1969 - 1970    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0349 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-48 Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers - 1963 - 1967 Proceedings

There are eight booklets contained in this file; one booklet from the 13th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Mildura, 1963; one booklet from the14th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, 1964, (possibly located at the Zoo); one booklet from the 15th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Bendigo, 1965; two booklets from the 16th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Melbourne, 1966; three booklets from the 17th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Warrnambool, 1967.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1963 - 1967    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0350 Box Number 60 Series 14
14-49 Annual Conference of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers - 1968 - 1971 Proceedings

This file contains six booklets - background papers for the first Annual Graduates Conference Papers for the Fisheries and Wildlife Department, 1968 (2 copies); 18th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Melbourne, 1968; 19th Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Lakes Entrance, 1969; two booklets from the 21st Annual Conference Proceedings of Fisheries and Wildlife Officers, Melbourne, 1971.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1968 - 1971    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0351 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-50 12th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference 1961
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1961    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Illustrations, Loose Notes and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0352 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-51 11th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference 1960
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1960    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes and Talks and/or Speeches
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0353 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-52 10th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference 1959
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1959 - 1960    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Diagrams, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Talks and/or Speeches and Lists
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0354 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-53 9th Conference Missing

Single sheet assumed to refer to the 9th F&WO [Fisheries and Wildlife Officers] Conference June 1958.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1958?    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0355 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-54 8th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference 1957

Papers in this file refer to the Eight Annual Conference of Inspectors. It appears that from this year forward this conference became known as the Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1957    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Illustrations, Memoranda, Newsletters, Loose Notes, Forms and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0356 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-55 7th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers Conference

Papers in this file refer to the Seventh Annual Conference of Inspectors.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1947 - 1956    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, Newsletters, Loose Notes, Lists and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0357 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-56 6th Fisheries and Wildlife Officers 1955

Papers in this file refer to the Sixth Annual Conference of Inspectors.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1954 - 1956    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0358 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-57 Fisheries and Wildlife Officers 4th - 1953, 5th - 1954

Papers in this file refer to the Fourth and Fifth Annual Conference of Inspectors.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1952 - 1954    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes and Scripts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0359 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-58 Fisheries and Wildlife Officers 1st 1950, 2nd 1951, 3rd 1952

Papers in this file refer to the First, Second and Third Annual Conference of Inspectors.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1949 - 1952    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0360 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-59 Trafficking and Fauna in Australia, and Other Subjects

Papers regarding the Second Report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation, September 1976. Includes correspondence that were written and received after Butcher retired from the Public Service. This item also includes correspondence about staffing and other papers that date from the 1960s.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1944 - 1980    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Minutes and Agendas, Loose Notes, Legal Documents and Business Cards
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0410 Box Number 61 Series 14
14-60 Black and White Mounted Photograph, 38x25.5cm, of Crayfish Being Measured
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 50 cm, 1 photo-board Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0411 Box Number 63 Series 14
14-61 Black and White Mounted Photograph, 38x25.5cm, of Man Measuring Crayfish
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo-board Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0412 Box Number 63 Series 14
14-62 Black and White Photograph of Koala and Baby

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 59 cm, 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0413 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-63 Black and White Photograph of Seal

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0414 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-64 Black and White Photograph of Koala

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0415 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-65 Black and White Photograph of Penguin Sitting on Eggs

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0416 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-66 Black and White Photograph of Penguins

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0417 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-67 Black and White Photograph of Lizard

Photography of wildlife possibly at Phillip Island, 28x25.5cm. Photographer is Alfred M. Bailiey.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 photo Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0418 Box Number 64 Series 14
14-68 Trespassing With Gun or Dogs Prohibited - Penalty 20 - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game

Metal sign, 34cm by 24.2cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 59 cm, 1 metal sign Formats Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0419 Box Number 65 Series 14
14-69 Protection of Koalas or Native Bears - It is illegal to Kill, Injure or Molest any Koala, or buy, sell or consign or have in possession or control any Koala or the skin thereof - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game

Metal Sign, 49.7cm by 32.2cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Formats Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0420 Box Number 65 Series 14
14-70 The Fisheries Acts - Inland Angling Licences, etc. - Two Notices

Two identical notices, 49.6cm by 32.2cm, with the following wording: "The Fisheries Acts - Inland Angling Licences - Any person over the age of sixteen years who angles for fish in this water above or upstream from the mouth thereof must be the holder of an Inland Angling Licence - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 2 metal signs Inventory Identifier BUTCA0421 Box Number 65 Series 14
14-71 Know your Sea Fish - Legal Minimum Lengths - Issued by Fisheries & Wildlife Department, Victoria, 1962 - Two Notices

Two identical notices, 42cm by 29cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1962    Quantity 59 cm, 2 metal signs
Formats Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0422 Box Number 66 Series 14
14-72 Koalas are Protected - They must not be killed, interfered with, or kept as pets. Fisheries and Wildlife Department

Metal sign, 38.1cm by 33cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Formats Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0423 Box Number 66 Series 14
14-73 Sanctuary - Native Birds and Animals - Fisheries and Wildlife Department

Metal sign, 38.2cm by 28cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Inventory Identifier BUTCA0424 Box Number 66 Series 14
14-74 Sanctuary for Native Birds and Animals - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game

Metal sign, 34cm by 24.3cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Inventory Identifier BUTCA0425 Box Number 66 Series 14
14-75 The Fisheries Acts - Prohibition of Fishing - All Fishing is prohibited in this water from midnight of the last Sunday in August to the eve of the last Saturday in November inclusive - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game

Metal sign, 50cm by 33.5cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 59 cm, 1 metal sign Inventory Identifier BUTCA0426 Box Number 67 Series 14
14-76 The Fisheries Acts - Prohibition of Fishing - All Fishing is prohibited in this water from 1st May to eve of 1st Saturday in September in each year - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Director of Fisheries and Game

Metal sign, 50cm by 33.5cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Formats Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0427 Box Number 67 Series 14
14-77 The Fisheries Acts - Prohibition of Fishing - All Fishing is prohibited in this water from 1st May to 31st August in each year - A. Dunbavin Butcher - Chief Inspector of Fisheries and Game

Metal sign, 50cm by 33.5cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 metal sign Formats Conference Papers and Signage
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0428 Box Number 67 Series 14
14-78 Robinson's Map No. 613 Kiewa Scheme and Hotham Heights

Mounted map, approximately 35cm by 48cm., with the following annotations: "Memorial cairn C.B.T. [Ben] Cooper Sep. [September] 1974" beside arrow pointing towards a marker near Tawonga Hut; "Memorial plaque - W F. Waters" beside arrow pointing towards a marker on the Bogong High Plains; "Proposed Location Ryders Hut June 1974" and arrow pointing towards a marker near the Copewest Aqueduct.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1 map Formats Maps
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0429 Box Number 67 Series 14
14-79 Common Birds of Prey in Victoria

Colour poster issued by the Fisheries & Wildlife Division, Victoria, Ministry for Conservation.

76cm by 50.5cm

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1976    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 poster
Formats Unmounted Artworks
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0433 Box Number MAP Series 14
14-80 Description of a Newly-excluded Young of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus - By Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., F.R.S., &c. Received May 20, 1887. - (Abstract)

Single page printed abstract from the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Volume 42, on the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus, or platypus.

The front includes the handwritten notes: "For the Rev'd Pastor Hagenauer, - With grateful thanks and best wishes, from his deeply obliged, Richard Owen".

The back has the handwritten inscription: "Kindly return this paper again after you have made any use of it as you may think fit - With Kindest regard - Yours Faithfuly - FA[?] Hagenauer - Feb. 23, 1888".

Included with the item is a note from Keith Dempster explaining the item and its context.

Creator J. Keith Dempster
Date range 1887 - 2000, Item dated 1887-1888, with an explanatory note from Keith Dempster dated May 2000.    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes and Abstracts
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0434 Box Number 98 Series 14

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