Series 21 - Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera


Date Range1974 - 1980
Quantity6 files
ProvenanceAlfred Dunbavin Butcher
Description

Series 21 contains news clippings, notes, journals, correspondence, photographs and ephemera collected by Alfred Dunbavin Butcher during his time as Chairman of the Zoological Board of Victoria.

This series contains much information on social aspects of Zoo life and records informally some of the projects undertaken during Butcher's time with the zoo.


Inventory Listing

21-1 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1980 - 1982
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1980 - 1982    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes and Journals
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0177 Box Number 89 Series 21
21-2 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1978 - 1980
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1978 - 1980    Quantity 2.8 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes and Journals
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0178 Box Number 89 Series 21
21-3 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1980
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1980    Quantity 2.8 cm, 1 file
Formats Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes and Journals
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0179 Box Number 89 Series 21
21-4 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1977 - 1978
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977 - 1978    Quantity 2.8 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Journals and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0180 Box Number 89 Series 21
21-5 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1980 - 1981
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1980 - 1981    Quantity 3.7 cm, 1 file
Formats Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes and Journals
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0181 Box Number 89 Series 21
21-6 Melbourne Zoo - Newsclippings, Notes, Journals and Ephemera, 1981
Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1981    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats Ephemera, News Clippings, Loose Notes and Journals
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0182 Box Number 90 Series 21
21-7 Mr Butcher - Photographs of the Royal Visit - Pelicans and other subjects
ADB Zoo

Includes 12 large and 8 small colour photographs of a pond with pelicans. Photos originally housed in a kodak envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0380 Box Number 90 Series 21
21-8 Photographs of the Royal Visit - Girl giving Flowers to the Queen
ADB Zoo

Small and large photographs of the same image. Originally housed in a Kodak envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0381 Box Number 90 Series 21
21-9 For Borthwick and Butcher - one of each - Photographs of the Royal Visit to the Zoo
ADB Zoo

24 black and white photographs originally enclosed in a labelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0382 Box Number 90 Series 21
21-10 Photographs of the Royal Visit - Queen Looking at Koala
ADB Zoo

3 black and white photographs originally housed in an unlabelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0383 Box Number 90 Series 21
21-11 Photographs of the Royal Visit - Queen and School Children
ADB Zoo

5 colour photographs originally housed in an unlabelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0384 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-12 Photographs of Alfred Butcher with Dignitary
ADB Zoo

4 large black and white photographs of Alfred Butcher and several unidentified men on a walk around the Melbourne zoo. Dignitary in the photographs may be Minister Brown. Photographs measure c.20cm by c.20cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1973    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0385 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-13 November 15/74 - Photographs of Alfred Butcher and Visitors at Education Complex
ADB Zoo

8 black and white photographs of Alfred Butcher with an unidentified visitor and a group of school children at the Melbourne zoo. The event appears to be the opening of a Temporary Education Complex. Dignitary may be Borthwick, Minister of Conservation. The photographs measure c.21cm by c.17cm. Originally housed in an envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1974    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0386 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-14 Minister Brown - Photographs
ADB Zoo

7 colour photographs of a walk around the zoo with a visiting dignitary, probably a government minister by the name of Brown.

12.5cm by 11.5cm. Originally housed in an envelope entitled "Mr Butcher".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1973?    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0387 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-15 Royal Visit 17/3/77 - Photographs
ADB Zoo

12 black and white photographs of a Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth. Includes duplicates of photographs in other inventory items in this series of the Butcher Guide.

16.5 cm by 12cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0388 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-16 Mr Butcher from Ernest [Weiher?] - Photographs
ADB Zoo

Black and white, and colour, photographs of assorted sizes.

Titles feature on the reverse of some photographs, as follows:
"J A Tubb Sandakan";
"Boso Visit";
"Marine Park Trip"
"Boso Trip";
"Boso Trip - Self Okada"
"Zoological Bd [Board] Conf [Conference] - Sydney May 1948".

Originally housed in a labelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1948 - 1970s    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0389 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-17 Dukes Visit ACT Meeting - and Westernport, and Other Photographs
ADB Zoo

Black and white photographs. Occasions include the 110th birthday of the Melbourne zoo.

Six photographs measure 12cm by 16.5cm.
Nine photographs measure 26cm by 20cm.

Titles on reverse of photographs:
"110th birthday";
"Qantas Baso Sydney 1969 - John Rowe - Brown";
"Zoo Education Centre 15/12/74".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1969 - 1974?    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0390 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-18 B & W Proofs - Not required any further - Colour Proofs - ? Annual Report cover
ADB Zoo

19 photographs of an unidentified public occasion. The photographs measure 9cm by 11.5cm.

Originally housed in a labelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1973?    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0391 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-19 Photographs of an Unidentified Public Occasion - 1973?
ADB Zoo

6 black and white photographs of the same event as is represented in inventory item BUTCA0391.

16.5cm by 12 cm. Originally housed in an envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1973?    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0392 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-20 Photographs of the Royal Visit - 1977
ADB Zoo

Two colour photographs and four black and white photographs of the Royal visit in 1977.

Photographs are c.25cm by c.20cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0393 Box Number 91 Series 21
21-21 Photograph of Visiting Chinese Dignitary
ADB Zoo

One colour photograph that measures c.20 cm by c.25cm. Dignitary is His Excellency Mr Li Dong Ye, Minister for Metalurgical industry of China.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0394 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-22 Photographs of Royal Visit and Other Occasions
ADB Zoo

Six photographs, in black and white, and colour.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1977? - 1980    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0395 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-23 Photographs of Occasion at Wild Cat Enclosure
ADB Zoo

Three black and white photographs.

26cm by 20cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0396 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-24 Prince Bornhard Netherlands - Healesville - Rylah Institute - Slides and News Clipping
ADB Zoo

Six mounted colour slides of a visit by a dignitary. Also a news clipping about the visit.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1973    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats News Clippings and Photographic Transparencies
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0397 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-25 Public Relations Photographs
ADB Zoo

Ten black and white photographs of assorted sizes. Includes pictures of butterfly enclosure, elephant, marsupial, Alfred Butcher, Mr Li Dong Ye. Possibly public relations photographs.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1975 - c. 1985    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0398 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-26 Chinese Delegation - December 1979 - Photographs
ADB Zoo

12 colour photographs that measure 12.5cm by 9cm.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1979    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0399 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-27 Mrs [Seekemp?] - Opening Flight Aviary 28/3/80, and Other Photographs
ADB Zoo

This inventory item contains a group of 14 colour photographs entitled "Opening - Great Flight Aviary 28/3 80".

Also includes assorted loose photographs in black and white, and colour. Assorted sizes. Subjects and titles include:
Queen's visit in 1977;
"Transport Union Dinner, 1980, Mercedes chief and wife";
"Gov. [Governor] - Alfred - Borthwick - Aide - Prof. [Professor] Ken Jubb - (Dean of Vet. [Veterinary] Science) - March 1974";
Opening - Great Flight Aviary 28/3 80. Includes pictures of Malcolm Fraser, then Prime Minister of Australia.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1971 - 1980?    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0400 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-28 Osaka City Delegation, and Other Photographs
ADB Zoo

Loose photographs, in black and white, and colour. Assorted sizes.

Includes portraits of Alfred Butcher and others.

Titles include:
"Osaka City Delegation, 1984";
"Sir Eric Pearce - Chris. Embury - Bessel - Extensions to [Arborea?] 19/12/86".

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1969 - 1986    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0401 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-29 Australian Inf. Service, and 22/4/80 - Cor/Cen Platypus - Photographs
ADB Zoo

Four black and white photographs of a ceremony with a row of people. Speakers include Alfred Butcher and an unidentified man.

Photographs measure 20cm by 25cm. Originally housed in an envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range 1980    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0402 Box Number 92 Series 21
21-30 15/3/74 - Photographs
ADB Zoo

Eighteen black and white photographs taken on public occasions at the Melbourne zoo. Possibly original copies.

Originally housed in a labelled envelope.

Creator Alfred Dunbavin Butcher
Date range c. 1974    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier BUTCA0403 Box Number 92 Series 21

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, July 2004
ISBN 978-0-7340-4135-7
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