Series 1 - Papers on Reclamation of Saline Land


ProvenanceCoad, Alan Rawle
Description

Series 1 contains papers on the reclamation of saline land written by or collected by Alan Rawle Coad, including maps and patent information.


Inventory Listing

COAR0001 History A - Salinity affects past and present, and Other Papers
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Brief general statement. Countries where control measures are successful.

Submissions to Victorian Parliamentary Committee hearings.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range 1937 - 2001    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats Reports, Maps and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier COAR0001 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0002 History B - Reports by A R Coad, and Other Papers
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Includes reports by Alan Rawle Coad, and maps and bore logs to explain salinity and aquafier locations. Also includes correspondence and notes regarding the archival process.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range 30 January 1960 - 2002    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Graphs, Reports, Maps, Loose Notes, Photocopied Documents and Tables of data
Inventory Identifier COAR0002 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0003 History C - Churchill Fellowship Report, Provisional Patent, Project Report, and Other Papers
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Churchill Fellowship Report, Provisional Patent, Project Report.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range c. 1966 - c. 1987, Some papers not dated.    Quantity 1.2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, General Correspondence, Diagrams, Reports, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Talks and/or Speeches, Loose Photographic Prints, Mounted Photographic Prints, Photocopied Documents and Specifications
Inventory Identifier COAR0003 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0004 Patents
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Large concrete valve; Valve for fluid control; Stabilisation of clay soils; Plastic emulsions used to reduce water leakage.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range 1990 - 2001    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Loose Notes, Forms and Specifications
Inventory Identifier COAR0004 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0005 Competition Entry - Farm scale reclamation
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Papers relation to competition entry: farm scale reclamation.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range 1961 - 2001    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Reports, Maps, Loose Notes and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier COAR0005 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0006 Maps and Plans - Kerang Region
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Maps and Plans of the Kerang Region. Includes planning permits and related documents.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range 1993 - 2001    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 file
Formats Diagrams, Graphs, Maps, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Drawings and/or Plans, Talks and/or Speeches and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier COAR0006 Box Number 1 Series 1
COAR0007 Introduction to Saline Land Reclamation
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Documents relative to large scale saline land reclamation: introductory data and Mr A R Coad's involvement; assessment by Ms Deidre Anderson, agricultural consultant, business aspects; market forces applied to assess reclamation projects as isolated businesses; unprofitable emphasis on dryland salinity as geologically different from irrigation; the "Challenge Report", may set out the basis for discussion of urgent action; a situation report which may have led to interest by the Institution of Engineers; reduction of the salt content of the Murray, social and financial benefits; financing suggestions; the Australian Conservation Foundation, dryland salinity emphasised; success of farm scale reclamation at a property 11km south of Pyramid Hill; maps and project details; entry submitted to an Institution of Engineers Australia competition, re complete reclamation projects.

Creator Coad, Alan Rawle
Date range c. 1994 - 2002    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Diagrams, Reports, Maps, News Clippings, Newsletters, Loose Notes, Photocopied Documents, CV and Lists
Inventory Identifier COAR0007 Box Number 1 Series 1

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, September 2009
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