ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0117 Karina Moore Photographs and Plans

Scope and content notes

Call Number

HMSS 0117

Collection

Karina Moore Photographs and Plans

Date Range

1921-1988

Quantity

1.1m (1 manuscript boxe; 1 oversized box)

Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions with attribution
Related Collections


Collection of black and white photographs of Canberra in the late 1960s and early 1970s, mainly from National Capital Development Commission (NCDC) and Australian News and Information Bureau (ANIB).

Collection of plans and concept drawings, mainly plans for Canberra street lighting 1921-1946 but also concept drawings for the proposed Museum of Australia at Yarramundi Reach and the proposed Fountain Avenue in Commonwealth Park. A concept drawing of the extension of Kings Avenue to the Australian American Memorial was partially implemented.

Box List

BOX NO.

DESCRIPTION

QUANTITY

DATE RANGE

1, 2

PHOTOGRAPHS – details of sizes and quantities are in the registry file

 

1960s – 1970s

1

230 black and white prints of Canberra

24 35mm colour slides

3 files

1960s – 1970s

 

 

 

 

2 over size

Large unmounted photographs, 13 black and white (1 rolled), 1 colour

5 mounted black and white photographs

19 photographs

1960s – 1970s

 

 

 

 

2 over size

Canberra calendar, published by the National Capital Development Commission, boxed for mailing

1 packet

1988

 

 

 

 

2 over size

PLANS AND DRAWINGS

Includes a collection of plans and drawings relating to Canberra street lighting 1921-1946, most on hanger strips for storing in vertical plan cabinet

 

1921 – 1985

 

Australian Survey Office. Orthophotomap of Australian National University. 71 x 101 cm

1 map

1973

 

Williams. Concept drawings of Museum of Australia (National Museum of Australia). Black ink on coated paper, starting to brown; 50 x 71 cm

9 drawings

1985

 

E Rolly. National Area view from Mt Pleasant. Concept drawing from Australian American Memorial down Kings Avenue to Capitol Hill. Concept drawing; black print on verso of tracing paper, marked up for printing; 70 x 94 cm

1 drawing

 

 

Commonwealth Park Fountain Avenue, L.89-69. Concept drawing; black print on verso of tracing paper, signature of artist unreadable; 76 x 118 cm, 2 copies.

2 drawings

Ca 1969

 

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Works and Railways. Canberra. Sections of typical highways showing positions of transmission line poles and street lighting brackets. Signed by H P Moss, Chief Electrical Engineer; E1099; 35 x 43 cm

Section drawing accompanying minutes of proceedings of the Federal Capital Advisory Committee at meeting held 4 November 1921. Dyeline with overdrawn transmission pole; 23 x 38 cm

1 sheet with stapled addition

8 June 1921, 4 November 1921

 

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Works and Railways. Canberra street lighting typical layouts. Hand coloured; on hanger; badly torn; E1137; 75 x 100 cm

1 sheet

5 October 1921

 

Federal Capital Commission. Governmental Group. Exterior lighting. Detail of lanterns. Sheet 1, drawing E.2700; signed S D Cook, Electrical Engineer, 28 January 1927 and P Owens, 28 June? 1927; torn, some tears repaired; on hanger with small revision sheet stapled to the main sheet; 67 x 76 cm

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of the Interior. Canberra ACT street lighting standard, revised lantern. Illegible signature; dyeline; E5260; annotated on top right EC140; 21 x 46 cm

1 sheet with stapled addition

1927; 30 January 1942

 

Federal Capital Commission, Parks and Gardens. Concrete lamp standards. Illegible signature, and A M Fraser, Electrical Engineer. Dyeline; on hanger; E.O.199; E2752; 68 x 74 cm

1 sheet

15 May 1929

 

Sydney County Council. Public lighting 9 foot concrete lamp standards. Sheet 1, drawing D10299 D/2; with amendments 30 August 1939; on hanger; E.O.8; 35 x 49 cm

1 sheet

10 October 1938; 30 August 1939

 

Sydney County Council. Public lighting 15 foot and 18 foot concrete lamp standards. Sheet 1, drawing D10358 C/2; with amendments 30 August 1939; on hanger; torn; E.O.7; 50 x 68 cm

1 sheet

9 December 1938; 30 August 1939

 

Hume Steel Limited Melbourne. Lighting standards, mild steel. Dyeline; has been repaired; on hanger strip; 69 x 72 cm

1 sheet

19 July 1940

 

Hume Steel Limited Melbourne. Double bracket street lighting pole. Drawing 618; dyeline; on hanger; E.O.11; 34 x 48 cm

1 sheet

17 July 1944

 

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Works and Housing. ACT electricity supply. Concrete lamp standard. Signed W E Gray, Senior Electrical Engineer; dyeline; on hanger; has been repaired; E.C.185; 68 x 74 cm

1 sheet

15 February 1946

 

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Works, Civil Engineering Section. Mould for concrete lamp standards. Signed by L Thornton, Works Director, Canberra and C F Cook, designing engineer; drawing C2648 1 of 2; dyeline; on hanger; E.O.5; 69 x 100 cm

1 sheet

April 1946

 

Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Works, Civil Engineering Section. Mould for concrete lamp standards. Details of core and door. Signed by L Thornton, Works Director, Canberra and C F Cook, designing engineer; drawing C2648 2 of 2; dyeline; on hanger; E.O.5; 70 x 1000 cm

1 sheet

September 1946