English, Map, Photograph edition: Papers on settlement of Port Phillip District Hopton, Arthur James, 1884-1962.

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Physical Description
  • Manuscript
  • several vs. original ms. ms. copy, typescript, printed, photographs, sketches and maps.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Papers on settlement of Port Phillip District
Creator
  • Hopton, Arthur James, 1884-1962.
Physical Description
  • Manuscript
  • several vs. original ms. ms. copy, typescript, printed, photographs, sketches and maps.
Part Of
  • MS 000275 (Box 063, Box 064 [1-4], Box 065, Box 066)
  • Royal Historical Society of Victoria Manuscripts Collection
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Summary
  • Large collection of miscellaneous material on settlement of Port Phillip District, its political, economic and social life in these pioneering years with particular reference to its foremost founders and settlers. (Box 063)
  • MS 000275 : includes unpublished ms. essays, memo and notebooks, correspondence, copies of original documents and miscellaneous papers on historical research; material on printing and early newspapers; ships, shipwrecks and early voyages; bush ballads; inns; lighthouses; flour mills; public buildings; anti-transportation movement; Dandenong Police Station; Buckley &​ Nunn; Port Phillip Association; mining; Bulleen Pound; memorials; particular details of Smythesdale, Scarsdale, Linton, Branxholme, Pitfield, Monaro, Portland, Gippsland, Glenelg, Casterton, Snowy River, Sullivan Bay Settlement; list of graves at San Remo and Phillip Island cemeteries. Papers re life of John Pascoe Fawkner include large ms., copies of correspondence, documents, family history, postcards, photographic collection, memorabilia and Roy Bridges article on flogging, and reference to the Walsh family. Papers re life of John Batman include copies of petition and correspondence re land purchase, Henry Batman and legal dispute over land; references to other prominent settlers include Charles Joseph La Trobe, Judge Willis, Sarah Willoughby, Eliza Thompson, George Watt, Peggy Eddington, George Evans, Michael Howe, Samuel Thomas Gill, James Harrison, Noel Learmonth, Liardet and Rusden families, Robert L. Murray. Mrs A. Prinsep; Miscellaneous photographs, article and notes on life of Owen H. Suffolk (the Prison Poet 1832- ) extracted from series written by 'Old Chum' - detailed account of life in and out of prison in Victoria and N.S.W., copy of James Bonwick's report of a "Tour of inspection of the schools in the Western District , 1857", Parishes listed in Ham's Squatting Key, 1847, essay "The genesis of an Historical Society"; and, letters by early settlers. Principal correspondents re historical research include Lois Springhall, Wilfred Hudspeth, Linda Monks, A. T. Latham, Philip Brown, A. H. Chisholm, Sir John Ferguson, John Walsh, A. E. Browning, Basil T. Cromly, Hugh Anderson, A. H. Wayn, J. Jervis and Ida Monger (these include notes on the Monger family). Other papers include a plan of Mornington; extensive place names index and research; rough sketch of J. H. Wedge's 1836 map of Port Phillip; extracts from 1841-42 Kerr's "Melbourne almanac and Port Phillip directory"; time-line of settlement of Tasmania; reference list of material on early Melbourne; personal papers include biographical notes on Phillip Hauser's career with education department; other material on Northcote High School, 'Education gazette' 1910, prize essay by A. J. Hauser "The early days of Smythesdale" and essay entitled "Australian traits and tendencies". NOTE: Arthur James Hopton's real name appears to have been Arthur James (or the same initials) Hauser. It was changed as a result of World War I. His father was Phillip Hauser. NOTE: Record for Box 063, Box 064-1, Box 064-2, Box 064-3, Box 064-4, Box 065, Box 066.
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