Series VPRS 15104
Maps and Photographs of Municipal Works (GRS 1664)
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Date Range: Series 1964 - 1974
  Series in Custody 1964 - 1974
  Contents 1950 - 1974
Public Access: Not Applicable
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Format of Records: Physical
 
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1964 - 1974 Barrabool (Road District 1853-1865; Shire 1865-1994) VA 2382
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1994 - cont Surf Coast (Shire 1994-ct) VA 3721
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  • How to use the Records
    These records are not available at Public Record Office and are available through the Geelong Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong.

    These records have been serialised as part of the PROV Distributed Network Place of Deposit program. Geelong Heritage Centre has been approved as a Place of Deposit for permanent value municipal records for the region under s14 of the Public Records Act 1973.

    Refer to Accession Consignment List and call up desired unit.

  • Function / Content
    This record series consists of two volumes of maps and photographs whose principal subject is municipal works. The volumes are titled: A Decade of Works.

    The first volume covers the period 1954 - 1964. It comprises maps of road works completed within the municipality during the decade and maps of works proposed. It includes a series of photographs covering the following subjects:
    Barrabool Shire Council Councillors and Officers
    West Barwon Dam Excursion
    Extractive Industries Committee of Inquiry
    Council Properties Constructed from Loan Funds
    Phases of Rural Road Works
    Township Development
    Local Government Department and Tourist development Authority Grant Works
    The Odd and the Interesting
    The photographs are black and white and measure 10cm x 7cm. They include captions but are not dated.

    Unit 1 also contains aerial photographs in black and white of Torquay, Anglesea, Airey's inlet and Highton-Ceres Lookout Area. The photographs are dated and measure 22 cm x 16 cm except for the Highton-Ceres Lookout Area photograph which measures 16.5 cm x 15 cm. The photographs were taken in 1950 and 1964.

    Unit 2 covers period 1964 - 1974. It comprises maps of road works completed within the municipality during the decade and maps of road works proposed. It includes a series of photographs on subjects including Shire Works and Contract and Grant Works. The photographs, which are undated, are black and white and measure 13.5 cm x 8.5 cm.

    Unit 2 also includes aerial photographs of Torquay-Jan Juc, Airey's Inlet and Wandana Heights taken in 1964 and 1974. Black and white photography was used. The photographs comprise various sizes.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The photographs and maps are arranged in two volumes based on two respective time periods.

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