Series VPRS 17103
Index to VPRS 17102 Photographic Prints and B & W Negatives, Multiple Number, P prefix, SECV Latrobe Valley Photo Collection
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Date Range: Series 1974 - 1995
  Series in Custody 1974 - ? 1989
  Contents 1974 - ? 1989
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1974 - 1995 State Electricity Commission of Victoria I (previously known as the Electricity Commissioners) VA 1002
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1995 - cont Office of the Administrator VA 4086
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  • How to use the Records
    This index provides access to photographs located in VPRS 17102.

  • Function / Content
    The SECV Latrobe Valley Photographic collection began in the 1920's with photographs taken of the progress of construction of the Yallourn Township, Power Station and Briquette Factory. It continued on a part-time basis until after World War II and eventually a full-time photographer was appointed and attached to the Yallourn Drawing Office. Between 1957 and 1961 the Morwell Project ran a separate photographic activity. 1962 saw the formation of the Latrobe Valley Region, which merged Yallourn and the Morwell Project. This resulted in the two photographic functions combining as part of the Yallourn Drawing Office.
    In the 1990's, with the corporatisation, disaggregation and privatisation of the SECV the photographic collection was allocated to PowerWorks, which was jointly owned by the three Latrobe Valley based generation companies. In late 2010 the collection was transferred back into SECV custody.

    The collection is made up of:

    Photographic Prints and B & W Negatives,
    Photographs in Albums,
    Glass Plate Negatives,
    35 mm Slides,
    Indexes.

    This index was created to provide access to photographs located in VPRS 17102. The series comprises the Indexes for the Photographs and Negatives, covering the period 1974 to 1995. The Indexes are two Volumes of Indexes for this era of photographic indexing. The numbering system is as follows:

    P1/2-3-4/10

    P = Photograph
    1 = Division - e.g. Administration
    2 = Sub-Division - e.g. Publicity
    3 = Section - e.g. Course Groups, Suggestion Awards
    4 = Sub-Section
    10 = Photograph/Frame Number

    The two Index Volumes provide the Photograph Number, Brief Description of Subject in Photograph, Frame Number and the date the photograph was taken.

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1974 - 1989 Photographic Prints and B & W Negatives, Multiple Number, P Prefix, SECV Latrobe Valley Photo Collection VPRS 17102
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P0001 1974 - ? 1989 Open 2
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