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  • Title
    Colonel R. W. Savage - Collection of slides of Sydney and coastal N.S.W. plus photographs of Snowy Mountains and Lord Howe Island, 1935-1971
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SLIDES 105 ; PXA 886
  • Level of description
  • Date

    1935-1940 ; 1948-1971
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 927 Kodachrome slides
    Photographs - 105 loose photoprints - 1 album (23 photoprints)

    Colonel R. W. Savage was involved in the Scouting movement from 1920 and the Sydney Bush Walkers from 1930. Also an amateur photographer, he did all of his own processing including enlarging and glass slide making. After WWII he changed to using predominantly Kodachrome slides -- information from file, ML161/73
  • System of arrangement
    This collection record comprises 4 series records. You may navigate to a more detailed description of each series from this record
  • General note

    Contents List for the collection is filed at SLIDES 105, Reference Shelves, Original Materials Reading Room, Mitchell Library
    The Library also holds R. W. Savage family papers (ML MSS 3902) and associated pictorial material (Pic.Acc.5003)

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