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  • Title
    Toganmain, Telleraga and Brewarrina stations - pastoral records, 1835-1986
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 4997/Boxes 1-89
    MLMSS 4997/Boxes 89X-130X
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    161 boxes - 25.3 Meters
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (typescript)
    Textual Records - (printed)

    Toganmain Station, Hay was purchased by Thomas Robertson Snr in blocks commencing in 1867. He also purchased Brewarrina Station in 1873 and sold it in 1878. Telleraga Station, Moree was purchased by John Seymour Robertson in 1914 and sold in 1936. Toganmain was sold by John S. Robertson in 1988.
  • Scope and Content
    This collection documents the pastoral activities of Thomas Robertson (1824-1904), his son John Seymour Robertson (1812-1958) and subsequent members of the Robertson family.
    The station records within this collection provide a graphic picture of the day-to-day running of a large pastoral enterprise. Most of the records relate to Toganmain. There are references to Brewarrina in the earliest records, and the Telleraga records are contained in one series.
    There are 21 series as follows:
    1. Land Acquistion and Sales
    2. Incoming Correspondence
    3. Outgoing Correspondence
    4. Telegrams Sent and Received
    5. Stock Records - Stud and Flock Rams, Sheep, Cattle, Horses
    6. Records
    7. Shearing, Shearers and Shed Employees
    8. Rainfall Observations - Toganmain
    9. Vermin Control - Rabbits and Kangaroos
    10. Staff Diaries
    11. Notebooks
    12. Rations and Slaughtering Records
    13. Stores
    14. Financial & Accounting Records
    15. Index Books
    16. Recreational Activities - Toganmain
    17. Telleraga Station, Moree
    18. Robertson Family Matters
    19. Letters from the Front - World Wars l and ll
    20. Publications and Press Cuttings
    21. Description of the Colony - Melbourne in 1840
    22. Maps and Plans

    Maps within this collection are catalogued at call number M ser 4 000/1 MLMSS 4997.

  • Source
    Presented by John S. Robertson in December 1988.
  • Access Conditions
    Partly restricted: -
  • General note

    A detailed Guide to this collection is available (filed under "Toganmain, Telleraga and Brewarrina stations - pastoral records, 1835-1986").
    The maps in this collection are located at M Ser 4 001/1 MLMSS 4997
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
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