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  • Arthur Leslie Adams; chartered accountant and Wagga Wagga City Council alderman (1955-59), Wagga Wagga; business and personal papers, 1918-59, RW503; 1 box (0.075m).
  • Agricultural Aviation Co. Ltd., Wagga Wagga; letter from Department of Civil Aviation re. formation of NSW Aerial Agricultural Operators' Association, aircraft log book and job record books, 1958-64, RW109; 2 boxes (0.35m).
  • Alston Soap and Candle Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and James Barnes Ltd.; James Barnes and George Edwards, Directors, Balmain; minute book and ledger, 1896-1937, RW1539; 2 volumes (0.07m).
  • T. E. Burrows; chief engineer, River Murray Waters Scheme - Hume Reservoir; album presented to L.C.M.S. Amery, Secretary of the State for Dominion Affairs, with enclosed invitation and Christmas card and IRS publication re 50 year commemoration of Hume Reservoir (unsorted), RW1982.
  • J.T. and E.N. Close and Co. (1893-); engineering works, Finley; day books, stock books, cash books, ledgers, letter books, letters received, business papers and financial records, 1890-1970, RW124; 30 boxes (5.25m).
  • Collingullie Post Office; inspector's report book, subscribers' register, inward registered articles journal, date stamp impression book, manuals and code books and trunk codes card, 1915-81, RW259; 1 box (0.175m).
  • Commercial Bank of Australia, Wagga Wagga Branch; register of securities, bills for collection register, depositors' accounts ledger (depositors: Best and Coy; Wagga Motor Garage Coy Ltd; Whiticker and Wilks), 1910-1931, RW2109; 3 items (0.12m).
  • John Connors; surveyor, Narrandera; maps and surveys (unsorted), RW1557; photographs of Narrandera (unsorted), RW1596.
  • Clarence James Daley; livestock (sheep and wool) classer and abattoir officer for the NSW Department of Agriculture and stud stock agent, Wagga Wagga; diaries, bank statements and balances, classing and mating reports, correspondence, subject files, agent files, sale brochures and programmes, publications, photographs, parish maps, and sheep sale posters, 1920-80, RW290; 27 boxes, 9 maps and plans, 1 photograph album, 1 oversized box, 1 video, (5.79m).
  • Dalgety Australia Operations Ltd., Wagga Wagga Branch (1923-1993); Dalgety & Co. Ltd established itself in Wagga Wagga after purchasing local stock firms, P. W. Williamson & Co. in 1923, and I. Cullen & Co. in 1924; parish maps, town maps, snow lease maps, war service land settlement maps, closer settlement maps, property maps, ledger and newspaper cuttings book, 1889-1972, RW299; parish maps and war service land settlement maps, 1889-1958, RW1186; 272 maps, 2 volumes (4.675m).
  • District Telephone Manager, Country Region, Telecommunications Division, Wagga Wagga; file on Blowering Telephone Office (unsorted), 1961-65, RW2349.
  • T. Edmondson and Co. (c.1860-?); Wagga Wagga; importers and retailers of general goods. Later known as Mates Northside Shopping Centre (c. 1980); xerox copy of photograph of staff standing outside T. Edmondson & Co. in Gurwood Street, Wagga Wagga, 1936, RW212; 1 photograph.
  • W. H. Ellis; former coach-building employee of John Gelme Ltd. (c. 1906-?) (RW88), Wagga Wagga; photocopies of note book, papers, estimates and diagrams re the building of coaches, c. 1910-35, RW70; 1 box part (0.06m).
  • Charles Gardiner, Stock and Station Agent, Gundagai; property valuation files and subject files, c. 1956-85, RW1042; 6 boxes (1.05m).
  • John Gelme Ltd. (c. 1906-?), Wagga Wagga; wheelwright and general smiths; xerox copies of photographs of business, employees and wagons, 1908-32, RW88; 12 photographs.
  • Griffith Co-operative Society Ltd. (1919-1989); registered as The Griffith Settlers Co-operative Society Ltd. in 1919, and renamed Griffith Co-operative Society Ltd. in 1926; Board of Directors' agendas and minute books, balance sheets and audited reports, General Manager's correspondence and subject files, Company Accountant's correspondence and subject files, share-holder deposit ledgers, share ledgers, share ledger cards, customer account ledgers, Director's sales record books, private journals, general accounts journals, personnel subject files, agreements, licenses, certificates, publications, newspaper clippings, maps, plans, photographs and records from Driver Pty. Ltd., 1919-88, RW1209; Files, cash sales books, customer count book, customer lists, supplier list and publication "Rules of Griffith Co-operative Society Ltd.", 1974-1989, RW1507; 29 boxes, 3 volumes, c. 100 plans, 6 photograph boxes, (6.885m).
  • C. Hardy and Co. (1862-1924) and Hardy's Ltd. (1924-c. 1992); timber millers and builders, Wagga Wagga, responsible for the construction of most major civic buildings in Wagga Wagga, including the Court House, Wagga Wagga Railway Station, the old Post Office and Wagga Wagga Council Chambers; expanded into a limited liability company in 1924. Bought by Boral Ltd. c. 1992; ledgers, photograph album, share certificate issue register, photographs of joinery shed and stock inventory, 1882-1941, RW119; architectural plans and drawings and bill of quantities for the erection of new bank premises at Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga for the E. S. and A. Bank Ltd., 1906, RW776; 3 volumes, 1 box, 73 items (1.56m). (see also Personal and Families)
  • Roger Harris; roads and traffic consultant to Wagga Wagga City Council, Wagga Wagga; photographs and negatives of streetscape of Wagga Wagga (unsorted), c. 1990, RW2256.
  • Hogan and Mahon Pty. Ltd. Federal Brewery (1899-1912) and Mahon and Headly Pty. Ltd. (1912-1922); cordial brewers, Wagga Wagga; Hogan and Mahon and Headly and Eaton amalgamated in 1912 and formed Mahon and Headly, which was later purchased by Tooth and Co. in 1922; ledgers, minute book, record of brewing materials book, agreements, Articles of Association and cash book, 1895-1939, RW41; xerox copy of photograph of Hogan and Mahon Pty. Ltd., Wagga Wagga, Aug 1910, RW67; 3 boxes, 1 photograph (0.525m).
  • Hore and Macintosh; auctioneers and stock agents, Wagga Wagga; newspaper cuttings book, 1933-36, RW34; 1 volume (0.075m).
  • Hunter Bros. (1866-); general goods, jewellers and newsagency, Wagga Wagga; subject and correspondence files, cash books, purchase journals, ledgers, wage books and plans, 1904-84, RW356; 5 boxes, 19 volumes, 33 plans (3.055m).
  • W. G. Huthwaite and Co. Pty. Ltd. (1906-); importers, general storekeepers and produce merchants, Wagga Wagga; private journal, private ledger, summary journals, credit and cash sales dissection book, sales journal, wages book, sales accounts ledgers, bad debts ledger, cash dissection books, petty cash books, Departmental transfers book and cash books, 1912-62, RW2027; 24 volumes (1.92m).
  • W. A. Iverach and Sons Pty. Ltd.; general storekeepers, Coolamon; inward correspondence, 1929-69, RW5 item 44; Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society (see Community Agencies) (0.02m).
  • J. Jeremy and Co.; stock and station agents, Wagga Wagga; index to country properties book, country properties books, town properties books and indexes, 1920-60, RW5 items 45-49, RW5/3/MF; 6 volumes, 1 microfilm reel (0.27m).
  • Kendell Airlines (1971-2002); regional airline operator, Wagga Wagga; merged with Hazelton Airlines in 2002 to form Regional Express Airlines (Rex); correspondence, financial statements, diary, operations manuals and reports, 1970-79, RW190; 2 boxes (0.35m).
  • Tom Lennon Jnr. (c.1908-92); studio photographer in Drummoyne, Sydney, then photographer for The Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga in 1950s and 1960s; photographs, negatives, films, audio, work books, correspondence, ephemera, c. 1920s-1972, RW1574; studio portraits, group photographs, family Bible, small sculptures, (unsorted), RW2628; 236 containers sorted (33.86m); (see also Anthony O'Reilly in Academics, Artists, Researchers and Writers).
  • Letona Co-operative Cannery Ltd. (1935-1994); fruit cannery, Leeton; shareholder's annual reports and half-yearly meetings minutes, Board of Directors' reports, General Manager's Office master files and correspondence and subject files, secretary's files, master file copies, memos file copies, central files, Divisional files, Leeton Cannery Employees' Welfare Association records, agreements and contracts, catalogues, photographs, films The Man From Ballymena and A Man Came to Leeton, minute books, minute books, shareholders listings, journals, stock books, cash books, wage sheets, 1935-1994, RW1632; production and processing diaries, various committee minutes, correspondence, annual reports, financial records, governance records, papers and diagrams relating to fruit processing, publicity, study visit reports, Staff Welfare Association records, records relating to Mountain Maid, Fruit Industry Sugar Concession Committee reports, Australian Canners' Association minutes, Australian Canned Fruits Corporation and Board reports, NSW and Australian Canning Fruitgrowers' Association reports, Australian Canning Convention papers, Australian Canned Fruit Sales Promotion Committee reports, misc. external research papers and reports re. canned fruits, research notes by Robin Tiffin, Letona, the Whole Story by Robin Tiffin, 1915-1994, RW2792; production and processing diaries, minutes of executive board and other committees, K Dickinson correspondence, financial records, staff records, fruit processing specifications, recipe book, promotional material, Australian Canned Fruit Pty Ltd papers, corporate information such as reviews, studies, and merger proposals, and photographs, 1914-2004, RW3241; 96 boxes, 120 volumes, 5 albums, 1 film box, 1 oversized box. (20.80m).
  • Max Loder; wine maker, Charles Sturt University Winery, Wagga Wagga, diaries and file containing grape variety trial data, 1977-86, RW1567; 1 box (0.175m).
  • J. McNeill Simpson; solicitors, Hay; client files, correspondence, cost books, miscellaneous outward correspondence and cost files (pink copies), alphabetised ledger cards, client file index books, index to deed register, index to deceased estates, index to trust accounts ledgers, trust accounts ledgers, trust accounts cash contra books, general accounts cash contra books, trust account balances books, caller's books, balance book, petty cash account books, cash contra books, cash received book, general journals, journals, summary journal, time, pay and wages book, clients' accounts books and certificate, c. 1920-80, RW622; parish maps covering counties of Boyd, Caira, Nicholson, Sturt, Townsend and Waradgery, 1900-69, RW1083; 480 boxes, 104 volumes, 1 certificate, 87 maps (99.65m).
  • Mathews and Danger; solicitors, Narrandera and Barellan; letter books, letter registers, cash books, miscellaneous papers, plans and client files, 1923-39, RW220; 146 boxes (25.55m).
  • Alfred Threkeld Mayson; Tasmanian surveyor; field note books, Tasmanian Almanacs, plans of surveys in the counties of Mitchell and Boyd, correspondence re Survey Department, accounts and day journal, 1855-1942, RW79; 3 boxes (0.525m).
  • Miles and Russell; plumbing and gas fitting, Wagga Wagga; cash books and ledger, 1928-48, RW1764; 3 volumes (0.09m).
  • Mortimer, Hendriks, Griffin and Erratt; solicitors, Wagga Wagga; title deeds, estates and other papers, c. 1870-1940, RW167; Legal documents and other papers re. the Boyton estate, Cox estate (Eunonyhareenyha, Yalgogin Run, North Kolkibertoo Run, Marrar Run, Urana), Dunn estate (Kurrajong), Heffernan (Clear Hills, Millbank), Orr estate, W.H. Kendall estate, and a small number of miscellaneous property title searches/transfers/mortgages, (1857-1985), RW1056; sub-divisional maps and plans of Wagga Wagga and parish maps, 1882-1950, RW1190; 29 boxes, 90 maps (7.035m).
  • Murrumbidgee Co-operative Milling Co. Ltd. (1890-2000); flour millers, Wagga Wagga; opened officially 28 June 1890, and became second largest milling company in NSW outside Sydney. It ceased operation in the early 1980s and the grounds were taken over by Goodman Fielder in 1987. Goodman Fielder operated for approximately 10 years before it closed its doors on 8 December 2000; minutes, reports, correspondence, & financial records,  shareholder, employee, & debtor records, Flour Miller's Council, legal documents, articles of association, plans, valuations, inventories, stock & delivery records, and news clippings. (1889-1987), RW1032; 35 boxes, 65 volumes (8.3m).
  • Narrandera Argus Pty. Ltd.; printery, Narrandera; samples of printed brochures, notices, cards and letter head, correspondence, newspapers, wage sheets, ledgers, journal, cash books, posters, minute book and short hand books, 1881-1979, RW169; specifications, plans and posters, c. 1911, RW252; 11 boxes, 128 posters, plans or large items, 27 photograph albums (6.285m).
  • New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency (c. 1924-?); stock and station agents, Wagga Wagga; bought out Messrs Dill and Watson in c. 1924; account sales, cash book, correspondence, monthly balance sheets, permit to travel stock books and yard books for sheep and pig sales, 1947-57, RW33; 42 boxes (7.35m).
  • Prince of Wales Hotel, Wagga Wagga (c. 1859); xerox copy of photograph of Prince of Wales Hotel, Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga, 1949, RW66; 1 photograph.
  • G. H. Risby's and Co. 'Wagga Wagga' Paddle Steamer (c. 1879-?); Narrandera; microfilm of log books and laser copies of photographs, 1884-1917, RW1619/1/MF-RW1619/2/MF; 2 microfilm reels, 2 photographs (0.08m).
  • Riverina Baking Co. Pty. Ltd.; bread makers, Wagga Wagga; correspondence, employees records, vendors' leases, bakery administrative records, shares correspondence, financial records, Board minutes, share register, and publications (1958-1984), RW1031; 4 boxes (0.72m).
  • Rural Bank (State Bank of NSW), Wagga Wagga; valuer's field books (unsorted), c. 1970-86, RW2224.
  • Sheekey's (Wagga Wagga) Pty. Ltd.; soft drink manufacturers; black and white photograph of Sheekey's (Wagga Wagga) Pty. Ltd., Apr 1978, RW67 item 2; certificates, minute books and papers, journal and papers, recipe books, Memorandum of Association, balance sheet and accounts, notes on proposed purchase of Crystal Cordial Co., sample bottle labels and photographs, 1874-1969, RW77; 3 boxes, 1 bundle, 1 photograph (0.425m).
  • J. Shephard and Son (1928-); monumental mason, heating installer and newspaper proprietor of Wagga Wagga Progress, Wagga Wagga; diaries, order books, quote books, note books, invoice books, job cards, wages book, ledgers, cash books, correspondence and subject files, project files, supply files, headstone files, piece work files, photographs, Wagga Wagga Progress photograph prints and scrap books of obituary notices, 1954-75, RW1149; business papers (unsorted), RW2517; 15 boxes, 13 photograph albums, 1 photograph box part sorted (2.895m).
  • Stratton and Sons Pty. Ltd.; flour millers, Cootamundra; financial records, registration papers, photographs, census returns, journals, minute books, railway rebates, share registers, wages books, Commonwealth of Australia Royal Commission on Wheat, Flour and Bread Industries reports, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, memorandums, Holmes Bakeries Pty. Ltd. tax records, Rice supply files, Compton papers, cash books and plans, 1891-1969, RW121; 37 boxes, 30 volumes, 3 plans (7.225m).
  • Tarcutta Post Office; registered letter record books, mail despatched books, correspondence, list of registered letters forwarded to Wagga Wagga, mails despatched and mails received record books, registered letters despatched books, registered letters received books and panoramic photograph of Tumbarumba, 1863-72, RW183; 2 boxes (0.62m).
  • Ernest Tooley Studios; photography studio, Wagga Wagga; letter from proprietor, C. A. Watts to Lt. Cdr. Hall re supply of additional photographs, 24 August 1948, RW122; 1 item (0.01m).
  • Tooth and Co. (1922-1983); brewers, Wagga Wagga; established in 1835, Tooth & Co was incorporated in NSW in 1888. The Company acquired the Mittagong Maltings (1905); Castlemaine Brewery & Wood Brothers (1920), Newcastle; Resch's Ltd (1929); Wright, Heaton & Co and Penfolds Wines Ltd. (1977). In Wagga Wagga, it purchased Mahon and Headly in 1922. The company was bought by Carlton & United Breweries (Elders IXL Ltd) in 1983; correspondence, 1943-49, RW5 item 80; Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society (see Community Agencies) (0.03m).
  • James Victor Tyler; architect, formerly partner at Sutton and Perey Pty. Ltd., Wagga Wagga; architectural plans and drawings, papers and model of former Southern Riverina County Council building, Wagga Wagga (unsorted), RW2064.
  • Wagga Leagues' Club Ltd.; minute books, office records, diaries, debentures, trophies, photographs and plaques (1953-2000), RW2411; 8 boxes, 3 oversized boxes, 2 volumes and 16 framed photographs
  • Wagga Wagga Railway Staff; xerox copy of photograph of Wagga Wagga railway staff, 1913, RW1131; 1 photograph.
  • Wagga Wagga Telephone Exchange; log book, 1950-67; RW1273; Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society (see Community Agencies) (0.035m).
  • Walter R. Willis and Sons Pty. Ltd.; brick manufacturers, Wagga Wagga; sales journals, cash books, invoices, trading summary book and correspondence, 1939-78, RW213; journals, cash contra and account book, sales book, cash payments books, wages summary books, ledger sheets and ABS mining establishment and enterprise returns, 1946-82, RW851; financial statements and office records (unsorted), RW2326; 8 boxes sorted (1.3m).
  • Warre Warrall Post Office; Fitzpatrick family, Erin Vale Station, Junee Reefs; telegram books, postage registers, day book, office trunk line summaries, invoices and correspondence, newspaper clippings and catalogues, 1910-36, RW93 boxes 36-37, 40-41; 4 boxes (see Stations and Properties) (0.7m).
  • Janet Wild, Regional Soil Surveyor Research Officer, Murrumbidgee Region, Wagga Wagga, Research Centre, NSW Department of Lands; reports, correspondence and soil survey maps and plans (unsorted), RW2441.
  • R. B. Wilkinson & J. C. Wilkinson, stock and station agents, Wagga Wagga; letter books, 1866-1943, RW2273; 6 boxes (1.08m).

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