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W. A. Kittson Central Australia Collection
Bernath Mss 156  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: W. A. Kittson Central Australia Collection
    Date: 1927
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 156
    Creator: Kittson, W. A.
    Collection Size: 0.4 linear feet (1 document box).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Two photo albums and other material relating to a "Reso" railroad and motor car tour organized to give Australian businessmen knowledge of the area's resources.
    Physical location: Del Norte.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description]. W. A. Kittson Central Australia Collection. Bernath Mss 156. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2005.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Two photo albums and other material relating to a "Reso" railroad and motor car tour organized to give Australian businessmen knowledge of the area's resources. Kittson, listed as a mechanic from Melbourne, was one of the drivers. Itinerary included Oodnadatta, Hamilton Bore, Charlotte Waters, Horseshoe Bend, Finke River, Maryvale Station, Hugh River, Alice Springs, Macdonnell Ranges, and Barrow Creek. Includes numerous images of aboriginal population; also local terrain, settlements, camels, and Reso party encampments and members ("Resonians").

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Aboriginal Australians--Pictorial works
    Australia - Pictorial works
    Victorian Railways