Edwin James Welch, Journal of Contingent Exploration Party
Welchs 1861 Diary
Journal of Victorian Contingent Exploration Party composed of:
Mr A W Howitt, Leader, $300 per annum
Brahe (B&W), $200 per annum
Dr Wheeler, Medico, $200 per annum
E J Welch, Surveyor, $200
Messrs Aitken, Vining, Sampson Phillips and Calcutt. Additional (Williams) at $120 per annum.
Sandy & Frank, Aboriginals, 10/- per week.
[Notes in margin re: Welch's wages]
Welch's Diary Index Welch's Diary: June 1861 Welch's Diary: July 1861 Welch's Diary: August1861 Welch's Diary: September 1861 Welch's Diary: October 1861 Welch's Diary: November 1861 Welch's Diary: December 1861
Miscellaneous Papers, 1862-1909.
MLMSS 972, 1 folder of textual material.
Correspondence and certificates, including letters from Howitt and his daughter Mary E. B. Howitt.
Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (7-339B) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011.
Scientific memoranda, 1861.
C 333, 1 volume of textual material : manuscript.
Information transferred from Short Catalogue (typed) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.
Field book No 1 of Victorian Contingent Exploring Expedition from Menindee to Junction Camp XXI on return journey from Cooper's Creek; containing field notes, meteorological observations and diary 1 August 1861 to 8 October 1861. Notebook, ruled and printed. 113 pages.
Box 2087/7a, MS130071, State Library of Victoria.
Field book No 2 of the Victorian Contingent Exploring Expedition from Junction Camp XXI to __ [Menindee]; containing diary 9 October 1861 to 6 November 1861. Notebook, ruled and printed. 31 pages.
Box 2087/7b, MS130071, State Library of Victoria.
Journal of original [astronomical] observations taken on the VCE between the Darling River and Cooper's Creek, 8 August-23 September 1861. Small bound notebook, hard covers, 35 pages.
Box 2087/7c, MS130071, State Library of Victoria.