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PRESCOTT, J A

AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST

Prescott was Director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, Universityof
Adelaide from 1938. Earlier he was Chief of the Division of Soils CSIR from 1929
and Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Adelaide from 1924.

 

CONTENTS

Series 1 University of Manchester and other early and
historical material 1806-1970

Series 2 Rothamsted Experiment Station 1913-14

Series 3 Egypt 1917-72

Series 4 Correspondence (alphabetical) 1919-29

Series 5 Scientific correspondence 1935-73

Series 6 Miscellaneous correspondence 1949-81

Series 7 Miscellaneous correspondence 1956-71

Series 8 Correspondence (chronological) 1959-86

Series 9 Honours 1925-80

Series 10 Adult education 1957-65

Series 11 Lectures, talks, etc. 1920s-1962

Series 12 Radio talks 1937-59

Series 13 Notebooks (field notebooks and working notebooks
relevant to research projects) 1928-74

Series 14 Northern Australia 1928-79

Series 15 Russia 1934-74

Series 16 Visit to New Zealand 1937

Series 17 Visit to India 1948

Series 18 Pakistan 1930-54

Series 19 Soil science societies and journals 1930s-1980

Series 20 Handling Australia's soils 1948-54

Series 21 Royal Society 1951-83

Series 22 Committees, symposia, etc. 1953-63

Series 23 Australian Wine Research Institute 1954-80

Series 24 Unesco's Arid Zone Programme 1955-60

Series 25 J P Quirk 1955-79

Series 26 Work as expert witness 1960

Series 27 Oversize material

Series 28 Reprints, most numbered with an automatic
numbering stamp

 

166/1 1-4. SERIES 1. UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER AND OTHER EARLY AND
HISTORICAL MATERIAL 1806-1970

1 Correspondence and printed material concerning Sir John Sinclair
and other material on the early history of agricultural science
1806-1970

2 Printed booklet on the new chemical laboratories of the University
of Manchester, opened by Sir Henry Roscoe on 4 October 1909

3 Two notebooks summarising work on purification of cocaine and
morphine, 1911, together with a typescript explanation of the
background to this work

4 Handwritten manuscripts of results of work on purification of
cocaine and morphine 1911-12

5-9. SERIES 2. ROTHAMSTED EXPERIMENT STATION
1913-14

5 Manuscript version of talk on soil phosphate for Rothamsted
Colloquium, 14 January 1913

6 Typescript copy of "The soil and its properties" March 1913

7 Typescript copy of "Bees and beekeeping" December 1913

8 Handwritten notes on rock mineralogy 1914 (1 page, in German)

9 Typescript note on address to Wesley Church, Accrington, on
Lord Kelvin 19 December 1914

10-30. SERIES 3. EGYPT 1917-72

10 Cotton and maize notes 1918

11 Report on an agricultural excursion in Sharkia 1917

12 Bahtim Experimental Station. Chemical Section. Reports, 1
March 1920 - 29 February 1924. Visit to Alexandria October 1923

13 Sheraqi studies: basin lands, etc. 1917-22

14 Agricultural excursions in Egypt 1917-21

15 Prospectus of the motor tractor trials organized by the Ministry of
Agriculture to be held at Kafr Bata, near Benha. December 28-31,
1920

16 Mechanical analysis of Egyptian and Sudan soils nos. 1-207 (2
notebooks) 1919-22

17 Soils - mechanical analyses and apparent specific gravity levels ca
1922

18 Experiments on bersin, Bahtim, 1917-21

19 Field trials on maize, Bahtim, 1918-23

20 Flowering of Vicia faba 1919-24, with article by L T Evans 1959
and correspondence re the records 1970-72

21 Partial analysis of Nile waters 1921-22

22 Analyses of maize 1917-22

23 Field trials on maize 1919-20

24 Field experiments on maize, Bahtim, 1917-20

25 Arabic literature on farming. Possible compiled around 1917

26 Report of the Special Mission to Egypt (Milner Report) 1921. A
report on the state of affairs in Egypt, with handwritten chronicle
of major events 1919

27 Political notes on Egypt 1924-25

28 Egypt: irrigation and agriculture (in French). File labelled
"Memoires de l'Institut d'Egypte. Undated

29 Material for lectures on Egypt delivered in South Australia 1925-
33

30 The Cairo Scientific Journal, nos 106 and 107, May 1922 - no.
115, July 1924

166/2 1-2. SERIES 3. EGYPT 1917-72 (CONT'D)

1 Maize, Egypt 1917-23 (folder labelled 2(a))

2 Cotton 1917-23 (folder labelled 2(b))

3-35. SERIES 4. CORRESPONDENCE (ALPHABETICAL)
1919-29

3 Correspondence with F B Abaza, Dajan and R Green, Cairo,
regarding bersim and other topics 1924-25

4 Correspondence with C W B Arnold regarding job possibilities at
the Waite Institute 1925

5 Correspondence with O Arrhenius, Stockholm, on various subjects
1922-27

6 Correspondence with V G Aubrey, New York, regarding soils
1922-23

7 Correspondence with W I Balls, Fine Cotton Spinners'
Association, regarding cotton spinning 1921-24

8 Correspondence with T L Bancroft, Queensland, regarding cotton
1924

9 Letter of introduction for N N Birks to Professor T B Wood,
Cambridge and related correspondence 1925

10 Correspondence with F F Blackman, Cambridge, on plant and
crop physiology 1920-24

11 Correspondence with R Bottomley, Yorkshire, regarding peat
1923

12 Cairo Scientific Society: list of officers, rules, list of members,
list of papers 1898-1921, report October 1919 - May 1921

13 Correspondence with F J Considine, Commonwealth Serum
Laboratories, regarding soil samples 1925

14 Letter to E A Fisher, Leeds, regarding soils, 11 May 1922

15 Correspondence with R H Forbes, Sudan, regarding soils, 12 July
1923

16 Letter, largely personal, from R H Forbes, Sudan 1926

17 Correspondence with G Frecheville, Oxford, regarding further
information on JAP's Egyptian work on maize 1926

18 Correspondence with G F Freeman, Texas and Haiti, regarding
soils and crops 1922-24

19 Correspondence with S C Harland, Trinidad, regarding cotton
1924-25

20 Correspondence with H E Hurst, Cairo, regarding photos of Nile
irrigation projects 1925

21 Correspondence with M R Jacobs, Canberra, chiefly devoted to
describing Canberra 1926

22 Correspondence with W P Kelley, California, regarding soil
alkalinity 1922-23

23 Correspondence with W P Kelley, California, regarding
translations of scientific papers 1925

24 Letter from W W Mackie, California, regarding bersim 1926

25 Personal letter from A Mahmoud, Cairo 1926

26 Letter from E A Mitscherlich, 1 August 1921

27 Personal correspondence with H Nazmy, Fayoun 1925

28 Correspondence with R Newton, Alberta, regarding maize 1922-
25

29 Correspondence with Sir John Russell and B A Keene,
Rothamsted Experimental Station 1917-29

30 Correspondence with R Sewell, Lancashire, regarding MAARAD
cotton 1924-25

31 Correspondence regarding soil samples, India, Iraq, Sudan
analysis 1919-24

32 Correspondence with L E Thatcher, Ohio, regarding crop spacing,
etc. 1925

33 Correspondence with U S Department of Agriculture regarding
cotton seed 1922-23

34 Description by H G Wells of "the true scientific method"
(undated)

35 Correspondence with W J Young, Adelaide, regarding crop
disease 1925

36-49. SERIES 5. SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE 1935-73

36 Harmonic analysis of temperature curves ca 1959

37 Flowering of apples in Argentina 1935-36

38 Solar radiation measurements at Dry Creek, SA, 1947-58. ICI
Alkali (Australia) Pty Ltd

39 Report of work done by Joyce A Collins, February 1948 -
December 1952, on Koppen classification and yearly rainfall
efficiency of Australia

40 Correspondence with Professor Cheng-siang Chen regarding his
paper on the length of the growing season in China 1956-57

41 Two reprints on solar radiation by J N Black 1956, 1960

42 Letters to JAP with scientific problems requiring his advice or
assistance 1956-63

43 "Climate, crops and livestock" by JAP. Based on a lecture to the
1957 Summer School of the Tutorial Classes Department of the
University of Adelaide

44 Correspondence and typescript copies regarding a critical review
of the methods of Thornthwaite 1957

45 Requests for reprints 1957-65

46 Correspondence regarding International Union for the
Conservation of Nature and its Resources General Assembly,
Athens, September 1958

47 Piche evaporimeter records for correlation (undated) and letter
concerning these, 20 December 1961

48 Graph of soil storage balance 1965-67

49 Material relating to lectures by JAP for the Department of Further
Education 1973

166/3 1-39. SERIES 6. MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE 1949-81

1 Correspondence with David Blackburn, Department of Botany,
University of Adelaide, regarding Miocene flora 1980-81

2 Correspondence with Arnold Johnson, Office of Water Co-
ordination, Reston, Virginia, regarding metric meteorology 1978

3 Correspondence with Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of
Arizona, regarding obituary of Dr Robert Humphrey Forbes 1973

4 Letter to Professor H Jenny, Professor of Soil Chemistry,
University of California, Berkeley, regarding the influence of
Hilgard on JAP's ideas in soil science 27 November 1950

5 Two letters from Robert Pendleton, Bangkok 1956. Material from
M B Pendleton regarding the death of Robert on 23 June 1957

6 Correspondence and journal articles from Dr E H Derrick,
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, regarding asthma 1966

7 Correspondence and report on podsols from Dr H Klinga, Max-
Planck-Institut für Limnologie 1968

8 Correspondence with Professor D B Williams, School of
Agriculture, University of Melbourne, regarding agricultural
economics August 1967

9 Letter from R Best, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, 10 July
1967, requesting information for a biography of A E V Richardson

10 Thank-you letter for reprints from H Basten, Vice-Chancellor,
University of Adelaide, 22 February 1966

11 Correspondence with Professor R L Specht, Botany Department,
University of Queensland, regarding cloudiness April 1969

12 Correspondence with C S Christian, CSIRO Executive, regarding
early land surveys 1969

13 Letter to Joseph Crossfield, Warrington, Lancashire, requesting a
publication, 7 February 1964

14 Thank-you letters from W A Cowan, Librarian, Barr Smith
Library, for donations 9 July 1958, 7 February 1964

15 Correspondence with Professor H W Woolhouse, Botany
Department, University of Leeds, regarding a book review 1970

16 Correspondence with Dr A L G Rees, Chemical Research
Laboratory, CSIRO regarding teaching chemistry 1964

17 Correspondence with Dr N R Dhar regarding proposed visit 1964-
65

18 Correspondence with Dr J W McGarity, School of Rural Science,
University of New England, regarding phosphorus December 1965

19 Correspondence with son, Dr J R Prescott, Department of Physics,
University of Alberta, Calgary, regarding determination of
cadmium 1964-65

20 Correspondence with Royal Australian Chemical Institute
regarding donated journals and a reprint request 1970

21 Thank-you letter to Director, French Institute, Pondicherry, for
donation of journals 1964

22 UDC classification numbers for ferro trace elements May 1964

23 Correspondence with Professor F A van Baren regarding a
postgraduate scholarship for his nephew 1964

24 Correspondence with Committee of Economic Enquiry, Canberra,
regarding length of growing season in Australia 1964

25 Letter to Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand (SA
Branch), 6 December 1954, advising intention to resign

26 Correspondence with J Melville, DSIRO Grasslands Research,
Palmerston North, New Zealand, regarding a proposed department
of agricultural climatology 1955

27 Thank-you letter from P H Dawe, Librarian, CSIRO Division of
Soils, for donation 21 March 1961

28 Correspondence with J B Cleland and E D Gill regarding
radiocarbon dating 1961

29 Correspondence with New York Academy of Sciences declining
invitation to become a member February 1961

30 Correspondence with G B Courtney, Melbourne, regarding tick
beans 1958

31 Correspondence with Adelaide University Graduates' Union
requesting JAP's reflections on the University 23 January 1959

32 Letter from S Venkararaman, Meteorological Office, India,
regarding soil testing 17 October 1958

33 Correspondence with Sir John Russell, Oxford, regarding
desalination 1963

34 Correspondence with Dr Greenland, Waite Agricultural Research
Institute, regarding early history of the Waite's permanent rotation
plots 1962

35 Letter from M J Selby, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New
Zealand, 12 March 1968, requesting permission to reproduce
plates from "Laterite and lateritic soils"

36 Order from F H Rogers, Librarian, University of New England, for
back issues of journals 19 February 1958

37 Letter from E Dittrich, Institut für Raumforschung, Bonn,
regarding a recent publication of the Institut 11 January 1958

38 Menu from retirement dinner for A C D Rivett and A E V
Richardson 19 May 1949

39 "Cost of research in Australia", by JAP. Typescript, October 1961

40-68. SERIES 7. MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE
1956-71

40 Correspondence with A J Hannan concerning the history of the
University of Adelaide 1964

41 Correspondence with Professor J N Black concerning retirement
activities February 1967

42 Correspondence with Director of Information Services, Canadian
Department of Agriculture concerning historical material on
agriculture 1968-71

43 Correspondence with Rohan Rivett in connection with the
biography of Sir David Rivett 1966

44 Correspondence with Alberta Saenz Maroto, University of Costa
Rica: reprint request 1965

45 Correspondence with Joyce Collins regarding JAP's card index of
temperature characteristics 1961-62

46 Correspondence with Dr F R Bharucha, Technical Assistance
Mission, University of Syria, Damascus, regarding refereeing a
thesis 1958

47 Letter from Professor O T Rotini, Institute of Agricultural
Chemistry, Pisa, concerning proposed new journal Agrochimica
1956

48 Letter from N T Flentje, Department of Plant Pathology, Waite
Agricultural Research Institute, regarding Phaseolus vulgaris,
Scotia variety 1960

49 Letter to son, John Prescott, 10 April 1958, on how one gets
inspiration for research

50 Letter from son, John Prescott, 23 March 1954, on nuclear
reactions relevant to agriculture

51 Letter from F H Johnson, Registrar, University of Melbourne,
informing JAP of his being awarded the Honorary Degree in
Agricultural Science July 1956

52 Letters from Louie H Earp, Glenrowan, Victoria, identifying a
plant 1956

53 Invitation to become foundation President of the Australian
Society of Soil Science 16 April 1956

54 Correspondence with various members of CSIRO regarding
association with CSIRO on retirement 1954-56

55 Correspondence with T R N Lothian, Botanic Gardens, South
Australia, regarding Cornus nuttalii October 1960

56 Correspondence with J Harrison, Hamilton, Victoria, regarding
subterranean clover May 1957

57 Correspondence with Professor Forbes Robertson, Principia
College, Illinois, regarding laterite 1959-60

58 Correspondence regarding a report by JAP on the cultivation of
lima beans 1957-59

59 Letter to Mr Mosafa Humdi Aslan, United Nations Technical
Assistance Board, regarding forthcoming visit September 1960

60 Correspondence with Royal Institute of Chemistry regarding
JAP's services to schools 1960

61 Genealogy of Caleb Angus

62 Correspondence with L J H Teakle, Department of Agriculture,
University of Queensland, regarding a contribution by JAP to Soils
News 1957

63 Correspondence with A J H Oxford, Institution of Electrical
Engineers, Adelaide, regarding chairing a lecture 1957

64 Correspondence from Marie Mune, Hamilton, Victoria, regarding
her honours thesis. Undated

65 Correspondence with Dr McCulloch, Roseworthy Agricultural
College, regarding College Speech Day 1957

66 Correspondence with the Australian Institute of Agricultural
Science regarding a Jubilee issue of its journal 1959

67 Thank-you letter from L Embeiger, Université de Montpellier
1956

68 Correspondence with Dr V Korda, Unesco, June 1961, regarding
African soils

69-76. SERIES 8. CORRESPONDENCE (CHRONOLOGICAL) 1959-86

69 Correspondence 1957-58

70 Correspondence as John Ridley Memorial Trustee 1957-70

71 Correspondence 1962-69

72 Correspondence 1970-73

73 Correspondence as member of British Overseas Civil Service
interviewing panel 1970-76

74 Correspondence 1974-75

75 Correspondence 1976-79

76 Correspondence 1980-86

166/4 1-4. SERIES 9. HONOURS 1925-80

1 Miscellaneous elections to membership, life membership and
honorary membership 1925-77

2 Letters of congratulation on being awarded CBE 1947

3 University of Melbourne Gazette, vol. XII, no. 3, 27 November
1956 (p. 53 has report on the conferring of an honorary degree of
Doctor of Agricultural Science on JAP)

4 Greetings on 90th birthday, 7 October 1980

5-11. SERIES 10. ADULT EDUCATION 1957-65

5 Australian Association of Adult Education: invitation to become
an associate member May 1961

6 Ireland 1965

7 "Rural Scotland" 1960

8 "The future of agriculture". Lecture to Summer School, January
1960

9 Rural France, Pakistan and India 1959

10 "Weather and farming" by JAP. Based on a lecture to the 1957
Summer School of the Tutorial Classes Department of the
University of Adelaide

11 Workers' Educational Association of South Australia Inc. 1960-64

12-26. SERIES 11. LECTURES, TALKS, ETC. 1920s-1962

12 Lectures, talks, etc, 1920s and 1930s. Typescript and handwritten
copies

13 Lectures, talks, etc, 1940s. Typescript and handwritten copies

14 Address to Specialist Conference in Agriculture, Australia, 1949
on "Climatic expressions and generalised climatic zones in
relation to soils and vegetation"

15 Geography III lectures, University of Adelaide, 1949-50

16 Lectures on soil, University of Adelaide 1949-54

17 Lectures, talks, etc, 1950-54. Typescript and handwritten copies

18 Address to seminar, 27 March 1952, on soil and climate

19 Lectures, talks, etc, 1955-60. Typescript and handwritten copies

20 Talk on "Fifty years of soil science" to the Australian Society of
Soil Science, Canberra, 16 February 1962 and related
correspondence

21 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1926-27

22 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1928-29

23 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1930-35

24 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1936-39

25 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1940s

26 Lectures, talks, etc.: handwritten and typescript copies 1952-57

166/5 1-4. SERIES 12. RADIO TALKS 1937-59

1 Text of radio talks 1937-38

2 Text of radio talks 1940-44

3 Text of radio talks 1946-51

4 Text of radio talks 1953-59

5-21. SERIES 13. NOTEBOOKS (FIELD NOTEBOOKS AND WORKING NOTEBOOKS
RELEVANT TO RESEARCH PROJECTS) 1928-74

5 Visits to Tasmania 1928, 1930, 1934, 1954

6 Visits to Tasmania 1928, South East of South Australia 1931, Eyre
Peninsula 1942

7 Notebooks describing visits to the Riverina, Lake Eyre and
Western Australia 1929, 1930

8 Visits to Queensland 1929, Broken Hill and Griffith 1930, Pinaroo
1930, Gippsland 1932, Kaniva 1932 and Queensland 1933

9 Visit to Europe, including Russia, 1934

10 Visits to Western Australia 1935, 1936

11 Visit to the Kimberleys and the Northern Territory 1937

12 Visit to New Zealand 1937

13 Visit to Callide Valley, Queensland 1939, the Murrumbidgee
Irrigation Area 1940 and 1943, Armidale 1943 and a few other
minor notes

14 Notebook for 1940, including visits to Kangaroo Island, North
East Pastoral Districts, Griffith, Sydney, Melbourne, the Murka
and Wakool and some notes on a mineral classification in the
Melbourne Public Library

15 Visit to New South Wales country districts 1946

16 Visit to India and Siam 1948. This notebook is fairly detailed and
has photographic illustrations

17 Undated notebook, probably ca 1950, with material about China
and some German vocabulary. This was probably prepared in
anticipation of a visit to China under the auspices of the
Department of Foreign Affairs, which did not take place and for
which a visit to Pakistan was substituted.

18 Visits to the Northern Territory and Kimberley February 1951

19 Visit to Pakistan March - April 1951, under the auspices of the
Department of Foreign Affairs

20 Visit to Europe 1952

21 Visit to USSR 1974

14-32. SERIES 14. NORTHERN AUSTRALIA 1928-79

22 Four printed publications on agricultural potential of Northern
Australia 1928-50

23 Confidential report on the Northern Territory of Australia, by J A
Gilruth, 15 April 1934

24 Air route maps, Brisbane-Darwin and Perth-Daly Waters ca 1937

25 Handwritten notes from visit to Kimberleys 1937

26 "Notes on a visit to the Kimberleys and the Northern Territory
17th June to 2nd August 1937", by JAP

27 Typescript copy of report by G F Melville and I Steinberg on
"Investigations in East Kimberley Region of Western Australia
and in Northern Territory in respect to possibilities of close
settlement", June 1939

28 Two reports by K M Durack on developing the North 1941, 1947

29 "Population potential of the Northern Territory". Address to
general meeting of the Northern Territory Development League by
the President, E J Connellan, 9 August 1944

30 Three sketch maps of North West portion of Australia showing
different types of soil, rainfall, and routes travelled by JAP in
1937 and 1951

31 Letter from L G Paleg regarding a report on Northern Australia, 2
January 1973

32 Correspondence with North Australia Research Unit of the
Australian National University 1979

166/6 SERIES 15. RUSSIA 1934-74

1 Visit to Russia 1934

2 Printed material on science, particularly agriculture, in Russia
1934-74. Some in Russian

3 Typescript of four radio talks on Russia given by JAP in June
1935 and related correspondence

4 Visit to USSR 1974

5 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 1

6 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 2

7 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 3

8 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 4

9 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 5

10 Working papers and correspondence concerning papers on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg (published in Agricultural
History vol. 51, no. 3, July 1977 and Journal of the Royal Society
of Arts vol. 114, pp. 33-36, 1965 and vol. 116, pp. 68-70, 1967).
Part 6

11 Article by V V Oreshkin about the Free Economic Society of St
Petersburg, 1963 (translated by D R Eddy)

12 Work done during a visit to Russia in 1974 for an article on the
Free Economic Society of St Petersburg

166/7 1. SERIES 16. VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND 1937

1 Visit to New Zealand, 20 January - 12 February 1937 -
correspondence, papers, notes

2-6. SERIES 17. VISIT TO INDIA 1948

2 Australian goodwill scientific delegation to India 1948:
miscellaneous material, including invitations, receipts,
memoranda

3 Australian goodwill scientific delegation to India 1948: photos and
maps

4 Australian goodwill scientific delegation to India 1948: souvenir
books

5 Australian goodwill scientific delegation to India 1948: letters to
Mrs Prescott

6 Australian goodwill scientific delegation to India 1948: report by
G B Gresford, secretary to the delegation

7-19. SERIES 18. PAKISTAN 1930-54

7 Lahore guide map ca 1946

8 The Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic Development in
South and South-East Asia, London, 1950

9 New hope for Asia, Department of External Affairs, 1951

10 Agriculture Pakistan vol. II, nos 1 & 2, 1951

11 Livestock wealth of Pakistan, Ministry of Food & Agriculture,
Government of Pakistan, 1949

12 Pakistan today and tomorrow, Pakistan Publications, Karachi,
1951

13 Pakistan development schemes, Ministry of Economic Affairs,
Government of Pakistan, ca 1950

14 Proceedings of the Fourth Pakistan Science Conference,
Peshawar, 1952. Part IV. Scientific Land Utilization. Pakistan
Association for the Advancement of Science, Lahore

15 Pakistan - Thal project [Thal livestock development and research
farm] 1952-54

16 Report of the Australian and New Zealand Agricultural Survey
Mission to Pakistan on the proposal for the establishment of a
model livestock farm in the Thal region of the Punjab

17 Eastern World S.E. Asia Far East Pacific, vol. V, no. 6, June 1951

18 Economic Advisory Council. Irrigation Research Committee.
Report, May 1930

19 Thal livestock development and research farm, Pakistan 1951-54

166/8 1-6. SERIES 19. SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETIES AND JOURNALS 1930s-1980

1 International Society of Soil Science 1930s

2 International Society of Soil Science 1945-49

3 International Society of Soil Science 1950-78 (chiefly 1950-54)

4 British Society of Soil Science 1948-55

5 Australian Society of Soil Science 1954-80

6 Australian Journal of Soil Research 1962-64

7-16. SERIES 20. HANDLING AUSTRALIA'S SOILS 1948-54

7 Handling Australia's soils - correspondence with publisher and
with co-author 1948-54

8 Introduction

9 Folder marked "Herriot"

10 Several unnumbered chapters

11 The soil and its water

12 Chapter I. Parent materials

13 Chapter II. The classification of the hand specimen
Chapter III. The soil profile

14 Chapter IV. The mobility of soil constituents

15 Chapter V. The climate factor

16 Unnumbered chapter. Laterite in Australia

17-25. SERIES 21. ROYAL SOCIETY 1951-83

17 Letters of congratulation on election to Fellowship of Royal
Society 1951

18 Correspondence with Royal Society 1950s

19 Correspondence with Royal Society 1960s

20 Correspondence with Royal Society 1970-74

21 Correspondence with Royal Society 1977-79

22 Correspondence with Royal Society 1980-83

23 Royal Society reprints 1956-57

24 Royal Society reprints 1958-59

25 Royal Society reprints 1960-61

166/9 1-3. SERIES 21. ROYAL SOCIETY 1951-83 (CONT'D)

1 Royal Society reprints 1963-65

2 Royal Society reprints 1967

3 Royal Society reprints 1968-72

4-8. SERIES 22. COMMITTEES, SYMPOSIA, ETC. 1953-63

4 World Meteorological Organisation. Working Group on Climate
and Agriculture 1953-56

5 Australian Academy of Science. Symposium on Geochronology
and Land Surfaces in Relation to Soils in Australasia, Adelaide,
December 1961 - organisational papers

6 Australian Academy of Science. Symposium on Geochronology
and Land Surfaces in Relation to Soils in Australasia, Adelaide,
December 1961 - card index of speakers

7 Australian Academy of Science. Symposium on Geochronology
and Land Surfaces in Relation to Soils in Australasia, Adelaide,
December 1961 - papers presented

8 Australian Academy of Science. Ad hoc committee on mapping
(chaired by JAP) 1963

9-12. SERIES 23. AUSTRALIAN WINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1954-80

9 The Australian Wine Research Institute. Annual reports 1954-79
(incomplete set)

10 Printed material, reprints, etc received as a result of JAP's
connection with the Australian Wine Board and the Australian
Wine Research Institute 1958-72

11 The Australian Wine Research Institute. 1st - 3rd technical
conferences, 1970, 1973, 1977 - preliminary notices and papers

12 Correspondence connected with the Australian Wine Board and
the Australian Wine Research Institute 1963-80

166/10 1-7. SERIES 24. UNESCO'S ARID ZONE PROGRAMME 1955-60

1 Australia-Unesco Symposium on Arid Zone Climatology,
Melbourne, October 1956

2 Correspondence as a member of the panel of honorary consultants
on climatology for Unesco's Arid Zone Programme 1958

3 Correspondence relating to symposium on Arid Zone Problems
held in Paris in May 1960

4 Unesco Advisory Committee on Arid Zone Research. 10th, 12th -
16th sessions, November 1955 - May 1960. Printed material
(general distribution)

5 Unesco Advisory Committee on Arid Zone Research. 11th
session, Canberra and Melbourne, October 1956. Printed material
(limited distribution)

6 Unesco Advisory Committee on Arid Zone Research. 13th
session, Karachi, November 1957. Printed material (limited
distribution)

7 Unesco Advisory Committee on Arid Zone Research. 14th
session, Teheran, October 1958. Printed material (limited
distribution)

8-13. SERIES 25. J P QUIRK 1955-79

8 J P Quirk reprints 1955

9 J P Quirk correspondence and reprints 1962-65

10 J P Quirk correspondence and reprints 1966-69

11 J P Quirk correspondence and reprints 1970-71

12 J P Quirk correspondence and reprints 1972-73

13 Correspondence with H L Penman regarding J P Quirk's
candidature for the Royal Society of London 1979

14. SERIES 26. WORK AS EXPERT WITNESS 1960

14 Bryan vs Swan Hill Sewage Authority 1960. [JAP was an expert
witness]

166/11 SERIES 27. OVERSIZE MATERIAL

1 Climatology of the vine 1946-69

2 Lake, Philip, "The geology of South Malabar, between the
Beypore and Ponnani Rivers", Memoirs of the Geological Survey
of India, vol. XXIV, pt 3, 1890

3 Figures and graphs of soil samples 1931, 1953-55

4 Soil fertility and geochemistry 1920-45

5 Reprint of article by C G Stephens on laterite and silcrete in
Australia, published in Geotherma 5 (1971)

6 Turton, A G, et al "The chemistry and mineralogy of lateritic soils
in the south-west of Western Australia". CSIRO Soil Publication
no. 20, 1962

7 "Karta over fosfathalten hos Skanska jordar", av O Arrhenius.
1934

8 Nanda, R L "Formation & chemistry of laterite". Central Road
Research Institute, New Delhi interim report no. 10/RD/3, October
1960

166/12 SERIES 28. REPRINTS, MOST NUMBERED WITH AN AUTOMATIC
NUMBERING STAMP

Note: These have been weeded heavily at some stage, so the
collection presumably contains the publications JAP considered
most useful. They have been arranged in bundles corresponding to
the original numbering system, as follows:

1 Reprints 1-100, 1924-31

2 Reprints 101-200, 1896-1927

3 Reprints 201-300, 1905-33

4 Reprints 301-400, 1912-33

5 Reprints 401-500, 1912-31

6 Reprints 501-600, 1915-32

7 Reprints 601-700, 1918-33

8 Miscellaneous unnumbered reprints 1945-75 (chiefly around
1956)

166/13 SERIES 28. REPRINTS, MOST NUMBERED WITH AN AUTOMATIC NUMBERING
STAMP (CONT'D)

Note: These have been weeded heavily at some stage, so the
collection presumably contains the publications JAP considered
most useful. They have been arranged in bundles corresponding to
the original numbering system, as follows:

1 701-800, 1921-58

2 801-900, 1933-41

3 901-1000, 1887-1940

4 1001-1100, 1937-40

5 1101-1200, 1933-38

6 1201-1300, 1933-40

7 1301-1400, 1936-42

8 1401-1500, 1913-56

9 1501-1600, 1936-47

10 1601-1700, 1936-49

11 1701-1800, 1940-52

166/14 SERIES 29. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES

Wooden catalogue drawer of bibliographical references, the front
part filed by subject and the back part filed alphabetically by
author

2.53 m