Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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The Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society has been collecting items of local historical value since 1962. A small portion of the Society's collection is stored at CSU Regional Archives. The items, which are mostly paper-based records (including photographs) are currently being digitised and will be progressively added to this gallery over the coming months.

Contact the Historical Society at www.wwdhs.org.au

Items in the Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society Collection

Davidson - Osborne land boundary dispute
Correspondence from Alexander Davidson to the NSW Crown Lands Office regarding a boundary dispute between himself and Henry Osborne.

Unidentified Married Couple
Photograph of an unidentified newlywed couple.

Unidentified family
Unidentified family portrait situated in outdoors.

Unidentified woman and baby
Photograph of woman holding an infant.
Inscription on reverse side: "Macklam".

Unidentified woman and young girl
Photograph of a young girl posing with a woman.

Unidentified girl and man
A photograph of a young girl seated on an older man's lap (possibly her grandfather). The photograph has been hand-coloured.

Unidentified girl
Photograph of an unidentified young girl standing on a chair with a basket.

Unidentified girl
Studio photograph of an unidentified girl leaning against a table.

Unidentified infant
Studio photograph of an unidentified infant.

The Wesleyan Church, Wagga Wagga
Photographic postcard showing the Wesleyan Church, on the corner of Johnston and Tarcutta Streets, addressed to Mrs Melvin. This church was officially opened in October 1949.

Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga
A hand-coloured photographic postcard addressed to Nurse Melvin. The photograph shows Baylis Street around 1900. The photographer is facing south, standing at the corner of Baylis and Morrow Streets.

This postcard is part of a series by the Crown…

Wagga Wagga Post Office
A hand-coloured photographic postcard showing the Wagga Wagga Post Office in Fitzmaurice Street around 1900.

This postcard is part of a series, presumably by a photographer identified as F.P.H. [Hobbs?]. This particular postcard is labelled: "418.…

Gurwood Street, Wagga Wagga
A hand-coloured photographic postcard addressed to Miss K Melvin. The photograph shows Gurwood Street around 1900. The photographer is facing west, standing on the verandah or roof of The Commerical Hotel in Fitzmaurice Street.

This postcard is…

Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga
A hand-coloured photographic postcard addressed to Nurse Melvin. The photograph shows Fitzmaurice Street around 1900. The photographer is facing south, with the photograph including the Gurwood Street corner.

This postcard is part of a series,…

Morrison and Daley
The business of Morrison and Daley on the corner of Fitzmaurice and Gurwood Streets.

Wollundry Lagoon in drought
Wollundry Lagoon suffering from drought. The photograph is taken from the west side near the Town Hall Garden.

Wagga Wagga High School
This photograph depicts some kind of event outside the Wagga Wagga High School on the corner of Macleay and Coleman Street. There is a crowd gathered outside the building which is festooned with Australian flags and Union Jacks.
The building was…

Wagga Wagga District Hospital
The Wagga Wagga District Hospital on the corner of Edward and Albury Street (now Docker Street) soon after its construction. The building's official opening was held on 7 September 1910.

Viaduct Railway Bridge at Wagga Wagga
A view of the viaduct railway bridge that spans the Murrumbidgee River at Wagga Wagga.

Wagga Wagga Company Bridge
A view of the Wagga Wagga Company Bridge from the west bank of the Murrumbidgee River.

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