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  • 1900.

    VICTORIA.

    REPOR'T OF THE 'rRUS~rEES

    Olf THX

    PUBLIC LIBRARY, MUSEUMS, & NArriONAL GALLERY

    OF VICTORIA. '

    F 0 R 1 8 9 9.

    WlTU A

    STATEMENT OF INCO}fE AND EXPENDITURE FOR THE

    FINANCIAL YEAR 1898-9.

    PRESJcNTBD TO BO'l'H HOUSES OF PAJ,LIAMEN'f PCR~UAN'I' '1'0 ACT 5< VIC1'. No. lllo, s~c. 8.

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    ti~ !ilu!~l)fity:

    BOBT. B. BRAIN, GOVEUNMENT PRINTER, ltELBOUnNJl.

    No. Io.-[ls. 3d.]-s579.

  • t'rermn.tirm-Nct cl?in Printing (?00

  • THE TRUSU;Bs OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, MUSEUMS, .AND

    NATIONAL GAUERY OF VICTORIA.

    1899.

    'fllE TTOX, EDW .!.IUJ J,A~OTOl\, PRf:S!DEf'T.

    EDWAJW ElJ.IS .MOit.RJ~, Ew., Lltt. D., VICE~PRE.S!VENT.

    JAMBS S~HTH, Eo~Q., TRBA.Sl!DBR.

    THE HON. SIR CHARLES GAVA~ DliFFY, K.C.!!.O.

    MARTIN HOWY IRVIXG, E6Q., M.A.

    EDWAirD JOUN NAN~ON, Esq., 1\LA.

    110RERT L, J. F.LLERY, E~, C,l\I.G,, F.R.S,, F,R.A.S.

    TU!!:: HO:S. SIR BRYAN O'LOOULEN, Ih.R'i',, !I.LA.

    HE:SRY G. TURNER, F.aQ., F.R.G.S,

    TllE HON. $In GRARAM BERRY, K.Q.t!.Q,

    ANDitEW HARl'Er:, E!!'Q,, M,A.

    ALEXA:SDEU LEEPER, Ei!Q., liA., LL. 0.

    ARTHUR S. WAY,E~W..,M.A.,

    J)A VID SDtE, li)gQ_,

    1:, :\tOLES\fOltTll GREENE, Esq,

    Tlil:C HEY. W, II. FlTCIILTT, R.A.

    JOH:S MA'l'Hlill, Eil.

    THE UEV. JOHN lUUlJ, A[.A,

    TilE HON. SJR WILLIAI'tf A. ZEAL, K..C,P.LG., :Y.L.C.

    THE HON, THOMAS DENT.

    WALTElt llALllWI!il 3P.ENCEU, F.ll~, 3f,A,

    J:'REDERICK Jl. YHtOMI,EY, E11o:t., Jlf,L.A.

    THE. HQS. A. L. TUCKER, MJAA.

    ROllERT :fln:nRAY SJ\1!'1'11, &Q.1 C.!\1.0., M.L.A,

    THOliAS GEORGE TGCKlU

  • HE PORT

    '1'0 1'HE llONORABLJ'~ THE CHIEJ1' ~ECRETAH1.

    SrH;~I have the lwuonr t-o submit the ltepol't, Qf t.ho Trustees of the PuLiic Library, ::\In,seunls; illhl .Nutlo:J:tl Gallery of Vict.ori

  • 4. Tnn NATlONAL Mus.IWM. The year 1899 is memorable in the history of the National Museum for several

    re&som, Sir Frederid: ~ieCoy, who had held the otllct~ of Diredor ot' the ~fnsenm frorn its incept.ion, JinU in J[ny. The Trn,;:lnC's dc>'-ire to plaPc ~Hl rceunl thPlr apptetinti('U of the gre.a.t s-orvices rendered lly !his g';1tlemnn to 1he l\{n::eum. Fndcr hb r,uitlruH'C n very extcns:ve aud Y:-tlnal;Jc coGecl-ion of Xnlmal llil't,,rv ohjecto:: 1n1~ hrouJZht ln:;ether. This colleniion had for n nudeul) a small nnmher of .spf',:ime;L--, ohtainctl b;t tl1o Govern~ ment thlring t-he admini3tra!! of Profos~or )icCoy. The formation of n Nat1ual Ili~torv :Oinsenm was ihcn coumwHeN1 in earnest bv the lute Dirt

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    1898-9.

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    DIVISION H.-PUBLIC LIBRARY, MUSEUMS, A:ID

    Statement of Income and E:cpendilure

    DR.

    idl;~;n, Parli!l.l'.UCl!tary Gro.nt, Amo\.IDt. -

    To Salaries- ' d. l Public Library-!~rofessional ... . .. ... ... 918 0 0 Clerical ... ... ... ... ~!,252 0 0 N on-clerien,t ... ... ... ... 1,764 0 0

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    2 Industrial and Technological Museum- I 34() 0 0 Exempt ... ... ... Non-clerical ... ... ... ... 4~600 -----

    3 Nationnl Museum-Exempt ... ... ... ... 4!\9 0 0 Clerical ... ... ... . .. 207 0

    Zt Non-clerical ... ... . .. ... 1,244 D ' :s-at.ional Gallery- 0 i Exempt ... ... ... ... 820 0

    Non..elcl'icnJ ... ... . .. ... 684 0 0 ,-----1

    5 To Contingencies .. ... ... I .. . . .. i NoTm,-Deposit receipts held by the Trustees on j

    25th October, 189~ ! National Bank of Australasia~

    duel Ueceipts amonn ting to ~,363 Jg, ld., 12.4.1900 and :!4.6.1900, Commercial Bank of Australia- I

    Receipts amounting to 3,319 2s. IOd., due 5.2.190()1 6, lfl,1900, ::W,9.1901, 30,9,J903, and 30.9.l90U.

    Assl!'ts Trnst-Reet;ipts amounting to l,.i35 Se, GU.

    :Melbourne and Metropolitan BoarJ of Works-Dehent\tf'(;S amounting to i50, duo 1.4.190G,

    '

    JAMES SMITH, TreMurer.

    Total.

    d.

    4,934 0 0

    i66 0 0

    l,!t!O 0 0

    1,504 0 0

    7,015 0 0

    -------16,129 0 0

  • NATIONAL GALLEHY OF VICl'OIU.I.

    for tke Financial Year 1898-9.

    7

    -=~-'_!dl::;~~~------.. --~:~ndit~:: ___ .. _____ AmounL j __ ~:.~ 1898-9. By Salaries- . s. d.l' . s. d.

    I / Public Library-

    Clerical ... 2,170 15 0 I Non-clerical 1,740 W 4

    Professional . , 468 15 ll '

    ---- 4,380 1 3 2 lndustriiol a.ull Technological }!uscum-

    E:rempt; N on-elerieal

    National Muse:um-J

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    l'UllLTC LIBRARY, MFSEUMS, AKD NATIO~AL GALLERY OF VICTOR!,\,

    Pel.t,lf Cash Accmmtfor the Financial Year 1898-9.

    1898-9,

    DR.

    To Balance in the nank of Au;;tralas~n Fees, School oi Drawing .. . Fees., School of Painting" .. . Sale o:t NaLiuual Gallery Cntalogtwll Sale of Roeks Catalngnes ,., Sttle of Timber Cn.talogues Subpmnas SaJr of Caretaker's Cottnge , .. . .. South Wandin Mechanics' Institute, cost of book lo"'t Sale of waste paper Sale of ol

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    ITBL!C L!llltAllY, Mt:SF:U\18, AXD NATIONAL GALLicR'i 0~' VlCTO!UA. 'l'HAVJU,L!~G ~UHOI.AR;,UIP ACCOU:\T.

    Stalt'menl o{lucome and E.rpe:nrlitun: from "1Gtlt Octobe!\ H;:JS, to 2.}t/; Octoht!', 189fl.

    Dn.

    1309. To &lance iu the flank of Au~tralt on }'i:xed Deposit R~celpts- t)>mml::'rdal Httnk nf Austrttlilt-

    14 :ls, 4d 1 from Jst, ,Iuiy, 1895, to 31st J)('{'('nJb\'r1 l89S

    Asset:: Trm~ 1,530 8:?., ~d., from ht. July, 1&%, tq 3lal December,

    IS98 :Xa~!onnl Bank Au;!;tru.\:tslr.-~

    BJ!,from lst .July, 1S98, to 31st De(ipte-N":tt.ionnl Bnuk of Austrn,l:ts:l;J.-

    518 l~s. Id., frnm l5tli Fdorn.n:ry1 JS~S, to 12th Apri~, 18~!1 ; :312 )41". ftd., from 27th Apri! 1 1;.;:~1~. to t 2th April, 15~9 5 frotn 6t!: ;fui,J, 18:18, to 12th AprJ:, ; ;j7S JC. Sd., from 2Grh .ru:y, l89S, tv 12th ;\pril, lF;19 ~ 4llit irom JF>t, .January, U:!:l'J, to 12th April, ISfJ!)

    I!!.t.:rest on FixtdDq;o$it Bt'Ci.>ipts:~ Ctm:n;erd;tl Ikmi~ nf ,\ 11s: rnliu---

    .GH :J.s. 4d,, from lsfJunuury. 1f\:}ti> to 30th June, IB:t Nationui Dnnk of Austra!aela-

    415, fl'O!tl 1st .h,um~ry, l&'iFJ 1 to 3Dth June, 1 8')~

    Iut0rest on :J.ic1b(lurnc a::::d :.rr:ropolituu Bc

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    PUBLIC LIBRARY, MUSEUMS, AND NATIONAL GALLERY OP VICTOil!A.

    Statement of In.:ome and E:rpettditure muler ''Railway arul Public WorJ._s Loan Application Acl 1898."

    DR.

    1898. s. d. Jan. 25 To Special Advance 5(1{) 0 0 April 2S 11 Reimbursement 357 13 0 June 30

    " Uclmbursement 576 6 3

    1143:) 19 3

    Cu.

    1898. s. d.

    Dec. 9 to

    1899.

    By Temporary LRbonrcrs ... t, E. Bridger {'Wiring) , Salary, Clerk of \Vorks.

    June 27 ,, S. Jone&'$ Contract " J. G. Hollow's. Contract

    JA11E~ SMITH, Tren11urer.

    Balance

    E. J_,A, T.

    so 12 19 6 62 13

    ::n 2 7 875 0 134 0

    1,433 19

    ARMSTH.ONG, Librarian.

    l'(]IJLIO LIDRARY, ~!USE(]MR, AND NATIONAL GALLERY OF VlCTORIA.-GJLllE1

  • SIR,

    11

    The Public Library, Molbourne1 7th March~ 1900.

    To the Clwhman of tlte Librar, Committee.

    I have the honour to submit the foliDwing Report for the yoa.r 1899 :--

    I.-THE REFER&NCE LIBRARY.

    The o.rlditious to the Library were-

    2,931 volumos1 30,653 pamphlets and parts,

    249 map!! and p1ans1 31-\:,216 ncwspnpers.

    There is a decrouse of 251 vo:umo:s presented to tho Library n,s compared with the number of volumes presented iu the yer~r 1898, but tho:'e is lMl incroas0 of ;'560 volnmos oLtaiuod by purdw.:-:e. Ot:!y 62 voJomeg were oLln,inod under tbc pro\'isione of tho Copyright Act during the year unJor tcview as n,gainst 85 in tho pt'':!Yions JC:tr.

    The Library stntistici' Bhow a total of H7,479 volumes in the Reference Li1mry at. the cnJ of tho year l 899.

    Amongst the principal works n.ddcd during tlw year the following may be men~ tioneti :~Gonld's "Birds of Europe/' and u Century of Birds from lhc Himnlayn }fonnw tains,,. the 10 Edition Nntionalc ''of Victor Hugo's works, "cvcrrd early volumes of tho "Hobart Town Gazette" ( 1817--37), a.ntl the "Jesuit Relations/1 cotHaining valnnblo rocortis of travels in America. from 16!0 to 1791.

    The number of visits pa.itl to the Reference Librnry awl t,o the Ne\Y:

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    II.-TBE LENDL"G LIBRARY.

    The Lending Libr

  • 13

    SCHEDULE l.

    ADDITIONS TO Tl:Il

  • 14

    SCHEDULE 4.

    TABLE SHOWING TilE NultnER OF CASES AND PARCEr.s FROM SociETntS ANJJ I:ssn~

    T!JTIONS IN VICTORIA, DISTRIBUTED THROUUH TilE PCDLIC LIBRARY DURING

    1899.

    How Dls~rHmtcd. N&. of C..sea. No, of l'arcele;ln CMif's. No. Df Pablic:;.tions.

    --Through Smithsonian Institution lU 452 2,307 Througlt the AgcntGtmeral for Victoria ... 3 125 237 By post ... . .. ... . .. ... 423 1,079 By hand "' ... ... ... ... 29 !01

    Tot ill ... ... ... 13 1,030 3,724

    SCHEDULE 5.

    TAnLa: SrrowrNG Tl:IE NuMDER OF CASES AND PARCELS FR031 Soor&rrxs AND INSTiff TUTIONS OUTSIDE OF VICTORIA, DISTRIBUTED TIIROUGII THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

    DUR!N G 1899.

    ThroUgh whom acnt,

    Smithsouin.n Institution ,, New South Wales Board of International Exchanges ~Iini11ter of Public Instruction, France

    'I' otal

    SCHEDULE 6.

    No. of Cn.scs.

    19 3 2

    24

    No. of Parcels in Cases.

    445

    DONATIONS TO THE PUBLIC LIBRARY DUlliNG 1899.

    i ~etrll-Dnw. V'Jlw.ne~~, P':::'i.. Ma;pa p8pen!,

    Acil.dlimie dea Sciences de Cracovle IG Acild&rnic Royn.le des Sciences de Belgique !3 1 Adelaide University ... ... . .. 3 Advertiser (Adelaidc)-.Proprietors of the 311 Ad