Category Agriculture

Shipboard News Stories and much more in the Ritchie Collection now online!

The University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) wishes to express its appreciation to the Ritchie family for their generous philanthropic gift which has made the creation of online finding aids to the Ritchie family and business papers possible. Contained within the papers of this well-known Western District pastoralist family are early genealogical documents dating from 1749; […]

Hayward Letters Available Online

In 2011 the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) was gifted a series of correspondence between the members of the Hayward Family from the plantation ‘Pieterszorg’ in Surinam (alternate spelling “Suriname”) to Bristol and London in England and Rotterdam and Amsterdam in Holland. The correspondence primarily concerns the family business in the production and trade of […]