- 1887-1971 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
13 boxes, 2 parcels.
Name of creator
A. Sparkes Pty. Ltd. registered as a Joint Stock Company (certificate of registration no 73 of 1922). The company owned Manumbar Station via Kinkombi, Kilkivan from the 1880s; and a number of butcher shops in Leichhardt Street, Spring Hill, and Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley up to the 1960s.
Collection previously titled as: Records, 1887-1971
Collection alternatively titled as: A. Sparkes Pty Ltd. Collection.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Diaries, financial records, stock records, correspondence, photos and some miscellaneous printed material.
The diaries record daily work done at the Station; weather and rainfall records are also sometimes included.
The financial and other records relate to both the station and the butcheries.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Series A: Diaries
Series B: Financial records
Series C: Stock records
Series D: Correspondence etc.
Series E: Miscellaneous records
Series F: Miscellaneous papers
Series G: Publications leaflets, etc.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Uploaded finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Letter book showing some memoranda of agreement is badly damaged.
Alma MMS ID
Millennium Local System Number
Libraries Australia ID
Place access points
Name access points
- Manumbar Station (Subject)
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Description control area
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.