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Corporate entry Katherine Research Station (1946 - 1981)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1946
Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
To
1981
Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
Functions
Agriculture
Alternative Names
  • Four Mile Farm
  • Home Farm
Reference No
CA 4966
Legal Status
National Archives of Australia
Location
National Archives of Australia Queensland and Northern Territory Offices.

Summary

Previously the Army Experimental Farm the Katherine Research Station was managed by a number of CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) divisions until it was passed on to the Northern Territory Government in 1981. The focus of research conducted at the Katherine Research Station was on crops and agriculture.

Archival resources

National Archives of Australia, Northern Territory Office

  • Miscellaneous records of the CSIRO Katherine Research Station, unregistered series, 1 January 1951, E1496; National Archives of Australia, Northern Territory Office. Details
  • Visitors books, chronological series, c. 06 April 1948 - , E1495; National Archives of Australia, Northern Territory Office. Details

National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office

  • Aerial survey photographs, alphabetical series, 01 January 1971 - 31 December 1986, E1389; National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Details
  • Aerial survey photographs, alphabetical series, 1 January 1950 - 31 December 1969, E1290; National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Details
  • Correspondence files, multiple number series with two letter prefix, 1 January 1947 - 31 December 1981, E1383; National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Details
  • Project files, 01 January 1962 - 31 December 1986, E1387; National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Details
  • Project files, pasture systems study - Manbulloo Station, two number system with 'MAN' prefix, 01 January 1973 - 31 December 1977, E1386; National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Details

Elizabeth Daniels