Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Annual Classification Returns, or Annual Examination Reports, record the details of individual classes. Student’s names, ages and their grades are listed as well as the teacher’s name. Sometimes there might be comments by the teacher or inspector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1954
Overview Collection contains Annual Classification Returns for 1883 to 1954, as well as building plans and specifications relating to the maintenance of the school buildings, facilities, and residence.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - c.1991
Record Group — Box 21
Overview Audrey discusses life on the Soper family farm at Athol, her education, the clothing worn there and sports; how the various epidemics (Polio, diphtheria) affected the school. She tells of the impact of the war, of family members going to war, the method of Military call up and volunteers; of keeping in touch through letters and parcels. She describes life on the farm during this time e.g. milking, butter making and the killing of farm animals to supply meat to Athol and the use of coupons....
Record Group — Box 11
Overview In this interview Ack covers his family history, his education, marriage and life in Athol including in this weather conditions, railway services, the industry that goes around farming and social life e.g. dances, movies etc. He tells of various farming types used e.g. sheep and fescue as a cash crop. He also mentions goldmining at Nokomai.
Record Group — Box 12