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Pajingo Station Archive

This is not an original archive. A microfilm copy of the records was made in 1983 and is held in the microfilm collection.

Pajingo Station, near Charters Towers, was owned by Adam and Jane Black from1901. These records were mainly kept by Adam Black, who died in 1935.

Archive Location: Microfilm GA33

Detailed Listing

Diaries: 1901-1935

Ledger: December 1901 - (June?) 1910. (Also includes rainfall statistics for Pajingo Station 1901-1910)

Cashbook: August 1901 - December 1919

Note book: Miscellaneous entries, no date. Contains information on pedigrees and brand marks of horses, records of investments and other business with Bartlams Ltd, Charters Towers, mining companies, Kangaroo Hills, etc.

Letterbooks: August 1898 - December 1989 (Contains diagrams, financial notes, lists)


Contract document, 8 February 1908, between John Downie Houghton and the Post Master General's Department for mail service provisions, Pentland to Georgetown and servicing mining fields and properties between. Attachment Letter 1 May 1908 from PMG Dept. to J.D. Houghton re mail service to Georgetown.

Memo 4 Dec. 1907 from PMG Dept. to J.D. Houghton advising of acceptance of tender for the mail service contract, Pentland to Georgetown. 1p.

Confidential Report on the Peg Leg Investigations at Helenslee, via Pentland, 7 April 1933, by A.W. Turner, CSIRO Oonoonba, Townsville. Roneod typescript. 3p.

Confidential Notes on a visit to North Queensland August 23 - September 18, 1933 by Professor J.A. Prescott, Chief of Division of Soils, CSIRO, relating to peg leg disease in cattle in North Queensland. Includes a list of soil samples collected. 12p.

[Also provided with above collection, but no microfilmed:-
Queensland Trustees Ltd. Its Constitution, Objects and Advantages. Brisbane, 1911. 16p.]

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