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AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S399
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

This series dates from June 1891 when existing plans held by the Public Works Department (PWD) and dating from the early 1830's were allotted PWD plan numbers 1 to 1099. All subsequent plan registrations occurred on the date the plan was rece...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

SURVEYORS FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS [STATE WIDE]

  • AU WA S85
  • Series
  • 1884-10-01 -

Public Works Department field and level books detailing surveys of the following activities:Railways construction (to 1930), Metropolitan water supply, sewerage and drainage (to 1910), country water supply, Goldfields water supply, country town se...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PERSONAL FILES

  • AU WA S3956
  • Series
  • 1879-12-31 -

Personal files of chief and senior officers within the Public Works Department.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTERS - FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS

  • AU WA S218
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Registers to field books and land books of surveys of the following: Railways, Metropolitan Sewerage & Drainage, Country Water Supply, Harbours and Rivers, Irrigation Schemes. The Fieldbooks to which these registers refer are listed in WAS 85. The...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1768
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 - 1896-12-31

Copies of circulars issued by the Engineer-in-Chief's office of the Public Works Department. They mainly concern railways, bridges, water supply, Fremantle Harbour etc.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PWD PLAN REGISTERS [1]

  • AU WA S1161
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Registers maintained by the Public Works Department (PWD) to PWD plans. Against the PWD plan numbers, the registers record; the date of the plan, the registration date for the plan, the PWD file number cross-reference, the title of the plan, the n...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1435
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

Estrays - letterbooks containing letters of appointment, instructions re projects etc; letters from the PWD agent at Shark Bay re PWD matters at Shark Bay.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

SPECIFICATION FORMS

  • AU WA S1090
  • Series
  • 1891-09-30 - 1892-10-13

Eighteen sets of specifications for various constructions. They give details on how various constructions are to be built (eg jetties and railways) and the types of materials to be used. These include some standard specificatians (eg road bridges,...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CORRESPONDENCE - UNREGISTERED

  • AU WA S1375
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1962-12-31

This series consist of unrelated estrays that have been delivered to the State Records Office.Item 1 consists of an unregistered file relating to construction work near the grave of Tommy Windich.Item 2 consists of inward and outward corresponden...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOKS - ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION

  • AU WA S2973
  • Series
  • 1894-05-21 - 1985-12-31

Summary record of building contracts undertaken by independent builders for the Public Works Department.Contracts include schools, hospitals and government offices.Each volume has an alphabetical index at the front to the contract by location and ...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

LEDGERS - SHIPS WATERING

  • AU WA S1560
  • Series
  • 1894-07-01 -

Records the supply of water to ships in Fremantle Harbour. Gives date, name of ship, quantity of water supplied and cost.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

BUILDING WORKS CONTRACT DOCUMENT

  • AU WA S6
  • Series
  • 1894-10-01 - 1928-06-01

Contract documents for building works. Include tender, acceptance and bond forms, schedules of quantities and prices, works specifications and for larger works, general and special conditions of contract. They do not include contract drawings whic...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S82
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

General files covering the functions of the Public Works Department. Many consignments tend to be concerned with one particular aspect of those functions, e.g. public buildings, water supply and sewerage, school sites, building of police stations,...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PLANS - GOLDFIELDS WATER SCHEME

  • AU WA S2359
  • Series
  • 1896-01-01 - 1938-12-31

Plans relating to the construction of the Goldfields Water Scheme.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PLAN REGISTER - SEWERAGE

  • AU WA S2546
  • Series
  • 1896-06-25 - 1905-05-12

Register maintained by the Public Works Department (Metropolitan Sewerage and Water Supply) for sewerage plans. The register records the plan number, the date of registration, the title of the work, the title of the contract/sub-division and a des...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

  • AU WA S3961
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 -

This series consists of discreet photographic records (albums) containing photographic images of public works under construction and from survey expeditions.(Some of the albums in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Offi...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1985
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Files relating to water supply, buildings, railways and estray items relating to significant activities undertaken by staff involved on these projects. This is an artificial series created by the Public Records of WA.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ADMINISTRATIVE FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S2154
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1988-12-31

General administrative files created by the Harbours & Rivers and Fremantle Harbour Works Branches of the Public Works Department. The Harbours and Rivers Branch was responsible for the planning and design of maritime facilities, and the Harbour W...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CALCULATION BOOKS

  • AU WA S2757
  • Series
  • 1899-01-12 - 1946-12-12

Calculation books used by Public Works Department Draftsmen/women to calculate estimates and quantities for various public works. Some books were used to calculate water flow, water capacity of various dams, reservoirs, and salinity, etc.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILE - GAS PROPELLED VEHICLES

  • AU WA S1376
  • Series
  • 1941-01-01 - 1941-12-31

Estray - file re performances of gas producer propelled vehicles. The file may be material collected by Mr GL Henderson whose name appears on the cover sheet. The file no 861/41 appears on the uppermost document on the file.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

DIAGRAM - ALBANY DEEP SEA JETTY

  • AU WA S1332
  • Series
  • 1930-01-01 - 1930-01-01

Diagram showing pile renewals for the Albany deep sea jetty.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ELECTION RETURNS - MUNICIPALITIES

  • AU WA S3007
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Annual returns from Municipalities within Western Australia listing the elected members. Completed returns were sent to the Under Secretary for Public Works (later the Under Secretary for Labour and Works, then the Department of Local Government) ...

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1]

PHOTOGRAPHS OF PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • AU WA S4393
  • Series
  • 1900 -

The series of colour and black and white photos covers the design and development of the Perth Cultural Centre undertaken by Charles Sierakowski as Project Architect with the Public Works Department in the 1970’s. They include the master developm...

BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

ELECTION RETURNS - ROAD BOARDS

  • AU WA S3006
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 - 1961-06-30

Annual returns from Road Boards within Western Australia listing the elected members. Completed returns were sent to the Under Secretary for Public Works (later the Under Secretary for Labour and Works, then the Department of Local Government) whe...

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1]

PWD PLAN REGISTERS [2]

  • AU WA S2542
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Registers to Public Works Department plans. These registers were used in tandem with the main set of PWD Plan Registers (see WAS 1161).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

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