Historic House  Library Books.


(This catalog is under construction. There are many more books etc. to be added.)

Some of these books are available for purchase at the Museum
or at Charleville Newsagency.


 A History of Education Roma District 1995 local history  History of schools in Roma for 125 years.


 A Policemans Progress,  Phil Barnett Biography  Memoirs of a country policeman


 By-laws of the Town of Charleville  1917  History



 Camelville.    Madeline Cobb.   Cartoons  Collection of cartoons featuring racing camels



 Distance Divides, Radio Unites  Karen Riethmuller.   local history

 History of the Charleville School of the Air and Charleville School of Distance Education 1966-1996


 Exercise book of Mabel Hughes  1902.  History School exercise book belonging to Mabel Hughes while at St Josephs Convent.

 Dated July 14th.  1902 0r 1903  Subject;  General, 

 Maths, English, Geography, Needlework.Penmanship, Mensuration, music, algebra, analysis, 

 Several dates in red ink dates 1902   Note on separate sheet at front, reads;

 (From) Mrs Margaret Boucher, Maiden name Margaret Shalk, student at Charleville State School.

 Margaret is now house keeper at Sommerville House Girls School. South Brisbane.

 Margaret has stated the book was written in 1903.  Several dates in book are 1902


 Goondiwindi Hist Soc Cemetery Records  Cemerery records

 1880s  -  1980 s.   Goondiwindi,  Yelarbon, Boggabilla, Callandoon & district


 Memories of the Past.   Hope Walker  History.   History of Mossgiel Town 100km north of Hay in Western NSW

 By Hope Walker, nee Elliott  The town no longer exists


 Midst the Mulga, in the Murweh Shire  Westprint Charleville

 Tourism… Series of free information, advertising magazines.   1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001


 Mitchell, Amby, Mungallala, Booringa Shire  Tourism.    Kenniff country

  Tourist local information booklets  Collection of 3


 Outback Priests.   father  Peter Murphy  History.   25 stories from the Toowoomba Diocese,

 including Charleville.   3rd. printing  Copies also for sale in Museum.  cost $20

 Cost code  AE



 Queensland Centenary 1859-1959 Charleville  History.  

.Quilpie Shire Directory



 Recent British Battles on Land & Sea  James Grant.   Military

 From Augathella State School   Presented to Kate Brassington fot proficiency  1903  by J Kennedy Head teacher.


 Reminiscences of the Early Settlement of the Maranoa District.   Mary McManus.   local history .

 This copy was used for a later reprint by Westprint Charleville.

 Flood marked front and rear covers.


 Ships That Shaped Australia  J L Koskie.   Maritime  Sea and river travel


 Smile a While (Poetry).   Jay Jay (Jean Johnson)  Prose



 Snapshot - 80 & Beyond.  Barcaldine  numerous  Biography  Short stories about local identities.

 St Marys School Charleville Magazine 2111  local history



 The Centenary Collection, ..Old Australia Set  Australiana

 Collection of 8 books  Family Life   Culture, sociology. Sydney Town

 Sporting Life.   Country Life  Gettin Around   Transport.  


Going for Gold  Melbourne Town.  Hard Yakka     Work


 The First Years Branding Round & other bush  John Russell   Prose

 Illustrations by Tracey Winmill  Poetry about the bush.   by John Russell of Roma


 The Fitzwaters (incl. Fitz-Walters)  S R Sellin.   Charleville History

 Family history,  sociology, Commercial business, shops, family tree,


 The Great Matilda Camel Race program  local history.   Event programs  1998,  2001


 The Life of St Matthews Quilpie  local history.   Anglican church


 Welcome to Charleville, Gateway to the West  Times Print.   local history



 Why I Live Where I Live (Collection of stories  Numerous.   local history

 Collection of stories about local identities.