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WISALTS Collection

Harry Whittington devoted most of his life developing innovative solutions to the growing salinity problems in the Wheatbelt and South Western Australia. In 1978, a group of farmers who were convinced by Harry’s ideas formed the Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated (WISALTS).

The collection consists of photographs, farm plans, newspaper clippings, correspondence, documents, notebooks, newsletters, minutes, agendas and other various items relation to the operation of WISALTS. It also includes Harry Whittington’s research into contour banks and subsequent engineering of the interceptor bank.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], WISALTS Collection, QB 15, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

Environmental Studies

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Solar Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (SERIWA) Collection

The Solar Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (SERIWA) was a government-funded body set up to support research, develop, test and promote solar power and associated projects. The Institute was incorporated into the Murdoch University Energy Research Institute (MUERI) in 1987.

The collection consists of reports and documents published from 1979 to 1985 by SERIWA.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Solar Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (SERIWA) Collection, QB 3, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

Health Studies

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History of Chiropractic Collection

The History of Chiropractic Collection creates a physical and digital collection of historical chiropractic items, documents, photographs, video and audio recordings available to scholars for research.

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, books, documents, letters, photographs, objects and various framed items.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], History of Chiropractic Collection, QB 47, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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