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The Cosme Colony Collection is a collection of documents, personal papers, photographs and realia relating to the New Australia Colony and Cosme Colony held in Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Sydney Library. The contents of the collection are described in the Guide to the Cosme Colony Collection.

New Australia and Cosme were socialist colonies founded in Paraguay in 1893 and 1894 by a group of Australians led by William Lane.

The Cosme Colony Collection comprises two parts. Part 1 contains research material collected by the Sydney author Gavin Souter for the book, A Peculiar People (1968). Part 2 contains material from the family of John Lane, one of the original colonists and brother of William Lane.

The Cosme Colony photographs archived in Sydney eScholarship are from the Lane Family material, Part 2 of the Cosme Colony Collection.

Other than for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act, items may not in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, microcopying, photocopying, recording or otherwise) be altered, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted without prior written permission from the University of Sydney Library and/or the appropriate author.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 57
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
cosmepic91.tif.jpg29-Aug-2012Photograph of Donald Wood in the Paraguayan Army in the Chaco War.-
cosmepic90.tif.jpg3-Sep-2008Alex and William (Bill) Wood-
cosmepic89.tif.jpg3-Sep-2008Lillian Wood-
cosmepic88.tif.jpg3-Sep-2008David (Dave) Russell Stevenson-
cosmepic87.tif.jpg3-Sep-2008Cosme Evening Notes, Vol 4 No 169, 18th December 1898-
cosmedoc15-1.tif.jpg27-Aug-2008New Australia Co-Operative Settlement Association Certificate of Membership-
cosmedoc14-1.tif.jpg2-Jul-2008Cosme Co-Operative Colony (Paraguay), Illustrated Handbook of General Information-
cosmedoc13-1.tif.jpg30-Jun-2008General information about Cosme Co-operative Colony, Paraguay-
cosmedoc11-1.tif.jpg25-Jun-2008Cosme Co-operative Colony, The Cosme Agreement, Information About Cosme, Membership-
cosmedoc12-1.tif.jpg25-Jun-2008Cosme Co-operative Colony, general information-
cosmedoc10-1.tif.jpg24-Jun-2008Joining for mutual trial; The Cosme Agreement-
cosmedoc09-1.tif.jpg24-Jun-2008Price list of goods supplied and work done by Cosme-
cosmedoc08.tif.jpg18-Jun-2008New Australia philosophy-
cosmedoc04-2.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Alterations to Cosme Mutual Agreement made at Special General Meeting March 20 1905-
cosmedoc07.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Man from BogantunganLane, Hilda
cosmedoc06.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Receipt for trial membership, 22nd Oct 1900-
cosmedoc05-1.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Second yearly report of Cosme Colony, Paraguay, May 12th 1896-
cosmedoc03-1.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Report on the educational system to be adopted in New Australia-
cosmedoc02-2.tif.jpg16-Jun-2008Document appointing John Lane as an immigration agent, 16 March 1903Ministry of External Relations, Paraguay
cosmedoc01.tif.jpg14-May-2006List of Cosme colonists-
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 57