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.
|29-Aug-2012||Photograph of Donald Wood in the Paraguayan Army in the Chaco War.||-|
|3-Sep-2008||Alex and William (Bill) Wood||-|
|3-Sep-2008||David (Dave) Russell Stevenson||-|
|3-Sep-2008||Cosme Evening Notes, Vol 4 No 169, 18th December 1898||-|
|27-Aug-2008||New Australia Co-Operative Settlement Association Certificate of Membership||-|
|2-Jul-2008||Cosme Co-Operative Colony (Paraguay), Illustrated Handbook of General Information||-|
|30-Jun-2008||General information about Cosme Co-operative Colony, Paraguay||-|
|25-Jun-2008||Cosme Co-operative Colony, The Cosme Agreement, Information About Cosme, Membership||-|
|25-Jun-2008||Cosme Co-operative Colony, general information||-|
|24-Jun-2008||Joining for mutual trial; The Cosme Agreement||-|
|24-Jun-2008||Price list of goods supplied and work done by Cosme||-|
|18-Jun-2008||New Australia philosophy||-|
|16-Jun-2008||Alterations to Cosme Mutual Agreement made at Special General Meeting March 20 1905||-|
|16-Jun-2008||Man from Bogantungan||Lane, Hilda|
|16-Jun-2008||Receipt for trial membership, 22nd Oct 1900||-|
|16-Jun-2008||Second yearly report of Cosme Colony, Paraguay, May 12th 1896||-|
|16-Jun-2008||Report on the educational system to be adopted in New Australia||-|
|16-Jun-2008||Document appointing John Lane as an immigration agent, 16 March 1903||Ministry of External Relations, Paraguay|
|14-May-2006||List of Cosme colonists||-|