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Various collections of documents and photos:

KHA records up to 2009
KHA photographic collection
Frank Leydon photo collection
Herbert Schlink collection
Namadgi oral history project

KHA records archived since 2009 in the National Library.

9 boxes years 1970-2009: constitution bylaws, accounts, committee minutes, correspondence, publications including a complete set of newsletters since the first in 1970, summaries of oral histories and transcripts.

National Library KHA records 1970-2009, Bib ID 1179535:

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Link to NLA Catalogue entry for KHA collection 

Seaman's Hut

KHA photographic collection

containing over 2000 photos in 17 albums ranging from 1908 to 2000

Link to NLA photographic collection

Snowy Mountains

Frank Leyden Photo collection:

Link to NLA Catalogue entry for Frank Leyden collection


The Herbert Schlink collection donated to KHA by his widow, covering the years 1926-1977.

It contains early correspondence relating to Kosciusko ski development, one of the party that first skied from Kiandra to Guthega, and the SMA.

Dr Herbert Schlink, gynaecologist and medical administrator, began cross-country skiing expeditions in the early-1920s and in 1925/26 Schlink convinced the New South Wales Tourism Commission to assist with construction of two huts for a proposed Kiandra to Hotel Kosciusko expedition which were successfully competed in 1927. Both of these huts remain. Tin Hut is much as it was constructed, but rebuilt by NPWS in 2016, and Pounds Creek Hut was extended to form Illawong Lodge in 1956. The Schlink Hilton was an SMA hut near the Pass named for Bertie Schlink and its comfort. First rope tow in KNP on Tate east ridge above Guthega dam built by his ski club.

Link to NLA Catalogue entry for Sclink skiing correspondence


Namadgi Oral History project 1990.

30 interviews with people associated with the pastoral period. The original tapes are stored in the Library’s special protective space, Copies have been made to CD’s available for purchase and public listening.

ACT Heritage Library:

The personal collection of Graham Scully’s papers relating to Namadgi huts, sites and people, stored in 3 boxes.

Namadgi sites research files:

ACT Heritage Library - Kosciuszko Sites Research