Series 12 - Certificates

Date Range1923 - 1977
ProvenanceLawrence Percival Coombes

Official certificates and awards, photographs, and artwork by L.P. Coombes.

Inventory Listing

12-1 Certificates of Commissions and Awards

Certificates, in black metal cylinder, awarded to LPC. Certificates include: Royal Air Force Flying Officer Commission; Royal Navy Flight Sub Lieutenant Commission; City and Guilds of London (Engineering) College Associateship; Associate Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society; Kernot Memorial Medal.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1923 - 1968    Quantity 9 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00254 Box Number 20 Series 12
12-2 Oversize Certificates and Memorabilia

Certificates include: Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Fellow, Institute of Aerospace Sciences; certificate of Diploma of Fellow of City and Guilds of London Institute, in black wooden frame, glazed.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1932 - 1965    Quantity 1.2 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00255 Box Number 31 Series 12
12-3 Photographs and Illustration

Colour photograph 10" x 12" of official occasion, uncaptioned, but possibly at ARL, Melbourne. (Taken from envelope addressed to LPC from Dept of Supply, Melbourne.) Two colour photos of LPC sitting for artist's portrait. Also includes pencil sketch and black and white prints of street scenes.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1964 - 1970?    Quantity 0.2 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00256 Box Number 32 Series 12
12-4 Art work and ephemera

Water colour sketch book of illustrations, probably by LPC, of various subjects: Cardboard cylinder containing undated coloured crayon sketch, labelled 'Florence' (LPC's sister) by Dorothy Coombes; poem, undated and written on tracing paper, probably by LPC, entitled 'The Men from Fishermans Bend'; Skit, 'Paternity Order', addressed to LPC, 'The Father of the Staff of ARL', 8 April 1964.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1964 - 1970?    Quantity 5.5 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00257 Box Number 31 Series 12
12-5 Photograph album - 'Mount Martha Beach Erosion'

Album of black and white photographs, captioned, showing sand erosion at Mt Martha beach between 1958 and 1977. Also includes: loose photographs and leaves from LPC album; plan of sea walls near Mt Martha; letter to LPC from R. Micheli, District Engineer, Ports & Harbours; memo to LPC from Dr H.R. Graze, Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne; abstract by H.R. Graze and A.J. Hackworth, 'Beach Profiling at Mt Martha', undated.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1958 - 1977    Quantity 0.6 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00258 Box Number 30 Series 12

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, July 2008
With support from The Coombes Family, in particular Jo Johnson and Shirley Macleish, The Aeronautical Research Laboratory, DSTO Australia, J.R. Baxter , A.E. Billington, L.M. Bland, F.G. Blight, R.L. Brooks, R. Bruton, B.G. Catchpole, A. Chilton, D.C. Collis, B.L. Cumming, J.B. Dance, W.B. Duncan, A.B. Emslie, C. Frame, F.A. Fox, R.I. Garrod, D.G. Hurley, S.T.M. Johnstone, A.G. Jones, C.N. King, F.G. Lewis, E.S. Moody, R.V. Pavia, A.O. Payne, D. Secomb, D.G. Stewart, R.A.Wallis, H.L. Wain, J.C. Wisdom and And others who contributed to the L.P. Coombes Appeal
Listed by Rod Buchanan, Mandy Johnson, Ann McCarthy, Gavan McCarthy, Lisa O'Sullivan, Mark Scillio and Angela Taylor
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