The State Library of New South Wales, part of, known as the Mitchell Library, is a large heritage-listed special collections and research library open to the public. It is the oldest library in Australia, being the first established in the colony of New South Wales in 1826; the library is located on the corner of Macquarie Street and Shakespeare Place, in the Sydney central business district adjacent to the Domain and the Royal Botanic Gardens, in the City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The library is a member of the State Libraries Australasia consortium; the State Library of New South Wales building was designed by Walter Liberty Vernon, assisted by H. C. L. Anderson and was built from 1905 to 1910, with further additions by Howie Bros in 1939; the property was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999. The first library collections were part of the Australian Subscription Library, started by a group of wealthy Sydney citizens in 1826, it was purchased for £5,100 by the New South Wales Government in 1869 and became the Sydney Free Public Library.
In 1895 it was renamed the Public Library of New South Wales until its most recent name change in 1975, when it became the State Library of New South Wales. The Australian Subscription Library was established in 1826 at a meeting at the Sydney Hotel chaired by barrister John Mackaness. Library membership was subject to committee approval. Dr James Mitchell, father of David Scott Mitchell, was a committee member from 1832 to 1853 and Vice President from 1856 to 1869. In December 1827 operations began in rented premises in Pitt Street and in the two years following, the library led a peripatetic existence having been located a few years in George Street, Bridge Street, Macquarie Street and Macquarie Place; the library had financial problems and required more space to house its growing collections but negotiations in 1838 to construct a new library building broke down over member unwillingness to broaden access to the library. For the members negotiations with the government were more successful and construction of a new library building began in 1843.
The foundation stone for this new building, on the corner of Bent and Macquarie Streets, was laid by Alexander Macleay and the library was opened in 1845. Financial difficulties continued, by 1869 the subscription library was in serious debt; the New South Wales Government was persuaded to buy it for £5,100. In September 1869, the Sydney Free Public Library opened its doors with a stock of 20,000 volumes. Over 60,000 people visited the library in its first year of operation as the Free Public Library. Robert Cooper Walker was appointed Principal Librarian. He, in collaboration with the Trustees, worked to expand the educational role of the library both through collection expansion and the production of printed catalogues of the library's collection; the library expanded its operations, opening a lending branch in 1877. This lending branch was handed to the Sydney Municipal Council in 1909 and became the City of Sydney Library. Another of Walker's initiatives was to establish services across the state, with loans to organisations including the Wollongong School of Arts and the Mechanics' Institute at Plattsburg and services for regional libraries from 1883.
The library's collection continued causing continual storage and overcrowding problems. Australiana was a collecting focus for the library and David Scott Mitchell's collecting activities came to the attention of Henry Charles Lennox Anderson, Principal Librarian from 1893–1906. Anderson's stated aim of making the library'a National, not a Municipal, Library' led him to collect Australiana material. However, Mitchell's efforts to collect as many books and manuscripts relating to Australia, the Pacific, the East Indies and Antarctica from 1886 onwards, created competition for these materials. Anderson realised that the library did not have the budget or contacts to compete with Mitchell, attempted to build a working relationship with Mitchell. In 1898, Mitchell announced his intention to leave his collection to the people of New South Wales, subject to conditions including that the collection would be known as "the Mitchell Library". Although his offer was accepted, construction of a new building to house the collection was delayed for several years.
Construction commenced in one year before Mitchell's death. Following Anderson's resignation in 1907, Frank Murcott Bladen was appointed Principal Librarian. In 1909, Hugh Wright was appointed to the newly created position of Mitchell Librarian. Nita Kibble was another early member of the library staff; the Mitchell Library opened on 8 March 1910. The public library remained in the Bent Street building. Mitchell had not kept a catalogue of his collection, as a result, cataloguing was an early priority for librarians in the Mitchell Library. A research department was established as part of the public library in the 1920s under the direction of Nita Kibble, while Ida Leeson as Head of Acquisitions researched gaps in the library's collections. Kibble's research department was later
József Dzurják is a Hungarian football manager and former player. His youth career was at Ikladi Vasas, Jászberényi Lehel, Jászárokszállási Vasas, Békéscsaba and L. Szabó Hónved SE, he made his debut in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I in the season 1983–84 playing with Diósgyőri VTK. That season his team ended up relegated and played in Nemzeti Bajnokság II with Dzurják being the league top-scorer two seasons in a raw. In 1986, he moved to Hungarian giants Ferencváros where he played till 1990, he finished his last season with Fradi as league top scorer. This meant that for Dzurják was time to move abroad, signing with the East German 1990 vice-champions Chemnitzer FC, being one of the few foreigners to play in the last season of the DDR-Oberliga. After six months during the winter break, he moved to FK Spartak Subotica where he spend the rest of the season playing in the Yugoslav First League. After this, he returned and played half season with Ferencvaros, before moving again, this time to Cyprus, to play with AC Omonia one and a half seasons.
He will return to Hungary and play with III. Kerületi TUE, Vác FC and Diósgyőri VTK before moving to the Maldives in 1996 where he ended his career, he played as a striker. On May 13, 1987, Dzurják received a call on behalf of coach József Verebes to be part of the Hungary Olympic team and played in a game against Spain scoring a goal in the game, he also played against Sweden on September 9, same year. After retiring, he became a sports journalist at Nemzeti Sportnál, he started his coaching career, first coaching the youth teams of Dunakeszi, BVSC, REAC and the U-17 and U-19 teams of Ferencvaros. He worked as assistant manager in Hungary at Diósgyőri VTK, Videoton and Zalaegerzeg, abroad in Albania and the Maldives, where he won the championship. In March 208 he was appointed the main coach of Club Valencia competing in the Dhivehi League, the top league in the Maldives. Since 2012 he has been assistant manager at Diósgyőri VTK. Diósgyőri VTKNemzeti Bajnokság II top scorer: 1984–85, 1985–86FerencvarosNemzeti Bajnokság I top scorer: 1989–90 Magyar Kupa: 1991Omonia NicosiaCypriot First Division: 1992–93 Cypriot First Division top-scorer: 1991–92 Club ValenciaDhivehi League: 2008 Maldives National Championship: 2008 Hungarian Championship stats at nela.hu
Sinkin' in the Bathtub is the first Warner Bros. theatrical cartoon short as well as the first of the Looney Tunes series. The cartoon features Bosko, the title is a pun on the 1929 song Singin' in the Bathtub; the short was produced, supervised and co-animated by Harman and Ising, with animation by a young Friz Freleng and his friends. Leon Schlesinger was credited as an associate producer, the title card gave credit to the Western Electric apparatus used to create the film; the film opens with Bosko taking a bath while whistling "Singin' in the Bathtub". A series of gags allows him to play the shower spray like a harp, pull up his pants by tugging his hair, give the limelight to the bathtub itself which stands on its hind feet to perform a dance. Once he finds his car, which had left the garage to use the outhouse, Bosko goes to visit his girlfriend Honey, showering in front of an open window. "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" plays in the background. A goat eats the flowers he brought, so he serenades her to get her to come out.
A saxophone full of bubbles provide a floating cascade of steps for her as she alights from the balcony. "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" accompanies this action. Their country drive presents grave perils for Bosko, with the first obstacle being a stubborn grazing cow. After the cow is pushed out of the way, the indignant cow walks away to the tune of Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Marches"; the drive continues as the car is at first resistant to go up a steep hill speeds out of control while Bosko collides into various objects that create the sounds of ascending and descending C major scales. The sequence ends with the car plunging over a cliff into a lake. Always able to adapt, Bosko continues their date as a boating trip and plays the last refrain using lilypads as a marimba; the cartoon ends with Bosko saying the classic line "That's all Folks!" This cartoon was first theatrically released with the lost Warner Bros./Vitaphone Technicolor film The Song of the Flame. Made in 1930, this short marked the theatrical debut of Bosko the "Talk-Ink Kid" whom Harman and Ising had created to show to Warner Brothers.
Bosko became their first star character, surpassed only much by Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. Notably, this is the only publicly released Bosko short to feature Bosko's original blackface dialect; this is the first publicly released non-Disney cartoon to have a pre-recorded soundtrack Some of the animation by Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising was lifted from some of the Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoons they made a couple of years earlier. A clip of the cartoon was seen on a 1990 episode of Pee-Wee's Playhouse, it exists in its entirety on the Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 3 box set. Steve Schneider, That's All Folks!: The Art of Warner Bros. Animation Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald, Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Warner Bros. Cartoons Sinkin' in the Bathtub at The Big Cartoon DataBase Sinkin' in the Bathtub on IMDb