Archive of Universal Totalisator and Roy Wells, Australia, 1926-1985, inventor of the automatic logarithmic odds calculator.
Archive of Universal Totalisator and Roy Wells, Australia, 1926-1985, inventor of the automatic logarithmic odds calculator. Includes (-1) press clippings, 1927-1985, (-2) papers re patents, 1931-1968, (-3) correspondence, 1939-1948, (-4) Electra Totalisators Pty Ltd records, 1939-1948, (-5) agreements and legal contracts, 1937-1975, (-6) Universal Totalisator Company of Australia Pty Ltd records, 1948-1985, (-7) robot tests and results, 1960-1962, (-8) records of other companies, 1940-1983, (-9) electric circuit diagrams, n.d., (-10) job procedures and instruction sheets for operation of totalisators, 1954-1973, (-11) photographs, negatives and slides, 1933-1970s, (-12) biographical material on Roy Wells, 1926-1984, (-13) totalisator tickets, program cards and related objects, 1952-1977, (-14) racing records, 1951-1965, (-15) drawings, 1933-1965, (-16) miscellaneous publications and reports, 1936-1974 and (-17) audiotapes and films. The museum also holds four Totalisator machines from the Roy Wells companies.
Some items in this collection may be subject to copyright
A printed guide to the full archive is available at the Museum (P3535).
Archives; Business records; Totalisator equipment
Electra Totalisators Pty Ltd; Roy Wells; Universal Totalisator Company of Australia Pty Ltd