Some highlights of the scrapbooks

As well as extracts from newspapers and magazines, a number of other creative projects which Sir Donald was associated with have been reproduced in these scrapbooks.

Volume 10 has three significant features:

Volume 17 has 20 hints on how to play cricket, mainly batting hints, which may have originally appeared in newspaper form. They were later published as The News cricket hints by Don Bradman, W.A. Oldfield, Arthur Mailey and A.G. Moyes. (Sydney, Sun Newspapers, 1935), which is not held in the State Library of South Australia.

Much of the material in the scrapbooks is of interest where they foreshadow future events, or are a contrast or a connection to contemporary cricket, or contrast cricket in Australia and overseas, or are of especial interest to South Australians. Some instances of these are:-