Item F1009 - Letters , 1937-1940 : Brisbane, to Firmin McKinnon

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Letters , 1937-1940 : Brisbane, to Firmin McKinnon


  • 1937-1940. (Creation)

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8 items ; 26 cm.

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Thomas Walker Percy changed his surname from Pearce in 1934. He was born in Dublin in 1875. He was an architect in Melbourne, Townsville and Brisbane, and died in about 1947.

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Thomas Firmin McKinnon was born on 9 June 1878 at Yass Plain, New South Wales. Joined the Brisbane Telegraph around 1907. He married Emma Louise Powell, also a journalist with the Brisbane Telegraph. He died on 11 March 1953 at his home at Highgate Hill, Brisbane.

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Manuscript originally part of the F.W. Robinson collection, UQFL5.

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6 letters concerning submission of poem 'Gallipoli', and 2 typescript drafts of 'Gallipoli'.

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  • English

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Poem 'Gallipoli' published in 'The soul of Anzac in verse and prose' by Thomas Percy.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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