- 1901-1918 (Creation)
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1 folder; 30 cm.
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Historian, statistician and writer. A long-serving Councillor of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland and a founder of the Professional Historians' Association (Queensland). An authority on Australian railways and the sugar industry, he published extensively in the Australian Railway Society's Bulletin, and wrote Triumph of narrow gauge: A history of Queensland railways. In 1959 he began the compilation of an historical database on Queensland railways, a resource which he regularly updated and re-supplied to Australian libraries from 1966 until his death.
Extracts in condensed form compiled from files by John D. Kerr.
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Extracts from files 1901-1918, together with 6th report of the President, Mar 1913-Mar 1914.
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- Bowen-Proserpine Tramway Joint Board (Subject)
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.