Item F1117 - The provisional administration of the Territory of Papua New Guinea

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F1117

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The provisional administration of the Territory of Papua New Guinea

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  • [1947-?] (Creation)

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53 l. ; 33 cm.

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(1889-1979)

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Sir Jack Keith Murray was born in 1889 in Brighton, Victoria. He was appointed principal of the Queensland State Agricultural College (Gatton) in 1923 and became a Professor of Agriculture at The University of Queensland in 1929. He served as a colonel in the army in World War II and was commanding officer of the 25th (Darling Downs) Battalion in 1940. In September 1945 he was appointed Administrator of the Australian territories of Papua and New Guinea after the military administration left. He retired from that position in 1952. He was appointed to the University of Queensland Senate in 1953 and died in 1979.

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Accompanied by map of Territory of Papua-New Guinea, 1:4,000,000.

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  • English

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Cover title: The Macrossan lectures for 1946. At head of title page: John Murtagh Macrossan lectures for 1947 [sic].

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Migrated

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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