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Makar Press Ephemera

  • FVF757
  • File
  • 1974-1975

One poster entitled 'Makar and Gargoyle poets'; four postcards featuring poems by Michael Dugan, Norman Talbot, Roger McDonald, Peter Annand. Printed by hand on the Shapcott Press in the English Department, University of Queensland.

Makar Press

Marketing pamphlet for The Book Plates of Edward B Heffernan

  • FVF756
  • File
  • 1982

Single sheet pamphlet, folded in three, in black and white, with a description of the book The Book Plates of Edward B Heffernan, and details of impending publication by The Jester Press in 1982. It contains 16 copies of bookplates, of varying sizes and illustrations, in black and white. Contains signature of Robert Littlewood in blue pen on front fold.

Littlewood, Robert C. (Robert Clive)

University of Queensland Bushwalking Club Ephemera

  • FVF753
  • File
  • 1951-1965.

Circulars, notices, membership forms, handwritten notes, programmes, and related material. Circulars and programmes from 1951-1963 are dated; others have day and month listed only.

University of Queensland Bushwalking Club

Notes for a Ph.D. thesis.

  • F407
  • File
  • 1970

Research material and notes for a Ph.D. thesis, An analysis of Brisbane society in the 1890's by Ronald Lynton Lawson. The thesis was submitted to the History Department of the University of Queensland in 1970. The thesis analyses the society of Brisbane in 1891 and 1901. In 1967 Lawson used a structured interview technique, with a 112 questions on many aspects of life, surveying people who were children or adolescents in the city of Brisbane in 1891 and 1901. Over a period of three months Lawson interview 75 people aged 79 years and over. Questions included: when did parents arrive in Australia; the sort of dwellings they lived in; if they had servants; family roles; employment; newspapers read; diet; where was the grocery shopping done; vehicles; education; religion. This file includes the questionnaires, notes and photographs.

Lawson, Ronald Lynton

Programs, cards and correspondence relating to Joshua Thomas Bell

This file contains various documents relating to Joshua Thomas Bell, including:
• Program for Parliamentary dinner … to His Excellency the Governor-General, Lord Dudley, by the Members of the Queensland Ministry, 19 Jul 1909
• Program for Smoke concert and presentation to the Hon. Joshua Thomas Bell, 19 Mar 1909,2 copies
• In memoriam card, 2 copies
• In Memoriam card for Sir Joshua Peter Bell, 1881
• Program for the Tour of his excellency the Governor to norther and western Queensland, 1908
• Copy of letter dated 8 Jul 1907 from H. Bracker from Moreheads Limited responding to The Hon. J. T. Bells enquiry about certain aboriginal words and their meaning, including the words: Euoggera, Buyuba, Murrumba, Ballanur, Buyulegun, and Mooroolbin.
• Evans, George Essex. The sword of pain, Toowoomba : Weston & Harrison, 1905, with inscription on first page ‘The Hon. J.T. Bell – with the authors compliments, Nov 14th 1905’ and signed Geo. Essex Evans at the end of poem.
• Photocopy of page from marriage register with has Colin Basil Peter Bell and Sibyl Needham marriage, 3 copies, [1898]

Bell, Joshua Thomas, 1863-1911

Photographs of Banka Banka Station

  • F3684
  • File
  • [194-?]-1970

Banka Banka cattle station, 100 km north of Tennant Creek, was bought in 1940 by Mary and Philip (Ted) Ward. The file contains photographs of life on Banka Banka station. Also some photographs of Mt Isa, Camooweal, and Howard Springs.

Edwards, Valerie

Walde Gerard Fisher degree certificate and dance cards

  • F3836
  • File
  • 1913-1916

Original University of Queensland degree certificate awarded to Walde Gerard Fisher for a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours in the School of Classics, 10 May 1916; and ten original dance card program cards relating to dances Walde Fisher attended between June 1913 and October 1914. Most include handwritten recordings of dance partners by Walde Fisher, and some have coloured pencils attached with coloured cotton yarn.

The dance cards are all small booklets made of lightweight card with the schedule of dances printed on inside the booklet on the left-hand side. On the right-hand side of the booklet there is a space to write, with the pencil provided, the name of dance partner for each dance. Occasionally the dance cards are a double-sided card rather than a booklet. There are four spare pencils with yarn, three cards with no pencil attached and one incomplete card.

Fisher, Walde Gerard, 1894-1918

Architectural illustrations, 1886-1891

  • F2279
  • File
  • 1886-1891.

Plates and illustrations, from various journals, collected by G. H. M. Addison. Each volume has its title on the spine.

[Item 1] Church architecture, plates from The British Architect 1886, 49 x 38 cm.
[Item 2] Public buildings, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, The Architect, The British Architect, 1880 to 1887, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 3] Architectural drawings, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, 1888, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 4 ] Churches, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, American Architect and Building News, 1889, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 5] Churches, includes plates from The Builder, The Building News, Architectural Illustration Society, 1888 to 1889, 43 x 32 cm.
[Item 6] Street architecture, includes plates from American Architect and Building News, The Builder, The Architect, 1889, 43 x 32 cm.
[Item 7] American architecture plates, includes plates from The Builder, American Architect and Building News, The Building News, 1891, 44 x 33 cm.

Addison, G. H. M. (George Henry Male), 1858-1922


  • F2479
  • File
  • [192-] - [197-]

Subjects include childhood at Wynnum and Lindum, participation in Communist Party activities in the 1940s, and Val Fraser (colleague in the Communist Party).
Includes: indexed notebook of women's names for research and 2 newspaper clippings of Kath Watson as a schoolgirl; 'My first ten years - some memories of party life', (7 leaves, typescript, with handwritten emendations); 'Val' (4 leaves, typescript, with handwritten emendations); and 4 typescript leaves recalling her early childhood years.

Thomas, Kath, 1911-

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