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Architectural drawings of the University of Queensland

  • F3328
  • File
  • 1936-1937.

Copies of architectural drawings of the University of Queensland. Accompanied by an article from 'Building', 12 Oct 1936 with information about the plans and the early St. Lucia site, donated by Peter Brown of the St. Lucia History Group. Includes photocopy of the design for sandblasted ceiling for the glass dome of the Library building (which was never executed).

Hennessy, Hennessy and Co.

Photographs of historic European bridges

  • F3334
  • File
  • [18--] - [191-?]

Seventy-six glass slides (8 cm x 8 cm) and 5 prints. The photographs appear to have been taken in the mid- to late-19th century and early 20th century, and imprints include Alinari, Edizioni Brogi, Edizione Inalterabile, ND Phot, X Phot, and Phototypie Labouche Freres Toulouse. The photographs were collected by Romeo Lahey during a visit to Europe after the first World War.
Each box has handwritten contents listing attached, with references to reproductions in 'Historic bridge photographs : the Lahey collection' by Colin O'Connor.
Glass slides originally contained in 9 boxes labelled 'Austral Nepera Gaslight Lantern Plates....Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.'

Lahey, Romeo Watkins, 1887-1968

Letter to Professor John Hay, Vice-Chancellor, UQ

  • F3335
  • File
  • 2005

Correspondence between Joe McNamara and Professor John Hay, Vice Chancellor, University of Queensland. Letter deals with the author's visits to the UQ campus in 1952-53, and encloses an extract from a wartime diary and a poem referring to the terrorist attack on the London underground of 2005. Includes Vice-Chancellor's reply (1 p.; 2005 Sep 6).

McNamara, Joe

Flloyd Kennedy Papers

  • F3368
  • File
  • 1963-1964.

Green on white, semi-gloss program for 1964 production of 'As You Like It' performed at the Brisbane Arts Theatre from Thursday 4th June to Saturday 13th June at the Albert Hall. Autographed inside by most of the cast with one to Flloyd dated 10 Jun 1964. Three photocopied pages of newspaper cuttings regarding performances by the Brisbane Arts Theatre from 1963-1964. Flloyd Smith is in one of the cuttings in a chimpanzee suit.

Kennedy, Flloyd

Frank Gordon McKean letters

  • F1070
  • File
  • 1862-1867.

Letters to Frank Gordon McKean who left Elgen, Scotland in 1862 for Queensland. Includes examples of cross writing. Accompanying handwritten notes, on three leaves, by John Sutherlandlist the letters. Correspondence includes:
• Letter of introduction give to Frank from Alexander Munro to his brother Douglas Munro, a resident of Queensland;
• Anne Gordon of Elgen, his aunt;
• F. S. McKean, father of Frank;
• letters from Alexander Raff;
• Robert Mitchell;
• a letter from James Cook, Invercargill N.A. to Mrs McKean, which was forwarded to Frank;
• Charles B. Barff;
• letters from John R. Barff;
• portion of a letter from his mother;
• letter from John Fenwick forwarding mail from Mrs McKean (on the reverse is a circular issued by John Fenwish & Co, Brisbane 5 December 1864)

There are envelopes, partial and whole, most of which are addressed to Frank Gordon.

McKean, Frank Gordon

John Francis Papers

  • F2339
  • File
  • 1983-1984.

Photocopied articles from magazines and newspapers; typescript article, 'Zebu, Taurindicus and Brahman cattle in Australia'; card with biographical information and portrait of John Francis.

Francis, John

Three Baroque angels : for mixed choir and orchestra

  • F2352
  • File
  • 1978

Includes : handwritten and typescript librettoes of the Three Barogue Angels, Thirtieth Intervarsity Choral Fetival programme, photocopy of original festival record cover. Commissioned for Thirtieth Intervarsity Choral Festival. Music by Colin Brumby; words by Thomas Shapcott. At head of title : To the choirs of the 30th I.V.C.F.

Brumby, Colin

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