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Documents and correspondence relating to the 'Doc Robbie Memorial Benches'

  • F3317
  • File
  • 1990-1994.

Documents and correspondence relating to the 'Doc Robbie Memorial Benches', 1990-1994.
Includes a photograph of the site chosen for the benches, the initial appeal for funds, correspondence from contributors with reminiscences of Doc Robbie, and information on the dedication ceremony held on 15 October 1993.

Edwards, P. D. (Peter David), 1931-

Spencer Routh Medals

  • F3804
  • File
  • 1949-2010.

Six medals awarded to Spencer Routh for his academic achievements. They are: Who’s Who Keyring, 2008. -- TJ Ryan Memorial Medal, [engraved] 1949, 28 mm diameter. -- Lilley Memorial Medal, [engraved], 1949, 16 mm diameter. -- Byrnes Memorial Medal, [engraved], 33 mm diameter. -- Australian Dictionary of Biography Medal, [engraved], 2000, 63 mm diameter. -- University of Queensland Centenary Commemorative Medallion, 2010, 60 mm diameter.

Routh, Spencer

University of Queensland Inauguration

Copy of the booklet Inauguration of the University of Queensland on Queensland’s Jubilee Day, 10 Dec 1909, Cumming, Govt. Printer, Brisbane; with a facsimile of admission card for the Hon. J. T. & Mrs Bell. Inserted are loose hand written notes for the speech in the booklet by the Hon. Joshua Thomas Bell (Speaker of the Legislative Assembly)

Bell, Joshua Thomas, 1863-1911

Photographs of a demonstration against the awarding of an honorary doctorate of Laws to Queensland Premier Johannes Bjelke Petersen, Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, 1985

  • F3483
  • File
  • 1985

Thirty-two black and white photographs, on a CD-ROM, of a demonstration on 10 May 1985 against the awarding of an honorary doctorate of Laws to Queensland Premier Johannes Bjelke-Petersen. Up to 5000 UQ students, UQ staff, trade unionists and other outraged citizens attended the protest outside Mayne Hall, St Lucia, where the award ceremony was to take place. Although the ceremony proceeded, the Premier did not attend.

1 and 17. Academics with 'University of Queensland Academic Staff Association (Union of Employees)' Banner.
2 and 18. Protestors, one holding placcard, looking towards lawn in front of Forgan Smith Building West Wing.
3 and 19. Protestors with placcards saying 'University Senate supports the rich. Not truth' and 'A degree below normal'.
4 and 20. Three young men with Nazi regalia including one in a graduate gown with Nazi regalia on sleeve, and protestor in a clown suit.
5 and 21. Protestors enacting a ceremonial Nazi flag burning on the steps of the Forgan Smith building, with some wearing Nazi regalia.
6 and 22. Protestor with PA system on steps of Forgan Smith Building (that lead into the Department of Law).
7 and 23. Protestors with a banner from the Federated Clerks Union on the lawns in front of Forgan Smith Building West Wing facing Mayne Hall, University of Queensland. Includes former library staff Deb Johnston, Noela Stallard and Amanda Courtney.
8 and 24. Demonstrators with banners outside Mayne Hall, University of Queensland. Banners include: 'Shame Senate [indecipherable]', 'International Socialists. Strike Petersen out!', and 'Unite in opposition'.
9 and 25. Protestors outside Mayne Hall, University of Queensland.
10 and 26. Police, demonstrators and media outside Mayne Hall at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Harley Stumm, 4ZZZ journalist can be seen with glasses. Dan O'Neill (partially obscured) can be seen with megaphone.
11 and 27. Protestors sitting on grass at the University of Queensland.
12 and 28. Brad Bauman, University of Queensland student Union president about to address the crowd.
13 and 29. Protestors with masks, mortar boards and placard at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. Phil Monsour can be seen on far left.
14 and 30. Jack Ford and David Barbagallo with protestors holding flags and Nazi regalia on the steps of the Forgan Smith Building (that lead into the Department of Law).
15 and 31. Protestors with Academics for Human Rights banner in front of Central Library. Professor Eileen Byrne can be seen behind banner in the middle. Christine Cuskelly can be seen in right hand foreground.
16 and 32. Protestors from the Federated Clerks Union at Mayne Hall, University of Queensland including Library staff member, Noela Stallard.

Rutherford, Joanne

The king of the sea and other stories of prehistoric life at the University of Queensland

  • F3489
  • File
  • 2009

Paper, 16 pages, by Kerry Heckenberg, presented as a Research Seminar in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at the University of Queensland, 31 July 2009. Discusses in detail the mural works of Don Cowen and Quentin Hole in the former University of Queensland Geology Museum, Richards Building, and their relevance as art works based on scientific knowledge of the day. Contents include a copy of the paper presented and a printout of the PowerPoint presentation, 34 pages.

Heckenberg, Kerry

Job A43 Geology Annex, University of Queensland [Unbuilt]

The Geology Annex was submitted with the proposals for the Chemistry Annex and the Western Arts Building to the Australian Universities Commission (A.U.C.) in 1965, and rejected. It was to be situated behind the exiting Geology building, along Circular Drive (now named Staff House Road) between the Physics Annex and the bookshop. It was designed with basement, ground and first to fifth floors. It was resubmitted to the A.U.C. in 1966 and rejected again. This file comprises 16 plans for the proposed geology annex, including pilot plans, elevation, perspective views, floor plans for each level, as well a master planning conception drawing, massing considerations drawing and sketches of Geology annex view from Lake, the North East and from within the court (or intimate space as referred to on one of the concept drawings). One pilot plan dated March 1965.

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