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M.W.D. White Collection
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Ephemeral material

Items, generally ephemeral in nature, collected by Alistair Macdonald. File includes school report, driver's licence, Brisbane Grammar School Magazine June 1918, ration books, identity card, 'Order of the Longest Hop', bus timetable, YMCA membership card, menus, membership cards, short form birth certificate and plan of drainage for 'Hillview'.

Papers relating to naval career

Materials relating to Ian Macdonald's naval career, including correspondence relating to his admission to the Royal Australian Naval College; official naval correspondence relating to postings; warrants; licences; souvenirs of voyages, including his time as a liaison with the United States Fleet; and two copies of the All Ships naval message announcing his death.

Macdonald, Ian C.R.

Items belonging to Ian Macdonald

Parcel containing the following items that belonged to Ian Macdonald:
Commission as Sub Lieutenant dated 1 October 1919
Small Union Flag
Knot
White Royal Australian Naval sailor cap with 3 H.M.A.S. Tasmania tallies
Dark brown leather coin purse
Silver matchbox
Silver cigarette holder (presented to Macdonald by the US Navy)
Box of drawing instruments
Brown cardboard glasses box containing Royal Australian Navy dress buttons
Tin for Bell's waterproof wax vestas containing shirt studs
Travel salt and pepper container
Black cat pin
Ivory cigarette holder

Family photographs

Photographs of various members of the Macdonald family, their extend family, friends and acquaintances.

Rugby Union ephemera

Programmes, menus and fixture cards relating to Rugby Union tours in New South Wales and New Zealand in which Fred Nicholson played for Queensland and Australia.

Nicholson, Frederick Charles, 1885-1975

'Chapter 6 - The North Family and Saranna'

Original folder entitled 'Chapter 6 - The North Family and Saranna' (now discarded) containing photograph, correspondence, and notes relating to the name Fairnie Law by John Steele.

'Nicholson family history - photos'

Original folder entitled 'Nicholson family history - photos' (now discarded) containing photographs and negatives used in the publication 19th Century Pioneer: Frank Villeneuve Nicholson Family in Australia. Correspondence relating to the house known as Trafalgar is included.

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