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Letter to Jack Vincent

  • F1020
  • Item
  • 1960

Handwritten letter dated 17 Jun 1960 from Father Edward Leo Hayes, Oakey (Queensland), to Jack Vincent regarding aboriginal relics.

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Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967

Extracts from files, 1901-1918

  • F104
  • Item
  • 1901-1918

Extracts from files 1901-1918, together with 6th report of the President, Mar 1913-Mar 1914.

Bowen-Proserpine Tramway Joint Board

Account of meeting

  • F1059
  • Item
  • 1893

Typescript account of meeting between Sir William MacGregor, Administrator of British New Guinea, and the Resident of Ternate and Jansen van Afferden at Thursday Island.
Report of an account of fixing a border point on the 141st longitutde.
Report is headed Most secret no. 7, On board H.M.S.S. Java, Dobo, March 11 1893.

Afferden, Jansen van

Poems, 1914

  • F106
  • Item
  • 1914

Typescript copy of 'Poems' (Sydney: G.B. Philip, 1913). Includes list of subscribers. Dated 24 Dec 1914.

Brennan, Christopher John, 1870-1932

Letters, 1900 Apr 1 & 1906 Aug 21

  • F1061
  • Item
  • 1900-1906.

Handwritten letters to William Mackay discussing difficulties of his government appointments in Lagos in 1900 and Newfoundland in 1906, and their previous service together in New Guinea.

MacGregor, William, Sir., 1847-1919

John Ernest Greenham Diaries

  • F1063
  • File
  • 1895-1916

Three diaries handwritten by John Ernest Greenham. The diaries are primarily accounts of his 10 months of travel in 1895.

Volume one has the title on the first page of the diary: 'Impressions of a Colonial : to be read without criticism'. This diary is of his voyage from Ipswich to London via Colombo and Suez Canal aboard the H.M.S. Ophir, from 20 March to 7 May 1895. Records his impressions of the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and Adelaide during the voyage. On cover on bound volume: Students notebook; 70 leaves ; 21 cm.

Volume two has the title on the first page of the diary: 'Another innocent very much abroad : not to be read critically'. This diary is of his travels from London to Naples. It is handwritten in a commercially produced bound notebook; 256 pages ; 23 cm.

Volume three has the title on the first page of the diary: 'Palestine - Naples (continued) and trip to Australia'; on the verso of this title page is: 'To be read without criticism'. This volume gives an account of his time spent in 'The Holy Land' ; 106 pages ; 25 cm. Inserted at hand numbered pages 54 and 55 is a small sheet of music notation, 16 x 24 cm, dated 25.11.08. Inserted between hand numbered pages 56 and 57 are: 2 pages with handwritten list of names; 2 pages, folded in half with handwriting; and an incomplete envelope addressed to Greenham. Between handwritten pages 60 to 106 there is a list of organ solos performed by Ernest between February 1902 and August 1916.

Greenham, John Ernest, 1871-1917

[Four poems]

  • F1064
  • Item
  • [19--]?

Typescript single sheets with illustrations.
Dancer in firelight;
Inner landscape;
Our man formerly in Havana;

Manifold, J. S. (John Streeter), 1915-1985

[Six songs]

  • F1065
  • Item
  • [1975?]

Typescript single sheets with musical ms. and typed verses.
Titles: La Carmagnole -- Le chant du depart -- The good times are just around the corner-- Home isn't home for you, feller-me-lad -- Con la Guerriglia -- Moscow in May -- Katusha.

Manifold, J. S. (John Streeter), 1915-1985

Horse book

  • F1066
  • Item
  • 1875-1901.

Leather bound ledger, records details of breeding, sales and prices between 1875 and 1901.
Accompanied by explanatory notes by John Sutherland.

Sutherland, John

Letter, 1911 Oct 25 : Penzance, to cousin Joseph

  • F1067
  • Item
  • 1835-1911.

Handwritten, signed letter to cousin Joseph, on family matters. Letterhead: W.D. Mathews & Sons, shipbrokers Penzance.
Accompanied by financial statement to owners of the ship Catherine, per Bolds & Joy, (1848), testimonial from inhabitants of Milford and Hakin, shippers of goods from Milford Haven to Bristol in steam vessel County of Pembroke, to Captain B.R. Mathews, (1835), and testimonial from passengers in vessel commanded by Captain Mathews (1835), including signatures of passengers and headed: Off Port Phillip Heads, 15 Oct 1853..

Mathews, E. T.

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