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Ephemera from University of Queensland political groups, [c.1971]-[c.1975]

  • F3315
  • Item
  • [c.1971]-[c.1975]

Leaflets, ephemera, newsletters. Most groups associated with University of Queensland, and many part of University of Queensland Student Union. Issues covered include the strike at University of Queensland in 1971, Greg Weir case, Vietnam Moratorium, Springboks and apartheid, women, Aborigines and racism, and uranium mining.

Documents and correspondence relating to the 'Doc Robbie Memorial Benches', 1990-1994

  • F3317
  • Item
  • 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-

Footprint, 1953 [art original]

  • F3327
  • Item
  • 1953

Original painting of a footprint. The footprint was one of several used in a Commemoration Week prank in 1953. Accompanied by a copy of a photograph (PhS 170) of the Forgan Smith building at the University of Queensland, showing the footprints coming down the outside of the tower.

Goadby, Geoff

Architectural drawings, 1936-1937

  • F3328
  • Item
  • 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.

Letter to Prof. John Hay, Vice-Chancellor, UQ, 2005 Sep 2

  • F3335
  • Item
  • 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

Queensland University Squadron Reunion, 2005

  • F3343
  • Item
  • 2005

Brief history of the Queensland University Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force, which existed from 31 Oct 1950 to 25 Aug 1973. Includes a list of its commanding officers and information on its badge. Written to coincide with the 1st Reunion of the Queensland University Squadron, 16-17 Mar 2005.

Freeleagus, Alex

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
  • Item
  • 1985

CD ROM of 16 black and white photographs 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.

Rutherford, Joanne

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