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Letters, 1854-1855

  • F1069
  • Item
  • 1854-1855.

Letters to Conrad Niemeitz from various correspondents, listed with explanatory notes by John Sutherland.
Letters mostly in German, with translations.
Includes: letter from Wilhelm Niemeitz to Conrad Niemeitz in German, 1854 Jan 4, (not translated) -- Letter 1854 May 29 from John Luetjens, Lubeck to Conrad Niemeitz recommending a young man Kroger for a position in Australia -- Letter 1854 Dec 29 from Marie Niemeitz, Lubeck to Conrad Niemeitz re death of their father -- Letter 1855 April 2 from John Fenwick, Melbourne to Conrad Niemeitz re cock fighting. Accompanied by a letter from W. Ross Johnston, 1970 July 16.

Niemeitz, Conrad

Poems, 1899-1920

  • F107
  • Item
  • 1899-1920.

Poems composed by Brennan between 1899 and 1920, with extracts from A.G. Stephens's 'Chris Brennan'.

Brennan, Christopher John, 1870-1932

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

[Report on Torres Strait Islanders]

  • F1071
  • Item
  • [196-?]

Typescript report on Torres Strait Islanders and their encounters with Europeans, and health.
Accompanied by Australia's role in the Torres Strait, refers to previous paper by Dr. Noble. (10 l.)

Noble, H. W.

Notebook of vocabulary of Aboriginal dialects [photocopy]

  • F1072
  • Item
  • 1855

Photocopy of handwritten notebook of vocabulary and phrases in Aboriginal languages, Queensland. Original notebook about 150 leaves, 16cm. Inside front cover of original : "W. Ridley, Minister of the Gospel, 21 February, 1855'.

Ridley, William, 1819-1878

Letter to George W. Bassett, 1933

  • F1074
  • Item
  • 1933

Letter 11 July 1933 to George W. Bassett, re: his association with Oscar Wilde, and his autobiography.

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1954

Letter, 1893 Oct 2 : Salt Water Lake, to J. Hutchinson

  • F1076
  • Item
  • 1893

Signed holograph with explanatory notes by John Sutherland.
Letter concerns the erection of a boundary fence on Corinda Station, in particular through Lake Gallilee. Corinda Station was owned by Goldsborough Mort and Co., and located about 145 kilometres north of Aramac, Central Queensland.

Mortimer, J.


  • F1077
  • Item
  • 1904-1918.

Sundry commercial records.
Accompanied by explanatory notes by John Sutherland.
Includes: Conditions of employment agreement, 1904 -- War time profits tax returns, 1914-1918 -- Memorandum re lease of Exhibition Annexe, dated 1904 -- Balance sheet 1917 -- Companies Act tax returns 1911-1913, 1932, 1933.

Moreheads Ltd.

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