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John Hingeston Buckeridge Papers

  • UQFL613
  • Collection
  • 1873-1924

Drawings, photographs, personal papers, architectural plans.

Buckeridge, John Hingeston, 1857-1934

Queensland Colliery Employees' Union Records

  • UQFL596
  • Collection
  • 1916-1955

Submissions, minutes, decisions, notes, and affidavits submitted by the Queensland Colliery Employees

Queensland Colliery Employees Union

Daphne Mayo Papers

  • UQFL119
  • Collection
  • 1897-1982.

In this collection belonging to Daphne Mayo, there are over 100 folders of correspondence: 13 of these folders relate to Daphne Mayo's commissioned and uncommissioned sculptural works. There are over 1400 items of correspondence from Daphne Mayo's parents, Bill and Lila Mayo. There are over 1220 items of correspondence from friends and family of Daphne Mayo. A small number of outgoing letters or drafts are in the collection. There are financial records and related correspondence, bank records, tax records relating to the finances of Daphne Mayo regarding her artistic works, property investments, and investments in bonds and shares. Personal documents of Daphne Mayo are present such as: permits; identification documents; diaries; calendars; handwritten notes, writings, scribblings; and copious lists for all areas of Daphne Mayo's life. There are portrait photographs of Daphne Mayo and of her works from 1919-1974; as well as two albums of photographs taken by Judith McKay when Daphne Mayo's Sydney studio was packed up. Included in the collection are 48 sculpting tools used by Daphne Mayo. The most prolific of Daphne Mayo's works of art in the collection are her drawings and paintings with over 436 artworks, as well as 22 sculptures, and 46 sketchbooks. Retained in the collection are publications, inscribed by Daphne Mayo and others, exhibition catalogues, and newspaper and magazine cuttings given to Daphne Mayo or collected by her. Additionally material that is presumed to be from the estate of Lila Mayo, Daphne Mayo's mother, form part of the collection and this includes 6 folders of letters from 1930 to 1959 from Daphne Mayo to her parents.

Comprises: Daphne Mayo personal correspondence; Daphne Mayo professional records and correspondence; Daphne Mayo outgoing correspondence; Daphne Mayo financial records; Daphne Mayo writings, notes, personal documents and memorabilia; Daphne Mayo photographs; Daphne Mayo negatives; Daphne Mayo sculptor's tools; Daphne Mayo works of art; Daphne Mayo publications; Judith McKay photograph albums of Daphne Mayo's studio; Daphne Mayo newspaper cuttings; exhibition catalouges collected by Daphne Mayo; Lila Mary Mayo Papers, mother of Daphne Mayo.

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982

Karl Langer Papers

  • UQFL158
  • Collection
  • [ca.1947]-[ca.1968]

This Karl Langer collection contains architectural drawings, financial records, correspondence, biographical and personal notes, articles, speeches, job photos, subject files, diaries, journal and newspaper cuttings relating to the works, life and interests of Karl Langer. Buildings where Karl Langer was the architect are represented in this collection. It includes drawings and files relate to include St. Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane; Ipswich Girls Grammar School; Ipswich Boys Grammar School; Lennons Hotel, Brisbane and Lennons Hotel, Broadbeach. Karl Langer taught at the University of Queensland and Queensland Univeristy of Technology and there are related documents to this time. Plans and photographs of the Langer House, designed by Karl Langer are included in the collection. The Langer House was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.

Karl Langer architectural drawings, Karl Langer financial records, Karl Langer correspondence, Karl Langer biographical and personal notes, Karl Langer articles, Karl Langer speeches, Karl Langer job photos, Karl Langer subject files, Karl Langer diaries, Karl Langer journal and newspaper cuttings .

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969

Audrey Johnson Papers

  • UQFL617
  • Collection
  • [1979-1980]

Audio cassette interviews by Audrey Johnson of Bill Morrow and his daughter Milleese Boughton, with transcripts and/or summaries, which formed the basis of the Bill Morrow biography Fly a rebel flag.

Johnson, Audrey, 1925-2002

Vocabularies of four representative tribes of South Eastern Queensland, with grammatical notes thereof, and some notes on manners and customs. Also, a list of aboriginal place names and their derivations.

  • F3843
  • Item
  • 1939?

Draft typescript with handwritten emendations. This manuscript contains vacabularies for the Kabi-kabi, Wakka-wakka, Yugarabul and Yugumbir languages. The twelve page preface includes notes on grammar and pronunciation, pronunciation of letters, and grammar of the Yugumbir, Yugarabul and Wakka languages. The chapters: Vocabulary: English - Kabi and Kabi - English (78 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugumbir and Yugumbir - English (68 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugarabul and Yugarabul - English (29 leaves), Declension of a noun of the Yugarabul language (adapted from the work of Rev. W. Ridley) (1 leaf); Vocabulary: English - Wakka and Wakka - English (24 leaves); Some notes on the manners and customs of the aborigines of South East Queensland; Aboriginal place names of South-east Queensland; Index of names; and a map of south east Queensland. A railways map of south east Queensland has beeen coloured by Watson to show the lingual divisions and has the date of 1939.

It was published as a Supplement to the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland) no. 34, vol. XLVII in 1944.

Watson, F. J.

Percy Lloyd Blick Papers

  • F3816
  • Item
  • 1995

Written when Blick was 84, his memoir is broken into four sections. The first volume details his family history, childhood, time in Singapore and New Zealand, and schooling in England. Volume 2 includes his work history, architectural education, meeting his wife (Helen Russell), the birth of their children, World War Two, post war jobs in England and his thoughts on leaving England for Australia. The third volume includes his life in Brisbane, building his steel framed house, his job with the Queensland Works Department in the Construction Branch, his travels throughout Queensland for his job, working for the government on office and furniture accommodation, what he did on his long service leave and his involvement with the Christian Youth Camp. Volume four covers his retirement years.

Blick, Percy Lloyd, 1911-2008

An interview with Sadie Herbert

  • F3796
  • Item
  • 1976

Sadie Herbert, wife of Xavier Herbert, is interviewed by Fryer Librarian Nancy Bonnin while Xavier is Writer-in-Residence at the University of Queensland English Department. Audiovisual Librarian Marjorie Roe and Librarian Marianne Ehrhardt contribute. Sadie talks about various aspects of Xavier's work, life and family; about her own life; and their shared experiences in Australia and abroad.

Herbert, Sadie, 1900-1979

Ray Sumner Papers

  • UQFL585
  • Collection
  • 1893-2017

Consists of correspondence, poetry, programs and invitations, wooden printing blocks, and photographs relating to Noel Macainsh as well as research material, publications and photographs relating to Amalie Dietrich.

Sumner, Ray 1944-

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