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Kevin Leyshon Papers

  • UQFL648
  • Collection
  • 1959-1985

This collection contains notes, costings, correspondence, and architectural drawings related to the construction of two houses for Kevin and Betty Leyshon. The first house at Rossett Street, Chemside was designed by Dan Kelvey. The second house at Hunt Street, Burpengary was designed by Noel Robinson Built Environments.

Leyshon, Kevin Robert, 1937-

Salvatore D'Urso Papers

  • UQFL72
  • Collection
  • 1957-1978.

Material relating to the Brisbane Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) including : correspondence (incoming and outgoing); handouts; leaflets; notices of meetings; financial papers. Miscellaneous material of other state CND committees and Australian and overseas peace and disarmament groups including: constitution of CND; leaflets, newsletters. Records of the Council for Democracy in Schools and for the Brisbane Outlook group: monographs; periodicals; pamphlets; newsletters; financial records; correspondence; newspaper articles; photographs.

D’Urso, S.

Martin Haley Papers

  • UQFL48
  • Collection
  • 1923-1992

Correspondence from friends and fellow writers, editors and critics; mainly concerned with literary interests and personal news. The earliest letter is dated 29 Sep 1923 and the latest 6 Jan 1980. The bulk of the letters were written in the 1950's and 1960's. In all there are over 1700 items. Periodicals to which reference is made include: The Advocate; The Catholic Leader; The Catholic Weekly; Contact; Crosscurrents; Expression; Makar; Meanjin Papers; Poetry Australia; Poetry Magazine; 20th Century; Vista. Associations: Catholic Writers' and Readers' Association; Catholic Poetry Society; Poetry Society of Australia. Included in the correspondents are: Thea Astley; Vincent Buckley; Emily Bulcock; Edna Carroll; C.B. Christesen; Delia Craig Antoine Denat; James Devaney (163) Margaret Diesendorf; Tom Dimes; Rosemary Dobson, R.D. Fitzgerald (48); Maureen Freer, John Gartner; Dame Mary Gilmore; Paul Grano; A.D. Hope (42); R.G. Howarth (47); Rex Ingamells (13); Kevin Kelly; Pat Lawler (55); David Little; David Locher; Llewelyn Lucas (22); Frederick Macartney (51); James McAuley (32); Ian Mudie; Walter Murdoch; Frank Murphy (243); J. Jarvis Nye; Grace Perry; Margaret (June) Saunders (20); Henry Schoenheimer; Thomas Shapcott; Walter Stone; Imogen Whyse (29). This list does not include correspondents with only one or two letters, or purely personal correspondence.

Haley, Martin

Frederick Walter Robinson Papers

  • UQFL5
  • Collection
  • 1910-1968

Personal papers, correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, notes, photos, slides, taped lectures (C.L.F.), maps, plans, pamphlets, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous publications, as well as a stamp collection.

Robinson, Frederick Walter, 1888-1971

Constance Healy Papers

  • UQFL191
  • Collection
  • [193-?]-2010.

Research material for thesis (University of Queensland, MA, 1994): “A history of political theatre in Brisbane as part of working-class cultural tradition and heritage: the Workers' Education Dramatic Society and the Student/Unity/New Theatre (1930-1962)". Includes playscripts, mostly performed by Student / Brisbane New Theatre, New Theatre, Unity Theatre; as well as playscripts, skits, and sketches by Jim Crawford.

Research material, drafts and proofs for her book 'Defiance: political theatre in Brisbane 1930-1962' (2000).

Personal papers of Murray Norris, notebooks of Ursula Southwell, and papers concerning George Eaton, Jim Crawford and other prominent figures in labour movement and radical culture circles. Oral history recordings, photographs and other research material relating to the Young Communist League, Eureka Youth League, leftwing bookshops in Brisbane and leftwing political activism. Some records of the Communist Party of Australia. Photographs, pamphlets and other material relating to the 1948 Queensland rail strike. Research material on the post-WW2 peace movement. Articles and speeches by Connie Healy and others are included in the collection as well as some personal correspondence and research material related to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Healy, Connie

Margot Hutcheson Papers

  • UQFL577
  • Collection
  • 1974-2010

Photographs, notebooks, correspondence, invitations, paintings and documents created by or about Margot Hutcheson.

Hutcheson, Margot, 1952-

Helen Mills Papers

  • UQFL341
  • Collection
  • 1984-1995

Letters, postcards and photographs sent by Gwen Harwood to her friend Helen Mills.

Mills, Helen

Glenn Cooke Papers

  • UQFL634
  • Collection
  • 1962-2019

Personal diaries of Glenn Cooke and papers relating to Cooke's work as an historian and curator of Queensland visual art and crafts, including his research notes about particular artists and lists of their artworks, text and photographic slides for presentations, material relating to exhibitions curated by Cooke, and files documenting exhibitions held at private Queensland galleries. The collection also includes Cooke's own records of the Queensland branch of the Contemporary Art Society, and his personal collection of beverage bottle labels.

Cooke, Glenn R.

Venero Armanno Papers

  • UQFL375
  • Collection
  • 1977-2011.

Drafts, correspondence and research notes. Includes drafts of The Lonely Hunter, Romeo of the Underworld, My Beautiful Friend, Strange Rain, Firehead, The Volcano, The Dirty Beat, Black Mountain, Burning Down (also known as Burning Town), Moon a rock opera, Presidentsland, Blood and pasta and Firehead. Drafts of and notes relating to Armanno's PhD thesis.

Armanno, Venero

Jacob Donges Papers

  • UQFL26
  • Collection
  • 1873-1970

Articles and lectures on historical subjects, 1911 to 1970; biographical notes on Heinemann, Luck and Volker families; manuscripts on history of Lutheran churches at Glenarbon and Toowoomba; personal correspondence; papers relating to tobacco production on the Darling Downs; Lutheran Settlers' Committee letterbook.

Box 1
File 1: Donges, Christoph, 1842-1914: Account book, income and outlay, 1906 to 1910. Small leger book 32 cm; Personal papers, including family tree. Invoices and receipts, 1874 to 1903. Also typescript biographical notes of Christoph Donges and his large family. He was the father of Jacob Donges, qv
File 2: Family correspondence, all written in German, mostly from Germany, 1873 to 1914
File 3: Donges, Paul: Letter to his parents Christoph and Ernestine Donges, written from Narrabri where he and his brother August were farm labourers, 14 Jun 1894. Details of wages and conditions of employment.
Donges, Nicholas: Letters (12) to his mother Ernestine Donges wife of Christoph Donges, 1907 to 1932 He worked initially in suger mills, but then joined the police force. Slight reference to the Shearers’ Strike 1931
File 4: Donges, Jacob: Letters to Jacob Donges and family from relatives and friends on the death of Christoph Donges, 1914
File 5: Letters to Jacob Donges from family and friends in Germany, 1947 to 1953. Also family tree of German branch of the Donges family, and lists of food parcels sent during World War II, with some correspondence from Postmaster General’s Department re food parcel regulations. Names and addresses of German relatives listed.
File 6: Letters to Jacob Donges and his wife [marked letters of appreciation and thanks], parish and personal, 1921 to 1972
File 7: Lohe, Rev. M: Letters (4) to Jacob Donges, personal. With two letters from Donges to Lohe, 12 Jul 1966 to 23 Aug 1968
File 8: Waterson, Duncan Bruce: Correspondence with Jacob Donges re research for his book: Squatter, Selector and Storekeeper: A History of the Darling Downs, 1959-1893, published 1869, and other historical interests, Jan 1962 to Oct 1969
File 9: Donges, Jacob: Correspondence with Queensland Women’s Historical Association, Brisbane, 1965 to 1970
File 10: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia, Queensland District, Glenarbon Parish: Parish diary, 1912 to 1916, 1932 to 1957, Brief typescript entries 11 per annum.

Box 2
File 11: Donges, Jacob: Notebook with headings: Income Donges Bros Rec by J.D. [1920 to 1921] Gives figures of wages paid, returns from crops etc.
File 12: Lutheran Settlers’ Committee: Letter book, secretary J. Donges, 1921 to 1927
File 13: Donges, Jacob: School copy book, in German, c1899 (missing?)
File 14 – 15: Articles and lectures on historical subjects, as arranged and listed by author, 1911 to 1970. 26 titles listed. Also a list of talks delivered to the Toowoomba and District Historical Society, with dates and dates of publication.
File 15a: Talks and articles on Toowoomba and district [mss] 1962 to 1967
File 16: Correspondence with members of the University of Queensland, 3 Mar 1967 to 21 Nov 1969 (Glen Williams, University of Queensland, Fryer Librarian)
File 17: Martin, William: Letter to Jacob Donges giving particulars of area, stock and equipment of a farm he is offering for sale at Kungurri, via Mackay, 30 Jan 1926
File 18: Pech, Margaret: Letters (7) to Jacob Donges re Lutheran missions in New Guinea, 4 Apr 1961 to 18 Dec 1967
File 19: Tardent, Jules L: Letters (2) to Jacob Donges re his father, H.A. Tardent and the Austral Association, 3 Mar 1966, 10 Dec 1971
File 20: Bedwell, Kempton: 'The Birth of Industry'; 'Over the Range'; Historical articles on Darling Downs
Goener, Baldwin: 'Adventure' [Portions of an autobiographical diary]
Grounds, Sir Roy: 'Horsepower waiting to be used: how can you build community support for the travel industry?' An address given to Australian National Tourist Association, Sydney, May 6 – 8, 1969
Jones, Hettie: History of Drayton Post Office, 1950
File 21: Donges, Jacob: Miscellaneous historical material re Austral Association, Toowoomba and District Historical Association, Methodist Church history on the Darling Downs, some notes on wheat industry.
File 22: Biographical notes on Heinemann, Luck and Volker families, and historical notes on Westbrook station, Darling Downs. Includes some correspondence with descendants
File 23: History of St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Glenarbon
File 24: History of St Pauls' Evangelical Lutheran Church, Toowoomba: notes, correspondence material extracted from newspapers and other sources in preparation for a centennial history, dating from 1957 to 1963
File 25: Letters to Jacob Donges renaming of new suburb and establishment of the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Apr 1962 to Nov 1971

Box 3
File 26: Queensland Council of Agriculture: Minutes, agenda papers, circulars sent to District Agents, Correspondence relating to J. Donges' work as an agent, 1923 to 1952
File 27: Glenarbon Estates: Papers relating to Glenarbon Estates production 1946 to 1954 in which Jacob Donges had an interest. Includes stock returns, crop yields, production statistics, financial statements. Glenarbon was a cooperative, producing mainly tobacco.
File 28: Queensland Tobacco Leaf Marketing Board: Agenda Papers, copies of minutes, correspondence and other miscellaneous material relating to tobacco production in Queensland, 1948 to 1953
File 29: Southern Tobacco Growers Association: Agenda papers, copies of minutes, annual reports records of tobacco auction sales and other related material, 1948 to 1963
File 30: Photographs

Donges, Jacob, 1889-1973

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