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The life of Thomas Lowah, [1983?]

  • F2236
  • File
  • [1983?]

Two copies of the photocopied typescripts and handwritten pages that are drafts and / or notes that relate to the autobiography of Thomas Lowah titled Eded mer (My life), published by Rams Skull Press in 1988.

The first section of typescript leaves is titled 'The life of Thomas Lowah' and has has 76 leaves. The next section, a typescript photocopy is thirty six leaves in length with a handwritten note 'second time' on the first page. The third section is a copy of the preamble of the 'Constitution and Rules of the Torres Strait Islanders and Aborigines Ex-Servicemens Corporation', two leaves. The next section is a photocopy of thirteen handwritten leaves. The last section is a photocopy of five typescript pages with the first page having the heading 'Trip to Brisbane and South East Qld on TSLI Committee's Matters', with agenda and notes from meetings in February 1983.

Lowah, Thomas, 1914-

Jean R Williams Papers

  • F3205
  • File
  • [19--]

Typescript of article "Pearl Gatherers of the Torrens [sic] Strait Islands" which is a short account by Jean Williams of the development of the Pearling Industry from 1863 in North Queensland. Includes list of vessels which were used in the period 1860-1870s, giving their description, type and Master's name. Accompanied by three sepia toned photographs of soliders, Torres Strait Islanders on Moa Island, and two Papua New Guinean women from the Omati River.

Williams, Jean R., 1925-

Ephemera relating to women's movement organisations

  • FVF632
  • File
  • [196-]? -

Leaflets, newsletters, invitations, bumper stickers, conference publicity, posters, reports, song lyrics, and event notices. Some of the organisations may only have one item. Also includes leaflets with no organisation named. Organisations include Ananda Marga Women's Spiritual Community, Brisbane Women's Club, Brisbane Women's Health Club, Brisbane Women's Union, Children by Choice, Coalition of Australian Participating Organisations of Women, Domestic Violence Resource Centre, Emma Miller Women's Group and Grass Roots Resource Centre, Human Rights Commission, International Women's Year Australian national Advisory Committee, Jobs for Women Action Committee, Joint Women's Action, Leichardt Women's Community Health Centre, Liverpool Women's Health Centre Collective, Migrants on the March, Mothers on the March, National Women's Consultative Council, Office of Equal Opportunitiy, Older Women's Network, Queensland Nurses Union, Socialist Feminist Forum, South Australian Health Commission, Survivors, Sydney Women's Liberation Group, UNAA Status of Women's Committee, UNIFEM Australia, Women and Children First, University of Queensland Women's Club, Women and Labour Conference, Women Working for Development, Women's Commission of the AUS Council, Women's Creative Arts Centre, Women's Embassy, Women's Infolink, Women's Information and Support Association Sunshine Coast, Women's Information Service, Women's International Democratic Federation Council, Women's Network, Women's Policy Branch, Dept of the Premier, Women's Policy Unit Office of Cabinet Queensland, Women's Rights University of Queensland Union, Women's Shelter Cairns, Women's Studies Network, Working Women's Centre, Zig Zag, Pro Choice Action Collective, SALIG, Words for Women. Also includes leaflets with no organisation named. Also includes material on the anniversary of women's suffrage in Queensland.

Nutter Buzacott Papers

  • F3761
  • File
  • 1979

Seven letters to Ted Dunn responding to his request for information about Nutter Buzacott, or Buz. Correspondents are: Grahame King, Alan Marshall, Jim Wright, Murray Young, William Constable, and Noel Counihan. All letters were written in October 1979. One sheet of foolscap paper with photocopies of newspaper cuttings from the late 1930s and early 1940s about Nutter Buzacott. Two CDs of oral history interviews with his wife Winnie Buzacott. Catalogue from The Redcliffe Art Content Thirteenth Annual Exhibition, 20th August to 13th September 1969. Photocopy of the covers [designed by Buzacott?] of The big crush : what everyone should know about the CSR sugar monopoly and Who own Queensland by Pete Thomas.

Dunn, Ted

Kath Walker interviewed

  • F3839
  • File
  • ca. 1975

Approximately 630 minutes of recorded interviews between Oodgeroo Noonuccal and Julianne Schwenke relating to Oodgeroo's life, work and worldview. The interviews were originally recorded as part of Schwenke's PhD research.

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, 1920-1993

Photographs of Banka Banka Station

  • F3684
  • File
  • [194-?]-1970

Banka Banka cattle station, 100 km north of Tennant Creek, was bought in 1940 by Mary and Philip (Ted) Ward. The file contains copies of photographs of life on Banka Banka station. Also some photographs of Mt Isa, Camooweal, and Howard Springs.

Edwards, Valmae

Lindsay Family Handmade Booklets

  • F3866
  • File
  • 1920

Comprised of four handmade booklets by Jack, Philip and Ray Lindsay.
• Handmade booklet titled “Imaginary Conversation at the Mermaid, circa 1605”, written, edited, printed, etc by J. Lindsay, [13] pages, 9 x 9.5 cm. The dialogue in the book is between William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Thomas Dekker.
• Handmade booklet titled “The toy soldier : a romance of Toyland” by Philip Lindsay, illustrations by Ray Lindsay, a playlet in three acts, [20] leaves, 19 cm, 1920. Inscribed on verso of half title page: “To Mrs Parnell from Ray and Phil”. [Warning: contains content that may offend].
• Handmade booklet created by Jack Lindsay of the poem about his father, title Norman Lindsay written by Arthur H Adams, [10] pages, 9 x 8 cm, undated. Inscribed on inside cover: “To Mrs Parnell”.
• Handmade booklet most likely written by Jack Lindsay, of the poem “VekovAya TishinA” by Nikolay Nekrasov with a translation on the second leaf, [2] leaves, 13 x 18 cm, undated.

Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990

Manuscript for Hart : poems

  • F970
  • File
  • 1973-1974.

Typescript and handwritten poems, with ms emendations, for the book Hart : poems, 1974. Accompanied by some "exercise" poems plus some poems included in Selected poems 1939-1975.

Blight, John, 1913-


This file is comprised of: two spiral notebooks with handwritten notes (one has transcript notes from micro audio cassettes); 9 micro audio cassettes; 91 colour photographs; catalogues; postcards; brochures; correspondence; personal and professional items such as menus, programmes, circulars; 1st draft of short story called 'Territory', 22 leaves with handwritten emendations, 29 Dec 1995. Original folder (discarded) labelled 'Mojave'.

Interview with Oodgeroo Noonuccal, 1990 May 11

  • F3672
  • File
  • 1990

Elizabeth Smith interviews Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba 11 May 1990 for an article to accompany Smith's book review of 'Kath Walker in China' in Queensland Writer vol. 2 no. 1 1990. Sound cassette is accompanied by typescript transcript (11 p.) which is a fuller version than the one published in Queensland Writer.

Smith, Elizabeth

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