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Provincial Newspapers (Qld.) Limited Records

  • UQFL187
  • Collection
  • 1887-1993.

Minute books, correspondence, annual reports, financial records including cash books, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, scrapbooks. Includes records of:

  1. Newspapers in which the Andrew Dunn acquired a controlling interest, 1887 - 1973.
  2. Dunn Family businesses, 1929 - 1968.
  3. Associated Press of Queensland, 1910 - 1916.
  4. Queensland Provincial Newspapers, 1937 - 1953
  5. Queensland Country Press Association 1910 - 1943.
  6. Queensland Country Press Ltd. 1914 - 1975.
  7. Regional Dailies of Australia (Qld Div.), previously Australian Provincial Daily Press Ltd (Qld Division) and Associated Dailies Information Service, 1953 - 1983.
  8. Provincial Newspapers (Qld) Ltd, 1968 - 1989.
  9. Newspapers acquired by PNQ, 1958 - 1975.
  10. Regional News Service, 1975 - 1982.
  11. Historical research papers, 1956 - ca. 1980.

The collection contains material relating to Queensland Country Press and in particular the Dunn family of Maryborough, Rockhampton and Toowoomba who initially traded as A. Dunn and Family and were incorporated in 1957 as A. Dunn and Company Pty. Ltd. They were substantial shareholders in Provincial Newspapers (Qld.) Ltd. which controlled nine regional daily newspapers.

Provincial Newspapers (Qld.) Ltd., 1968-1988

Helen Row Papers

  • UQFL190
  • Collection
  • 1936-1945.

Correspondence between Helen Row and her family and husband, Peter Row, from London, the Middle East and Australia.

Row, Helen

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

Union of Australian Women Records

  • UQFL193
  • Collection
  • 1930s-1998

Documents, leaflets, newspaper clippings and correspondence on various topics, banners, badges, posters, periodicals, photo album, constitution and programmes, rules, minutes, agendas, cashbooks, reports of local branches and Queensland Branch of Union of Australian Women, newsletters.
Bulk 1950-1998.

Union of Australian Women

Binnie Family Records

  • UQFL195
  • Collection
  • 1902-1966.

Consignment books, sales journals, ledgers, cash books, receipt books, wages/salaries books, insurance registers, day books, petty cash books. Mine record books, agenda books and minutes. Note books from the Blackheath Colliery, Bonnie Dundee Coal Company, Harts Aberdare Collieries Ltd., Caledonian Collieries, Edward S. Cornwall Colliery and Rothwell Haigh Colliery. Maps and plans of above collieries and geological and topographical survey maps.

Binnie family

Sir Fred J. Schonell Papers

  • UQFL197
  • Collection
  • 1941-1968.

Meeting papers, minutes, addresses, broadcasts, typescripts, correspondence, published material, subject files, submissions, articles, lectures, notes and drafts. The collection includes papers relating to the Committee on Future of Tertiary Educations, Standing Committee of Professional Board, Australian Council for Educational Research, Australian Universities Commission and AVCC.

Schonell, F. J. (Fred Joyce)

Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia Records

  • UQFL199
  • Collection
  • 1909-1977.

Awards, minutes, leaflets, circulars, notices, rules and regulations, conference material, statistics, transcripts, press cuttings, periodicals, literature, correspondence, transcripts of court proceedings, radio broadcasts, speeches, banners, slides, papers of Queensland Branch.
Bulk between 1943-1977.

Building Workers' Industrial Union (Australia)

Herb Wharton Papers

  • UQFL212
  • Collection
  • 1988-2006

Manuscript drafts of books and poetry, correspondence, diaries, speeches, notes, taped interviews, newspaper cuttings, photographs.

Wharton, Herb, 1936-

Billy Jones Papers

  • UQFL220
  • Collection
  • 1975-2012.

Correspondence, manuscripts, journals, publications.

Jones, Billy, 1935-

Vibert McKirdy Brown Architectural Drawings

  • UQFL222
  • Collection
  • 1926-1940.

Vibert McKirdy Brown worked as an architect in North Queensland in the first half of the 20th century. He drew plans for churches, schools, presbyteries, residential houses, hotels, stores, the Atherton hospital and silos for the Atherton Tablelands Maize Board. Most of the buildings were constructed. Some have since been demolished. Two have been heritage listed: the 1930s extension to the Bolands Centre in Cairns and Exchange Hotel in Mossman.

Brown, Vibert McKirdy, 1887-1957

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