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Collection Papua New Guinea -- Politics and government -- To 1975
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Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Papers

  • UQFL387
  • Collection
  • 1897-2006

Photographs, typescript articles, correpondence, diaries, notes and ephemera documenting personal experiences of colonial administration and general life in Papua New Guinea. The collection was assembled by Dr Peter Cahill, from material donated by members of the Papua New Guinea Association of Australia. Some slides of the Middle East, Australia, England and Ireland.
Bulk of papers from period 1930s-1950s.
Includes explanatory notes by Dr Peter Cahill.

Papua New Guinea Association of Australia

Mitch Thompson Papers

  • UQFL186
  • Collection
  • 1966-1975.

Press cuttings, typescript articles, reports, pamphlets, periodicals. 10 boxes contain material relating to the development of self-government in Papua New Guinea. 3 boxes contain material relating to left-wing politics and the student protest movement in Brisbane in the early 1970's.

Thompson, Mitch

John Joseph Murphy Papers

  • UQFL99
  • Collection
  • 1932-1985.

Diaries, correspondence, reports and photographs, relating to Murphy's service in the Australian administration of Papua New Guinea in a number of official positions between 1936 and 1969. Includes material relating to John J. Murphy's book, The book of Pidgin English; also a small amount of family history papers relating to the Campbell, Boyd and Pratt families, including letters from Austin Pratt written after his evacuation from Gallipoli.

Murphy, John J. (John Joseph), 1914-1997

Jack Keith Murray Papers

  • UQFL91
  • Collection
  • 1944-1976

Correspondence, pocket appointment diaries, scientific and technical papers, notes, transcripts of lectures, photographs and other material principally relating to Murray's activities in Papua New Guinea.

Murray, J. K. (Jack Keith), Sir, 1889-1980

Ivan F. Champion Papers

  • UQFL137
  • Collection
  • 1925-1983.

Business correspondence; typescript articles; reports including patrol reports 1925-1940; memorabilia; E.A. James correspondence and papers relating to Pacific Territories Association; correspondence and papers relating to Mt. Lamington eruption 1951; Laurabada logbooks; newspaper clippings; photographs, including a series of photographs by Ivan Champion's brother, Allan.

Champion, Ivan F.