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The ship's log, S. S. Wandana

  • F1187
  • Item
  • 1938

Diary of a trip from Brisbane to the Gulf of Carpentaria aboard the S.S. Wandana, June-July 1938.
Includes photographs, drawings and press clippings.

MacDiarmid, Mona

The Lock family

  • F2436
  • Item
  • 1980

Family history.
Includes transcription from his mother's diary, of her account of voyage from England to Australia, 1909, on the Whakatane.

Lock, Albert

Letter 1894 March : Brander's Creek, to Chas. Hebden.

  • F1537
  • Item
  • 1894

Typescript copy of a letter to Chas. Hebden, Wanaaring Station, Paroo River. Letter was found with the possessions of B. S. Robinson who was found dead somewhere between Wandovale and Reedy Springs in March 1894. Accompanied by letter re the original "diary", from where the letter was copied.

Robinson, B. S.

Journal of our voyage to Port Phillip,

  • F901
  • Item
  • 1848

Journal of a voyage to Port Phillip on the sailing ship Hooghly, 29 July to 27 Dec 1848.
Janet Richardson came to join her father at Camperdown with her brother James and sister Anne. Accompanied by notes (2 l.) about the family who later settled at Burrumbeep which adjoined Gorrinn in Ararat.

Wright, Janet

Drover's diary, 1889 Jun - 1890 Jan

  • F332
  • Item
  • 1889-1890.

Contains details of droving from Eulumbie in the Narran district of NSW through Western Queensland to Pomerania near the Leichhardt River in Queensland.

Doyle, A. V.

Diary, covering Chowilla, Renmark, Bookmark, S.A., Wilcannia, N.S.W. 1893

  • F355
  • Item
  • 1893

Accompanied by 2nd copy (colour printout of digital scan).
Also copy of letter 1880 May 9 from Elizabeth Lynam to George Beaumont, and letter 1972 Aug 31 from Hugh Beaumont to the Fryer Librarian, providing biographical information about Roland Hirst.
Includes references to stations Chowilla and Bookmark on Murray River; opal-mining; fund-raising concert after 1893 floods in Queensland.

Hirst, Roland, 1857-1924

Diary, 1931

  • F136
  • Item
  • 1931

Diary 1931.
Written in Woods' Australian Diary for 1931.
Accompanied by an obituary of her husband, James Arthur Browne, dated 23 July 1931.

Browne, Jessie

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