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My mother and father / Marjorie Glasgow.

  • F3316
  • Item
  • 2002

On front cover: Evelyn McNab Robertson 1897 - 1962; John Stephens Robertson 1897 - 1988.
Includes 7 pages of copies of family photographs.
Includes a career history of John Stephens Robertson who was a civil engineer in Queensland.

Glasgow, Marjorie

Newspaper cuttings from the Fassifern Guardian newspaper

  • F3322
  • Item
  • 2004-2010.

Cuttings, compiled by Rosamond Siemon, of local history columns including 'Cameos in history' and 'Our place, our heritage' from May 2004 to Apr 2006; April 2008 to July 2010. Includes some undated items.

Siemon, Rosamond

The affluent society, [1957?]

  • F3324
  • Item
  • [1957?]

Typescript of 'The Affluent Society', with Galbraith's corrections and annotations.

Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

Footprint, 1953 [art original]

  • F3327
  • Item
  • 1953

Original painting of a footprint. The footprint was one of several used in a Commemoration Week prank in 1953. Accompanied by a copy of a photograph (PhS 170) of the Forgan Smith building at the University of Queensland, showing the footprints coming down the outside of the tower.

Goadby, Geoff

Architectural drawings of the University of Queensland

  • F3328
  • File
  • 1936-1937.

Copies of architectural drawings of the University of Queensland. Accompanied by an article from 'Building', 12 Oct 1936 with information about the plans and the early St. Lucia site, donated by Peter Brown of the St. Lucia History Group. Includes photocopy of the design for sandblasted ceiling for the glass dome of the Library building (which was never executed).

Hennessy, Hennessy and Co.

Photographs of historic European bridges

  • F3334
  • File
  • [18--] - [191-?]

Seventy-six glass slides (8 cm x 8 cm) and 5 prints. The photographs appear to have been taken in the mid- to late-19th century and early 20th century, and imprints include Alinari, Edizioni Brogi, Edizione Inalterabile, ND Phot, X Phot, and Phototypie Labouche Freres Toulouse. The photographs were collected by Romeo Lahey during a visit to Europe after the first World War.
Each box has handwritten contents listing attached, with references to reproductions in 'Historic bridge photographs : the Lahey collection' by Colin O'Connor.
Glass slides originally contained in 9 boxes labelled 'Austral Nepera Gaslight Lantern Plates....Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.'

Lahey, Romeo Watkins, 1887-1968

Letter to Professor John Hay, Vice-Chancellor, UQ

  • F3335
  • File
  • 2005

Correspondence between Joe McNamara and Professor John Hay, Vice Chancellor, University of Queensland. Letter deals with the author's visits to the UQ campus in 1952-53, and encloses an extract from a wartime diary and a poem referring to the terrorist attack on the London underground of 2005. Includes Vice-Chancellor's reply (1 p.; 2005 Sep 6).

McNamara, Joe

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