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Letter, 1901 Jan 28 : Milson's Point, N.S.W. to A.S. Cowley.

  • F762
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  • 1901

Letter is in reply to letter recommending Robert Philp as possible Postmaster General ; Barton's respect for Philp, and efforts to persuade him to accept ministerial appointment in Federal Government. Accompanied by Cowley's letter of 23 January 1901.
Accompanied by note from L.C. Fisher: Significant note in reflect of subject matter of above letters. Lord Hopetoun, 1st Gov. General of the Commonwealth gave his commission for formation of the first Federal Cabinet to Sir William Lyne, who offered a portfolio to Robert Philp. The honour was declined. When Lyne failed to form a ministry, the Gov. General sent for Edmund Barton. The portfolio was accepted by Sir James Dickson who died ten days after the Commonwealth was ushered into being on 1st January 1901. The Hon. J.G. Drake, a Queenslander, was invited to represent his state and he was subsequently allotted the post of Postmaster General.

Barton, Edmund, 1849-1920

Letters and personal records, 1870-1935

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  • 1870-1935.

Photocopies of handwritten letters, birth and death certificates, and other documents relating to property and positions held by Arthur Hoey Davis, collected by his son Eric Drayton Davis, for his biography of his father.

Rudd, Steele, 1868-1935

Correspondence, 1907-1909.

  • F773
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  • 1907-1909

Correspondence from Emily and Christabel Pankhurst, E. Pethick Lawrence and Dora Marsden. Includes news releases and folded newspaper cuttings from "The Suffragette" June 13, 1913.
Letters to Sarah Jane (Jennie) Baines.

Baines, Sarah Jane, 1866-1951

Interview with Frank Hardy

  • F790
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  • 1973

Photocopy of typed transcripts of interview with Frank Hardy, Manly, Sydney, on July 27th 1973. One transcript marked uncorrected transcript. Another transcript of same interview marked proofread by B. Molloy and corrected where necessary, and transcribed from voice tape by Mrs Fedora G. Fisher. Accompanied by transcriber's notes (2 l.) and photocopy of letter from Frank Hardy, July 6, 1976 regarding the transcript.

Molloy, Bruce

Bang goes my O.B.E.!, 1961

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  • 1961

Manuscript of article published in reduced form in 'The Bulletin', 22 Feb 1961, p. 52.

Herbert, Xavier, 1901-1984

Jottings from my notebook

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  • [1938]?

Ernest Jones arrived in Brisbane with his family on the 'Eastern Empire' in 1866. He describes early Brisbane, cane growing in South-East Queensland, growing cotton and fruit at Buderim, and growing bananas, coffee and citrus. Accompanied by handwritten notes on the jottings by A.B. White (5 l.), 1973.

Burnett, Ernest Jones, 1853-1940

Letter, 1965 June 15 : Brisbane, to Mrs B.G. White.

  • F803
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  • 1965

Letter to Mrs B.G. White, Buderim, in reply, re collection and preservation of aboriginal music and dancing, and encouragement of public awareness in it. Accompanied by a pencil draft of her letter to him [n.d.]

Heinze, Bernard, Sir., 1894-1982

Letter, 1973 Oct 9 : Sydney, to Mrs B. G. White.

  • F805
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  • 1973

Typescript, signed, on paper headed Queensland Newspapers Pty. Sydney. Accompanied by handwritten letter from Amy White (2 l.)
Letter to Mrs B.G. White, Buderim re her comments on a feature article in the Courier Mail on Toogoolawah.

Blaikie, George, 1915-1995

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