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Minutes of Aboriginal Community Meetings

Minutes of meetings Aboriginal Community Meetings for: 4 Nov 1987, 11 Nov 1987, 14 Jan 1988, and undated. These minutes are mostly for preparation for the Cultural Survival Gathering in Musgrave Park, Brisbane from 27 April 1988 to 5 May 1988.

Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (Brisbane, Qld.)

The Murri School (also known as the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School) was first established in 1986. This subseries is comprised of correspondence from 1986 to 1993, reports and internal memos from 1986 to 1994, financial statements from 1992 to 1997, cards and drawings from 1988 to 1992, and a log book detailing events from 1989 to 1993.

Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (Brisbane, Qld.)

New Guinea history research papers.

Papers collected and organised for the purpose of writing the book Masked Eden. Papers include correspondence, newspaper cuttings, local news bulletins, typed manuscripts of stories, statements, copies of military records and some administrative records and photographs. Some correspondents in this subseries are also represented in Series B.

War Damage Commission papers.

Documents relating to a claim by Stan McCosker and Walford King to the War Damage Commission for compensation for damage to the Matala Plantation in New Britain during the Japanese military occupation of New Guinea.

Stan McCosker papers.

Papers of Anne McCosker's father, Stan McCosker, including correspondence, business records, court documents, maps, photographs and drafts of articles.

Correspondence - Frederick William Scott Martin.

Letters written to family by Frederick (Fred) William Scott Martin while Martin was serving with the Australian Imperial Force in Australia, Egypt, Gallipoli, the United Kingdom and finally the Western Front from 1915 to 1917. Martin was Anne McCosker's uncle. The letters were published by McCosker in Lieutenant Martin's Letters (2013).

Correspondence - personal.

Personal correspondence both incoming and outgoing, mostly relating to Anne McCosker's research on the history of Australians in the colonial territory of New Guinea and her book Masked Eden.

Glass slides

49 glass slides, mostly of Aboriginal subjects.
9 contact sheets of images from the glass slides.

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