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Women's Community Aid Association Records

  • UQFL457
  • Collection
  • 1969-1995

Records of the Women's Community Aid Association and Brisbane Women's House, and publications and ephemera relating to the women's movement and other political causes in Queensland in the 1970s and 80s.

Women's Community Aid Association

Kath Walker interviewed

  • F3839
  • File
  • ca. 1975

Approximately 630 minutes of recorded interviews between Oodgeroo Noonuccal and Julianne Schwenke relating to Oodgeroo's life, work and worldview. The interviews were originally recorded as part of Schwenke's PhD research.

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, 1920-1993

Kath Walker talks to Paul Tripcony

  • F3874
  • Item
  • 1973

Sound recording from 1973 or 1974 by Oodgeroo Noonuccal, and others, interviewing Paul Tripcony while he was on a visit to MinJerribah.

Content advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are warned that this resource may contain images transcripts or names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples now deceased. It may also contain historically and culturally sensitive words, terms, and descriptions.

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, 1920-1993

Rosemary Opala Papers

  • UQFL361
  • Collection
  • 1910-2008.

Sketches, biographical material, artwork, photographs, and short stories related to Rosemary Opala's nursing career and her career as a writer of popular magazine fiction. There are 48 original artworks, some framed, primarily of plants and 830 x 35mm colour slides.

Opala, Rosemary, 1923-2008

Percy Brier Papers

  • UQFL19
  • Collection
  • ca. 1906-1969

Personal papers, correspondence, photographs, notebooks . Manuscripts on history of music in Queensland; church history in Brisbane, with emphasis on church choirs and liturgical music; records of Queensland musical societies. Notes on the teaching of music in Australia. Musical scores and programs. Compositions for piano, choir, violin; including full score for an opera. Memoirs. Associations: Australian Music Examination Board; Musical Association of Queensland; Guild of Australian Composers; Brisbane Musical Union.

Brier, Percy, 1885-1970

Wally Doe Photographs

  • UQFL275
  • Collection
  • 1932-1948

252 photographs and 1 album of photographs of Papua New Guinea, mainly depicting Bulolo gold fields. Handwritten identifying notes on the back of most photographs; some of these notes are by John Murphy.

Doe, Wally (Wally Lewis)

Oodgeroo Noonuccal Papers

  • UQFL84
  • Collection
  • 1916-1985

This collection contains poetry, prose, speeches, and reports; correspondence; photographs, newspaper cuttings; press releases; invitations; programmes; research material; and plans.

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, 1920-1993

Vocabularies of four representative tribes of South Eastern Queensland, with grammatical notes thereof, and some notes on manners and customs. Also, a list of aboriginal place names and their derivations.

  • F3843
  • Item
  • 1939?

Draft typescript with handwritten emendations. This manuscript contains vocabularies for the Kabi-kabi, Wakka-wakka, Yugarabul and Yugumbir languages. The twelve page preface includes notes on grammar and pronunciation, pronunciation of letters, and grammar of the Yugumbir, Yugarabul and Wakka languages. The chapters: Vocabulary: English - Kabi and Kabi - English (78 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugumbir and Yugumbir - English (68 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugarabul and Yugarabul - English (29 leaves), Declension of a noun of the Yugarabul language (adapted from the work of Rev. W. Ridley) (1 leaf); Vocabulary: English - Wakka and Wakka - English (24 leaves); Some notes on the manners and customs of the aborigines of South East Queensland; Aboriginal place names of South-east Queensland; Index of names; and a map of south east Queensland. A railways map of south east Queensland has beeen coloured by Watson to show the lingual divisions and has the date of 1939.

It was published as a Supplement to the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland) no. 34, vol. XLVII in 1944.

Content advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are warned that this resource may contain images, transcripts or names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples now deceased. It may also contain historically and culturally sensitive words, terms, and descriptions.

Watson, F. J.

Views of Cairns-Herberton Railways, etc., Queensland

  • F3462
  • Item
  • 1886-1900

Album of twelve sepia photographs of views of North Queensland including Cairns, Herberton, Barron George, Barron Falls, Hambledon and railways in the area. Title handwritten inside album. Album is undated. A handwritten list of captions and supplied item numbers has been inserted prior to the title page. Most photographs appear to be around the construction of the railway to Herberton which began in Cairns in 1886. It finished in Ravenshoe in 1916.

Written on the inside cover the album, presumably by the seller: "In. [Inventory] 5033. Royal Qto. Oblong Purple toned. 10 [shillings]". These type of photographs were often taken by the Queensland Government.

Each photo has caption, supplied information is included in square brackets:

  1. Glacier Rock . --
  2. [Cairns-Herberton railway] From 28 bridge. --
  3. Surprise Creek bridge [Cairns-Herberton railway]. --
  4. Cairns end of long tunnel. --
  5. The Barron Gorge. --
  6. Herberton end of the tunnel. --
  7. Near the Barron. --
  8. Barron Falls. --
  9. Aborigines of Cairns-Herberton district. --
  10. Kanaka women working in sugar cane. --
  11. Hambledon Sugar Plantation Cairns, general views. --
  12. Hoeing weeds in young cane.

Content advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are warned that this manuscript may contain images or names of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.

Fran de Groen and Laurie Hergenhan Correspondence

  • F3876
  • File
  • 2017-2019

Print out of eighteen (18) selected pieces of email correspondence between Fran de Groen and Laurie Hergenhan from 24 Jul 2017 to 26 Aug 2019. Fran De Groen printed these emails between her and Hergenhan on 10 June 2021. Includes: personal information like holidays and associates. Other correspondents in the email trails include: Craig Munro, Alan Lawson, and Richard Fotheringham.

de Groen, Frances

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