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Prisoner of war postcards / by Ken Bradshaw.

  • F3290
  • File
  • 1943-1944

Eight postcards and one envelope handwritten from prison camps in Italy and Germany during 1943 and 1944 to Dorothy Marsden.
Includes two unidentified and undated newspaper cuttings: "Rhodes scholar is an N.C.O." and "Rhodes scholar released"; and a letter concerning undelivered mail from the Post Office.

Bradshaw, Ken, 1919-

Newspaper cuttings.

  • F3289
  • Item
  • 1920-1974

The majority of newspaper cuttings in the album is from the column "Essays in brief" written by "P.F.R." published in the "Townsville daily bulletin" and in "The North Queensland register" during the 1930s. Handwritten inside front cover: "Joan Irene Rowland. The work of my father, 28.9.34". On front cover: The Rex postage stamp album. Some loose cuttings inside back cover.

Rowland, Percy Fritz, 1870-1945

Letters, 1969-1975: Redlynch, Queensland, to Percy Trezise.

  • F3222
  • Item
  • 1969-1975.

2 letters handwritten; one typescript (photocopy).
First letter, Easter Monday 1969, concerns Xavier Herbert's trip with Percy Trezise to Sandy Creek. Signed 'Your Bunga, FX'. Second letter, June 4 1979, deals with his critics, his ill health and his proposed appointment at Newcastle University coinciding with the publication of 'Poor fellow my country'. Signed 'F.X.' And the third letter, 25 June 1975, talks of the television programme 'The contract', and the treatment of Percy Trezise's 'Quinkan country'; Dick Roughsey; and the inspiration for and writing of 'Poor fellow my country'.
Includes unidentified handwritten transcript of the June 4, 1979 letter.

Herbert, Xavier, 1901-1984

Records of Women's Electoral Lobby, Brisbane

  • F3197
  • Item
  • 1975-1976.

Series 1: Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL) Brisbane - Peace Committee - 1975: Peace Policy Proposals (typescript 1 leaf); Peace Report from WEL/Brisbane Newsletter September 1975 (reprint 1 leaf); Correspondence with Ambassadors, High Commissioners from Europe, South-East Asia, USSR, USA, Mexico and with the Rockerfeller Foundation (typescript 87 leaves); Letter to Heather Williams from Dept of Prime Minister and Cabinet, 10 Nov 1975 (4 p.).

Series 2: WEL Brisbane - General Material - 1975, November 1976 (typescript reprint 10 leaves).

Series 3: WEL Brisbane - Child Care Policy: WELCARE Child Care Policy, March 1975, [4], 14 leaves, typescript (duplicated); WEL Child Care Policy - The School age Child, 3 leaves typescript (carbon copy).

Williams, Heather

Songs, 1983-1990

  • F3169
  • Item
  • 1983-1990.

Songs and music composed by Flo Irvine. ' Union of Australian Women 40th Anniversary' written for the UAW's Fortieth Anniversary Dinner. Accompanied by handwritten explanatory note. Three other songs arranged by Marina Thacker.
Pieces: Save It For Posterity.-- Union of Australian Women 40th Anniversary.-- Pine Gap.-- The Prawning Song.-- Voices of Women (A Song of Peace).-- Peace on Earth.-- Give Me Your Hand.-- If You Became a Refugee.

Irvine, Florence

Records concerning Escott, 1926-1974

  • F2272
  • Item
  • 1926-1974.

Collected by Roy James Walden.
Folder 1: 76 items including receipts, letters, lease documents, invoices, telegram and cards concerning the lands leased to Roy Walden for the property, Escott.
Folder 2: 78 photographs of Escott station, Walden family, Nadoo and Burketown area as well as some photographs taken on an overseas trip.

Walden, Roy James

The green banks of Shannon and sunny Australia

  • F3001
  • Item
  • [19--?]

Fictionalised account of the experiences of James Wilkinson's relative, as a settler in Queensland from 1840.
Includes two pages of handwritten notes about James Wilkinson and his family, and James Wilkinson's two page obituary from the Daily Standard 12 Jan 1915 and a photocopy of the manuscript. Typescript (photocopy) with annotations in ink.

Wilkinson, James, 1853-1915

Margaret Grace Thorsborne Papers

  • F3282
  • File
  • 1980-1992

Newspaper cuttings, letters, handpainted envelopes, map, and notes by or related to the work of Margaret Thorsborne. The handpainted envelopes are all addressed to Kathleen McArthur with captions, some with letters.

Thorsborne, Margaret (Margaret Grace), 1927-2018

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