Item Item 2 - Records collected by Mrs Bennett & presented to Queensland University : Vol. II

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UQFL202-Series A-Item 2

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Records collected by Mrs Bennett & presented to Queensland University : Vol. II

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  • 1927?-1928? (Creation)

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1 volume : illustrations ; 29 cm

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Scrapbook with handwritten page numbering to 329 with records collected by Mary Bennet. On page.iii "Volume II : Extracts from the Queenslander, Brisbane Courier, North Queensland Herald, and other papers, also corresondence dealing with the foundation of a School of Tropical Agriculture in the University of Queensland". These extracts are mostly typescript copies of letters written to newspapers by R. Christison, articles or results for Lammermoor Station for their cattle and horses. They relate to railways, The Australian Company, droughts, water conservation, agricultural activities and exporting, the export meat trade, the strike of 1891, strike of 1894, frozen meat trade, Hughenden Show, droughts, ticks, the Townsville Show results (from 1894 to to 1908), papers and correspondence by Robert Christison urging the establishment of colleges of tropical pastoral and agriculture science in Queensland. Christison gifted £1000.00 towards establishing a Chair in Tropical Agriculture in the University of Queensland.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Previously housed in Box 1

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Parcel 3

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F1737 [2]

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Final

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Full

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Created, Linda Justo, 28-May-2021.

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  • Parcel: UQFL202 Parcel 3