File File 20 - Eunice Gilmour Photographs and Papers

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UQFL23-Series B-File 20


Eunice Gilmour Photographs and Papers


  • 1919-2021 (Creation)

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1 photograph album, 2 folders

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Biographical history

Eunice Catherine Gilmour was born on 11 November 1921 to James Stephen Gilmour and Elizabeth Stuart Fryer. She was the eldest child and had a sister Lex and a brother John. The family lived on Mount Kelman Station. She was the eldest cousin in the Fryer Family and spent time caring for her younger cousins, including the children of Richard Alexander James Fryer and Walter Ponsonby Fryer . She obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree as an external student at the University of Queensland in 1948. She worked as a teacher and a librarian (at State Library Queensland, Brisbane) before returning to Springsure to support her elderly parents. She died on 1 January 2022.

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Papers and photographs related to Eunice Gilmour and the Fryer Family.
Parcel 2
Item 1
Photograph album, 17 x 27 cm, with 33 black and white photographs and 2 colour photographs relating to Eunice Gilmour, with photocopy of letter to Eunice from James Stephen Gilmour (her father), dated 5 Mar 1928, and printout split into three of "John Charles Gilmour - 80t Birthday Recollections", and 1 loose photograph reprinted from Queensland Country Life. Photographs (and papers) held in place by photo corners. Black and white photograph stuck to front cover. Inscription on inside cover "Belongs to Joycelyn Thomas". Includes photographs of the Gilmour and Fryer families. Photographs dated 1919 to 1950, however most undated.

Folder 1
Four cards and one message related to the 100th birthday of Eunice Catherine Gilmour on 11 November 2021. Correspondents: Queen Elizabeth II, Scott Morrison (Prime Minister of Australia), David Hurley (Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia), Ken O'Dowd (Federal Member for Flynn) - card and message.

Papers related to the death of Eunice Catherine Gilmour. Includes: printout of Eulogy (2 leaves), Order of Service for Eunice Catherine Gilmour, photocopies relating to newspaper cuttings and documents relating to Eunice (7 leaves).

Folder 2
Photographs and real photo postcards relating to the Jack Fryer or Fryer Family: seven black and white photographs (some have been removed from an existing album); one colour photograph; and seven real photo postcards. Dates for some photographs range from 1917-1950; most are undated.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Parcel 2 Item 1, Folders 1-2.

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Created, Linda Justo, 11-May-2023.




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  • Parcel: UQFL23 Parcel 2