Collection UQFL233 - Fedora Gould Fisher Papers

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Fedora Gould Fisher Papers


  • 1923-1996. (Creation)

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16 boxes.

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Biographical history

Fedora was a long time active member of Friends of Fryer, back when the Friends, were bringing instrumental in getting manuscript material for the Fryer Library. She and her husband Len Fisher, secured for the Fryer Library the papers of Sir Raphael Cilento, John Cooper, Dick Roughsey and Percy Trezise, and the McConnel Family.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1923-1996
Collection alternatively titled as: Fedora Gould Fisher Collection.

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Notes, typescript articles, speeches, correspondence, photographs, cards, invitations, programmes. Includes material relating to : Sir Raphael Cilento; University of Queensland events, including Sir Raphael Cilento Oration; Ron Edwards, Jack Lindsay, Patrick White, Douglas Gordon, Percy Trezise. There is also some biographical material about Len and Fedora Fisher.

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Unrestricted access, except for Box 16, Folder 1. Access at the discretion of the Fryer Library Manager.

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  • English

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Further related manuscripts held in UQFL44 (Sir Raphael Cilento Papers)

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Bulk of papers from 1970s and 1980s.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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