Collection UQFL270 - George D. Hawkins Photographs

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George D. Hawkins Photographs


  • ca.1925-1956. (Creation)

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1 box.

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Biographical history

George D. Hawkins was a clerk in the Bank of New South Wales and came to Rabaul about 1935-1936. He left Rabaul soon after the eruptions in 1937, later settling in Port Macquarie, New South Wales.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Photographs, ca.1925-1956
Collection alternatively titled as: George D. Hawkins Collections.

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85 photographs of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. Includes photographs of the volcanic eruptions near Rabaul in 1937.
Bulk are from 1937.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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