Collection UQFL271 - Reginald Beazley Photographs

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Reginald Beazley Photographs


  • 1909-1930 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 box.

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Reginald Beazley, resident in Brisbane, managed a plantation on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, and prospected for gold near the junction of the Juat and Jimmi Rivers. He also led the Akmana Expedition in its second attempt to find gold.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Photographs, 1909-1930
Collection alternatively titled as: Reginal Beazley Collection.

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Scope and content

567 photographs of Papua New Guinea (including Sepik River, Hermit Islands, Marienberg Mission, Central Mountains, Yuat River Warrior, Maramuni River Area and Maron); also photographs of Brisbane 1912-1914. Handwritten descriptive notes by John Murphy on back of Papua New Guinea photographs.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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Related units of description

Papers of Reginald Beazley are also held in Fryer Library, and catalogued individually.

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OCLC Number

222653173 ; 1058523302

Libraries Australia ID

21259629 ; 62992979

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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