Collection UQFL275 - Wally Doe Photographs

Identity area

Reference code

UQFL275

Title

Wally Doe Photographs

Date(s)

  • 1932-1948 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 box.

Context area

Name of creator

(1907-?)

Biographical history

Walter Lewis Doe was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, on 15 November 1907. He migrated to Australia in 1924. In 1930 Wally, as he was known, went to the Mandated Territory of New Guinea to work for Bulolo Gold Dredging. He fought in World War Two with the Royal Australian Air Force (1941 to 1943) and the Australian Army (1943 to 1945) after which he returned to Wau in Papua New Guinea, eventually returning to Australia in 1953..

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Photographs, 1932-1948
Collection alternatively titled as: Wally Doe Collection / W L Doe Collection

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

252 photographs and 1 album of photographs of Papua New Guinea, mainly depicting Bulolo gold fields. Handwritten identifying notes on the back of most photographs; some of these notes are by John Murphy.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Alma MMS ID

991002581359703131

Millennium Local System Number

.b19126852

OCLC Number

1058713837

Libraries Australia ID

21259649 ; 62992982

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Migrated

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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