Series Series A - Corresondence, Reports, Diaries

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UQFL397-Series A


Corresondence, Reports, Diaries


  • 1950-1995 (Creation)

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4 folders, 2 items

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Correspondence, reports and diaries for the University of Queensland Bushwalking Club (UQBWC). This series contains the first annual report from 1950 which records the formation of the club. There are documents, correspondence, and reports relating to the Mt Barney Hut. Two diaries of outings and activies for 1994 and 1995 are present.

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Box 1
Folder 1: Correspondence, Incoming and Outgoing -- Fourteen letters from 23 Mar 1959 to 18 Jun 1968. Photograph from Orientation Week, 1977.
Folder 2: Annual reports, 1950-1965, (missing 1957, 1958, and 1964).
Folder 3: Presidents Report for 1958, 1964, 1966, 1966-67, 1968. Secretary's Report for 1965-65. Outings Officers Report for 1967. Most are handwritten.
Folder 4: Correspondence, field reports, Mt Barney hut documents, 1953-1970. Mt Barney hut documents include: Report on the first building trip to Mt Barney to build the hut, 22 to 28 May 1954; 'UQBWC Policy on Huts etc. 1954'; rough drawing of hut elevation and floor plan; Report on hut construction, 12 to 14 Jun 1954; Report on Mt Barney Hut, 21 to 22 May 1955; letter to the secretary of the Brisbane Bushwalking Club udating them on the progress of the Mt. Barney hut, 5 Sep 1955; list of construction requirements; Letters between the Bishbane Bushwalkers Club and the UQBWC regarding the slow progress of construction, 25 Feb 1957, 3 Apr 1957; Progress report by D.S. Dunstan, 14 Apr 1957; Report on buidling trips to Sharney Shed, May 1958; report on aluminium for the Barney hut, 9 to 10 Aug 1958; letter from the club to the Youth Hostels Association of Queensland regarding repairs to the Hut, 3 Oct 1967; 'A list of Bora Grounds in South-East Queenslnad' compiled for the Directors fo the Bornong Project by Elizabeth N. Marks, 14 Sep 1970
Item 5: Outings and activities diary, 1994
Item 6: Outings and activities diary, 1995

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  • English

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Related material can be found at FVF753 University of Queensland Bushwalking Club Ephemera

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Box 1

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Created, Linda Justo, 12-Oct-2021.




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