- 1869-2002. (Creation)
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2 boxes, 1 large folder.
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Box 1 (folders 1-5) and large Folder 3 previously catalogued at F2435.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1869-2002
Collection alternatively titled as: Bill Thorpe Collection.
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Research material (including notes and photocopied archival material) and correspondence relating to Deebing Creek and Purga Aboriginal Missions. Includes transcripts of interviews, photocopies of Queensland Department of Public Instruction records, material for history thesis, and files of Deebing Creek Cultural Committee relating to the Committee's efforts to have part of original Deebing Creek Mission made an Aboriginal reserve. Also includes letters from Frances Wright, and maps. Much of the material was used for Bill Thorpe's book, 'Remembering the forgotten : a history of the Deebing Creek Aboriginal Mission in Queensland 1887-1915'. Includes typescript and CD copies of Thorpe's thesis, 'Archibald Meston and the Aborigines'.
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.