Collection UQFL407 - J. G. Steele Papers

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J. G. Steele Papers


  • 1969-1972. (Creation)

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1 box.

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Biographical history

John Gladstone Steele, B.Sc, PhD., ThL., A.A.I.P., A.S.I.A., was a priest of the Anglican Church and a physicist at the University of Queensland, serving as Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department from 1968 until 1995. The combination of his interests in bushwalking, botany, and the Australian aborigines enabled him to retrace the patterns of exploration and history in south-east Queensland and have resulted in a number of publications.

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New Zealand historian, editor of Captain James Cook's journals of exploration.

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Formerly catalogued at F1118-F1121.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1969-1972
Collection alternatively titled as: John Gladestone Steele Collection.

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Manuscript copy of 'The explorers of the Moreton Bay district, 1770-1830' (published by UQP in 1972), page proofs, readers' reports, and correspondence with Dr. J.C. Beaglehole re: his writing of the foreword.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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See also UQFL198 (University of Queensland Press collection) for related material in Box 199.

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Publication note

Steele, J. G. (1972). The explorers of the Moreton Bay District, 1770-1830. St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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