Subseries Subseries 8 - Materials relating to Allan Duckett White

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UQFL418-Series A-Subseries 8


Materials relating to Allan Duckett White


  • 1983-1986 (Creation)

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2 folders

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Dr Michael White OAM QC is a barrister and legal academic with a particular specialism in maritime law. After a career in the Royal Australian Navy, retiring as a Lieutenant-Commander in 1969, he studied law at the University of Queensland and became a barrister, eventually being made Queen's Counsel in 1988. Since 1999 he has been an academic at the University of Queensland. He has a particular interest in family history, and has collected extensive research material on different branches of the Duckett White family in Australia, culminating in the publication of two books: An early settler : the Duckett White family in Australia (1990) and 19th Century Pioneer: Frank Villeneuve Nicholson Family in Australia (2016).

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Notes, photographs, newspaper cuttings, correspondence, periodical issue and 3 certificates.

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Folder 1 (housed in box 2)
Handwritten notes by Allan White, 8 small photographs of Allan's properties and dog, 2 personal letters, newspaper cuttings relating to Peter White, and relating to Allan White's marriage. Includes single issue of 'Black and Blue', Sept 1986, Vol. 7 no.3.

Folder 2 (housed in parcel 3)
Certificate recognising role in the foundation of Boys Town, Beaudesert, Certificate of Registration as a valuer, Commission as Lieutenant dated 1941.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Revised, FF, 02-Dec-2020; Revised, FF, 23-Apr-2021




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  • Box: UQFL418 Box 2
  • Parcel: UQFL418 Parcel 3