Collection UQFL468 - Jackie Huggins Collection

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Jackie Huggins Collection


  • 1968-1999 (Creation)

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2 boxes.

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Biographical history

Dr Jackie Huggins is a member of the Bidjara and Birri Gubba Juru peoples. She is an historian, author, educator and Aboriginal leader. After leaving school, Jackie Huggins worked at the Australian Broadcasting Commission and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs before commencing study at the University of Queensland. She graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons). She has been involved in many community, government and educational organisations at local, state and national levels, ranging from reconciliation and Aboriginal welfare forums to continuing appointments on editorial and performing arts boards. Huggins has written widely on issues of concern to Indigenous communities.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1968-1998.
Collection previously titled as: Jackie Huggins Papers

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Scope and content

Manuscripts, correspondence, minutes, newspaper cuttings, ephemera, and photocopies from published items relating to Queensland Indigenous politics, campaigns and organisations. There is material about the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School in Brisbane; One People of Australia League; and accounts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders events and activities around the 1982 Commonwealth Games and Musgrave Park in the 1980s.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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The collection was reappraised, rehoused and redescribed in September 2023.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 20-Sep-2023. Revised, SJB, 18-Nov-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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