Series Series F - Published material and ephemera

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UQFL468-Series F


Published material and ephemera


  • 1977-1998 (Creation)

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2 folders

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This series is mostly comprised of photocopies of journal articles. Ther are some ephemeral items. A few have marking up and/or handwritten annotations:

Box 2
Folder 7
• Art Gallery program: Burnings by Lilla Watson at Jagera Arts Centre.
• Photocopy of two chapters from: Cowan J (1989) Mysteries of the Dreaming : the spiritual life of Australian Aborigines, Prism Press, Bridport; Unity Press, Lindfield, NSW. [2001 edition held in UQL]
• Invitation to 'The Nurenderi Aboriginal Art Expo', 12 Dec 1983, featuring 'Nurenderi' the artist and 'Budger' Davidson the write. Exhibition titled 'Biamie - Father of Aboriginal Nation'.
• Photocopy of map of Australian Aboriginal language and people boundaries with text surrounding, which is from: Steele JG (1984) Aboriginal pathways in Southeast Queensland and the Richmond River, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia ; London ; New York.
• Photocopy of article with a post it note to Muriel Langford from Ron and Sue: Trudinger, M (1996) 'Albert Namatjira, my family, racism, and me', Dulwich Centre Newsletter, no. 4, pp. 17-24; 8 leaves.
• Photocopy of a chapter 'Cicada Woman' from an unknown book; stamp of first page for the Aboriginal & Islander Independent Community School.
• Photocopy of a poem 'Peace march' by Sue Parritt, 16 Apr 1987, 1 leaf.
• Photocopy of a handwritten explanation of the Aboriginal flag, author unknown, undated, 1 leaf.
• Photocopy of a paper: Lilla Watson - Women in Labour Conference, 13-15 July, 1984. Aboriginal perspectives of Australian Feminism. 1 leaf.
• Photocopy of a paper 'Alcohol and the Aborigines : the problem in perspective' by JN Santamaria; this paper was delivered during the course of the 1975 Summer School of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 8 leaves.
• Photocopy of handwritten notes entitled 'What is culture', undated, 1 leaf.
• Fax copy of: Holt, L (1972) 'The black woman in Australia', Identity, v.1, no. 6, pp 24-27. On reverse of pages is a handwritten letter and typescript response to letter.
• 'Aboriginal Newsletter' calling for submissions to the Review of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975; 1983, 1 leaf.
• Flyer for the lunch time meeting 'Towards a new understanding of women and work' by Sydney Brown, 31 Aug 1983, organised by Catholic, Anglican and Uniting Church Task Groups, 2 pages.
• Photocopy of two pages (numbered 56 and 57) of an article by Jackie Huggins 'Queensland : Is the clock still back 100 years?' which appears in her book Sister girl. This is not from that book and is incomplete.
• Photocopy of an article from the Courier Mail on Jacqui Payne with an typescript analysis, 2 leaves.
• Thirteen pages (first 2 pages missing) of (possibly) a newsletter from a Queensland Women's group based in West End.
• Photocopy of poem by Margaret Armstrong 'Aboriginal Women's Spirituality', 28 Sep 1993.
Bulletin, 1993, 5 Oct. This issue has an article about Oodgeroo Noonuccal.
• Part of dust jacket which mentions Waipuldanya (Phillip Roberts) from: Lockwood D (1962) I, the aboriginal., Rigby, Adelaide.
• Incomplete magazine/booklet about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with covers and first and last page/pages missing; undated.
• Photocopy of 'Draft presentation on a covenant to the U.C.A. assembly - May 1988', 6 pages, date in top right-hand corner 27 Jan 1988.
Press conference with the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Mr Clyde Holding and the Secretary of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Mr Charles Perkins. 29/3/84, 2 pages, 1984.
• Brown, JP (1984?) 'Racism, migration and land rights', Supplement to the UC National News Network. 4 pages, undated. Stamp on first page 'Supplement to Queensland Friends' Newsletter'.
• Flyer: Musgrave Park National Black Unity Cultural Festival; 1 leaf, Oct 1982.
• Photocopy of an article on Lillian Holt, from ADC news, undated, p. 13. Attached is a post-it note: 'Muriel, Thought you might be interested. Cheers, Pam".
• Photocopy of article in unknown publication. Title of article: 'Oodgeroo a visionary, poet and gentlewoman' by Ken blanch. 1 leaf, undated.

Folder 8
Sydney regional newsletter of the religious society of friends, Feb 1998. Handwritten mark ups and a couple of notes.
Harambee, 6 (2), 1997.
• Photocopy from National Outlook, August 1977, pp. 12-13. Page 12 has 'An open letter to the Prime Minister of Australia' written by Pauline and George Small; page 13 has a poem by Pauline Small 'To the mother of my son'.
Queensland Friends' Newsletter, issue no. 266, March 1998.
• Pages 11 and 12, removed from a newsletter with article entitled on page 12: 'Myths about the Australian Aboriginal People'; article is from: Australia. Office of the Minister for Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Affairs (1992) Rebutting the myths : some facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, AGPS, Canberra.
• Photocopy of journal article: O'Connor P (1997) 'The Racial Discrimination Act and native title', AIJA briefing, Autumn, no. 36, pp. 1-4.
• Pages 9-14 of AWD Australia newsletter with includes book reviews by Noel Preston, 197?. Newsletter has name and address of Muriel Langford.
• Photocopied from Quaker News, an article on the Native Title Act, March 1997.
• Registration form for the AWP National Conference, July 1997.
• Photocopy of article: Wadjularbinna (1977) ‘My Story’, On being, March, pp. 24-27. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Photocopy of article: Preece, G (1977) ‘Cross out’, On being, March, pp. 18-22.
• Possible conference paper titled 'Finding our way through the fog ... Whose land is it anyway' by Neil Hockey, 2 Aug 1997. Looks to be incomplete. Handwritten in top left-hand corner: Neil Hockey.
• Faxed copy, 3 pages, of 'A Joint statement of concern : "Wik response must not undermine or contravene racial discrimination act", fax sent 1997. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Faxed copy, 3 pages, of 'Summary of ACF [Australian Conversation Foundation] Concerns - proposed 10-point plan on native title', fax sent 1997. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Incomplete faxed? copy, of 'Aboriginal 10 point plan for native title on family pastoral leases' undated. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Incomplete faxed? copy, from NIWG [National Indigenous Working Group on Native Title (Australia)], Tuesday 15 Apr 1977, of 'Coexistence - negotiation and certainty. Executive summary', pp. 2-3.
• Flyer, 2 pages, from ACFOA [Australian Council for Overseas Aid] (1997) 'Understanding Aboriginal Land Rights in 1997', Native Title Briefing Paper, no. 1. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Flyer, 2 pages, from Community Aid Abroad, WIK!: What the Wik decision means, 1997. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• Flyer, 2 pages, Fact Sheet from NIWG [National Indigenous Working Group on Native Title (Australia)], '6. Development agreements on native title lands - 'win-win' solutions', 1997. (Removed from the TEAR Information Pack?).
• First two pages from the TEAR Native Title / Reconciliation Information pack, 1997.
• Program, 1 leaf, for the official opening of the Aboriginal and Islander Community Health Service Brisbane Ltd, undated,
• Flyer, 1 leaf, for the Blue Paper Project, undated
• Two page advertisement for the Jardine Motel on Thursday Island, early 1990s?
• Photocopy of artwork Judgement by his peers by Gordon Syron; 2 pages; handwritten on reverse 'Elaine Darling'.
• Cover page from Q'ld AWD newsletter, 1988 no. 1.
• Photocopy of a flyer 'Join in the action around EXPO', 1988.
• Photocopy of handwritten list of nine points 'Influencing public opinion' by Mark Hayes, undated.
• Photocopy (incomplete?) of: Minchin N (1997) The ten point plan : Federal Government's response to the Wik decision / prepared by Senator the Hon. Nick Minchin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, 4 June 1997.

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  • English

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Box 2 Folders 7-8


After reappraisal and rehousing, some published items have been removed from various folders and are in this Series, due to copyright issues. Copyright rests with the respective creators/publishers. Some published material has been used to gap fill current journal runs or has been catalogued into the published collection.

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Created, Linda Justo, 6-Sep-2023.




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