Series Series C - Other personal papers

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UQFL489-Series C


Other personal papers


  • 1926-1971 (Creation)

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1 box.

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Miscellaneous personal items of Caroline Kelly and Timothy Kelly.

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Folder 1: personal items including:
-- Gardening diary, 1964-1971
-- Address and telephone directory, nd
-- Timothy Kelly's wallet
-- Notebook containing newspaper cuttings, notes, and loose-leaf handwritten poems
-- Number puzzle in plastic sheath
-- Envelope addressed to Carrie Tennant Watson containing dried plant matter, 1926
Folder 2: personal items including:
-- Foolscap sheet signed by guests at the wedding of Caroline and Timothy Kelly, 23 Jan 1929
-- Handwritten manuscript, 'Petition to Saint Christopher, Presented by all the Friends of the Finns', nd
-- Certificate confirming Caroline E. Kelly completed a W.A.N. Aid course under the auspices of the Social Workers' Association of NSW, 6 Sep 1940
-- Other miscellaneous personal documents
Folder 3: A map, travel guides, Brisbane-Perth train timetable, brochure commemorating papal visit to Holy Name Cathedral 1979 (2 copies), brochure on poliomyelitis, copy of Australian Focus Monthly for March 1947 containing an article on Kelly, election manifesto of W.A. Dowe, other miscellaneous pamphlets, an author-inscribed copy of Landing in the Dawn by John Sandes and a second copy inscribed by 'the Pole'.
Folder 4: 10 travelogues, handwritten by Caroline Kelly. Four of the accounts are titled 'Family Bulletin' and were written in 1947.
One account, titled 'Entering England', is dated 30 July 1948.
Folder 5: Handwritten and typed manuscripts:
-- Stories, articles and poems by Caroline Kelly, nd
-- Poems by Timothy Kelly, some written under the name 'Timotheus', 1930s-1940s
-- Poems by Peg Bracken, Rose Fyleman, P.R. Chalmers, Crosbie Garstin, R.H. Roberts, E. Farjeon, Suzi Villers, Carol Haynes and Marion Francis Brown, 1920s-1960s
Folder 6: Copy of a manuscript by Francis T. Kelly: 'Something to Sleep On: Twenty Essays to a Total of 12,000 Words', nd
Folder 7: Multiple copies of:
-- Blank personalised greetings cards by Timothy and Caroline, most from 1946 and 1952, one from 1935
-- Bookplate of Timothy Kelly
Folder 8: Published articles by Professor Oscar Vonwiller, 1913 - 1945; by D.J.K. O’Connell, supplement to The Australian Teacher, vol 38, no 1
Loose items:
-- Fountain pen
-- The Book of Common Prayer…, with the inscription 'S.A. Phillips, Currichill, Wimbledon, London, April 6th 1901'
-- Treasure of the Sanctuary
-- Francis P. LeBuffe, My Changeless Friend
-- Rev J.M. Lelen, Pray the Rosary

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  • English

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Box 5 Folders 1-8

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Converted from PDF finding aid, AM, 19-May-2020.




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  • Box: UQFL489 Box 5