Subseries Subseries 1 - Correspondence - personal.

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UQFL580-Series B-Subseries 1


Correspondence - personal.


  • 1955-2016 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

16 folders (approximately 404 letters, 7 Christmas cards)

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Scope and content

Personal correspondence both incoming and outgoing, mostly relating to Anne McCosker's research on the history of Australians in the colonial territory of New Guinea and her book Masked Eden.

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System of arrangement

Files 1-3 comprise correspondence in a single chronological sequence without regard to author. File 4 contains undated correspondence, notes and ephemera. Files 5-16 arrange the correspondence by author and then chronologically within each author file.

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Conditions governing access

Access restricted. Access requires permission of Anne McCosker. Contact Fryer Library.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Box 3 Folders 1-16.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created, JR, 30-Mar-2021




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Physical storage

  • Box: UQFL580 Box 3