Subseries Subseries 2 - Correspondence - New Guinea history sources.

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UQFL580-Series B-Subseries 2


Correspondence - New Guinea history sources.


  • 1924-1953 (Creation)

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5 folders (approximately 28 letters, 1 Christmas card, 1 b&w photograph)

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Correspondence of Anne McCosker's parents and their New Guinea associates, collected and used as source material for her book Masked Eden.

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The correspondence is arranged by author and then chronologically within each author file.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Publication note

Anne McCosker, Masked Eden : a History of the Australians in New Guinea (1998).

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Box 4 Folders 1-5.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created, JR, 30-Mar-2021




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Physical storage

  • Box: UQFL580 Box 4