Series Series C - History research papers.

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UQFL580-Series C


History research papers.


  • 1927-2003 (Creation)

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24 folders

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Scope and content

Documents collected and collated by Anne McCosker and used as source material for her book Masked Eden.

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This series is divided into three subseries: papers of Stan McCosker (Anne's father); papers relating to a claim for compensation for war damage to the Matala Plantation; and other papers documenting the history of Australians in the colonial territory of New Guinea.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English
  • German

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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 9-19.
Box 5 Folders 1-13.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created, JR, 29-Mar-2021




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Physical storage

  • Box: UQFL580 Box 4
  • Box: UQFL580 Box 5