- 1903-1959 (Creation)
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William Amiet was a Queensland barrister and writer. Born and educated in Victoria, he came to Queensland in 1912, served in World War 1 and from 1920 lived in Mackay where he practiced law and was a weekly contributor to the Mackay Daily Mercury.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1903-1959
Collection alternatively titled as: William Albert Amiet Collection.
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Diaries, newsclippings, correspondence.
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Arranged into 4 series by processing archivist.
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Material from this collection has been cited in:
Boylan, Alice-Anne and O'Regan, Jane. (2016). In freedom's cause : the Queensland legal profession and the Great War. Supreme Court of Queensland Library.
Fear, J. (2015). 'Soldiers of law: Amiet, William (Bill) Albert', Proctor, Queensland Law Society, vol. 35 no. 3, pp. 18-21.
Towheed, S., & King, E. G. C. (2015). Reading and the First World War : readers, texts, archives. Palgrave MacMillan.
Material from this collection has been exhibited in:
Supreme Court of Queensland Library, In Freedom's Cause: the Queensland Legal Profession and the Great War, Sir Harry Gibbs Legal Heritage Centre, 2016.
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Revised, AM, 29-Jul-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.