Collection UQFL76 - Thomas Dickson Papers

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Thomas Dickson Papers


  • 1859-1955. (Creation)

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1 box.

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Biographical history

Thomas Dickson was born on 25 June 1888. He was appointed as Clerk in the Queensland Legislative Assembly in 1908, Clerk-Assistant and Usher of the Black Rod in 1915. In 1920 he was appointed as Assistant Clerk and Sergeant-at-arms until 1934 when he was appointed to Clerk of the Queensland Parliament until his retirement in1954. He died on 8 October 1974.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1859-1955
Collection alternatively titled as: Thomas Dickson Collection.

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Newspaper cuttings, articles and letters to editors (Courier mail and Telegraph) ; collections of serialised newspaper stories ; poetry ; correspondence ; typed extracts from Hansard and Votes and Proceedings ; typescript and holograph papers relating to the Parliament of Queensland; newspaper cuttings and articles and papers on Queensland Parliament, politicians, and incidents in Parliament.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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OCLC Number

1096550050 ; 222661986

Libraries Australia ID

63005007 ; 21260563

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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