Collection UQFL84 - Oodgeroo Noonuccal Papers

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal Papers


  • [194-?]-[ca.1985] (Creation)

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55 boxes and 4 albums.

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Oodgeroo Noonuccal of the Noonuccal tribe of Stradbroke Island near Brisbane, was a poet and Aboriginal activist.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, [194-?]-[ca.1985]
Collection alternatively titled as: Oodgeroo Noonuccal Collection.

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Correspondence, literary manuscripts, photographs, newspaper cuttings, speeches, reports, press releases, notes, invitations, programmes, plans.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Finding aids

Guide to the Papers of Oodgeroo Noonuccal [link]
View a list of photographs in this collection [pdf]

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This collection may contain culturally sensitive words or descriptions, some of which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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