- [1960-1990] (Creation)
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41 boxes, 3 parcels, 1 tube.
Name of creator
Lilla Watson, visual artist, activist and educator, was born in 1940 and grew up on the Dawson River in Queensland. In 1979 she became the first Aboriginal person to be appointed as a tutor by The University of Queensland Watson also worked for UQ as a lecturer in Aboriginal Welfare Studies and later served as an appointed member of the University Senate. She was also the Inaugural President of the Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Agency, a founding member of the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association and Vice President of the Aboriginal and Islander Independent School Board, Acacia Ridge. She has acted as a consultant and a member of working groups, Panels and selection committees for many Government and non-Government organisations.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1960-199-.
Collection alternatively titled as: Lilla Watson Collection
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Correspondence, manuscripts, research notes and other material written by or relating to Lilla Watson.
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Unrestricted access, except for Box 2 folders 11, 12 and 14. Box 3 folder 5, Box 39 folder 3, which are restricted. Application for access to restricted material can be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.