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Queensland Government gold field reports

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 292

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises twenty-two boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. Each of the boxes is individually labelled with subject summaries (ten in total) as follows:

1 - Constitutional and Independence Conferences x 5 boxes

2 - Britain and ... x 6 boxes

3 - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association visitors (incl. Commonwealth Relations 1-61) x 2 boxes

4 - Commonwealth Exhibitions x 3 boxes

5 - Miscellaneous Conferences x 1 box Lionel E.D. Towner, Warden, 5 pages.


  • Creation: 1885

Conditions Governing Access

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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The back cover is detached from the volume.

Former / Other Reference

MSS 85 V

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 167.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Executive Commissioners of Queensland at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1887.


The contents of the volume were apparently not published, but the annual reports by the Goldfield wardens appear in Queensland 'Votes and proceedings'.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Government of Queensland

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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