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Photographic diaries of Thomas Donald ('Don') Simon

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304R-Z

Scope and Contents

A collection of nine photographic diaries compiled by Thomas Donald Simon, measuring approximately 220 x 155 mm, with photographs as separate pages measuring generally 205 x 145 mm. The diary entries are typed, and each entry is accompanied by a number of photographs, presumably all taken by Thomas Donald Simon himself.


  • Creation: 1930 - 1986

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Thomas Donald Simon was born in Widnes, Lancashire, on 23 Mar. 1909 and died in Queensland, Australia in 1988.


2 archive box(es) (1011 images in 9 albums)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received by the Royal Commonwealth Society from Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cuthbert on 15 July 2005.


This collection level description was entered by WS.


Simon, Donald Thomas, 1909-1988

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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