Digitised @ SLQ – migrant women at Wacol

Dr Donna Kleiss, Photo by SLQ staff

Guest Blogger – Dr. Donna Kleiss discusses Wacol Immigrants Holding Camp and  interviews  conducted with women migrants from SLQ’s  OH24 Migrant Women Oral History Collection “… The decision to accommodate those migrants on arrival in well-organised reception and training centres … is an entirely new departure from previous immigration plans. It is in fact revolutionary, and it … Read more

Climbing the Mountains

Guest Blogger: Peachester History Committee – Sunshine Coast Region Series: Changing Landscapes While those of us who live in Glasshouse Country may take them for granted, the Glasshouse Mountains have always been a focus of interest and speculation. Professor Michael Meadows from Griffith University is an avid mountain climber and scholar who has made a … Read more

New Accession: Dr Errol Solomon Meyers Collection

E.S. Meyers, 1906

The John Oxley Library has received a fascinating and very comprehensive collection regarding the life and medical career of Dr Errol Solomon Meyers.  The collection includes photographs, correspondence and publications by and about Dr Meyers, a talented and ground-breaking surgeon, a gifted educator, and a founder of the medical school at the University of Queensland. Errol … Read more