NEW ACCESSION: Survey, subdivision and estate sale plans for Glencairn Estate, Indooroopilly, 1920s-1960s

State Library of Queensland has recently acquired a set of survey, subdivision and estate sale plans for the Glencairn Estate, Indooroopilly: The estate lies between the Brisbane River and Harts Road, Indooroopilly. The entire area was owned, before subdivision, by Henry Cooke Morrow, the Managing Director of Morrows Ltd, confectioners and biscuit makers, whose large … Read more

New accession: Glen O’Malley Photographs, 1970-1978

30875, Glen O'Malley Photographs, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. In copyright

Accession 30875. A recent acquisition for State Library of Queensland’s Original Materials collection are two photographs by Glen O’Malley, a photographer from North Queensland. Glen has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1975. He has had over thirty solo exhibitions, including Ich Folgte Einfach Nur Den Stufen at Galerie Thorsten Billib, Berlin in 2004 and has … Read more

Bloomfield River Oral Histories

Billy Burchill (interviewee). OH 55 Bloomfield River Oral History 1995. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Guest blogger: Lauren Erikson – Project Officer, Indigenous Library Services, State Library of Queensland In 1996, Bloomfield Valley resident Camilla Darling conducted a number of interviews with local Kuku Yalanji elders and non-Indigenous settlers of the Bloomfield Valley, in an effort to document the rich and varied history of this remote rainforest region in Far … Read more