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Telling Queensland Stories

Since 2008, State Library of Queensland has been recording short videos featuring the stories of Queenslanders from a wide range of backgrounds. Here are some recent examples of digital stories made available to view via our One Search catalogue and Youtube. Queenland Railways and Significant Resources In this 12 minute video renowned Queensland historian Gregory … Read more

Jon Barlow Hudson Collection: Official Handover to State Library

Morning Star II

The papers of acclaimed American sculptor, Jon Barlow Hudson, the creator of two large scale sculptures commissioned for Expo 88, were officially handed over to the John Oxley Library on Wednesday 22nd January.  The papers relate to the two large scale sculptures Hudson created for Expo 88 – Paradigm and Morning Star II.  Jon Barlow Hudson has been … Read more

James Maccormick Digital Story and the 25th Anniversary of Expo 88

Plan by James Maccormick & Associates Pty Ltd

Last year, we received the James Maccormick collection made up of correspondence, plans, drawings and reports regarding World Expo 88 (Acc: 28309, Box 16430). For some wonderful posts about this collection, James Maccormick, and World Expo 88, check out these blog stories: New Acquisition: James Maccormick Correspondence Regarding the Birth of World Expo 88 and … Read more