State Library of Western Australia
Accounts & receipts for various items, including prescriptions, stationery, telephone rental, electric light and clothing
State Library of Western Australia
Letters (1965-1975); autobiographical noted (1978) in original manuscript, draft typescript and final typescript; biographical notes compiled by K.C. Camilleri in original manuscript, draft typescript and final typescript; volume of reminiscences, 1900-1977 in original manuscript and typescript
State Library of Western Australia
Dr Joseph Hans Stubbe was born in Melbourne where he qualified as a medical practitioner. He arrived in Western Australia in 1919 as junior resident medical officer to Perth Public Hospital. He decided to stay in Western Australia and later in 1919 was appointed Senior Resident Medical Officer to Fremantle Public Hospital. After some years as a General Practitioner in East Fremantle and Cottesloe he entered practice as a Specialist Gynaecologist. Apart from eighteen months as a country GP and war service (1939-1945) he was associated with medical practice in the Fremantle area for his entire career
State Library of Western Australia
In 1932, German aviators Hans Bertram and his mechanic, Adolph Klausmann, were flying from Cologne (Germany) to Australia, on a goodwill flight on behalf of Junkers Aircraft. Their aircraft was a Junkers W33c floatplane named "Atlantis", registered D-1925. On 14 May 1932, whilst flying across the Timor Sea from Koepang, Netherlands East Indies (now Indonesia) to Darwin, a violent storm pushed them off course. They landed near Rocky Island, 160km from Wyndham, 480km west of their destination, with little fuel and water, and no food. Having not been found by searchers, they took the aft end of a float from the aircraft to use as a boat, with a makeshift sail and rudder. On 27 May 1932, they sailed out to sea, and headed west. The currents and winds were strong, and they were exhausted in trying to make it to the shore. On 15 June 1932, searchers found the Junkers aircraft on the beach with a note saying "27 May 1932. Australia. Today we left the plane in float as a boat in a westerly ... Read More
State Library of Western Australia
Notes on Laverton, family tree of Laver family and recollections of Sheila Laver
University of Oregon
The collection comprises papers of American orthopedic surgeon George Van Gorder (1888-1969) and contains bound volumes that include case records, diagnoses, treatment reports, and photographs or copies of x-rays, 1925-1928. Also included is one folder of biographical material
State Library of Queensland
The collection contains: 1. Letters and diary of Jessie Fraser, R.M. Fraser's first wife, 1881-1911 (typescript copies, compiled by Mary Cambell Polland). Consists mostly of letters and brief journals sent to her family in Scotland but includes letters by Fraser. Describe life on Epi and life as a missionary wife. 2. Diary by Ruth Fraser Davies, 1920-1921, Fraser's daughter from his second marriage. The diary was kept by Ruth Fraser when she accompanied her father to Burumba to help him complete some translations of the Scriptures into the local language. Describes domestic activities, the work of the church, details of ships which called or passed by and names of associates. 3. A chapter, "Two Hospitals" from the unpublished autobiography of Dr. Vernon Davies (Ruth's husband), entitled "Step-child of the Twentieth Century". Relates to Dr. Davies work at the Paton Memorial Hospital from 1920, local politics, characters and events
University of Texas Libraries
Composed of correspondence, account papers, a poem, an affidavit, maps, broadsides, a family sketch, and newspaper clippings, the Edward Milliken Papers, 1848-1920, chronicle the personal and business experiences of Milliken in the mid-19th century
University of Texas Libraries
Consisting of correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, genealogical items, photographs, research notes, and business and financial documents, the William E. Howard Papers, 1826-1853, 1908, 1930-1954, chronicle Howard's familial affairs and interest in Texas history