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Papers, 1912-1932 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2626659
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Flynn, John, 1880-1951
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1912-1932 
1.28 m. (67 folders) 
Summary

Correspondence, photographs, diaries, sermons, notes, manuscripts and a large quantity of press cuttings and other printed matter, on the Australian Inland Mission, Flying Doctor Service and related topics. These were among Flynn's personal papers in the offices of A.I.M.

Biography/History

Rev. John Flynn joined the Home Missions staff of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria in 1902. The activities of the Australian Inland Mission in the Northern Territory and adjacent sparsley populated areas were initiated and directed by Flynn for 39 years. In 1928 he founded the Aerial Medical Service (Flying Doctor Service).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 5639.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D936.

Subjects Flynn, John, - 1880-1951 - Archives.  |  Missionaries - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1912-1932 
Occupation Missionaries

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