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Papers of Reverend Les McKay, 1951-2008 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3290639
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
McKay, Andrew Leslie, 1909-1976
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1951-2008] 
0.18 m. (1 folder) + 1 box. 
Summary

MS 9856 comprises two diaries, 1964 and 1969, which were kept by Reverend Les McKay during his time with the Australian Inland Mission in Birdsville, Queensland (1 folder).

The Acc09.059 instalment includes photographs of McKay carrying out his work as a patrol padre with the Australian Inland Mission, two manuscripts of unpublished stories by McKay, one of which is based on Aboriginal legends, letters of thanks from governors-general following vice-regal visits, and messages of condolence to his widow on his death (1 box).

Biography/History

Presbyterian minister. Reverend Andrew Leslie (Les) McKay was a member of the Australian Inland Mission and brother of Reverend Dr. Fred McKay (1907-2000).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9856, MS Acc09.059.

Collection previously titled: Diaries of Reverend Andrew Leslie McKay, 1964-1969.

Related Material The Reverend Andrew Leslie McKay collection of photographs relating to Inland Australia, 1950-1976; Located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC 9193/17-761 LOC Album 1091. 
Subjects McKay, Andrew Leslie, - 1909-1976 - Archives.  |  McKay, Andrew Leslie, - 1909-1976 - Diaries.  |  Presbyterian Church of Australia - Clergy - Archives.  |  Presbyterian Church of Australia - Missions.  |  Australian Inland Mission.  |  Clergy - Australia - Archives.  |  Missionaries - Australia - Archives.  |  Missions - Queensland.
Time Coverage 1951-2008 
Occupation Clergy.  |  Missionaries.
Terms of Use Copying of Andrew Leslie McKay's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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