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Papers of John Flynn, 1876-1960 [manuscript]
Bib ID 536359
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Flynn, John, 1880-1951
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1876-1960 
3 m. 
Summary

Papers 1876-1960 relating to Flynn's life and especially his involvement with the Australian Inland Mission and the Flying Doctor Service. Included are letters, newscuttings, pamphlets and a few photographs.

Biography/History

Rev. John Flynn's major interests lay with the needs of the people of the outback. He was until his death superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission, which was established as a result of his report to the Presbyterian Church of Australia in 1912. He also founded the Flying Doctor Service.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3288.

Some copies available.

Selected item available in an electronic version via the internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms3288

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C253

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (4 p.) available. 
Subjects Flynn, John, - 1880-1951 - Archives.  |  Australian Inland Mission.  |  Flying Doctor Service of Australia  |  Clergy - Australia - Archives.  |  Aeronautics in medicine - Australia.
Time Coverage 1876-1960 
Occupation Clergy.

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