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Papers of Robert G. Phillips, circa 1930-1988 [manuscript]
Bib ID 5814989
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Phillips, Robert G
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1930-1988] 
0.03 m. (1 packet) 
Summary

MS Acc11.154 comprises the journal, typescript autobiographical account and associated correspondence documenting a Welshman's travels in Australia during the Depression. The memoir includes descriptions of Bendigo, the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a stay at the Windsor Hotel in Melbourne, the "Bodyline" cricket series and anecdotes of meeting with members of the teams (1 packet).

Biography/History

Robert Gerald Phillips was born in Wales, travelled to Australia during the Great Depression and kept a journal of his impressions.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc11.154.

Subjects Phillips, Robert G. - Archives.  |  Phillips, Robert G. - Travel - Australia.  |  Skagern (Ship)  |  Welsh - Australia - Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Depressions - 1929 - Australia.  |  Sydney Harbour Bridge (Sydney, N.S.W.)  |  Australia - Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1930-1988 
Occupation Sailors.
Terms of Use Copying of Richard G. Phillips' copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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