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Papers of Maurice Wills, 1950-2011
Bib ID 6216302
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, spoken word, volume, audiocassette]
Author
Wills, Maurice, 1934-2012
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1950 and 2011] 
1.11 m (7 boxes) 
Summary

MS Acc12.116 comprises personal diaries, from 1990-1996, business documents relating to "Shamrock Lodge," correspondence relating to Will's book, The envelope, two New Testament Bibles, and papers relating to Wills' schooling. Also includes miscellaneous material relating to the Forgotten Australians, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and information about events relating to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants (7 boxes).

Biography/History

Maurice Edward Wills was one of the Forgotten Australians. Wills wrote five books, two of which relate to his time spent in care. He qualified as a civil engineer and later graduated with a degree in science from the University of Melbourne.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc12.116

Subjects Wills, Maurice, 1934-2012 -- Archives.  |  Orphans -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Children -- Institutional care -- Victoria -- Melbourne.  |  Orphanages -- Victoria -- Melbourne.
Time Coverage 1950-2011 
Occupation Civil engineers.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Maurice Wills' copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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