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Australian Inland Mission collection [picture]
Bib ID 3044592
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1912-ca. 1955] 
ca. 50 boxes of photographic material ; gelatin silver, glass slides, glass negatives and nitrate negatives. 
3,198 transparencies and negatives ; glass, b&w : 8.2 x 8.2 cm. 
Summary

Assembled by the Rev. Fred McKay, the collection covers all aspects of the AIM and its work since its inception, particulary at the missions in Dunbar, Birdsville, Innamincka, Broome, Carnarvon, Oodnadatta, Darwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Beltana, Victoria River Downs and Port Hedland. Subjects include portraits and conditions of Aborigines, ministers of the Mission and their families, the doctors and nurses of the Aerial Medical Service. A large component were taken by Rev. John Flynn.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-142246621

P850/1-3,198

Related Material Related material: Records of the Australian Inland Mission National Library of Australia manuscript collection MS 5574.  Related material: Collection of pedal wireless sets and parts, and other items relating to the Australian Inland Mission and the Royal Flying Doctor Service National Library of Australia pictures collection PIC OBJ A40003752-A40003922. 
Cited In

Burmester, v. 3.

Has Sub-series

Has subcollection: Collection of lantern slides illustrating the book Baxter's second innings by Henry Drummond

Has subcollection: Collection of lantern slides illustrating the poem How Jane Conquest rang the bell

Has subcollection: Collection of lantern slides depicting the story of Joseph

Has subcollection: Collection of photographs of engravings and lithographs probably by or after S.T. Gill

Has subcollection: John Flynn glass negative collection

Index/Finding Aid Note Lists available. 
Subjects Flynn, John, 1880-1951 -- Photograph collections.  |  McKay, Fred, 1907-2000 -- Photograph collections.  |  Australian Inland Mission -- Photograph collections.  |  Australian Inland Mission -- Archives.  |  Presbyterian Church of Australia -- Missions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.

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Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
Call Number: PIC Cold store C6/3/5 #P850/1-3337
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply.
Call Number: PIC Nitrate Store Box 11 #PIC/19808/1-234
Status: Available
Details Collect From
PIC Cold store C6/3/5 #P850/1-3337 Special Collections Reading Room - Prior notice required
PIC Nitrate Store Box 11 #PIC/19808/1-234 Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply.

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