Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387, Box 9, Folder 5a
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The Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387 consists of photographs, typescript articles, correspondence, diaries, notes and ephemera documenting personal experiences of colonial administration and general life in Papua New Guinea. The collection was assembled by Dr Peter Cahill, from material donated by members of the Papua New Guinea Association of Australia.
Box 9, Folder 5a, Letters, 1932, Josie Wallenius / Kath Honeysett include letters of Mrs Kath Honeysett who left England in January 1932 to come to Bulolo, Mandated Territory of New Guinea, to marry Bob Honeysett, employee of Bulolo Gold Dredging Ltd. She lived at Wau until their house was built at Bulolo. The letters record social life in Wau/Bulolo and everyday living at Bulolo. Kath Honeysett returned to England well before the outbreak of World War Two. Josie Wallenius is her daughter.