Kath Honeysett, SS Nellore, Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia to "Dearest All", 17 Mar 1932

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Creator Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
Title Kath Honeysett, SS Nellore, Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia to "Dearest All", 17 Mar 1932
Open Access Status Other
Date 1932-03-17
Year available 2016
Contributor Honeysett, Kath
Wallenius, Josie
Series Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387
Type text/pdf
Original Format Letter, 10p ; 20 x 13 cm.
Source Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Collection, UQFL387, Box 9, Folder 5a
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
Abstract/Summary 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.
Keyword Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
Honeysett, Kath
Wallenius, Josie
Australia -- Description and travel
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) - Description and travel.
Nellore (Ship)
Ocean travel
Cruise ships
Eastern &​ Australian Steamship Co. Ltd.
Geographic co-ordinates

153.685394,-9.999862 142.776904,-9.999862 142.776904,-24.892170 153.685394,-24.892170 153.685394,-9.999862

Additional Notes Written on letterhead from Eastern & Australian Steamship Co Ltd (E&A). Letter at top page bears E & A logo with text '"E. & A." Mail Line. Australia, Borneo, Manila, China and Japan Service. S. S.'.
The SS Nellore was on its way to Townville from Brisbane.

Box 9, Folder 5a, Letters, 1932 were donated by Josie Wallenius. The folder include letters written by her mother, Mrs Kath Honeysett who left England in January 1932 for Bulolo, Mandated Territory of New Guinea, where her husband Don Honeysett was an employee of Bulolo Gold Dredging Ltd. She lived at Wau until their house was built at Bulolo. The letters record her trip to Papua New Guinea via India, Sri Lanka and Australia, social life in Wau/Bulolo and everyday living at Bulolo. Kath Honeysett returned to England well before the outbreak of World War Two.

Document type: Manuscript
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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