Gown and Mortar Board from Father Edward Leo Hayes' honorary degree ceremony, 26 Apr 1967

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Creator Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967
Title Gown and Mortar Board from Father Edward Leo Hayes' honorary degree ceremony, 26 Apr 1967
Open Access Status Other
Date 1967-04-26
Year available 2017
Series Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2
Type image/tiff
Original Format Academic dress : fabric, black.
Source Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2, Realia, item 59
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
License 453608
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2 contains correspondence and manuscript material on literary and historical matters, mostly in Queensland and New South Wales. It also includes personal papers of Father Hayes, relating to his activities as parish priest; bookplates, photographs, realia.

Father Hayes was born in 1889 at Frederickton, New South Wales, and began book collecting at age seven. He commenced studies for the priesthood at St Columbia's College, Springwood, in 1911 and was ordained after further study at St Patrick’s, Manly, in 1918. Over the course of 70 years he amassed one of the greatest collections of Australiana, including more than 25,000 volumes, 30,000 manuscript items, 1,500 Indigenous artefacts, maps, stamps, coins, weapons, geological specimens, cattle bells, and a variety of other material. On 19-20 October 1967 a convoy of removal trucks transported eighty large crates and 400 cartons of material to The University of Queensland Library at St Lucia, doubling its holdings on Australian subjects and effectively putting the Library on the map as an institution capable of supporting high-level research in Australian studies. (Information from Follett, Roslyn & University of Queensland. Library & Fryer Library (2010). Found in Fryer : stories from the Fryer Library collection. The University of Queensland Library, St Lucia, Qld.)
Keyword Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967 -- Archives
Academic costume
Graduation ceremonies
Graduations -- The University of Queensland
Additional Notes The very Reverend Leo Hayes P.P., MA(Hons), FRGS was conferred his honorary degree on April 26, 1967 by The University of Queensland.

Document type: Manuscript
Collection: Fryer Library
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Created: Wed, 19 Apr 2017, 13:13:18 EST by Elizabeth Alvey on behalf of Fryer Library