The Resource Early days of Cairns, by J.W. Collinson

Early days of Cairns, by J.W. Collinson

Label
Early days of Cairns
Title
Early days of Cairns
Statement of responsibility
by J.W. Collinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
General references to the "dispersals" in the Cairns area, which meant that the Aboriginal people were keeping away from the early settlement of Cairns in 1876; previous contact with beche de mer fishermen mentioned; brief mention of the "encounters" at Battle Creek, now Smith's Landing and Trinity Bay; building of huts and canoes; hostilities with the timber getters; sugar boom of 1882 also resulted in more land being taken and the deaths of two men resulted in the the "retribution" at Mulgrave Valley; brief mention of the formation of the Bellenden-Ker Mission on Karpa Creek in June 1892, and the town camp at Lily Creek
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
D2055
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b. 1877
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Collinson, J. W.
Dewey number
994.36
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DU280.C25
LC item number
C64 1939
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cairns (Qld.)
Label
Early days of Cairns, by J.W. Collinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Edition limited to 500 copies signed by the author
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 157
Contents
Partial contents: Chapter 9: The Aboriginals
Control code
000002085653
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
157 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
maps
Label
Early days of Cairns, by J.W. Collinson
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Edition limited to 500 copies signed by the author
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 157
Contents
Partial contents: Chapter 9: The Aboriginals
Control code
000002085653
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
157 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
maps

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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