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Ken Buckley papers
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Capital (shares), personalities, &c

Includes: Interviews with former employees of Burns, Philp & Co. Ltd and biographical notes and research material on James Burns, Robert Burns, &c.

Letterbooks (E W Knox) - Extracts

Topics include: staff problems (1911), wharf lumpers' strike (1911), Fiji (1911-1912), Labor Party (1912), British government's policy in Fiji (1911-1913), Commonwealth Royal Commission into the sugar industry of Queensland (1912), &c.

Queensland sugar industry

1. Buckley's summary of 'A history of the ports of Queensland 1859-1939 : a study in Australian economic nationalism / by Glen Lewis'. -- 2. Truck and gifts: Melanesian immigrants and the trade box system in colonial Queensland. Pas...

Labour relations in Papua New Guinea

Includes: 1. ANZAAS congress, 1979 - Where have all the young men gone? Village economies in transition on colonial Papua New Guinea / Roderic Lacey, University of Papua New Guinea. -- 2. Plantation workforce by district of origin and year, 1979/1...

Trade in the South Pacific during the first world war

Includes: 1. Extracts from Official Year Books, 1918-1920. -- 2. Income and war-time profits tax (notes). -- 3. Burns Philp's trade in New Britain, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. -- 4. Interstate Commission of Australia : Report of Bri...

James Mackay (later Lord Inchcape)

Notes on mail contracts, 1925-6, service between Australia and the East with Papua and New Guinea as intermediate ports, 1926, and the Royal Commission on the Navigation Act - Reports and evidence, 1925, &c.

Ken Buckley papers

  • AU NBAC N260
  • Deposit
  • 1970s

Research papers collected while working on a history of Burns Philp & Co Ltd.

Buckley, Kenneth Donald