Fishy stories from the Queensland Museum Archives

By Dr Brit Asmussen, Senior Curator, Archaeology, Queensland Museum It’s funny the weird and wonderful things you come across in the correspondence, held in the Queensland Museum Library and Archives! Searching through the archives Part of the work of a curator is to research the histories of objects in the State Collection and how we come to care for them. Part of this work often … Continue reading Fishy stories from the Queensland Museum Archives

Donation to digitise the William McLennan Personal Papers

by Queensland Museum Library Staff The William McLennan Personal Papers Collection, part of the State Collection held in the Queensland Museum Library, will soon be as free as a bird. Queensland Museum Network (QMN) has recently received a major donation to enable the conservation and digitisation of the William McLennan Personal Papers collection of ornithological field journals, letters and photographs which detail significant historic field … Continue reading Donation to digitise the William McLennan Personal Papers