James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

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James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

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MLMSS 9611

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YoldKeG9

James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

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James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

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James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

Date

ca 1930-1981

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9611

Record Identifier

YoldKeG9
Physical Description

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0.80 metres of textual material (5 boxes) includes 1 folder of 86 photographs - typescript; gelatin silver ; - manuscript

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Copyright status : Out of copyright - photographs created before 1955

Copyright status : In copyright - textual material

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

BOX 1

Bound diaries. 1933; 1946; 1948 to 1956.

BOX 2

Bound diaries. 1964 to 1967.

BOX 3

Bound diaries. 1968 to 1971.

BOX 4

Bound diaries. 1972 to 1975.

BOX 5

Bound diaries. 1976 to 1977.

Folder 1

Pictorial Battle History of the 24th Australian Infantry Battalion with inscr...

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Full title

James Luby Leahy papers and pictorial material, ca 1930-1981

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

To my friend Captain Jim Leahy of A.N.G.A.U. whose valued help, good humour and kindness so the Battalion in forward areas was appreciated by us all, George F. Smith, Lt Col., Comd., 24th Aust. Inf. Batt. May 43-Oct 44.

Some photographs have inscriptions.

Several diaries have the name of James Leahy, Erinvale.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Ingrid Ghys, February 2014

Administrative / Biographical history

James Luby Leahy was born in 1909, one of 9 children born to Irish immigrants Daniel and Ellen Leahy. He travelled to Papua and the Mandated Territory of New Guinea in July 1929 to join his brothers Mick and Paddy. During the 1930s, with Mick, Paddy and another brother, Daniel, they made pioneering history as they ventured into uncontrolled country...

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MLMSS 9611

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YoldKeG9

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1100211

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