New Visiting Fellow in the HGRC

New Visiting Fellow in the HGRC

Dr Annemarie McLaren has been appointed Visiting Fellow in the HGRC from April 2018 to April 2019 to examine the original documents relating to the Zion Hill Mission in Nundah (1838-1848):

While the Nundah Missionaries are celebrated as the first free settlers of Brisbane, there is far more to their story than their persistence as pioneers. Their activities form a significant chapter for cross-cultural relations in the colony, and from 1838 until 1848, when the mission was disbanded, a wealth of sources were created. By making the key primary material from this period more accessible — by transcribing the main documents and by assembling useful maps and photographs of the mission site and its surrounds — this project aims to facilitate further awareness of and research into this dynamic period.

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