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Autograph book containing humorous messages written by Edna Thompson's school friends 1926-1928

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Hardback notebook with a green cover belonging to Enid Thompson.

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Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin to Edna Thompson on her receipt of a British Empire Medal

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Ainslie, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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Notebook

Notebook

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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

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Edna M. Thompson
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Geological Map, Canberra, ACT

Geological Map, Canberra, ACT

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1953
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Pocket-size diary of 1954 belonging to Edna Thompson, containing details of her daily activities while living in Japan

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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

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Notebook containing finances, salaries, household expenditure etc.

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Pamphlet titled 'The Australian Golf Club Kensington Sydney'

Pamphlet titled 'The Australian Golf Club Kensington Sydney'

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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Tourist Map

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Photograph 'across lake from opposite entrance ANU Club, 197...

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Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cigarette case

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The Efficient Mind

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Cloth featuring the farewell message 'Best wishes from Ronal...

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Tokyo, Japan
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Book titled 'First Aid to the Injured' present to Scout Edwa...

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Certificate awarded to E Thompson from the Royal Canberra Go...

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unused postcard depicting The 726ft Kalambo Falls in Rhodesi...

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Course completion certificate awarded to Edna Thompson from ...

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Letter of congratulations from Philip Flood to Edna Thompson...

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Photograph 'from near Geophysics bld across Sullivans Creek ...

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with ...

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White enamel kidney dish

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Photograph of Canberra from the slopes of Black Mountain acr...

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

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Boot hook

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Travel brochure for 'Walks Around Chuzenji Lake-Side Hotel C...

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Mercury thermometer with cover

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Letter providing a character reference for Mrs Mable Thompso...

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Group photograph

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Towel embroidered with Japanese man with pigtail

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Letter of congratulations from Elaine to Edna Thompson on re...

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Main Road Map of Japan, 1953

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Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in fro...

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Book ttiled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour ...

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

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"Pelmanism". Lesson No.7

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Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

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South Africa, Africa
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Letter of congratulations from Senator Susan Ryan to Edna Th...

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Photographic folder

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Armed forces duffle bag - NFX 76441 Thompson E.M. A.A.M.W.S

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Travel documents which include a booklet and passenger list for a ship named 'Dominion Monarch'

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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden boar...

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Small white enamel cup with blue rim but without a handle

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Metal tin opener

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Long metal tweezers

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1988 Bicentennial Diary edited by Patricia Degens

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Letter providing a character reference for Mrs Mable Thompso...

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Framed poem titled 'Missin' You' by Lawrence Hawthorne.

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Prahran Technical School badge worn by Edna Thompson

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NRMA Map of the City of Sydney

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Photograph 'across lake from opposite entrance ANU Club, to ...

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Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Travel brochure titled 'South Africa's Transvaal'

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Photograph 'across Spring Bank Island from slopes of Black M...

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Spring Bank Island, Lake Burley Griffin, Acton, Canberra, Australia...
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Amy, Mother, Yvonne & I at Parramatta a few weeks ago

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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Envelope containing maps of the ACT and NSW

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