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Visitor's booklet for Cape Town, South Africa

Visitor's booklet for Cape Town, South Africa

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Brown leather nurses case

Brown leather nurses case

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Letter of congratulations from Max to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal

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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

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Photographic folder

Photographic folder

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Lighter and box

Lighter and box

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Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

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South Africa, Africa
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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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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.5.

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Envelope containing maps of the ACT and NSW

Envelope containing maps of the ACT and NSW

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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

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Wedding photograph of Edna Thompson, Melbourne, 1933

Wedding photograph of Edna Thompson, Melbourne, 1933

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Photograph of Edna Thompson in uniform, 1942

Photograph of Edna Thompson in uniform, 1942

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Edna M. Thompson
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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

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Letter

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

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Unused postcard depicting Bougainvillea at Birchenough Bridge, Rhodesia

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

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

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Letter from the Australian Red Cross Society thanking Edna Thompson for her donation of medical equipment

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"Movement" No.6, edited by Thea Stanley Hughes.

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Sydney Tourist Map

Sydney Tourist Map

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Efficient Mind

The Efficient Mind

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Photograph 'from near Geophysics building to Black Mt & CSIRO (across Sullivans Creek), 1971'

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
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Man bending to hit ball with cricket bat, two children behind near wicket fence and a clothesline nearby

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Card of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal, 1977

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Gregory's Road Map of New South Wales

Gregory's Road Map of New South Wales

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Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

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Edna M. Thompson
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Container

Container

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Hand operated meat mincer

Hand operated meat mincer

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Small paper book titled

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Thea S. Hughes
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Envelope containing travel guide and map of South Coast NSW and Snowy Mountains

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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Pocket-size maroon-coloured diary of 1952 belonging to Edna Thompson

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Certificate awarded to E Thompson for Midweek and Weekenders Best Second Nine, Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cuticle shaper

Cuticle shaper

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Unused postcard depicting the Lounge Car on the Blue Train, Rhodesia

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Pair of surgical forceps

Pair of surgical forceps

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Wire basket

Wire basket

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Photograph of Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Photograph of Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Unused postcard depicting Monkey Bay, Lake Nyasa, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting Monkey Bay, Lake Nyasa, Rhodesia

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

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Edna M. Thompson
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Two letters, one an invitation from the Secretary to the Governor General inviting Enid Thompson to receive B.E.M. insignia and an acceptance of invitation.

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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Letter from John Wessel providing a character reference for Mrs Edna Thompson, 1976

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations from Tony Wilson to Edna Thompson for receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Lima, Peru
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Two letters, one from the Official Secretary to the Governor General informing Edna Thompson of postponement of her B.E.M. investiture, the other an acknowledgement of the change of date

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Woman standing on a sheltered balcony, holding a baby in a long dress - Yvonne 3 months

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Little girl playing with a doll held by a woman

Little girl playing with a doll held by a woman

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Diary of Edna Thompson, containing details of her daily activities while living in Japan, 1953

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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

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Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

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Book ttiled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and District 1983' written by Patricia Degens

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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Unused postcard depicting the S.S. Liemba on Lake Tanganyika, Rhodesia

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Certificate awarded to E Thompson from the Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Berlin, Germany
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Khaki canvas bag with six pockets that hold cutlery

Khaki canvas bag with six pockets that hold cutlery

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