Sir James Blair presenting Father Leo Hayes with the Thomson Medal from the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, St Lucia, Brisbane, 22 Apr 1942

uqfl2_b96_f15i680.jpg

Title

Sir James Blair presenting Father Leo Hayes with the Thomson Medal from the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, St Lucia, Brisbane, 22 Apr 1942

Creator

Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967

Source

Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2, Box 96, Folder 15, item 676 https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:682336

Date

22-04-1942

Rights

Copyright expired

Format

Photograph; b&w.

Type

image/jpeg

Additional notes

In 1942, Father Hayes was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia and was awarded the Dr Thomson Foundation Gold Medal for his work as geologist and ethnologist. The Chancellor of the University of Queensland, Sir James Blair, presented the medal at a meeting of the Society held at the University on April 22. (Information from Macleay River Native. (1942, May 29). The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved September 4, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article168504388)

Citation

Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967, “Sir James Blair presenting Father Leo Hayes with the Thomson Medal from the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, St Lucia, Brisbane, 22 Apr 1942 ,” accessed October 20, 2019, https://uqlibraryonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/936.

Output Formats