State Library of South Australia logo Mountford-Sheard Collection
SA Memory. South Australia past and present, for the future

02. Letter of application
Title : 02. Letter of application 02. Letter of application
Add To My SA Memory
Creator : Crack, W. A.
Source : Mountford, Charles P., PRG 1218/17/5
Date of creation : 1945
Format : Letter
Catalogue record
The State Library of South Australia is keen to find out more about SA Memory items. We encourage you to contact the Library if you have additional information about any of these items.
Copyright : The State Library has endeavoured to identify and contact copyright holders of material digitised for this website. Where the copyright owner has not been able to be traced, or where the permission is still being sought, the Library has decided in good faith to proceed with digitisation and publication. The State Library invites persons who believe they are copyright owners to contact Library staff to discuss usage of this item.
Description :

Letter dated 27 August 1945 by W. A. Crack of Brisbane, in which he writes to Charles Mountford asking to join the proposed American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land.

The hopeful applicant had seen a newspaper article about the proposed Expedition, and cites his experience on board boats, as a boy scout and as a cook as reason to be considered for a position.
Related names :

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, (1948)

Coverage year : 1945
Place : Brisbane
Further reading :
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, (1948). Records of the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land, Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1956-1964.

Lamshed, Max, 'Monty' : the biography of C.P. Mountford, [Adelaide] : Rigby, 1972



About SA Memory

Explore SA Memory

SA Memory Themes


My SA Memory


What's on