The University of Queensland. Report of the Inaugural Ceremony... 1911.

Seller: Top-Rated Seller readsrarebookshop (3,195) 99.2%, Location: BRISBANE, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201396086349 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Read’s Rare Book Shop Established 1928 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The University of Queensland. Report of the Inaugural Ceremony Held at the Exhibition Hall, Brisbane, on Thursday, 1st June, 1911. Brisbane: Anthony James Cumming, Government Printer, [1911]. First edition, small quarto, 255 x 190 mm, original full calf boards, title repeated on front cover in gilt, pp. 47, [1], with frontispiece and 20 full page plates, slightly rubbed, very good copy. This copy presented to Mr. J.P. Tivey, engineering lecturer, with his name stamped in gilt on front cover. The University of Queensland was established by an Act of Parliament in 1909 and was officially founded on April 16, 1910, with the gazettal of appointments to the first UQ Senate. Teaching started in 1911 in Old Government House in George Street, Brisbane. In the first year there were three faculties, Arts, Science and Engineering, with 60 men and 23 women students. *note - the photograph of the cover shows a blue tint - it is actually a black colour. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Condition: Like new Insights Exclusive
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