HISTORY as narrative or thematic explorations
There are many ways to present historical information. The City Botanic Gardens history is provided here in three ways: as a traditional narrative (downloadable file), a brief list of Moments in Time, and as an illustrated thematic description (another downloadable file).
FOR A DETAILED NARRATIVE, download this extract of the 1995 History written by Helen Hamley.
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Here are some illustrated highlights from the 2017 Talk to QUT/LA students by Jean Sim. More to come!
FOR MORE, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THIS ILLUSTRATED TALK: OBBG history 2017 6pages
ADDITIONAL SOURCES, extracted from unpublished manuscript of History of Old Brisbane Botanic Gardens (2006):
References OBBGnarhist2006extract REFERENCES
Appendix A: Managers and Botanists OBBGnarhist2006 extract APPENDIX A (also listed on Just add People page).
Appendix B: BOTANIC GARDENS LIBRARY begun by Walter Hill in 1860s OBBGnarhist2006 extract APPENDIX B
Appendix E: Leading Commercial Nurseries 1860s-1880s OBBGnarhist2006 extract APPENDIX E
Appendix F: Economic Plants Introduced by Walter Hill between 1855 and 1872 OBBGnarhist2006 extract APPENDIX F