02312ntc a22002177i 45000010005000000080041000050400026000461000018000722450070000902640016001603000028001763360021002043370023002253380032002485000016002805060028002965201421003245330077017455400079018228560193019011329140313k19131935xx 000 0|eng d aANU:PMBcANU:PMBerda1 aGrabowsky Ian10aA History in diary form of Civil Aviation in Papua and New Guinea c1913 - 1935 a2 reels; 35mm microfilm atext2rdacontent acomputer2rdamedia aonline resource2rdacarrier aAU PMB MS 7 aAvailable for reference2 aMr Ian Grabowsky, born in Finland in 1899, was actively associated with New Guinea aviation from 1931 to 1937 as a pilot and manager for Guinea Airways Ltd. Between 1962 and 1967, he compiled a history of civil aviation in New Guinea to the year 1935 for the Commonwealth Department of Civil Aviation (Australia). For further details of Grabowsky's career and his compilation, see <I>Pacific Islands Monthly</I> for February, 1968, p.14. A detailed account of the development of civil aviation and the exploits of the early fliers in New Guinea to 1935, drawing upon a wide range of published and unpublished material.<BR>Reel 1: Introduction; Vol.1 - Chapter 1 The Discovery of Gold 1529-1925. Chapter 2 The Early Transport System (including a section on oil, administration patrols and recruitment of human transport). Chapters 3 and 4 Transport and the Goldfields 1926 (Chapter 4 includes A Wild Road Winds to Wau by Mrs Alice Allen Innes, 'mine hostess' at Salamau from 1927, recounting an incident recorded in her diary). Chapters 5 to 7 deal with Air Transport and the Goldfields from 1927 to 1929 respectively. Vol.2 - Chapters 7 to 9 cover air transport and the goldfields from 1930 to 1932 respectively. Vol.3 - Chapter 10 Great Discoveries of New Lands, New People, New Wealth, New Ventures and New Ambitions.<BR>Reel 2: Vol.3 (cont.) Chapter 11 - 1934. Vol.4 - 1935. aElectronic reproduction:bCanberra :cPacific Manuscripts Bureau, d2014 aAvailable for referenceuhttp://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/copyright.php41uhttp://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/digital/catalogue/index.php/history-in-diary-form-of-civil-aviation-in-papua-and-new-guineazView this item in the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau Catalogue.