1982, English, Unpublished edition: The diary of Constable John William Stokes of the Northern Territory Police Force, 1937-1942, and other family history / edited by Anthony (Tony) Stokes. [manuscript] / Stokes, John William, 1910-1995.

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Physical Description
  • xxvii, 442 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Published
  • [Canberra] : Tony Stokes, 1982.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The diary of Constable John William Stokes of the Northern Territory Police Force, 1937-1942, and other family history edited by Anthony (Tony) Stokes.
Creator
  • Stokes, John William, 1910-1995.
Other Creators
  • Stokes, Tony.
Published
  • [Canberra] : Tony Stokes, 1982.
Medium
  • [manuscript] /​
Physical Description
  • xxvii, 442 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1937-1942
Summary
  • Printed version of a typescript diary originally produced in multiple carbon copies for forwarding to family and friends. The diary covers Stokes' life as a policeman in Darwin in 1937, at Elcho Island, long periods in the outback on patrol, and finally his time in charge of the police district of Maranboy, south of Katherine, which was then a tin mining camp; contemporary photographs are also included, as well as some family history.
Biography
  • John William Stokes was a Northern Territory policeman, 1938-58; Australian official representative on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 1958-60, and on Christmas Island, 1960-66; Department of the Territories, Canberra, 1966-70.
Notes
  • Limited family edition of 61 copies, not for sale or commercial distribution.
  • Includes index.
  • "November 1982"
  • National Library of Australia Manuscript reference no.: MS 8918.
  • See also: The long arm : a biography of a Northern Territory policeman /​ by Hugh V. Clarke (1974).
Access Conditions
  • NLA copy available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 363.2/​099429
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