Adrian  Gibb

Assistant Archivist

Adrian Gibb

About Adrian -

Adrian is the Assistant Archivist working at the Records and Archives Centre, Church House. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Queensland and has worked in the records/archives industry for well over a decade.

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Canon Garland: ‘the architect’ of Anzac Day

The Rev’d Canon David Garland has long been regarded as ‘the architect’ of Anzac Day, and is a revered figure in the history of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. In this video, the Anglican Church Southern Queensland honours Canon Garland and explains why he is identified with the national day of remembrance that is Anzac Day. Lest we forget.

An envelope from 1942 addressed to prisoner of war and Queensland poet James Picot and sent by Archbishop William Wand, stamped with ‘Delivery Impracticable Return To Sender’, and ‘P.O.W’ written on it
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The lost Picot poems

After Archives and Records Centre volunteer Judith Matthews found a 1942 ‘Return to sender’ envelope which was marked with ‘POW’ and returned to then Archbishop William Wand, Archives staff discovered that the POW addressee was an award-winning poet and former St Francis College Theology student

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A piece of history

Assistant Archivist for the Diocese, Adrian Gibb, explains how the oldest item in our Records and Archives Centre found its way to the Diocese from Westminster Abbey