Papers. ca. 1909-1932.


Papers. ca. 1909-1932.

Contains mainly newspaper cuttings and typescript articles dating from the 1920s. Subjects include Australian history; history of Canberra; early Sydney; early Melbourne; Governor Phillip; Captain Cook; ships and shipping, including sailing ships Tingira and Kobenhavn, the Sirius and the wreck of the Dunbar; Australia and the New Hebrides. There are also typescript copies of addresses by Sir Joseph Cook, W.S. Sims and Harry Lauder, an article by T . Dunbabin and papers relating to the political life of Elliot Johnson including notes for speeches, letters patent, 1915, and other documents relating to Johnson's appointment to a Royal Commission inquiring into matters concerning the New Hebrides, Norfolk Island and New Howe Island.

19 cm. (16 folders)


SNAC Resource ID: 7027185

Libraries Australia

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Johnson, William Elliot Sir, 1862-1932 (person)

Elliot, G. F. Scott (George Francis Scott), 1862-1934 (person)

William Elliot Johnson was speaker of the House of Representatives, 1913-1914 and 1917-1923 and a member of Parliament from 1903-1928. From the description of Papers. ca. 1909-1932. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 220855346 Member for Lang. Originally suggested Yass-Canberra country was suitable for being established as Federal Territory. From the description of Articles and notes. 1891-1910. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225711108 ...

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Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814 (person)

Epithet: Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00022c Arthur Phillip was born in London, educated at Greenwich, and at the age of seven joined the Royal Navy as an apprentice. He rose steadily in the service, attaining the rank of Captain. in 1786, he was assigned the duty of forming a convict settlement in Australia. His fleet arrived in Botany Bay in 1788, and in four years he had established a col...

Sims, W. S. (person)

Lauder, Harry, Sir, 1870-1950 (person)

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Cook, Joseph, 1860-1947 (person)

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Kobenhavn (Ship) (corporateBody)