Papers of A.J. Forbes. 1942-1993.


Papers of A.J. Forbes. 1942-1993.

Memoranda, circulars, minutes, agenda, correspondence, speeches, drafts, articles, published materials and diaries. The bulk of the papers relate to Forbes' work as South Australian President and later Federal President of the Liberal Party in 1979-85. There are memoranda, circulars, minutes and agenda of the many committees on which Forbes sat. Correspondents include Tony Eggleton, John Atwill, Malcolm Fraser, John Elliott, John Howard, Andrew Peacock, Nick Minchin, Graham Wynn, Grahame Morris, John Valder, Chris Puplick, Sir Robert Crichton-Brown, Fred Chaney, John Olsen, Roger Goldsworthy, C.R. Story, Don Jessop, Don Willett, Ralph de Garis, Steele Hall and Amanda Vanstone. There are some papers relating to Forbes' parliamentary career and a lesser number relating to his Ministerial positions. There are also a few papers relating to his terms as Chairman of the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Commission and the National Library of Australia Council.

6.60 m. (47 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7041157

Libraries Australia

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Liberal Party of Australia (corporateBody)

Howard, John, 1939-.... (person)

Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-.... (person)

Peacock, Andrew, 1939- (person)

Olsen, John, 1928- (person)

Painter and graphic artist. In 1971 Olsen was commissioned to produce a mural inspired by Kenneth Slessor's "Five bells" for the northern foyer of the Sydney Opera House. From the description of Manuscripts. 1971-1981. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221755617 ...

Forbes, A. J. (Alexander James), 1923- (person)

Politician and party official. Liberal Member of the House of Representatives 1956-75. Minister for the Navy 1963, Minister for the Army 1963-66, Minister for Health 1966-71, Minister for Immigration 1971-72. Federal President of the Liberal Party of Australia 1982-85. From the description of Papers of A.J. Forbes. 1942-1993. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223408416 ...