Scrapbooks [manuscript]. 1924-1949.


Marks, Walter Moffitt. Scrapbooks [manuscript].

Scrapbooks [manuscript]. 1924-1949.

The collection comprises three scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings, letters, War Loans campaign papers, manuscript notes, and photographs, and covers the years 1924-1926, 1929-1930, and 1944-1949. It covers Marks' parliamentary career, his activities and speeches for the War Loans campaign, his trips to America, Britain and Europe, and includes letters (1944-1946) Marks received from J. B. Chifley, John Beasle, and F. M. Forde.

15 cm.

Related Entities

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Marks, Walter Moffitt. (person)

Walter Marks, a solicitor by profession, held the federal seat of Wentworth for the Nationalist Party from 1919 to 1939. He was Parliamentary Undersecretary for External Affairs from 1921 to 1923 and voted against the Bruce Government's Maritime Industries Bill in 1929, thus precipitating the government's defeat at subsequent general elections. Later, during the last years of the Second World War, Marks was an active voluntary speaker for Chifley's War Loans campaign. From the descri...

Forde, Francis Michael, 1890-1983 (person)

Politician. Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the House of Representatives, 1932-1941; Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, 1932-1946; Minister for the Army, 1941-1946. Acting Prime Minister on several occasions, 1941-1946 and Prime Minister from 6-12 July 1945. From the description of Letters [manuscript]. 1941-1942. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851313 ...

Chifley, J. B. (Joseph Benedict), 1885-1951 (person)

Politician. Director of Labour Supply and Regulation (1940). Member of the House of Representatives (1928-1931, 1940-1951). Acting Member of the Advisory War Council (1942, 1944). Minister for Post-War Reconstruction (1942-1945); Member of the Food Executive (1943-1945). Acting Prime Minister, 1945 and Prime Minister, 1945-1949. Leader of the Opposition, 1949-1951. From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. 1940-1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851309 ...

Beasley, J. A. (John Albert), 1895-1949 (person)

Politician and trade unionist. President of Electrical Trades Union of NSW and of the Trades and Labour Council, 1922-1928. Elected to the House of Representatives, 1928. Ministerial appointments included Assistant Minister for Industry, 1919 and Acting Minister for Supply and Development and for Supply and Shipping, 1941-1945; Acting Minister and then Minister for Defence, 1946. Leader of the Parliamentary ALP, 1940. Leader of the Australian Delegation to the 26th Session of the International L...