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Title
William Morris Hughes - Records
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS 1538
Date Range
1875 - c. 1979
Description

Correspondence (1903-1952), diaries and notebooks (1916-1951) financial papers, newspaper cuttings, photographs, family papers and political papers as well as much of Hughes' published output of books, press articles and speeches. Also contains corrected ts. of L. F. Fitzhardinge's biography of W. M. Hughes. The date coverage of the collection is uneven with only a small portion of papers relating to Hughes' activities, 1894-1917. Much of the material is concentrated towards the 1930s and 1940s. The political papers include Hughes' time as Prime Minister, 1915-1923, as a backbencher, 1923-1934 and 1941-1952, as well as his various Ministerial positions, 1934-1941.

Quantity
35 m
Access
Available for reference
Finding Aid

Guide to the Papers of William Morris Hughes, National Library of Australia, 1997, http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1538. Details

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