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Papers of Sir Hudson Fysh, 1937-1967 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1132215
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Fysh, Hudson, Sir, 1895-1974
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1937-1967 
6 cm. (4 folders) 
Summary

Processed and printed articles and speeches by Sir Wilmot Hudson Fysh, most of which relate to the development and future of air transport and in particular to Qantas Airways Limited, of which he was Managing Director. Includes 2 books: Qantas Aeriana, 1920-1954 by E.A. Crome; Front-line airline: the war story of Qantas Empire Airways Limited by E. Bennett-Bremner.

Biography/History

Sir Wilmot Fysh, K.B.E., cr. 1953, D.F.C., F.R.G.S.A., F.R.Ac.S., M.Inst.T., was born in Launceston, Tasmania in 1895. He was a founder of Qantas in 1920. He was Managing Director of Qantas 1923-1947; Chairman and Managing Director 1947-1955; member of Executive Committee of I.A.T.A. (International Air Transport Association) and President for 1961-1962; Chairman of Qantas Empire Airways Ltd. and Qantas Wentworth Holdings Limited from which he retired in 1966. He was awarded the Oswald Watt Gold Medal for service to aviation.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 933.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (5 p.) available. 
Subjects Fysh, Hudson, Sir, 1895-1974 -- Archives.  |  Smith, Ross Macpherson, Sir, 1892-1922.  |  Smith, Keith Macpherson, Sir, 1890-1955.  |  Guthrie, Giles, Sir.  |  Qantas Airways -- Employees -- Archives.  |  Qantas Airways.  |  Aeronautics, Commercial -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1937-1967 
Occupation Company directors.
Other authors/contributors Crome, E. A. (Ernest Alfred), 1902-1987. Qantas aeriana  |  Bennett-Bremner, E. Front-line airline

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