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Papers of Atlee Hunt 1900-1930 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1299291
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Hunt, Atlee Arthur, 1864-1935
 
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Description 1 m. (7 boxes) 
Summary

The papers consist chiefly of correspondence, semi-official and private, mostly concerning Australia's administrative activities and interests in Great Britain, the Pacific Islands, particularly the New Hebrides, Papua and the Northern Territory. Main correspondents include - A. M. Campbell, J. H. P. Murray, Staniforth Smith, Rev. Frank Paton, Merton King, Judge T. E. Roseby, Capt. R. Muirhead Collins, Sir Charles Lucas, H. C. Smart, Sir G. Le Hunte, A. E. Carey, M. V. Murphy, Sir Edmund Barton, J. O'Neill Brenan, E. L. Batchelor, P. McMahon Glynn, Hugh Mahon, Col. James Burns and W. H. Lucas (of Burns Philp and Co. Ltd.), Alfred Deakin, T. R. Bavin, Sir John Forrest and Sir L. E. Groom. There is also a small quantity of miscellaneous printed material, press cuttings and photographs.

Biography/History

Private Secretary to Sir Edmund Barton in 1901, Permanent Head of External Affairs 1901-1917, Secretary to Department of Territories 1917-1921 and Public Service Arbitrator in 1921-1930.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 52

Related Material Associated materials: Papers of Atlee Hunt, including three diaries, are housed at National Library of Australia Manuscript Section at MS 1100. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A973

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available (38 p.) in Manuscript Reading Room and on the Internet at http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms52 
Subjects Hunt, Atlee Arthur, - 1864-1935 - Archives.  |  Great Britain - Relations - Australia.  |  Australia - Relations - Great Britain.  |  Australia - Territories and possessions.  |  Australia - Officials and employees - Archives.
Time Coverage 1900-1930 
Occupation Public servants.

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