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Papers of Staniforth Smith, 1901-1931 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1463000
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Smith, Staniforth, 1869-1934
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1901-1931 
9 cm. (7 boxes). 
Summary

Contains letters from various correspondents including Alfred Deakin, J.H.P. Murray, Atlee Hunt, G.F. Pearce and H.H. Lewis. There are also press cuttings, diaries from 1906-1930 and some twenty publications. Subjects include the acquisition of land in Papua, the Kikori Expedition, missions in Papua and biographical material on Benjamin Boyd and Staniforth Smith.

Biography/History

Senator for WA 1901-1906; director of Agriculture and Mines and Commissioner for Lands & Surveys, Papua, 1907-1916; Administrator, Papua; Administrator of N.T., 1919-1921.

Notes

Manuscript references no. : NLA MS 1709.

Card index to correspondence available.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (11 p.). 
Subjects Smith, Staniforth, - 1869-1934 - Archives.  |  Murray, Hubert, - Sir, - 1861-1940 - Correspondence.  |  Deakin, Alfred, - 1856-1919 - Correspondence.  |  Missions - Papua.  |  Land tenure - Papua New Guinea.  |  Papua - Officials and employees - Archives.  |  Northern Territory - Politics and government - 1918-1922.  |  Papua - Politics and government.
Time Coverage 1901-1931 
Occupation Colonial administrators.
Other authors/contributors Murray, Hubert, Sir, 1861-1940  |  Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919
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Papers of Miles Staniforth Cater Smith

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