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Papers of Sir Timothy A. Coghlan [microform] : [M807-814, M828], 1878-1959
Bib ID 1856161
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Coghlan, T. A. (Timothy Augustine), 1855-1926
 
Access Conditions Available for research. 
Description [1878-1959] 
9 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Series

Australian Joint Copying Project microform collection.

Summary

M807-814: 1. In-letters, 1878-1929, including 18 letters 1905-1908 from Alfred Deakin, letters 1887-1920 from Andrew Fisher, B.R. Wise, Henry Parkes, Sir George Dibbs, R.E. O'Connor, and J. Le Gay Brereton: congratulatory correspondence on his knighthood in 1914 and correspondence on private and official matters. 2. Letter books, 1906-1915, containing copies of letters to 325 friends and colleagues relating to official matters and to his activities as agent-general for New South Wales, as well as to domestic affairs. 3. Invitations, programs and club membership documents, 1888-1925. 4. Legal documents and printed material including notification of honours and letters of condolence on his death. 5. Family correspondence, 1905-1926. 6. Newspaper cuttings, 1885-1926, including references to his career in Sydney and London and his contributions to the Bulletin. 7. Photographs of family and of railway construction in Sydney, 1922. M828: Album with index of criminals giving name, place and date of birth, particulars of convictions and portraits.

Biography/History

Statistican, public servant and writer. Timothy Augustine Coghlan was born in Sydney in 1855. He served as the first government statistician of New South Wales, 1886-1905, until appointed as New South Wales agent-general in London, 1905-1926. Coghlan was the author of Wealth and progress of New South Wales (1887), Labour and industry in Australia (1918) and many other works. He was also a member of many associations and government advisory bodies. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/617455

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M807-815 and M828.

Microfilm copy of original documents held in the National Library of Australia Manuscript collection at MS 6335.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 32, p. 27-28.

Reproduction Microfilm. Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 9 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (4 p.) available in the Pictures and Manuscripts Reading Room. 
Subjects Coghlan, T. A. - (Timothy Augustine), - 1855-1926 - Archives.  |  Coghlan family - Archives.  |  Statisticians - New South Wales - Archives.  |  Government executives - New South Wales - Archives.  |  Economics historians - Australia - Archives.  |  New South Wales - Statistics, Vital.  |  Australia - Economic conditions - 1788-1900.  |  New South Wales - Officials and employees - Archives.
Time Coverage 1856-1959 
Other authors/contributors Coghlan family  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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