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Papers of Baron Hallam Tennyson, 1895-1919 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2245809
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, Baron, 1852-1928
 
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Description 1895-1919 
2 m. (9 boxes) 3 boxes photocopies. 
Summary

Papers of: Hallam, 2nd Baron Tennyson; his wife Audrey Georgina Florence, Lady Tennyson; Alfred Aubrey Tennyson, 2nd son of Hallam; Zacyntha Boyle, mother of Lady Audrey Tennyson; and miscellaneous papers. The papers consist of diaries, commissions, secret despatches, family correspondence, correspondence relating to administration and defence, telegrams, drafts of speeches, accounts, newspaper cuttings, invitations, photographs and passports.

Biography/History

Son of Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron and Poet Laureate. Was Governor and Commander-in-chief of South Australia 1899-July 1902. After this he became Acting Governor-General then Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia until his return to England in 1904. In 1905 became Privy Councillor, and in 1913 Deputy Governor of the Isle of Wight.

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Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 479.

Related Material Portrait of a military officer in uniform, London, ca. 1874; Located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC/14439 LOC Box PIC/14439. 
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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A285.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (49 p.). 
Subjects Boyle, Zacyntha Antonia Lorenzina - Archives.  |  Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, - Baron, - 1852-1928 - Archives.  |  Tennyson, Alfred Aubrey - Archives.  |  Tennyson, Audrey, - Lady, - 1854-1916 - Archives.  |  Governors general - Australia - Archives.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1901-1914.
Time Coverage 1895-1919 
Occupation Governors general.
Other authors/contributors Tennyson, Audrey, Lady, 1854-1916  |  Tennyson, Alfred Aubrey  |  Boyle, Zacyntha Antonia Lorenzina

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