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Papers of King O'Malley, 1888-1955 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2246025
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
O'Malley, King, 1858-1953
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1888-1955 
3.68 m. (23 boxes) 
Summary

Correspondence (including correspondence with Dr. L. C. Jauncey, 1932-1954), 3 boxes. Diaries (1910-1953), 2 boxes. Notes and drafts of speeches, mainly 1910-1916, 4 boxes. Publications and election manifestos, 1 box. Newspaper clippings, 1890-1953, 10 vols. and boxes. Photographs, 2 vols. Invitations and souvenirs, 1901-1953, 1 box. Inscribed personal copy of Bible (opening Federal Parliament 1901). Inscribed ministerial copy of Department of Home Affairs Schedule no. 14. Income tax returns and business documents, 1 box. Cheque butts (1900-1953), 1 box. Miscellaneous material (sympathy messages, etc.), 1 box. Official papers connected with administration of Department of Home Affairs 1910-1913 and 1915-1916, 11 boxes. Ministerial outward letterbook, 1915-1916.

Biography/History

Politician. Member of House of Representatives 1901-1917 and Minister for Home Affairs in the second Fisher (Labour) Ministry (1910-1913) and under W.M. Hughes 1915-1916. He was closely concerned with the founding of the Commonwealth Bank and the establishment and design of Canberra.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 460.

Card index to correspondence available.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A287.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (8 p.) available. 
Subjects O'Malley, King, - 1858-1953 - Archives.  |  Jauncey, Leslie C. - (Leslie Cyril), - 1899- - Correspondence.  |  Australia. - Department of Home Affairs.  |  Politicians - Australia - Archives.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1901-1922.
Time Coverage 1888-1955 
Occupation Federal politicians.
Other authors/contributors Jauncey, Leslie C. (Leslie Cyril), 1899-1959
Exhibited Selected items exhibited in: "King O'Malley", Canberra Museum and Gallery, 4 November 2011-4 March 2012. 

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