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Correspondence of Christopher Crisp, 1877-1916 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2561963
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Crisp, Christopher, 1844-1915
 
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Description 1877-1916 
7 cm. 
Summary

Correspondence mainly includes letters, with some printed material and newspapercuttings, largely of a political nature. There is some personal and biographical material. Political subjects covered are mainly concerned with Australian and Victorian affairs, and include discussions on Federation Leagues in Australia, Imperial Federation, State Socialism, the Labour Movement, Trade Unionism etc. Some letters deal with the development of Bacchus Marsh with regard especially to railways, irrigation and water supplies. Personal material mainly consists of comments and criticism of leading articles. Several letters contain discussions on theories of cosmology, theology and other philosophical subjects. 23 letters are included, mainly discussions on Victorian and Australian politics, from Alfred Deakin. Other correspondents include James Service, George Higinbotham, H. B. Higgins, Sir Henry Wrixon, Sir George Reid, E. E. Morris, E. J. Thomas and others.

Biography/History

Journalist and editor. Edited Bacchus Marsh "Express", 1866-1915.

Notes

Xerox copies.

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 743.

Originals in private ownership.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A296 (Rev 1)

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (14 p.) available. 
Subjects Crisp, Christopher, - 1844-1915 - Correspondence.  |  Deakin, Alfred, - 1856-1919 - Correspondence.  |  Journalists - Australia - Correspondence.  |  Australia - Politics and government.  |  Victoria - Politics and government.
Time Coverage 1877-1916 
Occupation Journalists
Other authors/contributors Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919

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