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Papers of Laurence Fitzhardinge, 1898-1972 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2623947
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Fitzhardinge, L. F. (Laurence Frederic), 1908-1993
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1898-1972 
2.10 m. 
Summary

Various manuscript drafts of vols. 1 and 2 of Fitzhardinge's biography of Billy Hughes, including the complete and final draft of vol. 2. Extensive notes, newscuttings and photocopies drawn from major manuscript collections, the Public Record Office (U.K.) and published matter, relating to Hughes, his career, and political conditions of his time. Includes photocopies of Hughes' letters, memoranda, and cablegrams, illustrative matter and Hughes' educational and medical records. Letters to Fitzhardinge about Hughes.

Biography/History

L.F. Fitzhardinge, formerly of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, and one-time staff member of the National Library, was chosen by William Morris Hughes as his biographer.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 5400.

Large number of photocopies.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D923.

Subjects Fitzhardinge, L. F. - (Laurence Frederic), - 1908-1993 - Archives.  |  Hughes, W. M. - (William Morris), - 1862-1952.  |  Biographers - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1898-1972 
Occupation Biographers.

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