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Papers [microform] : [M672-673] 1840-1903
Bib ID 333876
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Duffy, Charles Gavan, Sir, 1816-1903
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

1) Letters to Duffy from various correspondents, including literary and political figures, from 1840-46, 1846-54 and 1855-1902. 2) Correspondence 1842-92 between members of Duffy's circle and an account by Fred Lucas on his visit to Rome in 1855. 3) Documents relating to the publication of Duffy's works including a cutting with author's amendments of an article by Duffy, "Half a century of boons to ungrateful Ireland". 4) Documents concerning Duffy and Young Ireland, including a poem by Charles Kickham and accounts by Richard O'Gorman and T.B. MacManus of the Rising of 1848.

Biography/History

Irish nationalist and Premier of Victoria 1871-72. Duffy started work as a journalist in 1836 and in 1842 founded the Nation. This paper was suppressed for advocating rebellion in 1848-49. Duffy emigrated to Australia in 1855 and in the following year was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly. Between 1857 and 1865 he held various positions, including Minister of Lands, and in 1871 became Premier and Chief Secretary of Victoria. He remained in office for only twelve months but later became Speaker of the House of Assembly 1877-80.

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 M672-673.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the National Library of Ireland, Kildare St., Dublin.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 50, p. 33-34.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (1 p.). 
Subjects Duffy, Charles Gavan, Sir, 1816-1903 -- Archives.  |  Lucas, Fred -- Correspondence.  |  Duffy, Charles Gavan, Sir, 1816-1903. Young Ireland.  |  Politicians -- Victoria -- Archives.  |  Nationalism -- Ireland.  |  Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901.
Time Coverage 1840-1903 
Other authors/contributors O'Gorman, Richard  |  Lucas, Fred  |  Kickham, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1828-1882  |  MacManus, T. B  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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