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Papers of Henry Higgins, 1840-1976, bulk 1841-1929 [manuscript]
Bib ID 540859
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Higgins, H. B. (Henry Bournes), 1851-1929
 
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Description 1840-1976 
2.21 m. (13 boxes) + 6 folios 
Summary

Higgins' personal and professional correspondence (1854-1929) with figures such as Frank Gavan Duffy, Littleton Groom, Charles Powers, Archbishops Carr and Moran, John Latham, Billy Hughes and Robert Garran. Higgins family correspondence (1841-1923), including letters from the family's life in Ireland and post-emigration. Personal and family papers and effects, newspaper cuttings, notes and notebooks, commonplace books, private diaries and publications collected or written by Higgins.

Biography/History

Migrated from Ireland with his family 1870; admitted to the Bar 1876; entered politics in 1894; Attorney-General in Watson's Labour Ministry of 1904; Justice of the High Court from 1906 and President of the Federal Court of Concilation and Arbitration 1907-1922.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 1057

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A266 (Rev. 1).

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (23 p.) available. 
Subjects Higgins, H. B. - (Henry Bournes), - 1851-1929 - Archives.  |  Higgins family - Archives.  |  Politicians - Australia - Archives.  |  Judges - Australia - Archives.  |  Lawyers - Australia - Archives.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1891-1901.
Time Coverage 1840-1976 
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Judges  |  Lawyers
Other authors/contributors Higgins family

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