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Family papers of Robert Garran, 1860-1957 [manuscript]
Bib ID 554456
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Garran, Robert, Sir, 1867-1957
 
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Description 1860-1957 
3 m. (19 boxes) 
Summary

Robert Garran's papers make up the the bulk of the collection and include texts of speeches and essays; poetry; diaries; notes on federation and the drafting of the constitution; correspondence while at the Attorney-General's Office; memoranda, reports and correspondence regarding the Paris Peace Conference, 1919; material on the Imperial Conferences, Indian Military Dedence Tribunal, 1932-1933; Garran's various activities after retirement in 1932 and varous legal matters. Also includes Andrew Garran's diaries, 1860-1901, notebooks, thesis, and press editiorials as well as general family correspondence and some diaries of Mary Ishane Garran, Andrew's daughter. Major correspondents include R. H. Alsop, C. E. W. Bean, Blake & Riggall Solicitors, E. J. Bowater, Sir Richard Boyer, J. R. Casboulte, C. S. Daley, John Garran, R. M. Johnson, D. Ohlfsen, John Reynolds, W. N. Rowse, Roy S. Smith, and Russell V. Williams.

Biography/History

Robert Randolph Garran (1867-1957), was Secretary to the Attorney-General's Dept and Parliamentary Draftsman, 1901-1932, and Solicitor-General, 1917-1932. His father, Andrew Garran was editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, 1873-1885 and was elected to the N.S.W. Legislative Council in 1887.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 2001.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C470.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (25 p.). 
Subjects Garran, Robert, - Sir, - 1867-1957 - Archives.  |  Garran, Andrew, - 1825-1901 - Archives.  |  Garran, Mary Ishane, - Diaries.  |  Paris Peace Conference, - (1919-1920)  |  Lawyers - Australia - Archives.  |  Politicians - New South Wales - Archives.  |  Constitutional law - Australia.  |  Constitutional history - Australia.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1901-1945.  |  New South Wales - Politics and government - 1851-1901.
Time Coverage 1860-1957 
Occupation Lawyers.
Other authors/contributors Garran, Andrew, 1825-1901  |  Garran, Mary Ishane

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