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Memoirs of Sir Walter Crocker, 1902-1975 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1237388
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Crocker, Walter, 1902-2002
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1902-1975] 
1 v. (380 leaves). 
Summary

The memoirs cover the period 1902-1975. They record in considerable detail Crocker's early life in South Australia, his education at Adelaide, Oxford and Stanford Universities, and his outstanding career as a diplomat, soldier, academic and official in the British Colonial Service.

Biography/History

Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia since 1973. One of Australia's most distinguished diplomats, he has been ambassador to Italy, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and Belgium and High Commissioner to India and Canada. He was professor of International Relations at the Australian National University from 1949 to 1952. Between 1971 and 1977 he was a member of the University of Adelaide Council and is the author of eight books including Australian Ambassador published in 1971.

Notes

Manuscript reference no: MS 5019.

Originals held by the Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.

Related Material Microfilm of Sir Walter Crocker's diaries covering his entire diplomatic career between 1952 and 1970 available at NLA mfm G 20734-20741. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C1169

Subjects Crocker, Walter, 1902-2002 -- Archives.  |  Diplomats -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1902-1975 
Occupation Diplomats.

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