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Illuminated addresses 1925-1930 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1311728
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stonehaven, John Lawrence Baird, Viscount, 1874-1941
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1925-1930 
10 fol. items. 
Summary

Ten illuminated addresses presented to Stonehaven to mark his visits to, or affiliations with, various societies, associations and religious organisations in Australia.

Biography/History

Stonehaven was born in 1874. In 1896 he joined the Diplomatic Corps. From 1910 to 1922 he held the seat of Rugby in the House of Commons and the seat of Ayr Burghs from 1922 to 1925. He was Minister of Transport and Commissioner of Works from 1923-1924. He was Governor-General of Australia from 1925 to 1931. On his return to Britain he became Chairman of the Conservative Party Organisation until 1936.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 6073.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D310

Subjects Stonehaven, John Lawrence Baird, Viscount, 1874-1941 -- Archives.  |  Governors general -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1925-1930 
Occupation Governors general

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