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Papers of William Keith Hancock, 1930-1974 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1790491
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hancock, W. K. (William Keith), 1898-1988
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1930-1974 
2.10 m. (15 boxes). 
Summary

Papers relating to General Smuts collected by Sir Keith Hancock. Included are copies of letters by General Smuts, draft of Sir Keith's biography of Smuts, and Sir Keith's correspondence with various people while collecting material for his book. Correspondents include Lord Trenchard, Prof. P.G.H. Boswell, Piet Beukes, Sir Dougal Malcolm, Prof. D.W. Kruger, Dr W.J. de Kock, Prof. K. Kirkwood, Lord Reith, Alan Paton, Mrs Gillett, Prof. L.M. Thompson, V.C.H.R. Brereton, Lord Brand, J.C. Smuts, and Bancroft Clark. Also includes: 1. Court transcripts, correspondence, cuttings and other papers on the Black Mountain controversy and Fraser Island. 2. Menzies and Hancock and other correspondence. 3. Drafts of "Attempting history", "The sanguine years", "Discovering Monaro" and "Professing history". 4. Speech on occasion of the launching of "Manuscripts in the British Isles relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific" (1972).

Biography/History

Historian and academic.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 2886.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C263

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (8 p.). 
Subjects Hancock, W. K. (William Keith), 1898-1988 -- Correspondence.  |  Smuts, Jan Christiaan, 1870-1950 -- Correspondence.  |  Smuts, Jan Christiaan, 1870-1950.  |  Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 -- Correspondence.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Black Mountain (A.C.T.)
Occupation Historians.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors Smuts, Jan Christiaan, 1870-1950
Also Titled

Professing history

Attempting history

Discovering Monaro

Sanguine years

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