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Papers of Charles Robert Pinney, 1932-1944 [microform]
Bib ID 1880364
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Pinney, Charles Robert, 1883-1945
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra Pacific Manuscripts Bureau [19--] 
One microfilm reel 35 mm. 

PMB (Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau) ; 11.


The papers comprise: 1. An address dated July 18, 1932, from the Norfolk Island Executive Council to Captain Pinney welcoming him to their island on behalf of island residents. 2. A petition dated July, 31, 1934, addressed by residents of Norfolk Island to the Governor-General of Australia praying that an Inquiry be instituted into the present intolerable conditions prevailing on this island'. 3. Private correspondence between Captain Pinney and Mr J. R. Halligan, Officer in Charge of the Territories Branch of the Prime Minister's Department. The letters cover the period July 6, 1934, to October 21, 1936. 4. Private correspondence between Captain Pinney and Senator Sir George Pearce, Minister in Charge of Territories. The letters cover the period, April 3, 1935, to December 9, 1936. 5. Correspondence between Cap tain Pinney and Mr. Kenneth Binns, Commonwealth Parliamentary Librarian, on the Norfolk Island lingo'. The letters are dated December 23, 1937, January 3, 1938, and January 7, 1938. 6. A letter dated May 27 (1938) from Mrs Mildred Campbell to Captain Pinney on the opening of a branch of the Carnegie Library on Norfolk Island. 7. A lecture given in 1944 by Captain Eric Stopp on The Descendants of the Mutineers of the Bounty.' Captain Stopp was Official Secretary on Norfolk Island from 1927 to 1941.


Captain Charles Robert Pinney, M.C., was Administrator of Norfolk Island from 1932 to 1937. He died in Sydney on November 18, 1945, aged 62.


Microfilm copy of original in private ownership.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia B803.

Subjects Pinney, Charles Robert, 1883-1945 -- Archives.  |  Bounty Mutiny, 1789.  |  Norfolk Island -- Politics and government.  |  Norfolk Island -- Officials and employees -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1932-1944 
Other authors/contributors Binns, Kenneth, 1882-1969  |  Pearce, George Foster, Sir, 1870-1952  |  Halligan, J. R  |  Stopp, Eric  |  Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau


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