National Library of Australia

 Summer Opening Hours:

Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day).Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours.

Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit: https://www.nla.gov.au/visit-us/opening-hours

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 16 of 17
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Papers of Charles Robert Pinney, 1932-1944 [microform]
Bib ID 1880364
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Pinney, Charles Robert, 1883-1945
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra Pacific Manuscripts Bureau [19--] 
One microfilm reel 35 mm. 
Series

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

Summary

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.

Biography/History

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.

Notes

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

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    mfm PMB 11 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.