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Papers of Harold Holt 1959-1965 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2239170
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Holt, Harold, 1908-1967
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1959-1965 
17 cm (11 folders) 
Summary

Files maintained by Harold Holt while Treasurer, 1959-1965. The files contain correspondence, reports, itineraries, maps, Cabinet papers, speeches, notes, departmental minutes, publications, and newspaper cuttings. The files relate to a variety of topics including child endowment, the aged, overseas visits in 1965 to Jamaica (Commonwealth Economic Consultative Council) and Washington (International Monetary Fund and IBRD), irrigation projects and other development issues in Queensland (1962), the British American Parliamentary Group and the introduction of decimal currency to Australia.

The major correspondents are Sir Wilfrid Kent Hughes and Sir Howard d'Egville. Other correspondents include Hugh S. Robertson, Frank Nicklin, Jim Killen, B.M. Snedden, Malcolm Fraser, Theo Kelly, K.C. Wilson, Malcolm Scott, Roger L. Dean, Nigel Drury, E.B. Maher, Sir John Williams, Athol Townley, Alec Rosenblum and John McLeay.

Biography/History

Prime Minister of Australia, 1966-1967. Holt was Minister for Immigration (1949-1956) and Minister for Labour and National Service (1940-1941), 1949-1958) and Treasurer (1958-1966) in the Menzies Governments.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9692

Subjects Kent Hughes, W. S. (Wilfrid Selwyn), Sir, 1895-1970 -- Correspondence.  |  Holt, Harold, 1908-1967 -- Correspondence.  |  d'Egville, Howard -- Correspondence.  |  Holt, Harold, 1908-1967 -- Archives.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1959-1965 
Occupation Prime ministers.

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