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Papers of Frederick Osborne, 1945-1984 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2243753
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Osborne, Frederick M., 1909-1996
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1945-1984] 
7.28 m. 
Summary

The papers date from Osborne's election as Liberal Member for Evans in 1949, through to his retirement from political & business activities in 1984. The bulk of the papers relate to his political career 1950-61. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, representations, photographs, publications, press statements & subject files. Personal & parliamentary correspondence documents Osborne's relationships with other parliamentarians, government officials, business associates & friends. The subject files cover such topics as foreign affairs, defence, repatriation, communism, industrial arbitration & immigration. Personal interests are also reflected, including his membership of the Round Table Group & the Union Club. Principal correspondents include Sir John Carrick, Lord Casey, Sir Alexander Downer, Sir Allen Fairhall, Sir Philip McBride, Sir Robert Southey, Staniforth Ricketson, Morgan Giles, Dr Donald Cameron, Duncan McCallum, James Wolfensohn, Arthur Lowndes, Sir John Cramer, Athol Townley, Sir Shane Paltridge, Harold Holt, William McMahon, Sir Denham Henty, Sir William Spooner, Sir Garfield Barwick, Sir Gordon Freeth, Sir Neil O'Sullivan, Sir Arthur Fadden, Sir John McEwen, Sir Robert Cotton & Sir Daniel McVey.

Biography/History

Politician, solicitor, businessman and naval commander. Liberal Member for Evans in New South Wales, 1949-1961. Minister for Customs and Excise 1956, Minister for Air 1956-60, and Minister for Repatriation 1960-61. State President of the NSW State Executive of the Liberal Party, 1967-1970.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3662

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia C832

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (20 p.) 
Subjects Osborne, Frederick M., 1909-1996 -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1945-1984 
Occupation Politicians.

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