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Papers of Hugh Culling Eardley Childers (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M1687], 1850-1895
Bib ID 2258024
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Childers, Hugh C. E. (Hugh Culling Eardley), 1827-1896
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

The papers comprise the diary of his voyage to Australia in 1850, four diaries of his wife Emily Childers in Melbourne in 1852-56, and correspondence concerning their disreputable son Rowland, who was exiled to Australia in 1878-86.

Biography/History

Hugh Culling Eardley Childers migrated to Melbourne in 1850 and was Auditor-General 1852, Member of the Legislative Council 1852, Collector of Customs 1853, and Member of the Legislative Assembly 1856. He returned to England in 1858 and held positions of First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Secretary of State for War, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Home Secretary in the ministries of W.E. Gladstone.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1687.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-838069432

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Royal Commonweath Society, Northumberland Ave., London.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 261, p. 96.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list filmed on the reel (2 p.). 
Subjects Childers, Hugh C. E. (Hugh Culling Eardley), 1827-1896 -- Archives.  |  Childers, Emily -- Diaries.  |  Childers, Rowland.  |  Politicians' spouses -- Victoria -- Diaries.  |  Politicians -- Great Britain -- Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.
Time Coverage 1850-1895 
Other authors/contributors Childers, Emily  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
Call Number: Mfm M 1687
Status: Available
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Mfm M 1687 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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