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Papers of Edward John Ward, 1914-1963 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2282055
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Ward, E. J. (Edward John), 1899-1963
 
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Description 1914-1963 
7.62 m. 
Summary

Papers include miscellaneous and confidential papers on a variety of subjects, including the two Royal Commissions in which he was involved, the Brisbane Line and the New Guinea Timber Leases; his portfolios of Labour, Transport and External Territories; the A.L.P. including its Hobart Conference in 1955 and Ward's bid for party leadership in 1959 and deputy leadership in 1960. There are many folders of press cuttings covering his election campaigns, the Royal Commission on Espionage (Petrov) and other subjects. There are many personal notes, papers, correspondence and the tributes received after his death by Mrs Ward. Correspondents include John Curtin, J.B. Chifley, Frank Forde, Sir Harold Clapp, Wallace Wurth, R.J. Murphy, J.R. Halligan, Sir Roland Wilson, Arthur Calwell, Cyril Chambers, John Beasley, John Dedman, Nicholas McKenna, Abram Landa, Mr Justice J.V. Barry, John R. Donvan, Eric Miller, Q.C., Jack K. Murray and Rev. James Payne.

Biography/History

A.L.P. member of the East Sydney 1931, 1932-1963, Minister for Labour and National Service 1941-1943, Transport and External Territories 1943-1949.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 2396.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; B128 (Rev. 1).

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (55 p.) available. 
Subjects Ward, E. J. (Edward John), 1899-1963 -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965.
Time Coverage 1914-1963 
Occupation Federal politicians.

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