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Papers of Sir John Latham, 1856-1964 (bulk 1890-1964) [manuscript]
Bib ID 2961877
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Latham, John, Sir, 1877-1964
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1856-1964] 
22.51 m. (117 boxes) + 3 fol. boxes + 2 elephant folios. 
Summary

MS 1009 comprises correspondence, notes, speeches, diaries, minute books, account books, cuttings, photographs, pamphlets, official publications, invitations, menus, programs, receipts, bills, tourist publications and other material relating to Sir John Latham's career, family, early life and numerous non-vocational activities (117 boxes, 3 fol. boxes, 2 elephant folios).

Biography/History

Politician, diplomat and chief justice. Born in Melbourne, John Greig Latham was called to the Victorian Bar in 1904, taught at Melbourne University, and became a King's Counsel in 1922. He entered politics in 1922 as Progressive Liberal for the federal seat of Kooyong, becoming in 1931 Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for External Affairs and Minister for Industry. He was appointed Chief Justice of the High Court in 1935, held many other offices during his career and was involved in a large number of organizations.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1009.

Also available on microfilm at the National Library of Australia Main Reading Room – Newspapers and Family History at mfm G 28473-28579.

Related Material The Daily telegraph war atlas: containing maps of every theatre of war; Located at; National Library of Australia Map collection, MAP Ra 328. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C534.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Latham, John, Sir, 1877-1964 -- Archives.  |  Australia. High Court -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Judges -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945.
Time Coverage 1856-1964 
Occupation Lawyers.  |  Federal politicians.  |  Judges.
Terms of Use Copying of Sir John Latham's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 
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520 |aMS 1009 comprises correspondence, notes, speeches, diaries, minute books, account books, cuttings, photographs, pamphlets, official publications, invitations, menus, programs, receipts, bills, tourist publications and other material relating to Sir John Latham's career, family, early life and numerous non-vocational activities (117 boxes, 3 fol. boxes, 2 elephant folios).
530 |aAlso available on microfilm at the National Library of Australia Main Reading Room – Newspapers and Family History at mfm G 28473-28579.
540 |aCopying of Sir John Latham's copyright material permitted for research purposes.
544 0 |dThe Daily telegraph war atlas: containing maps of every theatre of war;|eLocated at;|aNational Library of Australia Map collection, MAP Ra 328.
545 0 |aPolitician, diplomat and chief justice. Born in Melbourne, John Greig Latham was called to the Victorian Bar in 1904, taught at Melbourne University, and became a King's Counsel in 1922. He entered politics in 1922 as Progressive Liberal for the federal seat of Kooyong, becoming in 1931 Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for External Affairs and Minister for Industry. He was appointed Chief Justice of the High Court in 1935, held many other offices during his career and was involved in a large number of organizations.
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