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Papers of Sir Keith Yorston, 1895-1983 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2964930
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Yorston, Keith, Sir, 1902-1983
 
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Description [1895-1983] 
4.34 m (31 boxes) + 7 folio packages. 
Summary

The collection comprises correspondence, certificates, invitations; addresses and writings by Yorston; minutes, conference papers, programs, publications, scrapbooks, reports, subject files, diaries, photographs and other papers relating primarily to Yorston's career as a chartered accountant, and his involvement in the Australian-American Association and the Presbyterian Church. Correspondents include American Australian Association (New York), R.W. Askin, Floyd G. Blair, J.J. Cahill, Norman Coleman, R.J. Cotton, Charles Court, Robert J. Dixon, Sir Alexander Fitzgerald, Cardinal Gilroy, P.M. Hamilton, Randal Heymanson, Admiral Herbert G. Hopwood, General Laurence Kuter, Sir John Latham, Lt. Col. Joseph W. Lynch, Rev. Fred McKay, William McMahon, R.G. Menzies, Richard M. Nixon, E.S. Owens, William J. Sebald, Lord Slim, Lt. Col. S.P.M. Sutton, John L. Swigert, Frank A. Waring, General I.D. White and Guthrie Wilson.

Biography/History

Chartered accountant. Federal President of the Australian-American Association, 1960, 1962-1964; 1966-1967 and President of the Australian-American Association (NSW), 1957-1963 and 1965-1971. Principal of the Australian Accountancy College, 1932-1966 and author of numerous textbooks on accountancy and company practice.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9064.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (14 p.) 
Subjects Yorston, Keith, Sir, 1902-1983 -- Archives.  |  Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Correspondence.  |  Heymanson, Randal, Sir, 1903-1984 -- Correspondence.  |  Latham, John, Sir, 1877-1964 -- Correspondence.  |  Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 -- Correspondence.  |  McKay, Fred, 1907-2000 -- Correspondence.  |  McMahon, William, 1908-1988 -- Correspondence.  |  Australian-American Association.  |  American-Australian Association.  |  Presbyterian Church of Australia.  |  Accountants -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1895-1983 
Occupation Accountants.

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