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Papers of Baron Richard Gardiner Casey, 1910-1940 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3001298
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Casey, Richard Gardiner Casey, Baron, 1890-1976
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1910-1940] 
3 cm. (3 folders). 
Summary

Six letters from Casey to his father, and one to both his parents, 1910-1913. Most of these were written when Casey was a student at Trinity College, Cambridge. One is from Arizona and describes Casey's work as a mining engineer. (Folder 1 ). Typescript of an early student essay on the Mt Morgan Mine, Qld; photograph portrait of the young Casey in uniform; and text of a 1940 Casey radio broadcast "What Australia thinks". (Folder 2). Four condolence letters and one telegram to Casey and and his mother, 1919 on the death of R. G. Casey Snr. Authors include W. Birdwood, J. Monash and A. R. Bruce. (Folder 3).

Biography/History

Lord Casey had a varied political career that included mining engineer, Federal Treasurer, Minister of State in the British War Cabinet, and Minister for External Affairs (1951-1960). He was Governor of Bengal, 1944-1946 and Australian Governor-General, 1965-1969.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 2217.

Related Material Associated material: other papers of Lord Casey are held by the National Library of Australia at NLA MS 6150. 
Subjects Casey, Richard Gardiner Casey, Baron, 1890-1976 -- Archives.  |  Mining engineers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Mines and mineral resources -- Queensland -- Mount Morgan.
Time Coverage 1910, 1940 
Occupation Engineers.

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