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Papers of Alex Bagot, 1787-1967 (bulk 1862-1967) [manuscript]
Bib ID 3018562
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bagot, Alec, 1893-1968
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1787-1967] 
1 m. (7 boxes). 
Summary

The collection consists mainly of correspondence with the Imperial Service Club, the Churchill Fellowship Fund, the Australian Society of Authors, insurance companies and politicians (including letters from James Scullin, J. A. Lyons and Norman Makin concerning the Citizens' League of South Australia), with his father and brother, Guy Bagot. As well there are pamphlets, letters, circulars, newspaper clippings and typescript articles on Bagot's years in politics; some of Bagot's diaries (1920, 1941-1942, 1944) and military papers (letters, leave certificates, typescript articles, newspapers, maps etc.) from his years in the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force during World War I.

Biography/History

Edward Daniel Alexander Bagot, 1893-1968 organised the first motor transport service between Adelaide and Darwin; was a member of the South Australian Legislative Council, 1938-1941; founded the Citizens' League of South Australia in 1930 and was the biographer of G. Selth Coppin.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 2603.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C792.

Subjects Bagot, Alec, 1893-1968 -- Archives.  |  Citizens' League of South Australia.  |  Great Britain. Army. Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force.  |  Politicians -- South Australia -- Archives.  |  Soldiers -- South Australia -- Archives  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Iraq.  |  South Australia -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945.
Time Coverage 1787-1967 
Occupation State politicians.

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