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Papers of Sir John Latham, 1856-1964 (bulk 1890-1964) [microform]
Bib ID 3662490
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Latham, John, Sir, 1877-1964
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. 
Description [1856-1964] 
22.51 m. (117 boxes) + 3 fol. boxes + 2 elephant folios. 
Summary

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. Everything except Series 3 and 4 of the Latham Papers.

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

Microfilm copy of original documents held in the National Library of Australia Manuscript collection at MS 1009.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C534.

Reproduction Microfilm. Balgowlah, N.S.W. : W. & F. Pascoe Pty Ltd for the National Library of Australia : Available from the National Library of Australia, 2006. 107 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online and in microfilm reel box. 
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 
Available From Preservation Reformatting Unit, National Library of Australia, Canberra ACT 2600 

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