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Papers of Sir David Hay, 1876-2009 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4925285
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Hay, David, Sir, 1916-2009
 
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Description [1876-2009] 
6.95 m. (37 boxes) + 2 fol. boxes. 
Summary

MS Acc10.009 comprises family photographs; extensive family correspondence including letters to Hay's parents from school, Oxford University, war service and diplomatic posts; ephemera; family history materials; papers on the purchase and restoration of Boomanoomana; diaries and appointment books; papers and photographs relating to diplomatic postings and public service appointments including Bangkok, Ottawa, the United Nations, and Papua New Guinea; press clippings from all aspects of Hay's life; and, a draft autobiography (37 boxes, 2 fol. boxes).

Biography/History

Diplomat, soldier and public servant. Sir David Hay served as a member of the Australian diplomatic service and was one of the key figures in the administration of the Territory of Papua New Guinea until that country became self-governing on 1 December, 1973.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc10.009.

Related Material David Osborne Hay interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 121/65. 
Subjects Hay, David, Sir, 1916-2009 -- Archives.  |  Australia. Department of External Affairs -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Australia. Army -- Officers -- Archives.  |  Diplomats -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Soldiers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Colonial administrators -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Diplomatic and consular service, Australian.  |  Australia -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Politics and government -- To 1975.  |  Australia -- Foreign relations.  |  Australia -- Colonies -- Administration.
Time Coverage 1876-2009 
Occupation Diplomats.  |  Soldiers.  |  Colonial administrators.

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