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Speeches by Sir Earle Page, 1922-1960 [manuscript]
Bib ID 5812808
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Page, Earle, Sir, 1880-1961
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1922-1960] 
0.90 m. (3 fol. boxes) 
Summary

MS Acc10.200 comprises eight bound volumes of speeches by Earle Page (3 fol. boxes).

Biography/History

Prime minister. Earle Christmas Grafton Page was born at Grafton, New South Wales in 1880. He was a surgeon during the First World War and, in 1919, was elected to the federal seat of Cowper in New South Wales. He helped found the Country Party and was leader from 1920 until 1939. He became treasurer in the Bruce-Page government, 1923-1929, served in the second Lyons ministry, and was prime minister, briefly, for 19 days, in 1939. Page was a minister in the Menzies and Fadden governments of 1940-1941 and Minister for Health in the Menzies governments of the early 1950s. He was appointed the first chancellor of the University of New England in 1955. Following his retirement from the Health portfolio in 1956, Page remained in parliament until his death in 1961. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/570993

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc10.200.

Subjects Page, Earle, Sir, 1880-1961 -- Archives.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Statesmen -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Speeches, addresses, etc., Australian.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965.
Time Coverage 1922-1960 
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Prime ministers.  |  Statesmen.
Terms of Use Copying of Sir Earle Page's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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