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Papers of Heather Henderson relating to Sir Robert Menzies, between 1946 and approximately 1978
Bib ID 6388321
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978
 
Access Conditions Part available for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1946 and approximately 1978] 
0.18 m (1 box) + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS Acc12.101 comprises a collection of correspondence predominantly written by former Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies to his daughter Heather Henderson between 1955 and 1978. A noteable inclusion is a letter from President John Kennedy to Menzies (1962). Correspondence deals with political issues of the day and personal family matters of interest while Henderson was in London. Much of the content of the accession was published in Henderson's book Letters to my daughter (1 box).

The Acc13.056 instalment comprises a photocopy of an ode written by Robert Menzies for the Australian Journalists Association Dinner at the Hotel Civic, Canberra, November 30th 1946 (1 packet).

Biography/History

Barrister, federal politician, prime minister. Further biographical information about Sir Robert Menzies is available at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-505426

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc12.101, MS Acc13.056.

Some photocopies.

Subjects Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 -- Correspondence.  |  Henderson, Heather, 1928- -- Correspondence.  |  Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Correspondence.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1965-1972.
Time Coverage 1946-1978 
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Prime ministers.
Other authors/contributors Henderson, Heather, 1928-
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