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Papers relating to Sir George Knowles, 1882-1947
Bib ID 6813631
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Knowles, George Shaw, Sir, 1882-1947
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1882 and 1947] 
1.04 m (1 box) + 1 piece + 1 phase box. 
Summary

MS 10141 comprises various documents including photographs relating to the opening of the George Knowles Building; certificates, medals and insignias; and an autograph book containing the signatures of the attendees to the first assembly of the League of Nations (1920).

Biography/History

Sir George Knowles was Adviser to the Australian delegates attending the League of Nations Assemblies in 1920 and 1924 and the Imperial Conference in 1937, and Secretary for Australia in the British Empire delegation to the Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armaments in 1921-22. He succeeded Sir Robert Garran as Solicitor-General in 1932.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10141 .

Subjects Knowles, George Shaw, Sir, 1882-1947 -- Archives.  |  Australia. Attorney-General's Department -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  League of Nations. Assembly (1st :, 1920 : Geneva, Switzerland)  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Cabinet officers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Statesmen -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1882-1947 
Occupation Lawyers.  |  Statesmen.
Terms of Use Copying of Sir George Knowles' copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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