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Federation scrap book, 1878-1927 [manuscript]
Bib ID 727106
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Gilchrist, A., M.L.A
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1878-1927 
1 v. ; 26 cm. 
Summary

Focuses on the years 1891-1927, the Australian federation movement, the Commonwealth celebrations, 1901, the politicians, the First Parliament, the opening of the provisional Parliament House, Canberra. Includes ports., 4 photographs, caricatures, ephemera and other pictorial material taken from various sources. Also 2 photographs of the Rev. Alan Gilchrist dated 1878, 1889 with obituary notice.

Partial contents
  • Comparison of five constitutions. Powers of the federal parliament
  • Synopsis of programme of official opening of Parliament House, Canberra by H.R.H. the Duke of York, K.G., 9th May 1927
  • Greetings from many lands to federated Australia.
 
Biography/History

A. Gilchrist, M.L.A. for Carnarvon, W.A.

Notes

Also available on microfilm.

Subjects Parliament House (Parkes, A.C.T.) -- History -- Sources.  |  Australia. Constitution -- History -- Sources.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Federal government -- Australia -- History -- Sources.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1891-1901 -- Sources.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945 -- Sources.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945 -- Sources.
Time Coverage 1878-1927 
Also Titled

Greetings from many lands to federated Australia.

Synopsis of programme of official opening of Parliament House, Canberra.

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