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Papers of Terry Wills Cooke, 1794-2016
Bib ID 7506491
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Wills Cooke, Terry
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research (Boxes 1-12); part available for research at curatorial discretion (Box 13). Not for loan. 
Description [between 1794 and 2016] 
2.88 m (10 boxes) + 2 large folio boxes + 1 small phase box + 3 folders + 1 packet. 
Summary

The collection documents the activities of the Wills family, who were pastoralists from the early 1800s, in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland and includes: letters; personal and financial documents; diaries; maps; photographs; realia; manuscript and typescript notes; register of deaths of the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, also referred to as the Wills Tragedy; writings, publications, research material and a family tree of Edward Wills. Much of theis material relates to the life and times of Horatio Spencer Howe Wills (1811-1861), pastoralist and politician, and his son Thomas Wentworth Wills (1835-1880), footballer and cricketer, who played a significant role in the development and establishment of Australian Rules Football.

Biography/History

Managing Director and Founder of the Techard Company Pty. Ltd., a consulting company which commenced in 1978. Previously held a number of senior executive positions with Black & Decker, the Sunbeam Corporation and the 3M Company. Formerly a Senior Lecturer at, and Fellow of, the Australian Institute of Management for over 25 years.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10257.

Associated materials: Papers of David Wills Cooke, 1811-1979 MS 10452.

Subjects Wills Cooke, Terry -- Archives.  |  Wills, Horatio Spencer 1811-1861 -- Archives.  |  Wills, Thomas Wentworth, 1835-1880 -- Archives.  |  Wills family -- Archives.  |  Rural landowners -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Farmers -- Austalia -- Archives.  |  Australian football players -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Cricket players -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1794-2016 
Occupation Graziers.  |  Sportsmen and sportswomen.
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