1924-1939, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Joseph Aloysius Lyons, [manuscript]. Lyons, J. A. (Joseph Aloysius), 1879-1939.

User activity

Share to:
Papers of Joseph Aloysius Lyons
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/28555353
Physical Description
  • 1.5 m. (6 boxes + 1 folio box)
Published
  • 1924-1939.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Joseph Aloysius Lyons, 1924-1939.
Creator
  • Lyons, J. A. (Joseph Aloysius), 1879-1939.
Published
  • 1924-1939.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 1.5 m. (6 boxes + 1 folio box)
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1924-1939
Summary
  • The papers contain correspondence, notes, commissions, invitations, photograph albums, and scrap books covering the years of Lyon's prime-ministership. The Depression, the formation of the United Australia Party, the choosing of the first U.A.P. Ministry, trade and customs in the 1930s, the appointment of Lord Gowrie as Governor-General, financial relations with Great Britain, the abdication of Edward VIII and the economy during the 1930s are all referred to in the papers. The main correspondents are C.L.A. Abbott, Lord Bruce, Eric Campbell, Sir Douglas Copland, Dr J. H.L. Cumpston, A.C. Davidson, Percy Deane, E.C. Dyason, F.M. Forde, Prof. L.F. Giblin, Sir Robert Gibson, Lord Gowrie, Sir Henry Gullett, Sir Laurence Hartnett, E.J. Hogan, W.M. Hughes, Colonel H.E. Jones, Sir John Latham, Sir Henry Lawson, Sir Essington Lewis, J. Ramsay MacDonald, Sir Walter Massy-Greene, G.A. Maxwell, Sir Robert Menzies, Prof. E. Morris Miller, Sir Keith Murdoch, Sir Earle Page, T. Paterson, Sir George Pearce, J.A. Perkins, Staniforth Ricketson, Sir Charles Rosenthal, J.H. Scullin, Sir Sydney Snow, Sir Bertram Stevens, Sir Frederick Stewart, M.M. Threlfall, J.B. Were, and Sir Thomas White.
Biography
  • Lyons was born and educated in Tasmania. He was a teacher before being elected in 1909 to the Tasmanian House of Assembly where he served as Minister for Education and Railways (1914-1916) and Premier and Treasurer (1923-1928). In 1929 he resigned to enter the House of Representatives for the seat of Wilmot. During the next ten years Lyons held portfolios of P.M.G. and Minister for Works and Railways (1929-1931) and Acting Treasurer (1930-1933) in the Labor Government of J.H. Scullin. In 1931 he formed the United Australia Party and was its leader (1931-1939). He was Prime Minister from 1932 until his death in 1939.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 4851.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C1140.
Numbering Note
  • Preliminary list available (3 p.)
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
Libraries Australia ID
Contributed by
Libraries Australia

Get this edition

  • Set up My libraries

    How do I set up "My libraries"?

    In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

  • All (1)
  • ACT (1)
None of your libraries hold this item.

This single location in All:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
National Library of Australia. Open to the public 1109693; MS 4851 Unpublished English
Show 0 more libraries...

This single location in Australian Capital Territory:

Library Access Call number(s) Formats held Language
National Library of Australia. Open to the public 1109693; MS 4851 Unpublished English
Show 0 more libraries...
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.

Other suppliers

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this edition

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this version

Add a comment