1886-1936, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Sir Littleton Groom, [manuscript]. Groom, Littleton E. (Littleton Ernest), 1867-1936.

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Papers of Sir Littleton Groom
 
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Physical Description
  • 6.30 m. (42 boxes) + 2 fol. items.
Published
  • [ca. 1886-1936]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Sir Littleton Groom, circa 1886-1936.
Creator
  • Groom, Littleton E. (Littleton Ernest), 1867-1936.
Published
  • [ca. 1886-1936]
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 6.30 m. (42 boxes) + 2 fol. items.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1886-1936
Summary
  • MS 236 comprises correspondence, 1886-1936, the bulk of this being political, but there are sections concerning Australian literature, including letters by and about Essex Evans and Steele Rudd (A.H. Davis), and a few letters concerning Burley Griffin and the Federal Commission and some relating to the foundation of the University of Queensland. There are also speeches, notes, memoranda, reports, photographs, programmes, invitations and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Cook, Deakin, Forrest, O'Malley, Fisher, Barton, Kingston, Griffith, Kirwaan, B.R. Wise, G.H. Wise, Lyne, Bavin, O'Connor, Hughes Watson, Isaacs, Higgins, Pearce, Quick, Garran, Glynn, T.T. Ewing, G.H. Knibbs, Mauger, W. Kidston, W.E. Johnson, E.L. Batchelor, F.G. Tudor, W. Massy Greene, Hume Cook, Atlee Hunt, D.F. Denham, G.W. Power, F. Gavan Duffy, R. Spencer Browne and T.E. Roseby (42 boxes, 2 fol. items).
Biography
  • Barrister and politician. Littleton Ernest Groom won the first federal by-election in 1901 and was the Member for the Darling Downs electorate from 1901-1925 and 1931-1936. Groom held various ministerial posts between 1905 and 1925, represented Australia at the Fifth Assembly of the League of Nations and was Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1926-1929. Groom was knighted in 1924.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no.: MS 236.
  • Card index to correspondence available.
  • Associated materials: Papers of Sir Littleton and Lady Jessie Groom, circa 1867-1962 MS 10046.
  • Also available online :http:/​/​nla.gov.au/​nla.obj-251992477
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, A607.
Access Conditions
  • Available for research. Not for loan.
Terms of Use
  • Copying of Sir Littleton Groom's copyright material permitted for research purposes.
Language
  • English
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