1983, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Andrew Fisher, [manuscript]. Fisher, Andrew, 1862-1928.

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Papers of Andrew Fisher
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/43282844
Physical Description
  • 7.73 m. (14 boxes) + 8 fol. boxes and 5 elephant fol. items.
Published
  • 1883-1983.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Andrew Fisher, 1883-1983.
Creator
  • Fisher, Andrew, 1862-1928.
Other Creators
  • Fisher, Margaret, 1904-1988.
Published
  • 1883-1983.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 7.73 m. (14 boxes) + 8 fol. boxes and 5 elephant fol. items.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1883-1983
Summary
  • The collection includes correspondence on family and official matters, departmental minutes and administrative papers, press cuttings, photographs, personal documents, and books and pamphlets. Much of this material document Fisher's political career, especially his terms as Australia's Prime Minister (1908-1909, 1910-1913, 1914-1915), and his work as High Commissioner in London (1915-1921). The correspondents include George Ryland, Matthew Reid, W. Demaine, J. C. Watson, Frank Tudor, D. C. McGrath, James Page, Albert Gardiner, W. G. Higgs, Josiah Thomas, Sir George Pearce, Keith A. Murdoch, W.M. Hughes, Sir George Reid, Colonel Anderson and General Birdwood. One folder of material relates to social engagements and other activities of Fisher's daughter, Margaret Fisher.
Biography
  • Andrew Fisher was Prime Minister of Australia in 1908-1909, 1910-1913 and 1914-1915. He resigned from office to become Australia's High Commissioner in London from 1915 to his retirement in 1921.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no.: MS 2919.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C254.
Numbering Note
  • Finding aid (18 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room and on the Internet at: http:/​/​www.nla.gov.au/​ms/​findaids/​2919.html
Access Conditions
  • Available for research. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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