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Australia, 1925-06 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/2

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly with 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor General [earlier John Baird] and also with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York [later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] to Australia; the Imperial Conference, particularly resolutions on the position and functions of Governors General and State Governors; communications between the British and Dominion Governments; the hostile attitude of the Australian Labour Party; the Governorship of Queensland; immigration; 'White Australia'; Trade Unionism, industrial legislation and the need for reform; Government House, Melbourne; the Country Party; railway and wireless development; the move of the Federal Capital to Canberra; conditions in Tasmania; the Empire Marketing Commission; the appointment of a British Liaison Officer; Communists in the Labour Party; the Australian General Election.

Other correspondents include: [John] Aubrey Edgcumbe [Private Secretary to LSA] on Stonehaven's income (2).


  • Creation: 1925-06 - 1926-12

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


4 file(s)

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Former / Other Reference

Box 273

Finding aid date

2004-10-27 15:06:50.297000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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