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Record title

Photographs from the papers of Sir William McKell, ca. 1895-20 April 1970

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PXD 1136

Record identifier

9qoQgmK1

Photographs from the papers of Sir William McKell, ca. 1895-20 April 1970

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Photographs from the papers of Sir William McKell, ca. 1895-20 April 1970

Full title

Photographs from the papers of Sir William McKell, ca. 1895-20 April 1970

Date

ca. 1895-20 April 1970

Call Numbers

PXD 1136

Record Identifier

9qoQgmK1
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (187 photographic prints) - 27.5 x 41.5 cm.

150 photographic prints - 19 x 24.5 cm. or smaller

6 ephemera items - 9 x 14 cm. - postcards

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Copying Conditions

Copyright restrictions may apply : Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy of the copyright holder

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Subjects

Subjects and topics

Parliament House (Canberra, A.C.T.) Kurnell Peninsula (N.S.W.) Malaya Royal Agricultural Show London (England) Snowy Mountains Region (N.S.W.) Admiralty House (Kirribilli, N.S.W.) Bendigo (Vic.) Australian War Memorial (Canberra, A.C.T.) Grafton (N.S.W.) Albert Hall (Canberra, A.C.T.) Manuka (A.C.T.) Melbourne (Vic.) Brisbane (Qld.) Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) Adelaide (S. Aust.) Hobart (Tas.) Mildura (Vic.) Randwick Racecourse (N.S.W.) Casino (N.S.W.) Centennial Park (Sydney, N.S.W.) Royal Military College (Duntroon, A.C.T.) Bathurst (N.S.W.) Fremantle (W.A.) Government House (Perth, W.A.) Newcastle Steel Works (N.S.W.) University of Sydney (N.S.W.) Hotel Canberra (A.C.T.) interiors politicians Governor-Generals Prime Ministers diplomats ambassadors ministers (government) agricultural shows bulls electric equipment factories monuments & memorials soldiers ministers of religion Papuans missions (church settlements) burial grounds wives hydro-electric schemes commemorative days parliaments balls & dances garden parties rugby union teams judges state funerals conventions boxers temples city & town views postcards menus ruins generals anniversaries running races horse racing weddings churches statues universities timber industry activities Photograph albums Portrait photography--Australia Governors general--Australia--Pictorial works Politicians--Australia Adult Females Adult Males girls McKell, William, Sir, 1891-1985 Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 Chifley, J. B. (Joseph Benedict), 1885-1951 McKell, Herb Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Album 1
187 photographs of Sir William McKell's time as Governor General between, 20 January 1949 and 20 April 1953 including:
Photographs of Sir William's tour of New Guinea in 1949; meetings with various foreign ambassadors and ministers; photographs of meetings with Ben Chifley and Sir Robert Menzies; Opening of Federal Parliament in 1950...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Photographs from the papers of Sir William McKell, ca. 1895-20 April 1970

NOTES

General note

Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.3081 as part of the eRecords Project 2011-2012

Signature / Inscriptions

All photographs in the album have written descriptions and some of the other photographs are described and dated on their reverse side

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Sir William McKell, 31 May 1970
Pic.Acc.3081

Administrative / Biographical history

Sir William McKell (1891-1985), boilermaker, parliamentarian, Premier and Governor General, was born at Pambula NSW, son of Robert and Martha McKell. The family moved to Sydney in 1898 and McKell was educated at Bourke Street Public School, Surry Hills. McKell left school at the age of thirteen and was apprenticed as a boilermaker. McKell formed an...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXD 1136

Record Identifier

9qoQgmK1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9qoQgmK1

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Reference code

915261

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