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Edmund Barton: State Library of New South Wales

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InstitutionState Library of New South Wales
Macquarie Street, Sydney
Description

Edmund Barton was a Sydney identity and prominent New South Wales Federationist. The Mitchell Library has a collection of his personal papers. The papers of Samuel Griffiths (first Chief Justice of the High Court), David Maughan (Barton’s son-in-law) and Henry Parkes (prominent Federationist and New South Wales Premier) may also be of interest to Barton researchers.

Holdings include:

MLMSS 7515X
Barton, Sir Edmund, letters and papers, 1831–1905.

MLMSS 249
Barton, Sir Edmund, papers, 1868–1919. For guide and index to correspondents see MLMSS 249/1-5.

MLMSS 1901
Barton, Sir Edmund, letters received, 1894–1916 – with an annotated printed page of preamble to the Federal Convention of 1898. Also includes pictorial material.

MLMSS 363
Griffith, Sir Samuel Walker, papers, 1851–1922 – correspondents include Barton and William Morris Hughes.

A 871 - A 1052
Parkes, Sir Henry, papers, 1833–96.

MLMSS 6072
Parkes, Sir Henry, further papers, 1879–96? – with related material, 1850, 1888 and 1916.

FormatsPaper, Photos
Contact details

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