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Joseph Cook: State Library of New South Wales

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InstitutionState Library of New South Wales
Macquarie Street, Sydney

The papers of Edmund Barton, Joseph Carruthers, Samuel Griffith, Gwenneth Hunt and William Kelly are relevant to research on Joseph Cook.

Holdings include:

Barton, Sir Edmund, papers, 1887–1919 – includes Barton’s personal letters and family papers. Correspondents include Alfred Deakin, Andrew Fisher and George Reid. For guide and index to correspondents see MLMSS 249/1-5.

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

MLMSS 1638
Carruthers, Joseph Hector, papers – includes material relating to Joseph Cook. Guide and index to correspondents available.

Griffith, Sir Samuel Walker, papers, 1851–1922 – includes diaries, notebooks (1854–1919) and official papers (1886–1920), including letters from Edmund Barton and William Morris Hughes with reference to other political and legal figures and events.

MLMSS 6335
Hunt, F Gwenneth, papers, 1890–1986 – includes letters to politician JS Hawthorne from Reid and Cook.

ML MSS 6559/1-3, 4X-8X
Kelly, William Henry, personal papers, 1898–1968 – includes news cuttings albums concerning the Third Australian Political Labor Conference and other political topics, a letter to William Morris Hughes, and letters received from Cook and others (1919–20), with an illuminated address presented to Kelly on his retirement from politics signed by Reid, Cook and others.

Contact details

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