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Alfred Deakin: State Library of Victoria

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InstitutionState Library of Victoria
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Born and educated in Victoria, Alfred Deakin features in many papers including the Federal Delegation to England autograph album 1900, correspondence with Edmund Barton and letters to the Victorian Artists Society. The La Trobe Manuscripts Collection also holds the papers of the Lyceum Club, which are relevant to Pattie Deakin, the club’s first president.

Holdings include:

MS 9949
Box 266/4
Australian Federal Delegation to England, autograph album, 1900 – includes signatures of the delegates and others.

MS 8604
FBox 1799
Australasian Federation Convention, nomination forms, 1897 – includes Deakin form.

Barton, Sir Edmund, papers – includes microfilmed correspondence with Deakin.

MS 8894
Box 921
Berry, Sir Graham, correspondence – includes six letters from Deakin, 9 February 1885 – 15 October 1897.

MS 8222
Box 455/1(k)
Clarke, Marcus, papers – includes two letters from Deakin to Mrs Marcus Clarke, 18 November 1890 and 30 June 1896.

MS 7187
Box 438/2(d)
Pearson, Charles Henry, papers – includes two letters from Deakin to Edith Pearson (7 November 1894) and T Brodribb (16 July 1897).

MS 7313-7325
Box 439/5(a)
Pearson, Charles Henry, papers – includes letters to Charles, Edith and Maud Pearson, 8 June 1878 – 30 May 1900.

MS 9168
Box 222/10
Pearson, Charles Henry – photocopies of 14 letters to Deakin from Charles, Edith and Maud Pearson, 31 July 1872 – 29 May 1900.

MS 7593
Box 584/1(a)
Victorian Artists Society, papers – includes Deakin’s letters to the Society, 17 and 25 May 1892.

MS 9356
Letter from Deakin to John Dickson Derry.

MS 9374
Letter from Deakin to TW Pinniger, 1886

MSM 112
James, Walter Hartwell, papers – includes correspondence with Barton and Deakin (format: microfilm).

Search the State Library of Victoria’s manuscripts database for Alfred Deakin records.

Pattie Deakin

MS 9182
MSB 21
Gillison, Joan, History of the Lyceum Club (1912–59), and papers (Pattie Deakin was the club’s first president).

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