Photo of William Morris Hughes

William Morris Hughes: Noel Butlin Archives Centre

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InstitutionNoel Butlin Archives Centre
Menzies Building, Fellows Road
Australian National University, Canberra

There are three collections that relate to William Morris Hughes: the records of Elder Smith and Company, the Sydney Wharf Labourers Union (of which Hughes was secretary from 1899), and the Waterside Workers Federation (Hughes was the first president in 1902).

Elder Smith and Company, Walter J Young papers – papers on metals, wheat and shipping from Hughes’ period as Prime Minister.

Z248 and M70
Sydney Wharf Labourers Union, 1889–1919 (paper and microfilm).

Waterside Workers Federation Federal Council, Committee of Management minutes, 1902–21.

Z432/Box 86
Photograph of delegates to the Waterside Workers Federation Federal Conference, 1912 (includes Hughes and Andrew Fisher).

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