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Joseph Lyons: National Archives of Australia

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InstitutionNational Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Description

The National Archives holds personal and official papers relevant to Joseph Lyons. They cover a wide range of topics, from careful nursing of a convalescent economy in the post-Depression years, to the alterations to The Lodge to accommodate the large Lyons family. They include records of premiers’ conferences (1918–32), correspondence with Earle Page on merging the United Australia Party and the Country Party, personal correspondence, secret speech notes on the abdication of King Edward VIII and cables with Stanley Melbourne Bruce. The National Archives also holds a significant collection of Enid Lyons’ papers.

See the:

National Archives of Australia Virtual Reading Room, Joseph Lyons.

National Archives of Australia page on Robert Menzies.

 

FormatsMultimedia, Online, Paper, Photos
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