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81132
  • Title
    Sidney Liebert papers, 1916-1985
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 8223
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1985
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    81132
  • Physical Description
    0.63 metres of textual material (4 boxes)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Mr Sidney Frederick Ernest Liebert, O.B.E., World War I & II veteran, writer, chemical engineer, member of the Parents and Citizens Association of New South Wales. He enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 19 on 12 Jan. 1916 and served with the 3rd Australian Division Signals Company in France during WWI, returning to Australia on the Anchises, 23 Aug. 1919. Liebert was founder and business owner of chemical firm Murphy Liebert Pty. Ltd. active in Papua New Guinea post World War II and supplier of products to the Australian Army in the 1960's.
  • Scope and Content
    Personal papers of S. F. E. Liebert including war diaries and business records of Murphy Liebert Pty. Ltd., Sylvania NSW

    BOX 1
    Manuscript 'Diary of active service abroad of Sapper S. Liebert', 1916 , S. F. E. Liebert World War I field diary, 1918, French-English dictionary, c. 1918, S. F. E. Liebert World War II field diary, 1945.

    BOX 2
    Murphy Liebert Pty Ltd business papers including correspondence, 1940-1973, Manuscript for 'Ord River Freshwater for the Dry Interior' by Sidney Frederick Liebert, c. 1984, Murphy Liebert Pty Ltd managing directors annual reports, 1951-1972

    BOX 3
    Printed material including 'Our years with Parents and Citizens' by Sidney Liebert O.B.E., B. Sc., Master copy of 'Our years with Parents and Citizens' by Sidney Liebert O.B.E., B. Sc., ca. 1982, letters, papers related to manufacturing insect repellent and foot powder and insecticide Pyrethrin for the Australian army 1964-1971

    BOX 4
    Papers related to manufacturing insect repellent and foot powder and insecticide Pyrethrin for the Australian army 1964-1971, financial records and liquidation documents of Murphy Liebert Pty Ltd, 1985, 'Specification for erection of residence for Mr. S. F. E. & Mrs. N. M. Liebert, Sully Street, Randwick, 1953. Documents related to the estate of business partner J. G. Murphy, 1948
  • Source
    Presented by Mr S. Liebert in 1989
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
    Copyright status:: In copyright
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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