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422342
  • Title
    Sir John Northcott papers, 1908-1966
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1431
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1908-1966
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422342
  • Issue Copy
    MicrofilmMicrofilm : Diaries, 1949-1952); CY 3072 (MLMSS 1431/14: Personal correspondence, 1942-1945); CY 4173 (MLMSS 1431/15: Correspondence, Jan.- Apr. 1946); CY 4174 (MLMSS 1431/16: Personal correspondence, Apr. 1946); CY 4175 (MLMSS 1431/17: Personal correspondence, Apr.- July 1946); CY 4176 (MLMSS 1431/18: Personal correspondence, Aug.- Dec. 1946); CY 4178 (MLMSS 1431/19: Personal correspondence, 1947-1948); CY 4179 (MLMSS 1431/20: Personal correspondence, 1949-1951); CY 4183 (MLMSS 1431/21: Personal correspondence, 1952-1953); CY 4184 (MLMSS 1431/22: Personal coorespondence, 1954-1956); CY 4185 (MLMSS 1431/23: Personal correspondence, 1957); CY 4186 (MLMSS 1431/24: Personal correspondence, 1958-1966); CY 3071 (MLMSS 1431/29: Papers, 1940-1946, re Army Headquarters, Melbourne, and the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces, Japan); CY 3639 (MLMSS 1431/32: Papers re Royal Tours, 1927, 1948-1956); CY 3075 (MLMSS 1431/41: Miscellanea - Articles, etc., 1939-1964); CY 3075 (MLMSS 1431/45: Miscellanea - Newspaper cuttings, 1945-1946).
  • Physical Description
    9 v., 17 (2") boxes, 2 portfolios
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sir John Northcott, 1890-1966 was governor of New South Wales, 1946-1957 and Administrator of the Commonwealth, 1951, 1956. He served in World War I, studied at Staff College, Camberley, England, 1924-1925 and at the Imperial Defence College, 1935. He became Chief of General Staff in 1942 and Commander in Chief, British Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan, 1945
  • Scope and Content
    29 volumes, 17 boxes, 1 outsize volume and 1 outsize folder of textual material

    MLMSS 1431/1
    Guide compiled in the Mitchell Library

    I. Personal papers, 1908-1966, including diaries, correspondence and certificates
    II. Army records, 1925-1946
    III. Records of Governor of New South Wales, 1946-1957, and of Administrator of Commonwealth, 1951, 1956
    IV. Miscellanea, 1935-1966, including articles, speeches invitations, menus printed material and newspaper cuttings


    Maps at M Ser 4 000/1 MLMSS 1431/Maps 1-36
  • Description source

    Information upgraded from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (8-327C) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    This collection includes pictorial material at Pic.Acc.1090
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
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