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  • Title
    Papers, chiefly concerning the New Guard, N.S.W. 1931-1932, the 'De Groot incident' at the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and resultant cases at court
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 4945-A 4956/2
    PX*D 143
    *D 144-*D 147
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1931-1959
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    931512
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 3273 (A 4945), CY 4541 (A 4946), CY 3273 (A 4947), CY 3091 (A 4948), CY 3092 (A 4949), CY 2579 (A 4951), CY 2579 (A 4952), CY 3801 (A 4953), CY 2902 (A 4954), CY 3766 (A 4955), CY 3767 (A 4956)
  • Physical Description
    17 volumes of textual material
  • Scope and Content
    Series 01: Personal
    A 4945
    Vol. 1
    War service documents, commissions, letters and invitations

    Series 02: Sydney Harbour Bridge
    A 4946
    Vol. 2
    Photographs of opening and of 'De Groot incident', and De Groot's account of opening

    A 4947
    Vol. 3
    Documents and letters relating to cases at court i.e., De Groot's trial on offensive behaviour charge, and De Groot v. State of N.S.W.

    A 4948-A 4949
    Vols. 4-5
    Letters and messages received by De Groot after opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge

    A 4950
    Vol. 6
    De Groot Commemoration Fund

    Series 03: Cartoons and Sketches
    PX*D 143
    Vol. 7
    Including original Jonsson cartoon 'The man who beat Lang to the tape', and post-cards and cartoons ridiculing Lang

    Series 04: The New Guard
    A 4951
    Vol. 8
    Aims, organisation, establishments, system of command, instructions to local commanders

    A 4952
    Vol. 9
    New Guard Intelligence Branch copies of out letters 1931-1932, and summaries

    A 4953
    Vol. 10
    New Guard miscellaneous papers

    A 4954
    Vol. 11
    The New Guard and Liberty various issues, January 1932-March 1934. Pamphlets, broadsheets, placards and military maps

    Series 05: Miscellaneous Publications
    *D 144
    Vol. 12
    Including Today April and May 1932, Sydney Mail 23 March 1932, The Sun 19 March 1932 (Harbour Bridge Special issues), The Red Leader 1932 and 1932, various issues, and press posters referring to De Groot's trial

    Series 06: Press Cuttings
    *D 145
    Vol. 13
    Cuttings on Sydney Harbour Bridge and De Groot's notes to these

    *D 146
    Vol. 14
    Press cuttings on the New Guard, Communism and Lang Government, 26 April 1931-12 May 1932

    A 4955
    Vol. 15
    Press cuttings regarding New Guard and Lang Government 16 May 1932-24 June 1932

    A 4956
    Vol. 16
    Press cuttings regarding New Guard and Sydney Harbour Bridge 21 September 1931-3 July 1959

    Series 07: Duplicate Material
    *D 147
    Vol. 17
    Duplicate copies of press cuttings and other material included in previous volumes

    Duplicates of contents lists at A 4956/2
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (8-73A) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Keyword subjects:
    Militia movements -- Australia
    Special events -- New South Wales -- Sydney
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