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412563
  • Title
    Series 190: Doctor Herbert Vere Evatt
  • Call number
    PXE 731/1943-1951
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    approximately 1949
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    412563
  • Physical Description
    7 photographic prints - silver gelatin - 30 x 24 cm or smaller
    2 items of textual material - typescript - 33.0 x 20.3 cm
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Herbert Vere Evatt (1849-1965) was born in Maitland, NSW. Educated at Fort Street High School then Sydney University, he became a lawyer and judge. He left law to enter politics and won the Sydney seat of Barton at the 1940 Federal elections, representing Labor. In 1941 he became Attorney-General and was Deputy Prime Minister in the Chifley Ministry in 1946. He played a conspicuous part in the early development of the United Nations at which he was Australia's representative, and President of the General Assembly from 1948-1949. He published several books on politics, history and the law. Source: Australian Encyclopedia, 4th edn., 1983.
  • Scope and Content
    1943-1948. Evatt seated at a desk, probably at the United Nations
    1949. Evatt addresses a crowd
    1950. United Nations press release containing biographical details of Evatt and notes on his career, 4 May 1949, typescript
    1951. 'Spotlight on UN personalities number 4'. Quotes made by Evatt about the United Nations, typescript
  • System of arrangement
    By numerical sequence on reverse of images
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Titled from accompanying envelope.
  • General note

    Digital order no: Album ID : 981163
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    'N.S.W. Education Department Visual Education Centre Library' stamped on reverse. 'Sydney Morning Herald' stamped on reverse at PXE 731/1949. Spotlight on Personalities #4 quotations appear stamped on reverse of photographs.
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