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Royalty and Australian Society: Records relating to the British Monarchy held in Canberra


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Introduction | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12

Introduction

Introduction


1 Discussion of the 1920 visit of the Prince of Wales to Sydney in The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 1920, p.13

1 Discussion of the 1920 visit of the Prince of Wales to Sydney in The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 1920, p.13

2 Extract from The Age, 26 February 1954 quoted in Jane Connors, 'Betty Windsor and the Egg of Dukemburg – Men, women and the monarchy in 1954', Journal of Australian Studies, No 47 1996, p.74

3 Peter Spearritt, 'Royal Progress: The Queen and her Australian Subjects' in John Arnold, Peter Spearritt, David Walker (eds) Out of Empire – The British Dominion of Australia, Mandarin Australia, Melbourne 1993, p.212

4 Tony Abbott, The Minimal Monarchy, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, SA 1995, p.24

5 Article prepared for 24 January 1954 for The Sydney Morning Herald, quoted in Abbott, p.147

Chapter 1

Queen Victoria


Chapter 2

King Edward VII


1 The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 May 1910, p.8

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 May 1910, p.9

Chapter 3

King George V


1 Elizabeth Langford (ed), The Oxford Book of Royal Anecdotes, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989, p.440

2 The Daily Telegraph, 9 May 1901, p.5

3 Anon, 'Australia's first films – The royal visit films of 1901' in Cinema Papers No 103, March 1995, p.40

4 The Daily Telegraph, 9 May 1901, p.4

5 The Daily Telegraph, 10 May 1901, p.5

6 Our invited guests for the opening of the first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. An official directory of the guests invited to Melbourne May 9 1901, Leslie W Craw, Melbourne 1901

7 'Australia's first films', op cit, p.42

8 The Daily Telegraph, 10 May 1901, p.5

9 The Bulletin, 18 May 1901, p.6

10 John Ritchie (ed) Australian Dictionary of Biography Vol 9: 1891–1939, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1990, p.448

11 National Archives of Australia (NAA): CP450/3, Bundle 1/4

12 NAA: A461, G396/1/2

13 NAA: A461, G396/1/2

14 Langford (ed), p.439

Chapter 4

King Edward VIII


1 Commonwealth Gazette Extraordinary, 11 December 1936

2 Langford (ed), p.447

3 NAA: SP1008/1, 447/11/4 part 12

4 Kevin Fewster, 'Politics, Pageantry and Purpose: The 1920 tour of Australia by the Prince of Wales', Labour History, No 38, May 1980, p.59

5 The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 1920, p.13

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 June 1920, p.9

7 The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 1920, p.13

8 Alistair Cooke, Six Men, Penguin, London, 1978, p.79

9 Alistair Cooke, p.75

10 Alistair Cooke, p.79

11 Alistair Cooke, p.79

12 Alistair Cooke, p.81

13 The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 December 1936, p.15

14 Alistair Cooke, p.82

Chapter 5

King George VI


1 NAA: A3522, File 1

2 Denis Judd, King George VI, quoted in Langford, op cit, p.472

3 NAA: SP1008/1, 447/11/4 Part 12

4 Letter covering report dated 30 July 1927. NAA: A6680, DY73/1

5 Details of guest list. NAA: CP325/6, Bundle 1, Housing and Provisioning Committee file

6 Parliamentary Papers, Volume II, Session 1926–27–28, p.1198

7 Parliamentary Papers, p.1259

8 NAA: A6680, DY73/1, page 5 of report

9 Home and Territories telegram, 12/4/27. NAA: CP325/6 Bundle 1, School Children's Committee

10 NAA: CP325/6, Bundle 1, School Children's Committee

11 NAA: CP325/6, Bundle 1, School Children's Committee

12 John Ritchie (ed) Australian Dictionary of Biography Vol 12: 1891–1939, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1990, p.460–3

13 NAA: A461, D396/1/12

14 NAA: A461, D396/1/12

15 The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1937, p.11

16 The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1937, p.11

17 The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1937, p.12

18 NAA: A6006, 1937/04/20

19 The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1937, p.11

Chapter 6

The Duke of Gloucester


1 Hansard, Volume 144, 28 June – 2 August 1934, p.37

2 The Courier-Mail, 5 December 1934, p.15

3 The Sydney Mail, 28 November 1934, p.18

4 NAA: SP1008/1, 447/11/4 Part 12

5 The Courier-Mail, 4 December 1934, p.13

6 NAA: A6686, p.2

7 The Courier-Mail, 4 December 1934, p.12

8 NAA: A5954, item 398/11

9 NAA: A2703, Volume 1D, Cabinet Meeting 23 November 1943

10 NAA: SP106/1, PC589

11 Max Harris, 'The Aussie Way – it did for the Duke of Gloucester', The Bulletin, 26 July 1983, pp.30–2

Chapter 7

Proposed Royal Tours


1 NAA: A461, G317/3/1

2 NAA: A461, G317/3/1

6 NAA: A432, 1934/1029, letter dated 15/9/34

4 NAA: A461, AI7/1/7

5 NAA: A461, AI7/1/7

6 NAA: A461, A7/1/7

7 The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 January 1945, p.1

8 Taken from newspaper article in The Age, 24 November 1948, located on file NAA: A1945, 234/2/2

9 NAA: A6688, Report Part 1

10 NAA: A6688, Report Part 1

Chapter 8

Queen Elizabeth II


1 NAA: A462, 821/1/27

2 NAA: A462, 821/1/27

3 Brian Barker, When the Queen was Crowned, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1976, p.130

Chapter 9

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


1 Spearritt, 'Royal Progress', p.214

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 November 1956, p.1

3 NAA: A463, 1964/139

4 NAA: A2908, V89 Part 1, p.22

5 Letter dated 28 July 1965 from British Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan to Menzies. NAA: A6706, 20

4 NAA: A2908, V89 Part 1, p.22

Chapter 10

Elizabeth, wife of George VI and Queen Mother


1 NAA: A1945, 234/1/1

2 NAA: A1533, 1957/2530 Part 1

3 The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 February 1958, p.1

Chapter11

Princess Alexandra


1 The Brisbane Telegraph, 5 November 1958, quoted in National Archives (ACT): A463, 1958/4049

2 The Courier-Mail quoted in NAA: A463, 1958/4049

Chapter 12

Princess Marina


1 NAA: A463, 1964/139

2 The Canberra Times, 28 September 1964, p.1

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