Guide to the Papers of Sir Eric Harrison


MS 5548

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Sir Eric Harrison
Papers of Sir Eric Harrison
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 5548
1.8 metres (5 archive boxes + 1 small folio box + 1 large folio box)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record ( for the access conditions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Sir Eric Harrison, National Library of Australia, MS 5548, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Royal visit (File) - Box 1

Containing programs, 3 bound volumes of the Commonwealth's program (3 folders).

Printed material (File) - Box 1

(1 folder)

Programs, invitation etc., 1932-1964 (File) - Box 1

(3 folders) containing items dating from 1932 (Sydney Harbour Bridge opening) to 1964 when Sir Eric Harrison retired as High Commissioner.

Programs, invitations etc. (File) - Box 2

(6 folders).

Press cuttings (File) - Box 3

Loose cuttings relating to the Harrisons (3 folders).

Photographs, 1956-1964 (File) - Box 3

Mostly press photographs of the Harrisons during their term of office in London.

Military forces, 1942-1943 (File) - Box 4

Australian British Trade Association, 1964 (File) - Box 4

Australian High Commission, London, 1958 (File) - Box 4

R.G. Menzies (File) - Box 4

Speeches by Menzies.

Letters, 1937-1964 (File) - Box 4

Containing letters dating from 1937 until 1964 from Dame Enid Lyons (1937), Richard Nixon (1953), Winston Churchill (1951), Robert Menzies and others.

Manuscripts (File) - Box 4

Harrison's notes in one folder.

Wentworth Electorate (File) - Box 4

Lantern Slides (File) - Box 5

Scrap book, 1931-1940 (File) - Folio 1

Containing electioneering cartoons and photographs and pamphlets.