Guide to the Papers of Sir Reginald Swartz


MS 8051

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Collection Summary

Sir Reginald Swartz
Papers of Sir Reginald Swartz
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 8051
0.84 metres (6 boxes)
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s).Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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], MS 8051, National Library of Australia, Papers of Sir Reginald Swartz, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Biographical Note

Federal Politician. Liberal Member for Darling Downs 1949-1972. Swartz's senior posts included Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary for Trade (1956-1961) and Minister for Civil Aviation (1966-1969).

He led Trade Missions to India (1956) and South East Asia (1958) and was a member of a Parliamentary Delegation to South East Asia (1966).

Item Descriptions

Newspaper cuttings, January 1953 - July 1957 (2 albums) (File) - Box 1

Newspaper cuttings, relating to the visit of the Australian Trade Mission to south-east Asia, May 1958 (1 file) (File) - Box 1

Newspaper cuttings, July 1957 - July 1961 (2 albums) (File) - Box 2

Miscellaneous papers relating to the visit of the Australian Trade Mission to south-east Asia, May 1958 (1 file) (File) - Box 2

Newspaper cuttings, August - December 1961 (1 album) (File) - Box 3

Newspaper cuttings relating to Swartz's official visit to south-east Asia in February 1961 (1 file) (File) - Box 3

Newspaper cuttings, October 1963 - December 1968 (1 album) (File) - Box 4

Photographs and cuttings relating to Swartz's visit to India, July 1966 (1 file) (File) - Box 4

Photographs of Swartz's visit to Indonesia, November 1968 (1 album) (File) - Box 5

Newspaper cuttings, June 1970 - July 1972 (1 album) (File) - Box 5

Photographs of the Australian Parliamentary Delegation's visit to Pakistan, July 1966 (1 album) (File) - Box 6

Newspaper cuttings, January 1966 - June 1970 (1 album) (File) - Box 6