Guide to the Papers of Howard E. Williams


MS 8131

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Howard E. Williams
Papers of Howard E. Williams
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 8131
0.1 metres (6 folders)
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Howard E. Williams, National Library of Australia, MS 8131, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Biographical Note

Dr Williams is an Honorary Consulting physician at the Royal Children's in Melbourne and an author of a book entitled:

From charity to teaching hospital: Ella Latham's presidency 1933-54, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

Item Descriptions

Correspondence, 1929-55 (File 1)

Letters of Sir John and Lady Latham to Sir Thomas and Lady White. They contain family news and comments on the social life in Melbourne and London. Also includes a letter of Douglas Galbraith to Lady White relating to Galbraith's involvement in Rehabilitation Centres in Australia.

Cuttings relating to Sir John Latham's Career, 1934, 1940, 1969 (File 2)

11 black and white and Sepia photographs of the Latham family (File 3)

Copies of marriage and birth certificates of Latham and Tobin (Lady Latham's parents), 1878, 1907-23 (File 4)

A copy of a broadcast address by Sir John Latham, 29 June 1933 (File 5)

Miscellaneous printed items (File 6)