Guide to the Papers of Sir George Knowles

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MS 10141

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Creator
Knowles, George Shaw, Sir
Title
Papers relating to Sir George Knowles
Date Range
1882 - 1947
Collection Number
MS 10141
Extent
1.04 metres (1 ms box + 1 piece+ 1 phase box)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Various documents including photographs relating to the opening of the George Knowles Building; certificates, medals and insignias; and an autograph book containing the signatures of the attendees to the first assembly of the League of Nations (1920).

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 George Knowles, National Library of Australia, MS 10141, [series/file/item number]'.

Item Descriptions

Programme of the State Ceremonial in remembrance of Sir George Shaw Knowles, 1947 (File) - Box 1

Three photocopies of letter to Knowles from Gowrie (Admiralty House), 1944 (File) - Box 1

Original invitation to the Coronation of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Invitation to Their Majesties ball, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Admittance card for coronation of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Letter accompanying coronation medal from Buckingham Palace, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Instructions for Their Majesties' Ball, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Copy of Proclamation of the Australia Act 1986, 1986 (File) - Box 1

Order of proceedings for the naming of the George Knowles building, 1987 (File) - Box 1

Eight black and white photographs of the opening of the George Knowles building with accompanying descriptions (some in separate bag). (File) - Box 1

Two photocopies of Autograph Book containing all the delegates to the First Assembly of the League of Nations, 1920 (File) - Box 1

Original held in Box 2

Three photocopies of League of Nations medal for the first Assembly of the League of Nations, 1920 (File) - Box 1

Original held in Box 2

Medal for the Knights Bachelor, 1939 (File) - Box 1

Medal for the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 1928 (File) - Box 1

Medal for the coronation of King George V and Queen Elizabeth, 1937 (File) - Box 1

Autograph Book containing all the delegates to the First Assembly of the League of Nations, 1920 (File) - Piece 2

League of Nations medal for the first Assembly of the League of Nations, 1920 (File) - Piece 2

Birth Certificate of George Knowles, 1882 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Masters of Laws - University of Melbourne, 1908 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Masters of Arts - University of Melbourne, 1912 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Admission as Barrister to the High Court, 1916 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Admission as Barrister and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria, 1927 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Appointment as Solicitor General signed by Sir Isaac Isaacs, 1932 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Admission to the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor, 1939 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Certificate of Appointment as High Commissioner to the Union of South Africa, 1946 (File) - Folio-Box 3

Photocopy of certificate of Appointment as High Commissioner to the Union of South Africa, 1946 (File) - Folio-Box 3


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