Guide to the Papers of Ernest Tristam Crutchley (as filmed by the AJCP)
M1829 - M1830
National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record
Typescript of unfinished autobiography covering Crutchley's early life, his work with the Oversea Settlement Office, his appointment in 1928 as the British Government Representative for Migration in Australia, the voyage to Australia, impressions of Perth and Melbourne, and first meetings with Australian politicians and officials. (23pp)...
The diaries provide a detailed record of Crutchley's working and social life, his conversations with many of the leading figures in Australian and British political and official circles, his opinions and attitudes, and anecdotes that he had heard. The entries in the early diaries tend to be briefer than those in the later diaries. For some days there are no entries and there are a few longer gaps, the largest being from July 1939 to August 1940...
Extracts from Crutchley's diary, letters and cuttings concerning the tour and Crutchley's involvement in the controversy concerning bodyline bowling. They include correspondence with the Manager of the Team, P.H. Warner (February 1933) and a letter from Crutchley to O. Thompson, 6 March 1933.
British preparations for Ottawa Conference; Australian concessions. (incomplete)
Thanks for congratulations on election to Bench of Inner Temple.
Although described individually, this document was originally microfilmed with a page from another document. The last page of the document described can be found at the beginning of nla.obj-742825923...
Departure from Australia; wishes he could discuss political situation.