• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000116

Papers of Sir William Cullen, 1880-1935 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 6710
  • Date Range 1880 - 1935
  • Description

    Correspondence from Thomas Edison, Nellie Melba, Ethel Turner, Edgeworth David, the actor Henry Brodribb Irving and other outstanding personalities to Sir William and Lady (Lily) Cullen. Writings and drafts of speeches on political and social issues by William Cullen including notes on “Kiama Jamberoo Valley 1890” which give a detailed description of the Illawarra and surrounding region. One cutting book of letters and obituaries concerning the deaths of Lady Cullen (1931) and Sir William (1935); order of service for funeral of Dean William Macquarie Cowper 1902, and William Cullen 1935; Correspondence from Sir Edmund Barton, Sir George Reid, Sir Samuel Griffith, Sir Philip Game, Sir Mungo McCallum, Lord and Lady Baden Powell. Many of these are congratulatory letters on Sir William’s judicial appointment in 1910. A hand written essay by Sir William entitled “Walks in Wales”. Other correspondence relates to the Boy Scouts Association (Sir William was President) and Sir William’s appointment to the post of lecturer in law, University of Adelaide 1887. All names in description.

  • Quantity 12 folders 0.24 m
  • Access Available for research. Not for loan.

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  • See also
    • Turner, Ethel (1870 - 1958)