Item 4 - Press Cuttings 1918, 1930, 1933

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Press Cuttings 1918, 1930, 1933


  • 1918-1933 (Creation)

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1 unused 1914 pocket diary

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Sir Robert Cosgrove K.C.M.G. (1884-1969), a grocer by trade, became a trade union leader and politician. He was State President of the A.L.P. in 1916 and first elected to the
House of Assembly for Denison in that year. He was Premier of Tasmania 1939-47 and Premier and Minister of Education 1948-58. He married Gertrude Geappen in 1911. He received the Knighthood, K.C.M.G. in 1959 and his wife was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1949.

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Deposited by Mrs M. Cumming (nee Cosgrove) 8 February 1971

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Press cuttings dated 1918, 1930 & 1933 in an unused 1914 pocket diary

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections - ENTER COLLECTION & REFERENCE NUMBER]”

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HE Dec 17




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