Collection UT6 - Torleiv Hytten Collection

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Torleiv Hytten Collection


  • 1930-1959 (Creation)

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3 type one boxes + 1 folder

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Torleiv Hytten (1890-1980) C.M.G. MA. was born in Norway and emigrated to Australia in 1910 and after working in various jobs, including journalism (1920-26) he was appointed lecturer in economics at the University of Tasmania in 1925. He was also Director of Tutorial Classes 1928-32. He was economic adviser to the Tasmanian Government 1929-35, economic adviser to the Bank of N.S.W. 1935-49, delegate to the 16th Assembly of the League of Nations 1935, Chairman of the Australian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce 1949. He also served on other Government Committees and advised on other matters including the Tasmanian Commonwealth Grants, Tasmanian State Employment Council, Tasmanian Railways and Queensland transport problems. He received the C.M.G in 1953, Knight Order of St. Olav (Norway) in 1951, Chev. Order of the Crown of Belgium on 1957. For more information see :

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Collection consists of correspondence, papers and notes from the various committees that Hytten was involved with. Includes 1948 Parliamentary Deadlocks Committee in conjunction with Professor Lyndhurst Falkiner Giblin.

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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 cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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