Collection UT98 - Torleiv Hytten : summaries of lectures on economics

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Torleiv Hytten : summaries of lectures on economics


  • 1925-1933 (Creation)

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1 small binder file 12 cm. x 20 and 4 page typescript document

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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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Deposited by K.M. Dallas

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Typed summaries of lectures on economics, with alterations by Hytten, used between 1925 and 1933, in small binder file 12 cm. x 20 cm. Note at front by K.M. Dallas, 13 Dec. 1962: "This book has been in my possession since Hytten resigned but I was never certain whether he did not take it over from Brigden (or Copland). All emendations are Hytten's."

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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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