Collection RS3 - Wilfred Hugh Hudspeth Papers

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Wilfred Hugh Hudspeth Papers


  • 1935-1951 (Creation)

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1 type one box

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W.H.Hudspeth (1874-1952) son of Rev. Canon Francis Hudspeth and Lucy Hudspeth (nee Cogle), Grandson of John Maule Hudspeth (1792-1837), graduated B.A. at Melbourne University and was called to the Tasmanian Bar in 1898. He practiced for 30 years in partnership with N.E.Lewis and Tetley Gant. He was amateur historian, a member of the Royal Society, a trustee of the Tasmanian Museum and participant in the cultural life of Tasmania. He researched and wrote extensively on various aspects of Tasmanian history.

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Presented to the Royal Society by J.L. Hudspeth, 1953

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Collection consists of of notes on various aspects of the history of Tasmania and drafts of articles, written mainly between 1935 and 1951, some for The Royal Society of Tasmania Papers & Proceedings

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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

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HE Apr.2020




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