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Reference to index of Sir Robert Cosgrove: Personal papers 1898 -1969, official appointments and press cuttings

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Cosgrove, Robert (2010) Reference to index of Sir Robert Cosgrove: Personal papers 1898 -1969, official appointments and press cuttings. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

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. - Private Deposit C.5

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, van diemens land, social history, history, colony, colonial, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, index,
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection - Private Deposit C.5
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 06:08
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2013 05:40
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/10890
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