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Reference to the index of Ronald Campbell Smith (1900-1971)

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Smith, Ronald Campbell and Batt, Joseph and Ogilvie, AG (2010) Reference to the index of Ronald Campbell Smith (1900-1971). University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Collection contains personal papers of Ronald Campbell Smith who joined the Tasmanian Government Railways as an apprentice in 1916 and worked for them until 1943 when he was transferred to the Commonwealth Department of Labour and National Service, as an industrial officer and later the District Employment Officer.He was an active member of the Australian Railways Union.He was also a member of the Hobart Trades Council, active in the Australian Labor Party, & elected President of the Tasmanian Section in 1936. He served on the Hobart Hospital Board from 1936 and was Vice-Chairman 1936 -1950, and on the Peacock Hospital Board of Management from 1941 until 1971, being Chairman from 1952. He was appointed justice of the peace for the Hobart district in 1934 and served as a stipendiary steward for the Hobart Greyhound Racing Club for ten years, and in his younger days he played football.

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 DX.4
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2011 01:42
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2011 00:41
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11066
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