|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||3 wallets: x 3 cm|
Murdoch, Keith Arthur
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM315 419/008/002|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Murdoch, Keith Arthur (Journalist, b.1885 - d.1952)
Collection of papers of Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch, journalist and newspaper proprietor, working for the Sydney Sun at the beginning of the First World War. Relates to the conscription referendums held in Australia in 1916 and 1917 and consists of battle reports, expenditure, cables, correspondence, leaflets and newspaper cuttings, chiefly 1916. Correspondence between Murdoch and Prime Minister William Hughes, discusses the 1917 election in Australia and the proposal for another conscription referendum.