Murdoch, Keith Arthur (Journalist, b.1885 - d.1952)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 3DRL/2925
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 wallets: x 3 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Murdoch, Keith Arthur
Place made Australia
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/008/002
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

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.