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Title Immigration
Date 1914-1916
Document Type Correspondence; Pamphlet
Reference A2, 1916/3742
Library / Archive National Archives of Australia
Collection Name Correspondence files, annual single number series
Description The contents relate to a request from John Sanderson & Company to transport 42 Germans and 39 persons of other nationalities to Australia in September 1914 and include copies of official correspondence concerning the matter. In addition, there is information on a scheme thought up by General Booth of the Salvation Army to transfer widows and their families to dominions overseas; a booklet is included. Other telegrams refer to Syrian families and refugees in Cairo seeking to emigrate and gain employment in Australia, with notices of refusal included.
Series Description The series covers a range of subjects dealt with by the Prime Minister’s Department from 1904 to 1920, including amendments to Acts; public utilities such as railways; banking and financial matters.
Theme(s) Displaced Persons and Refugees; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Great Britain; Egypt
Country (to) Australia; Canada
Places London, England; Melbourne, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Canada; Cairo, Egypt; Java
Ports Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality German; European; Australian; Austrian; Syrian; Dutch
Ships Roon
People Sanderson, John; Hughes, William M; Lamb, David C; Booth, William; Rhodes, Cecil; Fisher, Andrew; McBride, Richard; Bruce, Charles; Holmes, Oliver Wendell; Earl Grey (Grey, Charles); Anstey, Frank; Vaughan, Crawford; Earle, J; Peacock, A J; Shepherd, M L; Starling, J H; Hunt, Atlee; Harcourt, L; Heward, George; Manee, Professor Alfred; Scaddan, J; Hoyle, H C; Hunt, Rowland; Cann, J H; Cook, Joseph
Keywords Salvation Army, charity, emigration, transport, shipping, emigrant scheme, women, family, death, statistics, administration, war, push factors, soldier, philanthropy, census, government, finance, family, charity, bounty emigration, citizenship, children, emigration selection, army, orphan, religion, Presbyterianism, Baptist, Church of England, Wesleyan, Catholicism, Methodism, Jewish, legislation, assisted emigration, demographics, telegram, refugee, Barnardos, societies, land grant, immigration agent, passage money, assisted emigration, colony
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the National Archives of Australia catalogue.
Language English
Copyright National Archives of Australia