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Title Publicity. Immigration. H. J. Rumsey's Book "Pommies"
Author Rumsey, H J
Date 1922-1923
Document Type Correspondence
Reference A457, N532/3
Library / Archive National Archives of Australia
Collection Name Correspondence files, multiple number series, first system
Description A letter to E. K. Bowden, MP, from Herbert J. Rumsey, 1922, on his book, 'The Pommies' or 'New Chums in Australia', written to give intending emigrants in Great Britain a knowledge of Australian conditions. The letter suggests that the Commonwealth government publish it as immigration propaganda. The reply from the Commonwealth Immigration Office is included; the suggestion was not taken up.
Series Description The series consists of correspondence files covering a wide range of subjects which were submitted to the Prime Minister.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Melbourne, Victoria, Dundas, Western Australia, Australia
Nationality English; European; Australian
People Bowden, E K; Rumsey, H J; Hurley, L
Keywords publishing, advice literature, colony conditions, emigrant, emigration, commonwealth, literature, Commonwealth Immigration Scheme, propaganda, agriculture
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