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Sir Walter Crocker (1902-2002)
Papers 1922-2002

MSS 327 C938p

Series 12 Personal Correspondence and Documents
See also Series 18, Papers of Claire Crocker
12.1 Engagement/appointment diaries 1929, 1931-1934, 1940-1945, 1951-1953, 1955 (with pages torn out). 12v
12.2 Passports, identity cards and documents, club memberships, etc. Various dates
12.3 Address books (2), undated and Visitors' book, 1966-1970. 3v
12.4 Papers re management of Sir Walter's farm at Parnaroo, 1952-1977.[includes correspondence with 'overseers and sharefarmers 1953-1971, bank and other financial accounts, legal documents re purchase and sale
12.5 Correspondence re the gift/bequest of Sir Walter's papers to the University of Adelaide, 1963-1978 and re the gift of his books and deposit of his unpublished Memoirs with libraries in Canberra, Oxford and Cambridge, 1978-1984
12.6 Letters received from Edith Ellis and M.R. Ellis, 1927-1946, 1951
12.7 Letters received from (Baroness) Marie di Carcaci 1969-1973
12.8 Honours 1970-1977 In Map Cabinet

  • [Warrant of appointment as Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.), 1977, with Statutes of the Order.
  • Warrant (certificate) of appointment as Cavaliere di Gran Croce by the President of the Republic of Italy, March 1970
  • (Certificate of) Award of Grand Officer of Merit of the Sovereign Military (Hospitaller) Order of Malta, 1976 with related correspondence August 1975-September 1976 and booklets about the Order]

12.9 Correspondence re divorce from Claire Crocker, 1962-1968, 1972.
See also Series 18.1

Note: Some personal financial papers formerly held as part of this Series were returned to Sir Walter in August 2001 and were subsequently destroyed by him.  The remaining financial papers were returned to Dr Robert Crocker in December 2002

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