Deposit N62 - P G Hannett, A Diary From Russia 1929

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P G Hannett, A Diary From Russia 1929


  • 1929 - 1930 (Creation)

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(1892 - 1979)

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Percy George Hannett, was an active member of the NSW Branch of the Electrical Trades Union until his retirement in 1962. In 1927 he was a Labor Party candidate for the district of Hornsby during the NSW elections. He travelled to Russia in June 1929 as a delegate of the Labor Council of NSW and the NSW Branch of the ALP. Hannett and other Australian delegates arrived in Vladivostok too late for the August conference of the Pan Pacific Trade Union Secretariat, but attended a plenary session of the Secretariat. Hannett attended a meeting of the Executive of the Red International of Labour Unions in Moscow on 11 September 1929.

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A copy of a typed manuscript of Hannett's A Diary from Russia, 1929, together with photographs, credentials and related correspondence of the Executive of the Red International of Labour Unions to the Labour Council of NSW. The material was collated by Graham Stutchbury and is introduced by him.


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Entered from deposit description on 16 September 2011




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