Collection UQFL88 - Ralph Thomas Gore Papers

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Ralph Thomas Gore Papers


  • 1900-1973. (Creation)

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2 boxes.

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Ralph Thomas Gore was born in Glen Innes, New South Wales in 1888, third child to Frederick Dundas Corbet Gore and Margaretta Stenhouse (nee Gunn). He held the office of Judge of the Supreme Court of Papua, 1928-1945, and Judge of the Supreme Court of Papua and New Guinea, 1945-1962. He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1953. Gore died on 11 August 1968.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1900-1973
Collection alternatively titled as: Ralph Thomas Gore Collection.

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Material relating to legal and administrative career of Mr. Justice R.T. Gore in Papua New Guinea. Correspondence, family papers and history, biographical material, press clippings, notes and reviews of his book, Justice versus sorcery, photographs.

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Access partially restricted.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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