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George R. (George Richard) Dibbs (1834 - 1904)

 

Biographical Note

Sir George Dibbs (1834-1904) was Premier of NSW and Colonial Secretary in 1893 during the emergence of the financial crisis which resulted in panic concerning the colonial banks. 'When panic threatened the Savings Bank of New South Wales he appeared at its doors and wrote in his own hand a proclamation guaranteeing its deposits' [ref:ADB 4 p.68]

 

Papers

Title

 George R. Dibbs - notice signed by Sir George Dibbs, as Colonial Secretary, 21 Apr. 1893, concerning the deposits in the Savings Bank of New South Wales
 

Creator

Dibbs, George R. (George Richard), 1834 - 1904
 

Call No.

MLDOC 856

Title

 George R. Dibbs - papers, 1830, 1883-1893, including family letters
 

Creator

Dibbs, George R. (George Richard), 1834 - 1904
 

Call No.

MLMSS 6524

Title

 George R. Dibbs - papers, 1891-1904
 

Creator

Dibbs, George R. (George Richard), 1834 - 1904
 

Call No.

MLMSS 132

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