Issue Details: First known date: 1950 1950
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Content Summary

  • Manuscript written by his nephew Niall Brennan in 1954 based on notebooks of memoirs by William Adrian Brennan about federal figures such as Joseph Cook, Andrew Fisher and Keith Murdoch


William Adrian Brennan was a journalist for "The Argus" in Melbourne.

From 1901 he was a member of the federal parliamentary press gallery, then situated in Melbourne, writing under the name of "Ariel", and from 1927 until his retirement in 1939, he was chief leader writer for that newspaper.


William Adrian Brennan, Niall Brennan, "The Argus", newspapers, manuscript, "Ariel", federal parliamentary press gallery, Keith Murdoch, Joseph Cook, Andrew Fisher

Contact Name

Mr Peter Brennan


230 Hazeldene Rd, Gladysdale, Vic 3797

Phone and Fax

Ph: +61 (3) 5966 6204


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