The Earl de la Warr
The honorary degree of Master of Arts was conferred upon William Herbrand Sackville, 9th Earl De La Warr, by the Chancellor Mr Justice Halse Rogers on 2 February 1938.
The Earl de la Warr was Lord Privy Seal (or, more formally, the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal), and one of the distinguished visitors from overseas who had been invited by the Commonwealth and State Governments to attend the celebrations connected with the 150th Anniversary of the Foundation of Australia.
Dr Hugh Dalton, Dame Maria Ogilvie and Sir Josiah Stamp were also awarded honorary degrees at this ceremony.
The ceremony was held in the Great Hall and was attended by a representative gathering, which included Her Excellency Lady Gowrie.
From the Senate Report for the year ended 31 December 1938