Deposit P11 - Alan Barcan papers

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AU NBAC P11

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Alan Barcan papers

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  • 1934 - 1958 (Creation)

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0.6 m (6 boxes)

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(1921 -)

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Dr Alan Barcan, is an Australian academic who has published books and articles on the history of education and left politics. He studied at Sydney University and Sydney Teachers' College. In 1948 he held the position of Inaugural Secretary-Treasurer, Youth Council of the NSW ALP. Barcan was appointed to Newcastle Teachers’ College as lecturer in history and history method early in 1949 and held the position until 1967. In this time he also went on leave to England in 1958 and was at ANU from 1959-61. From 1968 he was Senior Lecturer (then Associate Professor) in education, University of Newcastle. In December 1986 Barcan retired, but has acted in the position of Hon. Associate, School of Education, University of Newcastle and more recently as Conjoint Fellow.

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Australian political pamphlets and serials, including printed material by the Communist Party of Australia and Sydney University Labor Club.

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Created by Erin Gallant on 17 August 2011; revised on 5 September 2011

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