Series 456 - Allan Barton Papers

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Allan Barton Papers


  • c. 1951 - 2010 (Creation)

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21 boxes

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(3 Mar 1933 - 9 Jun 2012)

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Allan Barton was born in Murrumbeena, Victoria on 3 March 1933. He studied at Melbourne University 1951 – 1954, before undertaking his PhD in economics at Christ's College, Cambridge University 1956-59. Barton taught economics at the University of Adelaide in 1959, then moved to Macquarie University in 1967 as Foundation Professor of Accounting. Barton held a number of roles at the Australian National University including Head of the Department of Accounting and Public Finance 1975-80, Dean of the Faculty of Economics 1979-83, University Treasurer 1984-94, University Council member 1983-86, and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Finance and Development) 1992-96, and retiring in 1998. Barton passed away on 9 June 2012 in Canberra.

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Includes student and lecture notes, reports, correspondence, material relating to Cambridge Australia Trust, ANU Investment Advisory Committee agenda and reports, financial records, research papers, news clippings, publications and newsletters.


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Entered from deposit description on 16 April 2013




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