Atchison, John Francis

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Atchison, John Francis

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Dr John Atchison graduated in 1968 from the University of New England, NSW. In 1973 he submitted his PhD thesis at ANU on 'Port Stephens and Goonoo Goonoo - A review of the early period of the Australian Agricultural Company, 1824-1849'. He was Lecturer at the Armidale College of Advanced Education, then became Professor in Australian History at the University of New England, a position he held until 2011. He was Chairman, Committee for Geographical Names in Australia and was on the Board of the International Council of Onomastic Sciences. He was also on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Cambridge University Press journal, Rural History: Economy, Society, Culture.


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




Rural History: Economy, Society, Culture, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22, no. 1, April 2011.

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