Series 381 - Encyclopaedia of the Australian People files

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AU ANUA 381

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Encyclopaedia of the Australian People files

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  • 1983 - 1988 (Creation)

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4.4m (22 type 1 boxes)

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(23 August 1932 -)

Biographical history

James Jupp was born in Croydon, England in 1932. He studied at the London School of Economics 1951-1956, and the University of London where he earned his PhD in 1975. He was General Editor of the Bicentennial Encyclopaedia of the Australian People 1984-1988 and of the second edition in 2001. Jupp was a member of the Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs and chairman of the Review of Migrant and Multicultural Programs and Services (ROMAMPAS), which presented its report Don't Settle for Less, to the Minister for Immigration in August 1986. He was formerly chairman of the ACT Multicultural Advisory Council and of the ACT Reference Group of the Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research. Jupp is Director of the Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University and an Adjunct Professor of the RMIT University in Melbourne.

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The collection contains material related to the compiling and publishing of the Encyclopaedia of the Australian People. It includes correspondence with the Australian Bicentennial Authority, the ANU Research School of Social Sciences, various immigration and ethnic groups, publishing and marketing arrangements, copyright clearances, Project & Management Committee minutes, annual reports, articles and information submitted by contributors.

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Open access under a thirty-year rule

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Prepared by Amalijah Thompson on 21 December 2009

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