Deposit Z428 - George H Hazlehurst collection

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George H Hazlehurst collection


  • 1950 - 1970 (Creation)

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(1918 -)

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George H Hazlehurst was born in Liverpool on 16 May 1918. He worked as a consultant with the Prudential Assurance Co Ltd and in radio as a director, producer and writer before migrating to Australia in July 1951. Hazlehurst worked as Assistant Publicity Manager (Advertising & Public Relations) with Trans-Australia Airlines from 1952-54); Group Account Executive (Marketing & Creative) with O'Brien Publicity Pty Ltd, Melbourne (1954-62); Senior Lecturer in Writing and Communication at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology since 1960; Creative Group Head and Copy Director with McCann Erickson International, Melbourne (1962-1965); Manager of the Industrial, Technical & Scientific Marketing Division of McCann Erickson (1965-1966); joined John Higgins Advertising Associates as an Associate Director and Creative Director in 1966. He was also a Fellow, Advertising Institute of Australia; Federal General Councillor, Advertising Institute of Australia; Chairman, Advertising Institute of Australia Examiner's Board.

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Papers relating to work at RMIT as a part-time lecturer in advertising and client campaign creative material, personal papers and Christian writings and notes.


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National Archives of Australia: MP195/1

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Entered from deposit description on 16 September 2011




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