Deposit Z507 - Margaret Jennings papers

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AU NBAC Z507

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Margaret Jennings papers

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  • 1973 - 1993 (Creation)

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2.25 m ( 15 boxes)

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(1943 - 1993)

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Margaret Jean Jennings was born on 15 September 1943. She studied at the University of Melbourne (BA) and from 1965-1970 held research positions and was an author for the Hill of Content Publishing Company's archives series. From 1970-1978 Jennings held the position of Archivist at the Australian Archives. She was Victorian branch secretary of the Australian Society of Archivists from 1976 and in 1978 became a Records Management Officer at the University of Melbourne where she also conducted courses for the Australian Society of Archivists. Jennings was national president of the the Society from 1979-1981; lectured in Information Management (Archives & Records) at the Melbourne College of Advanced Education, 1979-1988; Victorian branch editor and council member, Records Management Association of Australia; member of the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (PARBICA); University Archivist & Records Manager at the University of Adelaide, 1990-1992; Records Manager at Griffith University in 1992. Margaret Jennings died in Queensland on 25 December 1993.

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Papers relating to her professional life. Working files re Australian Society of Archivists, Business Archives Council, Records Management Association of Australia (Victoria), Melbourne University Records Management Papers, cassette tapes on appraisal.

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Entered from deposit description on 22 September 2011

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