Series 147 - Research notes for the ANU 50th anniversary history

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Research notes for the ANU 50th anniversary history


  • 1990 - 1996 (Creation)

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2.3 m (7 boxes)

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(1990 - 1996)

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The ANU History Project refers to the 50th anniversary history of the Australian National University. It began in 1990 when the University initiated an oral history project as part of the research for the fiftieth-anniversary publication, The making of the Australian National University 1946-1996, written by Stephen Glynn Foster and Margaret M Varghese and published by Allen & Unwin in 1996.

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The binders contain typed research notes prepared for the writing of the 50th anniversary history of the University by Stephen Foster and Margaret Varghese. There are often copies of source material (correspondence or other documents) attached to the notes. The dates listed against each folder on the item list refer to the period of time covered by the notes rather than their date of creation – there is material dated from 1904 included.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 7 September 2007




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