Series 328 - Papers of Diana Howlett

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Papers of Diana Howlett


  • 1970 - 1980 (Creation)

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10 type 1 boxes, 1 type 4 box, 2 albums, 1 oversized framed photograph

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(1934 - 2018)

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Diana Howlett completed her PhD in Geography, Research School of Pacific Studies, at the Australian National University in 1959. She was Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography, at ANU from 1982 to 1996, and appointed to Chair before her retirement. She is author of studies on the geography of Papua New Guinea. The Diana Howlett Prize is awarded to the student with the most outstanding result in Honours in Geography.

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Pacific research papers on human geography including research materials on population, agriculture and natural resources in the Pacific Islands. Includes census data and government reports for Kiribati, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue; newspaper articles, government and academic papers relating to Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Nauru, Tuvalu, Western Samoa, Micronesia, Tonga, including topics on nuclear testing, colonialism/postcolonialism and economic development.
Also contains records documenting of aspects of Diana Howlett's education and research.


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Prepared by Karina Taylor 29 September 2009




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