Series 72 - Charles Price papers on immigration and demography

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AU ANUA 72

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Charles Price papers on immigration and demography

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  • 1945 - 2000 (Creation)

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30 m (103 boxes)

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(1920 - 2009)

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Charles Archibald Price was born on 20 July 1920. From 1952-1985 he held Fellowships in the Department of Demography, Research School of Social Sciences, at the Australian National University. His appointments in the Department of Demography began from Research Fellow, 13 February 1952; Fellow, 1 August 1954; Senior Fellow, 8 April 1960; and Professorial Fellow from 10 July 1964. Price served effectively on many committees related to immigration and settlement, as an advisor to government. He died on 2 August 2009.

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This collection relates primarily to Dr Price’s work in the Department of Demography from 1952 to 1985. It includes correspondence files, research files, statistical compilations, computer printouts, index cards to research materials, press cuttings, publications and copies of lectures and articles. There are files relating to Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs projects and to Price’s membership of the National Population Council, the Immigration Advisory Council, the Good Neighbour Council ACT, the Australian Council of Churches’ Refugee Advisory Council, and the Burgmann College Council, and some departmental administrative files.

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Access may be restricted to some personal records. Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 24 September 2007; revised 15 January 2008, 13 May 2008 and 25 May 2012

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