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David M. Selby interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2149242
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Selby, D. M. (David Mayer), 1906-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1972 May 2 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 36 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 595

Summary

Hon. Mr Justice David M. Selby speaks of his family backgound; his beginnings at the bar; serving in Rabaul during World War II; building up his practice after the war; accepting a Supreme Court judgeship in New Guinea for 6 months; his appointment to the Supreme Court of N.S.W in 1962; the circumstances surrounding the writing of his book "Hell and high fever".

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (13 p.) 
Subjects Selby, D. M. - (David Mayer), - 1906- - Hell and high fever.  |  Selby, D. M. - (David Mayer), - 1906- - Interviews.  |  Authors, Australian - Interviews.  |  Judges - New South Wales - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 1/595
    Copy: Recording
    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
    ORAL TRC 1/595 (transcript)
    Copy: Transcript
    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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