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Manning Clark interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2403865
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Clark, Manning, 1915-1991, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 and 1987 
3 sound cassettes (ca. 120 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Professor Manning Clark, Australian historian, speaks about his childhood influences which lead to his interest in history; books he read as a child; attitude toward Anzac Day; benefits of attending Melbourne Grammar School; studing at University of Melbourne; negative experiences while studying at Oxford and visiting Germany in 1938; Humphrey Sumner; his Master's thesis on Alexis de Tocqueville; teaching Australian history at Melbourne University; influence of Australian fiction upon his approach to Australian history; "History of Australia".

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with senior Australian historians, conducted in an attempt at define the influences upon creation of history in Australia.

Recorded at Canberra on 14 November 1986 and 15 January 1987.

Digital master; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 41 leaves) 
Subjects Clark, Manning, - 1915-1991 - Interviews.  |  Historians - Australia - Interviews.  |  College teachers - Australia - Interviews.  |  Historiography - Australia.  |  History - Study and teaching - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley), Interviewer

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    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
    ORAL TRC 2053/13 (transcript)
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    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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