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Papers of John Neylon Molony, circa 1930-2005 [manuscript]
Bib ID 662473
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Molony, John N. (John Neylon), 1927-
 
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Access Conditions Part requires permission for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1930-2005] 
19.95 m. (106 boxes) + 12 cartons + 1 fol. box. 
Summary

The papers of MS 6634 provide a comprehensive record of the life and career of John Molony. There is an extensive run of correspondence with family and friends, papers relating to his long career with the Australian National University, copies of journal and newspaper articles and research notes and drafts relating to much of his writing (106 boxes, 1 fol. box).

The Acc06.031 instalment includes correspondence, research material and writings. Material from the 1950s to 1974 relates to Molony's humanitarian, political and church activities. The papers from 1989-2005 include Eureka's Children Inc. minutes, Australian National University Emeritus Faculty files, material relating to a petition against an ANU-Canberra College of Advanced Education merger in 1989 and Republic of the Free Campaign 1997 papers (12 cartons).

Biography/History

Academic, historian and author. After initially training for the priesthood, in 1964, John Neylon Molony left the Catholic Church and embarked on an academic career in the History Department at the Australian National University. In addition to his academic career, Molony has published a number of scholarly works, numerous newspaper and journal articles, chapters in books and literary reviews.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 6634, MS Acc06.031.

Associated materials: The Roman mould of the Australian Catholic Church, 1846-1878, 1967 MSD 283.

Associated materials: John Hubert Plunkett in New South Wales, 1832-1869, 1971 MSD 282.

Related Material Interview with Professor John Molony, historian; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 2285.  John and Denise Molony interviewed by Ann-Mari Jordens; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5640. 
Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Taxation Incentive for the Arts Scheme by John Molony (part of MS 6634). 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://www.nla.gov.au/ms/findaids/6634.html 
Subjects Molony, John N. - (John Neylon), - 1927- - Archives.  |  Kelly, Ned, - 1855-1880.  |  Catholic Church - Australia - Clergy - Archives.  |  Australian National University. - Department of History - Employees - Archives.  |  Catholic Church - Australia.  |  Catholics - Australia - Archives.  |  Historians - Australia - Archives.  |  College teachers - Australia - Archives.  |  Bushrangers - Biography.
Time Coverage 1930-2005 
Occupation Priests.  |  Historians.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors Eureka's Children Inc  |  Australian National University. Emeritus Faculty

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