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James Darling interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 716609
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Darling, J. R. (James Ralph), 1899-1995, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1971 
1 tape reel : 1 7/8 ips., mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Sir James Darling, educationist, speaks about his schooling; Victor Gollancz; his World War I experiences; Major Shelley; Oriel College, Oxford; education and society; Merchant Taylors School at Crosby; Frank Fletcher; Charterhouse school; Empire tour for public school boys to New Zealand; Geelong Grammer School; the independent school system; Tate; the totalitarian state; Timbertop; adolescence; religious education; Australian Broadcasting Commission; road safety; Australian Frontier; Peter Matthews.

Biography/History

Educationalist. Headmaster of Geelong Church of England Grammar School, 1930-1961. Member of the Australian Broadcasting Control Board, 1955-1961.

Notes

Recorded between May 21-27, 1971 at his home in Toorak, Victoria.

Also available online via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn716609

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available (typescript, 26 leaves) 
Subjects Darling, J. R. - (James Ralph), - 1899-1995 - Interviews.  |  Educators - Australia - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 121/18
Copy: Recording
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 121/18 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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