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Frederick Alexander interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 792325
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Alexander, Fred, 1899-1996, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 95 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, half track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Professor Frederick Alexander, an Australian historian, speaks about his family background; studying at University of Melbourne; development of his interest in international relations, and his liberal idealist views; studying at Oxford; evolution of the British Commonwealth; world events in 1930s; teaching at University of Western Australia; E.O.G. Shann; and development of the history curriculum at University of Western Australia.

Notes

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

Recorded in Perth, Western Australia on 12 September 1986.

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

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 26 leaves) 
Subjects Alexander, Fred, - 1899-1996 - Interviews.  |  Historians - Australia - Interviews.  |  College teachers - Australia - Interviews.  |  History - Study and teaching - Australia.  |  Historiography - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley), Interviewer

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    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
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    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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