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Papers of James R. Darling, 1947-1991 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1179372
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Darling, J. R. (James Ralph), 1899-1995
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1947-1991 
5.4 m. (39 boxes) 
Summary

The papers have been arranged into 19 series. The main series include: 1. Australian Frontier, 1962-73. 2. Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, 1972-82. 3. Road Safety Council, 1968-83. 4. Marcus Oldham Farm Management College, 1976-89. 5. Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1961-68. The correspondents are Sir Charles Moses and Clem Semmler. 6. Correspondence, 1950-88. The correspondents include Josie Alder, Sir Garfield Barwick, Lord Casey, Manning Clark, Geoffrey Fairbaim, Brian Hone, Bruce Jeffcott, Stephen Murray Smith, Jack Munster, Jean Yule and Spencer Zifcats. 7. Writings, including Richly Rewarding (1978).

Biography/History

Educationalist and author. Headmaster of Geelong Church of England Grammar School (1930-61). Member of various organisations, including Commonwealth Expert Group on Road Safety (1970-71), Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust (1973-80), Marcus Oldham Farm Management College, (1962-80s), Australian Frontier Commission (1962-72) and Australian Broadcasting Control Board, 1955-61. See Who's Who in Australia, 1988 (p. 244).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 7826.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E732

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (11 p.) 
Subjects Darling, J. R. - (James Ralph), - 1899-1995 - Archives.  |  Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust.  |  Australian Frontier.  |  Australian Road Safety Council.  |  Marcus Oldham Farm Management College.  |  Australian Broadcasting Commission.  |  Authors, Australian - Archives.  |  Educators - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1947-1991 
Occupation Authors.  |  Educators.

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