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Papers of Geoffrey Blainey, 1961-1994 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1524272
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
 
Access Conditions Part available for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1961-1994] 
3.36 m. (24 boxes) 
Summary

The papers include letters of Patrick White concerning the Patrick White Literary Award, correspondence and other papers relating to the immigration debate, some miscellaneous correspondence and drafts of twelve of Blainey's books.

Full contents The papers have been arranged in the following series: 1. Patrick White Literary Award, 1973-84. 2. Immigration: correspondence, 1984-87. 3. Immigration: reference files, 1982-87. 4. General correspondence, 1961-96. 5. If I remember rightly: the memoirs of W.S. Robinson (1967). 6. Across a red world (1968). 7. The steel master: a life of Essington Lewis (1971). 8. The causes of war (1973). 9. Triumph of the nomads: a history of ancient Australia (1975). 10. Our side of the country: the story of Victoria (1984). 11. The great seesaw: a new vision of the Western world, 1750-2000 (1988). 12. A game of our own: the origins of Australian football (1900). 13. Odd fellows: a history of the 100F Australia (1991). 14. The golden mile (1993). 15. A shorter history of Australia (1994). 16. The rush that never ended: a history of Australian mining (1978,1983). 17. Paddy Hannan (1979). 18. Miscellaneous drafts. 19. A history of Camberwell (1964). 
Biography/History

Author, historian and academic. Professor of Economic History (1968-77) and Ernest Scott Professor of History (1977-88) at Melbourne University.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9225.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (10 p.) available in Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930- -- Archives.  |  Authors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1961-1994 
Occupation Authors.  |  Historians.  |  Academics.
Terms of Use Copying of Geoffrey Blainey's copyright material is NOT permitted for research purposes. 

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