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John Farquharson interviewed by Mark Cranfield [sound recording]
Bib ID 1815554
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Farquharson, John M., 1929-2016, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1982 
3 sound tape reels (ca. 135 min.) analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track mono 
Summary

John Farquharson, journalist, born in Wollongong, N.S.W. recalls his family history; his parents; the significance of the Presbyterian religion to his family; childhood memories; the impact of the Depression & WWII on his parents; his education; the development of his intellectual interests; his attendance at the King's School, Parramatta (1942-1947); compulsory membership of the King's Cadet Corps; origins of his interest in journalism; his first job with a newspaper (Cumberland Argus 1948); facets of newspaper life & production; employment as a journalist with Goulburn's Evening Post (1949-1951); community life in Goulburn, N.S.W.; processes involved in producing a country newspaper; memories of Marmion Dart, Goulburn's Evening Post editor; his employment with Australian United Press in Sydney (1951-1952); importance of books, favourite authors of the 1950s; post-war Australian nationalism; impact of Australian authors.

Notes

Recorded on Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, and Nov. 15, 1982 in Canberra, A. C. T.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 65 leaves) available. 
Subjects Farquharson, John M., 1929-2016 -- Interviews.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Newspaper publishing -- Australia.  |  Journalism -- Australia -- History -- 1945-  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Occupation Journalists.
Other authors/contributors Cranfield, Mark, interviewer

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