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Rex Nan Kivell interviewed for BBC Radio regarding his life and his collection at the National Library of Australia [sound recording]
Bib ID 1815889
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies, written permission required for public use. 
Description 1970 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 7 min.) ; 3 in. 
Summary

Biographical interview with unidentified woman interviewer done by the BBC.

Biography/History

Nan Kivell was born in New Brighton, South Island, New Zealand and he was educated at New Brighton and Canterbury College. He joined the Army in 1915 and was repatriated to London in 1917 where he completed his education at the Royal College of Science and he was Judge's Marshall to the High Court Judges from 1920-35. In 1922 he bought a partnership in the Redfern Gallery, London, and has been a director since 1925. His collection started coming to the National Library in 1948. Nan Kivell was granted a CMG in 1966 and a knighthood in 1975.

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Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977 -- Interviews.  |  Book collectors -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Radio programs.

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