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John Ward interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2269151
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ward, John Manning, 1919-1990, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 120 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Professor John Ward, an Australian historian, speaks about the pioneer and presbyterian influences of his family background; history lessons at school; recollections of ANZAC Day and other rituals'; the influence of his lecturers at Sydney University; his hearing loss; Spanish Civil War; rise of fascism and other events of the period; working with Bertram Stevens, former New South Wales Premier; studying law; his time as Challis Professor of History at Sydney University; developing the History Department and curriculum; the British influence upon Australian development; and James MacArthur.

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 at the University of Sydney on 3 Devember 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 37 leaves) available. 
Subjects Ward, John Manning, 1919-1990 -- Interviews.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Historiography -- Australia.  |  History -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley), Interviewer

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