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Bob Gollan interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2403816
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Gollan, Robin, 1917-2007, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 107 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Professor Gollan, an Australian historian, speaks about the Scottish and religious influences of his background; his childhood in the bush; attending Fort Street High School; studying at the University of Sydney; his membership of the Communist Party; time in RAAF during World War II; his Master of Arts thesis about political ideas in the labour movement from 1880 to 1910; his PhD at London University on radical working class politics in Australia; his later research into the Australian labour movement; socialism and populism; achievements as Manning Clark Professor of Australian History at Australian National University; the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History; and the Journal Labour History.

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 National Library of Australia on 12 November 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 32 leaves). 
Subjects Gollan, Robin, 1917-2007 -- 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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