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Archibald Allan interviewed by Andrew Moore in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2843849
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Allan, Archibald Ian, 1916-2000, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1984 Jan. 26-Jan. 28 
5 audio cassettes (ca. 249 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Allan speaks of his early life and family; early employment; his interest in politics; war experiences; pre-selection; his political views; elections; federal political issues and events; politicians; views on Parliament; Country Party and country issues; retiring from politics; reflections on his career. Tape 5 side 1 contains supplementary information added by Allan.

Biography/History

Allan held the seat of Gwidir N.S.W for the Country Party from December 1953 to April 1969.

Notes

Parliament's Oral History Project is an ongoing project administered by the Australian Parliamentary Library focussing on retired parliamentarians and their political careers.

Recorded between 26 January 1984 and 28 January 1984.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217646057

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (100 p.) and index available. 
Subjects Allan, Archibald Ian, 1916-2000 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government.
Other authors/contributors Moore, Andrew, 1953-, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/38
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ORAL TRC 4900/38 (transcript)
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