National Library of Australia

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 15 of 22
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Papers of Robert Stewart Parker, 1908-2002 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2911389
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Parker, R. S. (Robert Stewart), 1915-2002
 
Related Online
Resources
Access Conditions Part available for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1908-2002] 
29.31 (197 boxes) + 1 folio box. 
Summary

MS 8200 comprises family and professional correspondence, personal files, working papers, drafts, research material, diaries, lecture notes, seminar papers, references, testimonials and other papers documenting Parker's academic career and other diverse interests including music and theatre. The papers document Parker's involvement in various organisations including the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Australasian Political Studies Association, Australian Administrative Staff College, Australian Institute of Political Science, Australian National University, Musica Viva Australia, New Zealand Administrative Staff College, Papua New Guinea Administrative College, Royal Australian Institute of Public Administration, Boyer Committee of Inquiry into Commonwealth Public Service Recruitment, Australian Research Grants Committee, New Zealand Institute of Public Administrative and the Papua New Guinea Public Services Arbitration Tribunal.

The Acc06.178 instalment comprises personal papers, including letters, photographs, maps and travel brochures, ephemera, printed music and other printed material.

Biography/History

Political scientist and academic. Parker was a member of a number of official, academic and cultural bodies. These included Musica Viva Australia, as Director, 1981-1990, the Australasian Political Studies Association, the 1957 Committee of Inquiry into Commonwealth Public Service Recruitment (Boyer Committee), the Interim Council of the Administrative College of Papua New Guinea, 1962-1969, Professor of Political Science, Australian National University, 1963-1978, and the Papua New Guinea Public Services Arbitration Tribunal, 1972-1973. Parker's published works include, Public service recruitment in Australia (1942), Group analysis and scientism in political studies (1961), Papua New Guinea as an emergent state (1972), The emergence of the Australian party system (ed. with P. Loveday, and A.W. Martin, 1977), and, The government of New South Wales (1978).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8200, MS Acc06.178.

Associated materials: Papers of Robert Stewart Parker, 1957-1960 MS 2542.

Related Material Interview with Robert Parker; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 2404 Int.No.-2911. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E957.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms8200 
Subjects Parker, R. S. (Robert Stewart), 1915-2002 -- Archives.  |  Political scientists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Political science -- Australia.  |  Public administration -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1908-2002 
Occupation Academics.  |  Political scientists.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    MS 8200 Special Collections Reading Room - Held offsite
    Access details ... more
    MS Acc06.178 Special Collections Reading Room
    Access details ... more

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.