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Marcel Aurousseau interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3001178
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Aurousseau, Marcel, 1891-1983, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1977 June 30 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 36 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 1005-1006

Summary

Aurousseau speaks of the beginnings of his career at the Australian Museum as an office boy; studying geology and chemistry; enlisting in the Army and serving in North Africa during World War I; resigning his post at the University of Western Australia and working for the Geophysical Laboratory in the U.S.; returning to Australia at the beginning of the Depression then moving on to Europe to write; London during World War II; working on the letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-222791340

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and transcript available (12 p.) 
Subjects Aurousseau, Marcel, 1891- 1983. Letters of F. W. Ludwig Leichhardt.  |  Aurousseau, Marcel, 1891-1983 -- Interviews.  |  Authors, Australian -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 1/1005-1006 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 1/1005-1006 (summary)
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