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Papers of Allan Martin, 1954-2002 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3297610
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002
 
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Description [1954-2002] 
13.09 m (51 boxes) + 23 index card boxes. 
Summary

The papers fall into two groups: personal papers, mostly dating from the period 1975-2000, and research materials and indexes that Martin compiled while writing the biography of Robert Menzies. The personal papers comprise correspondence, notes, drafts of articles, reviews and photographs. Among the correspondents are Manning Clark, John Hirst, Ken Inglis, Peter Ryan and Geoffrey Serle. The research materials comprise copies of personal and official papers, parliamentary debates, newspaper articles, journal articles and other sources on the life of Menzies, together with extensive card indexes.

Biography/History

Historian, academic, biographer. Martin was the first Professor of History at La Trobe University (1966-73) and later a Senior Fellow at the Australian National University. Author of Henry Parkes: a biography (1980) and Robert Menzies: a life (1993-99).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9802.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (14 p.) 
Subjects Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002 -- Archives.  |  Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002 -- Correspondence.  |  Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978  |  Clark, Manning, 1915-1991 -- Correspondence.  |  Hirst, J. B. (John Bradley), 1942- -- Correspondence.  |  Inglis, K. S. (Kenneth Stanley), 1929-2017 -- Correspondence.  |  Ryan, Peter, 1923-2015 -- Correspondence.  |  Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-1998 -- Correspondence.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives
Time Coverage 1954-2002 
Occupation Historians

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