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Papers of Geoffrey Fairbairn, 1832-1982 [manuscript]
Bib ID 375413
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Fairbairn, Geoffrey (Geoffrey Forrester), 1924-1980
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1832-1982] 
14 boxes + 1 folio box. 
Summary

The papers consist of general and family correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts and typescripts of Fairbairn's writings, journals, family photographs, ephemera and a large collection of newspaper clippings. They mostly relate to Fairbairn's writings, particularly those relating to Southeast Asian politics, the Vietnam War and guerrilla warfare.

Biography/History

Fairbairn was a Reader in History at the Australian National University, Canberra, a commentator on Southeast Asian politics and an expert on the theory of guerrilla warfare. Fairbairn was the son of James Valentine Fairbairn, Minister for Air 1939-40.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9326

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (12 p.) 
Subjects Fairbairn, Geoffrey (Geoffrey Forrester), 1924-1980 -- Archives.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Universities and colleges -- Australia -- Faculty -- Archives.  |  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Australia.  |  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Foreign policy -- Southeast Asia.
Time Coverage 1832-1982 
Occupation Historians.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors Fairbairn, Anne  |  Fairbairn, James Valentine

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