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Kenneth Binns interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 457054
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Binns, Kenneth, 1882-1969, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and for public use. 
Description 1967 Mar. 31 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 40 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 212,213,214

Summary

Binns speaks about his career as a librarian; about the establishment of the national capital; moving the Commonwealth Parliamentary Library from Melbourne to Canberra; the evolution of the two separate collections (Parliamentary and National) and their use; the Petherick collection; the purchase of the Cook journal.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-220867496

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and transcript (14 leaves) 
Subjects Binns, Kenneth, 1882-1969 -- Interviews.  |  Commonwealth National Library (Australia) -- History.  |  Commonwealth Parliament Library (Australia) -- History.  |  Librarians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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