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Papers of Douglas Berry Copland, 1907-1971 [manuscript]
Bib ID 537665
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Copland, D. B. (Douglas Berry), 1894-1971
 
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Description [1907-1971] 
29.85 m. (159 boxes) + 2 fol. boxes. 
Summary

MS 3800 comprises photographs covering all stages of Copland's family early life and career, "Australian legation to China, 1966-1968", "Mt. Eliza, 1956-1960", "Canada, 1953-1956", "U.N., 1954-1955", and "A.N.U., 1948-1953". The collection also includes press cuttings and plans of houses and furniture, one ball invitation, a photograph of a manuscript draft of a poem, presented by Mrs. D.J.P. Tier. There are also diaries, research notes, cuttings, articles, lectures and correspondence, important material on the economic and political situation in Australia between 1920-1965 and useful information on such famous overseas figures as Lord Keynes and Chiang Kai-shek (159 boxes, 2 fol. boxes).

Biography/History

Economist and academic. Sir Douglas Berry Copland was successively Professor of Economics at the University of Tasmania, Professor of Commerce at Melbourne University, Economic Consultant to Prime Minister John Curtin, Commonwealth Prices Commissioner, Australian Minister to China, first Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University, High Commisioner to Canada and first Principal of the Australian Administrative Staff College. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/630796

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 3800.

A book was signed by Song Chingling to Prof. and Mrs Copland held in Asian Collections CHBR 761.2 B422.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms3800 
Subjects Copland, D. B. (Douglas Berry), 1894-1971 -- Archives.  |  Copland family.  |  Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.  |  Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.  |  Australian National University -- Presidents -- Archives.  |  Economists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1922-1945.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1965.
Time Coverage 1907-1971 
Occupation Economists.  |  Consultants.  |  Diplomats.  |  Vice chancellors.
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