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Keith Hancock interviewed by Stewart Cockburn for the Mark Oliphant biography collection
Bib ID 6248254
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, audio carrier]
Author
Hancock, W. K. (William Keith), 1898-1988, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1980 
1 sound cassette (approximately 59 min.) 
Series

Mark Oliphant biography collection.

Summary

Sir Keith Hancock talks about his first meeting with Sir Mark Oliphant and the impression he made; Sir Mark's work and political beliefs; his colleagues and their attitude towards him; how they both were pulled toward Australia with the establishment of the ANU, where talented students would no longer have to travel abroad in order to undertake research;Sir Mark's appointment as Governor of South Australia.

Notes

Recorded on 14 February 1980.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available. 
Subjects Hancock, W. K. (William Keith), 1898-1988 -- Interviews.  |  Oliphant, Mark, Sir, 1901-2000 -- Anecdotes.  |  Oliphant, Mark, Sir, 1901-2000 -- Biography.  |  Australian National University -- History.
Other authors/contributors Cockburn, Stewart, 1921-2009, Interviewee

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