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Papers of Peter Biskup, 1959-2015
Bib ID 7248454
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Biskup, Peter, 1926-2013
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1959 and 2015] 
0.66 m (2 archives boxes) + 1 small folio box. 
Summary

MS 10252 comprises: Class 1: Three volume unpublished memoir covering the period Biskup arrived in Australia from Czechoslovakia as a displaced person in 1950, as well as other topics such as the Holocaust, war crimes, Egon Kisch, Slovak history and the Displaced Persons Scheme. Class 2: 1) The Film Archive Saga: letters and articles involving the debate in the 1980s about the separation of the Film Archive from the National Library of Australia. Includes letters from Harrison Bryan, then Director General of the National Library of Australia. 2) Unpublished manuscript by Biskup: Australian Archives and Manuscripts up to 1945: A Bibliographic Guide. 3) Unpublished History Honours thesis 1959 by Biskup: The Female Suffrage Movement in Australia. Also letter from Anne Summers requesting permission to quote from the thesis. 4) Unpublished Masters thesis 1965 by Biskup: Native Administration and Welfare in Western Australia, 1897-1954. 5). Folder of unpublished talks and articles on such topics as the Preservation of Australian Historical Records, The Kalgoorlie 1934 Race Riots and Joseph Conrad.

Biography/History

Academic and Historian. Senior Lecturer in librarianship at the University of Canberra, oral history interviewer for the National Library of Australia, contributor to and editor of the Journal of Australian Academic & Research Libraries. Further biographical information available at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-458681

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10252.

Subjects Biskup, Peter, 1926-2013 -- Archives.  |  Bryan, Harrison, 1923-2008 -- Correspondence.  |  National Library of Australia -- History.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Refugees -- Czechoslovakia -- Archives.  |  Czechoslovaks -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Library science -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- History.
Time Coverage 1959-2015 
Occupation Academics.
Terms of Use Copying of rights Peter Biskup’s copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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