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Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
Bib ID 7330911
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, text, audiocassette, volume]
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 1986-1996 
205 audiocassettes : analog + 13 transcripts 
Summary

This collection of oral history interviews undertaken by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) covers the history of Australian Antarctic expeditioners from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) between 1947 and 1997. Within the collection, interviews were conducted around the following themes: Australians in Antarctica; Women in Antartica; Icebird MV and Australians in Antarctica; ANARE jubilee. Interviews were undertaken by Alison Alexander, Anne Rushton, Daniel Connell, Alex Nicol, Petery Fry, Ros Bowden and Tim Bowden.

Notes

A book celebrating the ANARE jubilee in 1997 was commissioned by the AAD and compiled by Tim Bowden. This research was first published in "The silence calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-1997" by Allen & Unwin in 1997.

Recorded between 1986 and 1996.

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Subjects Australia. Antarctic Division -- History.  |  Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions -- History.  |  Icebird (Ship)  |  Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica.  |  Scientists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women scientists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Antarctica -- Research -- Australia -- History.
Other authors/contributors Alexander, Alison, 1949 September 23- interviewer  |  Rushton, Annie, interviewer  |  Connell, Daniel, 1947- interviewer  |  Nicol, Alex, 1938- interviewer  |  Fry, Peter, interviewer  |  Bowden, Ros interviewer  |  Bowden, Tim, 1937- interviewer

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