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Stewart Jamieson interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 765435
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Jamieson, Stewart, 1903-1975, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1971 Nov. 30-1972 Jan. 19 
3 tape reels : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Mr Jamieson, a diplomat, recalls studying at Oxford; studying for for the Bar examination; Broken Hill; Mt Pleasant; freelance journalism; broadcasting for the ABC; Royal Commission on Theatres and Films; travelling around Europe in 1938; skiing in Australia; World War II; Gerald Packer; Tyndall; New Guinea; Darwin; Seroua; Dept. of External Affairs; Mr Dunk; Billy Hughes; posting to Canada; Frank Forde; Mackenzie King; Canadian public service; Charles Ritchie; St Laurent; Korean War; Listening post; Radio Australia; posting to San Francisco; Dr Evatt; posting to New York; impressions of New York society ; posting to Ireland; Sean Murphy; diplomatic accreditation; posting to Ghana; Jo Michel; Willy van Lare; Susan Ofori-atta; Ghanian attitudes to American negores; Robert Jackson; Louis de Guiringaud; Botsio; Gbedemah; Krobo Edusei; Nkrumah; slave trave; French decolonization; Ivory Coast; Tubman; Liberia; Sierra Leone; Guinea; Senegal; Nigeria; attitude to aid in third world countries; posting to Rio; New Guinea and West Irian; travels around South America; possible revolution; inflation; posting to Russia; Skripov affair; Armenia; Kruschev; Mijatovic; Morad Ghaleb; Lord Trevelyan; Mr Ifeagu; Arnold; Smith; Bob Ford; Foy Kohler; Jerry Singha; Suhlman; traveling through Russia; Virgin Lands; ambassador to Sweden.

Biography/History

Mr. Jamieson had a long and interesting career as a diplomat in Canada, San Francisco, New York, Ireland, Ghana, Sweden and Rio.

Notes

Recorded at his home in Canberra.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214858729

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (20 p.) and transcript (263 p.) 
Subjects Jamieson, Stewart, 1903-1975 -- Interviews.  |  Diplomats -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Diplomats -- Australia -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 121/26
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 121/26 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 121/26 (summary)
Copy: Summary
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