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Larry Lake interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 766488
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Lake, Larry, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1967 Nov. 4 
7 sound tape reels (ca. 287 mins.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 315-320, 327-328

Summary

Lake speaks about his childhood and family ; his studies ; life in Australia in the 1930's and 40's ; his career as a librarian ; the Parliamentary Library ; the beginnings of the National Library of Australia ; the Ferguson bibliography ; collecting material in New Guinea (1950) ; the state of the libraries in New Guinea ; the redevelopment of the library services in the Northern Territory (1951) ; Canberra and its facilities in the 40's and 50's ; the film division in the National Library ; Raymond Longford's film "The sentimental bloke" ; working in Australia and London ; the Rex Nan Kivell collection.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-613427371

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (116 p.) 
Subjects Lake, Larry -- Interviews.  |  Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977 -- Art collections.  |  National Library of Australia -- History.  |  National Library of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Sentimental bloke (Motion picture : 1919)  |  Librarians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Library resources -- Australia -- History.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Social life and customs -- 1922-1945.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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