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Max Crawford interviewed by Neville Meaney for the Neville Meaney collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 881566
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Crawford, R. M. (Raymond Maxwell), 1906-1991, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 180 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Neville Meaney collection.

Summary

Professor Max Crawford, an Australian historian, speaks about his childhood in Bexley, New South Wales; free will and determination; the basis of his liberalist views; time at Sydney Boys High School; influence of his lecturers at Sydney University; studying at Oxford; the Spanish Civil War; teaching at schools in Australia and England; lecturing at Sydney University; developing the history curriculum at Melbourne University; the philosophy of history; his interest in Australian social history; and his school textbook Australia and the Pacific'.

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with senior Australian historians, conducted in an attempt to define the influences upon creation of history in Australia.

Recorded at Ivanhoe, Victoria on 3 November 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 47 leaves) available. 
Subjects Crawford, R. M. (Raymond Maxwell), 1906-1991 -- Interviews.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Historiography -- Australia.  |  History -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Meaney, N. K. (Neville Kingsley), Interviewer

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