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Robert Parker interviewed by Bill Tully and Janette Condon for the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 903683
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Parker, R. S. (Robert Stewart), 1915-2002, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. Interviewees name not to be quoted. 
Description 1982 Nov. 2 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 180 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Australia 1938 oral history project ; ORAL TRC 2404 Int. no. 2911

Summary

Parker speaks of his family background; school memories; family life; religion; university experiences in Sydney; moving to Canberra; studies and involvement with the Canberra University College; lifestyle in Canberra; the local area and community; courtship and marriage; Australian society; Canberra society; attitudes to migrants; overseas events.

Notes

Full transcript unavailable, interview summarised (9 p.)

Recording is accompanied by photographs.

Recorded by the Australia 1938 Oral History Project as research for the book Australians 1938 from the series Australians, a historical library.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Parker, R. S. (Robert Stewart), 1915-2002 -- Interviews.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Tully, Bill, Interviewer  |  Condon, Janette, Interviewer  |  Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History  |  Australia 1938 Oral History Project
Also Titled

Australians 1938.

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