Series 29 - Confidential papers of Hugh Ennor

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Confidential papers of Hugh Ennor


  • 1965 - 1966 (Creation)

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0.1 m (1 type 2 box)

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(1912 - 1977)

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Arnold Hughes (Hugh) Ennor was born on 10 October 1912 at Gardenvale, Melbourne. Ennor started his career at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University as the School’s foundation chair in biochemistry on 15 August 1948. He went on to head the JCSMR as Dean of the School 1953-1967, and was also Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the ANU 1964-1967. He left the ANU to become the head of the new Department of Education and Science on 1 February 1967. In 1972 he became head of the Department of Science, until retiring in October 1977. He died in Canberra on 14 October 1977.

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There is one folder of papers including drafts of Ennor's paper 'The Development of the Institute of Advanced Studies' and papers relating to a second directorship in the Research School of Physical Sciences and the policy on professorships in the Institute of Advanced Studies.


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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 11 September 2007




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