Series 24 - Index cards documenting research on early ANU history

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Index cards documenting research on early ANU history


  • 1972 (Creation)

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0.2 m ( 2 type 5 boxes)

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Milton James Lewis worked as a tutor and research scholar at the School of History, Australian National University. In 1972 he completed a Master of Arts thesis on the origins and early history the Australian National University . In 1977 he was awarded a PhD in history at ANU for his research into infant and maternal health in Sydney from 1870-1939. He was a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 1989 to 2006 and since 2006 has held the position of Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney.

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The index cards were prepared by Lewis during his research for a Master of Arts thesis on the early history of the Canberra University College and the Australian National University. There is a list of material he consulted at the Commonwealth Archives Office (now the National Archives) at the front of the first box which also indicates the original order in which the cards were maintained.


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ANUA 53, Central files,

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 3 August 2007




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