Series 44 - Oral history transcripts and interviews

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Oral history transcripts and interviews


  • 1982 - 1996 (Creation)

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Stephen Foster is a Professor in Research School of Humanities and the Arts at the Australian National University. He has taught Australian history at the University of New England, the University of Western Australia and Monash University. Foster co-authored The Making of The Australian National University (Allen & Unwin, 1996, and ANU E Press 2009). From 2000 to 2003 he served as a General Manager at the National Museum of Australia, before rejoining the ANU in 2003.

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These are recordings and transcripts of interviews with ANU academic and general staff for the 60th anniversary and other history projects.


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