Series 493 - Papers relating to the establishment of the Department of PreHistory

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Papers relating to the establishment of the Department of PreHistory


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8 type 1 boxes, 1 type 4 box, 1 type 19 box

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(1969 -)

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The Department of Prehistory was established on 9 May 1969, in what was then known as Research School of Pacific Studies. Jack Golson was the Foundation Professor. The first graduate of the discipline was Jim Allen, who graduated in the department’s founding year, having started prior to its formation.

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10 boxes. Unprocessed


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Prepared by Catherine Ziegler on 12 June 2019




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