Series 369 - Research papers and correspondence

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Research papers and correspondence


  • 1962 - 2002 (Creation)

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16m (82 Boxes)

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(1928 - 2016)

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John Caldwell was born 8 December 1928 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was a PhD scholar in the Department of Demography at the Australian National University 1959-1962; Fellow in Demography 1964-1967; Senior Fellow 1967; Professor and Head of Demography, Research School of Social Sciences from 2 March 1970. Caldwell's research focussed on African Population Studies and social demography, especially of the Third World. In 1995, Caldwell retired as Professor at the Australian National University and Associate Director of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.

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Research papers and correspondence from Professor Caldwell’s research including India and Africa. Also contains journal articles and books written by Professor Caldwell and copies of Health Transition Review he edited.


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Boxes 1-7 – publications; box 8 – conference proceedings, box 9 – population studies and other journals; boxes 10 and 11 are miscellaneous ; box 13 contains papers of the Jack Caldwell Seminar; box 14 is Health Transition Review, boxes 15 and 18 - UN Population Council; Boxes 19 – 21 – bound publications; boxes 22-41 - Bound volumes of questionnaires; box 42 – Sri Lanka; box 43 - Health Transition Centre; Box 44 - World Fertility Survey; box 45 – IUSSP; boxes 46-48 – books; box 49 - Rockefeller Foundation; box 50 – Head of Department; boxes 51-82 – data.

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Prepared by Sarah Lethbridge on 10 June 2010




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