Deposit N410 - Rick Kuhn collection

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Rick Kuhn collection


  • 1977 - 1991 (Creation)

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15 boxes (14 Type 1 and 1 Type 2)

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(1955 -)

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Dr Rick Kuhn was born on 18 September 1955 and graduated with a B Ec from University of Sydney (1977), BA with Honours in politics from Macquarie University (1979) and PhD from Sydney University (1985). In 1978 he was a part-time Assistant Lecturer, School of Politics, History and Philosophy, Macquarie University. From 1979 to 1986 Kuhn held Research Officer and senior Project Officer positions at the Bureau of Industry Economics. He joined the Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, at the Australian National University in 1987 as Lecturer then becoming Senior Lecturer in 1995. Kuhn was for some years a member of the Canberra and Sydney rank and file organisations of the Administrative and Clerical Officers' Association (ACOA) and edited their small national newspaper. Since 2006 Kuhn has been a Reader, School of Politics and International Relations, Research School of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU. He is an editor of the online journal Marxist Interventions.

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A collection of correspondence, minutes, conference papers, internal bulletins and printed material of Administrative and Clerical Officers' Association (ACOA) rank and file organisations and various socialist organisations including the International Socialist Organisation and Socialist Action. Also includes Gulf War material collected between 1990 and 1991. It contains newspaper cuttings, media releases, papers, leaflets and posters for both the war and anti-war campaigns.


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NBAC P135, Bruce Juddery Papers

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Converted from Z594 by Rachel Armstrong in May 2019.

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Entered from deposit description on 23 September 2011




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