Series 649 - Sir Allen Brown's Council papers

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Sir Allen Brown's Council papers


  • 1955 - 1962 (Creation)

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0.1 m (1 type 2 box)

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(1911 - 1999)

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Sir Allen Brown was a member of the ANU Council from 1949 to 1958 and of the Council of the Canberra University College from 1955 to 1958 while Secretary of the Prime Minister's Department. In both Council roles he was succeeded by Sir John Bunting, his successor as Secretary of the Prime Minister's Department.

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This small series of files relates to Sir Allen Brown's membership of the Councils of the Canberra University College and the Australian National University. The papers show his involvement in the establishment in the School of Oriental Languages and other issues and are held in Prime Minister's Department file covers. There are also a small number of papers of Sir John Bunting and Edmund Foxcroft who were later members of the ANU Council. Sir John Bunting succeeded Sir Allen Brown as Secretary of the Prime Minister's Department.


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Prepared by Maggie Shapley 20 February 2018.




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