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Collection Details


Collection Name: National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Repository Name: National Library of Australia. Oral History Collection [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Australia
Dates Spanned: 1939-1999
Description: Oral History is divided between Eminent Australians, Social History and Folklore sub-collections; individual collections include 'Law in Australian Society', 'Australian Astronomers', 'Australia 1938', 'Australian Response to AIDS', 'Cultural Context of Unemployment', 'ESSO Performing Arts', 'Environmentalists', 'Hazel de Berg Collection', the John Meredith Folk collection, Labor Council of NSW, 'Maltese-Australians', 'Mel Pratt Collection', 'Moe Folklife', 'Newcastle Earthquake', 'Parliamentary Library Oral History Project', 'The Peoples' Forest', 'Post-war Chinese-Australians', Rob Willis Folklore', 'Snowy Mountains HydroElectric Authority', 'Voices from the Illawara', Wendy Lowenstein collections, 'Women of the Land','Bringing Them Home Oral History Project'; recordings are both collected and commissioned, according to NLA recording and preservation standards; recordings are digitally preserved and held in a temperature-controlled tape-store
Finding Aid: National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Broad Subjects: International Politics; Geography; Indigenous Peoples; History; Politics
ASP Subjects: Aboriginal Australians; Australia; Australia--Armed Forces; Australia--History; Australian Capital Territory, Australia; Australians; Australia--Politics and government; Cities and towns--Australia; New South Wales, Australia; Oral history; Queensland, Australia; South Australia, Australia; Tasmania, Australia; Victoria, Australia; Western Australia, Australia
Collection Code: OHC0001334