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"The energy of grace alone can make a soul strong in age." - John Henry Newman.

ANU Emeritus Faculty began its Oral History Project in 2008 and because of its access to and relationship with elders of the ANU, Emeritus Faculty is in a unique position to gather accounts of the origins and development of the ANU, aspects of which might be little known. Such stories potentially provide an opportunity for the pioneers to identify and record their place and role in the life and development of the university since its founding so many years ago, and for them to make comment on what was happening around them.

The Emeritus Faculty's Oral History Program aims to provide an opportunity, through audio interviews carried out under comfortable, informal conditions, conducive of recall and elaboration by interviewees. The venue is usually the Emeritus Faculty office, though it may be the subject's home or office. The interviews are minimally structured, with the aim of letting the interview unfold as it will. Interviewees are encouraged to be as candid and speculative as they wish.

While the ANU Emeritus Faculty began its Oral History Project in 2008 the ANU Archives also has a collection of approximately 50 interviews produced in the 1980s and 1990s, when ANU had its own Oral History Program. This collection is now also available online and can be found at https://openresearch-repository.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/15089

Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 69
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Ian Hancock - Head of Department of History, Faculty of Arts, ANU

Author(s)Hancock, Ian
TypeSound recording; Interview (Transcript); Podcast; Interview (Recording); Image
Date Published-
Date Created12/03/2019
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Erich Weigold - Director, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering

Author(s)Weigold, Erich; Bygrave, Fyfe
TypeSound recording; Interview (Transcript); Podcast; Interview (Recording); Image
Date Published-
Date Created1/10/2018
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Colin Steele - University Librarian and Director of Scholarly Information Strategies

Author(s)Steele, Colin
TypeSound recording; Interview (Transcript); Image; Podcast; Interview (Recording)
Date Published-
Date Created1/03/2017
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Colin Peter Groves - Emeritus Professor, bioanthropology

Author(s)Groves, Colin Peter
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created9/05/2017
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Derek Wrigley : University Designer/Architect

Author(s)Wrigley, Derek; Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created12/02/2014
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Ken Freeman : astronomer at Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Speaker: Freeman, Ken; Speaker: Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created18/03/2014
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Hermann Wehner : former engineer at Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Wehner, Hermann; Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created18/02/2014
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Claire Wehner : former staff member at Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Wehner, Claire; Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created18/02/2014
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Stephen Padgham and Greg 'Charlie' Dickens : former ANU students

Author(s)Padgham, Stephen; Dickens, Greg 'Charlie'; Altenburg, Kirsty
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created26/02/2017
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Penny Sackett : former Director of Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Sackett, Penny; Winternitz Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created11/03/2014
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Toss Gascoigne : former resident at Mount Stromlo Observatory, and son of Ben and Rosalie Gascoigne.

Author(s)Gascoigne, Toss; Winternitz Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created25/02/2014

Norman Banham : workshop foreman at Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Banham, Norman; Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created5/03/2014

Graeme Blackman : site caretaker at Mount Stromlo Observatory

Author(s)Blackman, Graeme; Winternitz, Judith
TypeSound recording; Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created18/03/2014
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Donald Anthony Low, AO (1927-2015) - Professor, historian and ANU vice chancellor

Author(s)Low, Donald Anthony; Stewart, Peter; Fominas, Nik, et al
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created2015-09
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James J Fox - Emeritus Professor, anthropologist and environmentalist

Author(s)Fox, James J; Stewart, Peter; Fominas, Nik
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created2015-04
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Ian Chubb - Emeritus Professor, ANU vice chancellor and Australian chief scientist

Author(s)Chubb, Ian; Stewart, Peter; Fominas, Nik
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created2016-01
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Prame Chopra - geophysician and earth scientist

Author(s)Chopra, Prame; Bygrave, Fyfe
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created2016-01
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Charles Campbell Macknight - Professor, social and cultural anthropologist

Author(s)Macknight, Charles Campbell
TypeSound recording; Image; Interview (Recording); Podcast
Date Published-
Date Created2016-09

Pat White - university administrator

Author(s)White, Pat
TypeInterview (Transcript)
Date Published-
Date Created1991-06
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Gerald Patrick Walsh - historical geographer

Author(s)Walsh, Gerald Patrick
TypeImage; Interview (Transcript)
Date Published-
Date Created26/04/1994

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