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Remarkable occurrences : the National Library of Australia's first 100 years 1901-2001 / edited by Peter Cochrane. (2001)

Authors: Cochrane, Peter, 1950-, National Library of Australia
Publisher:Canberra : National Library of Australia,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 59 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 59 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • National Library of Australia's first 100 years 1901-2001
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xiii, 283 p. : col. ill., maps, ports. ; 28 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adult
Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction /​ Peter Cochrane
  • Chapter 1: MS1 Cook, J. Holograph journal /​ Greg Dening
  • Chapter 2: Becoming national /​ Peter Cochrane
  • Chapter 3: The great bookmen E.A. Petherick and J.A. Ferguson /​ Graeme Powell
  • Chapter 4: A detestable business: the Hardy Wilson collection /​ Tim Bonyhady
  • Chapter 5: Rescuing 'The Sentimental Bloke' /​ Peter Cochrane
  • Chapter 6: Strange objects: a special kind of identity /​ Joan Kerr
  • Chapter 7: 'Let time and chance decided': deliberation and fate in the collecting of personal papers /​ John Thompson
  • Chapter 8: The Library and the political life of the nation /​ Stuart Macintyre
  • Chapter 9: Exploring the Pacific with Rex Nan Kivell /​ Nicholas Thomas
  • Chapter 10: Studying the neighbours: The Asian collections /​ David Walker
  • Chapter 11: 'Impossible on less terms': the oral history collection /​ Barry York
  • Chapter 12: Integral to the vision: a national photographic collection /​ Helen Ennis
  • Chapter 13: Musical dialogues /​ Robyn Holmes
  • Chapter 14: Maps and minds: the National Library's map collection /​ Suzanne Rickard
  • Chapter 15: The network and the nation: the development of national bibliographical resources /​ Paul Turnbull
  • The contibutors
  • Index.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Form:
  • Online version Remarkable occurrences. Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0642107300 (hbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 027.594
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 46135617
  • 46135617
  • 21998919
  • 21998919
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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