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Alexander Hugh (Alec) Chisholm - Oral History Recording
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
TRC 121/34
Date Range
June 1972

Oral history recording with Mel Pratt, 19-20 June 1972, one tape reel and a 53 page transcript. Chisholm discusses his early interest in nature; his early career in journalism; the Maryborough and Dunolly Advertiser, Victoria; the 1917 conscription riots; Queensland politics; T.H. Ryan; E.G. Theodore; Frank Forde; Lamington National Park; Bernard O'Reilly; E.J. Banfield; the Atrichornis; paradise parrot; Sir Matthew Nathan; Edward, Prince of Wales; Conan Doyle; limitation of fauna for the American Museum of Natural History; Institute of Journalists, Sydney; Lady de Chair; Sir Philip Game; Admiral Evans; Nellie Stewart; Jack Idriess; Dr H.V. Evatt; animals for the British Museum; Sir Hubert Wilkins; Billy Hughes; Artie Fadden as mimic; Lady Gowrie; demise of the Argus; Hitler; John Gould; Sir Keith Murdoch; Duke of Gloucester; the Australian Encyclopedia.

1 tape reel
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