Item Q41.2 - Circular letter re activities of the committee. (Brisbane, 197?) 2 p.

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Circular letter re activities of the committee. (Brisbane, 197?) 2 p.


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Queensland University Committee on Censorship (1969-197?).
Objectives: To gain the right of adults to read, see or hear whatever they wish.
Publicists - J. Conn, P.D. Edwards, F. D. O. Fielding, R. K. Forward, A. Grimshaw, C. Grimshaw, R. Kay, D. J. Lake, P. Marriott, G. Rowlands.
Notes: The committee was set up at a meeting of university staff in response to a series of police raids against serious works of literature, art and sociology.

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Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Queensland.

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Derek Fielding was James Forsyth Librarian, University of Queensland, 1965-1992, and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Academic Services, University of Queensland, 1992-1994. He was President of the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, 1975-1979. For a detailed biography see his obituary in Fryer Folios, 9 1: 26-27 in eSpace.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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