Collection UQFL126 - F. D. O. Fielding Papers

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F. D. O. Fielding Papers


  • 1969-2014 (Creation)

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12 boxes.

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Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1969-[2013].
Collection alternatively titled as: Fred Derek Osmond Fielding Collection.

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Correspondence; articles, newspaper cuttings; newsletters; press releases from Queensland Council for Civil Liberties; University Senate correspondence including minutes and agendas; papers from the Senate Review of Academic Organisation of the University; reports including the Committee of Inquiry into the Development of Pharmacology in the University of Queensland; papers including a history of the Thirty Club meetings from 1921 to 1982.

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  • English

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Publication note

Material from this collection has been cited in:
Janine Schmidt (2014) Derek (Fred Derek Osmond) Fielding, 14th August 1929 -- 25th June 2014, Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 45:4, 323-328.
Clarke, Eddie. (2008). Guardian of your rights : Queensland Council for Civil Liberties : a history, 1966-2007. Brisbane, Qld. : Supreme Court of Queensland Library.

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63015195 ; 45220160

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1058499180 ; 505781341 ; 223141447

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Revised, Linda Justo, 23-Apr-2020; Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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