Collection UQFL346 - Records of the Editor, 'Australian Journal of Politics and History'

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Records of the Editor, 'Australian Journal of Politics and History'


  • 1964-1989. (Creation)

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8 boxes.

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Administrative history

Previously known as Department of History and Political Science.

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Biographical history

Historian Professor John Anthony Moses was born in Atherton, Queensland in 1930. He studied for his Bachelors and Masters degrees at the University of Queensland before moving to Germany where he completed his PhD at the University of Erlangen in 1965. After returning to Australia, he taught at the University of Queensland for many years, including a term as head of the History Department from 1986 to 1994. He has published works on German and trade union history and was editor of The Australian Journal of Politics and History.

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Biographical history

Gordon Greenwood (17 Sep 1913 - 4 Nov 1986) was appointed the McCaughey Professor of History at the University of Queensland in 1949. Over the next thirty years he greatly expanded the size and reputation of the History department. He published many texts, and was involved in a range of institutes and organisations over the course of his career. He established the Australian Journal of Politics and History in 1955 and served as the editor until 1982. He was a member of the University Senate from 1953 to 1983. He retired from teaching in 1982 and was made Professor Emeritus in 1983. In 1989 the University of Queensland posthumously dedicated the Gordon Greenwood building in his honour. Helen Derrick is his daughter, and has posthumously published some of Greenwood's manuscripts.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records of the Editor, 'Australian Journal of Politics and History', 1964-1989
Collection alternatively titled as: University of Queensland Department of History Collection.

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General correspondence with the editor and articles submitted for publication.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Uploaded finding aid

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Related material is held in the Fryer Library in UQFL516 Gordon Greenwood Collection.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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