Collection UQFL72 - Salvatore D'Urso Papers

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Salvatore D'Urso Papers


  • 1957-1978. (Creation)

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3 boxes, 1 tube.

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Biographical history

Salvatore (Ted) D'Urso was born in Italy in 1928. He came to Australia in 1931. He appointed senior lecturer in the Department of Education, University of Queensland, in 1970 ; retired in 1993. He was active in the UQ Radical Club in the 1940s, founder of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in Australia in the early 1960s, supporter for the rights of Queensland school students in the 1970s. He died 16 June 2022.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1957-1978
Collection alternatively titled as: Salvatore D'Urso Collection.

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Material relating to the Brisbane Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) including : correspondence (incoming and outgoing); handouts; leaflets; notices of meetings; financial papers. Miscellaneous material of other state CND committees and Australian and overseas peace and disarmament groups including: constitution of CND; leaflets, newsletters. Records of the Council for Democracy in Schools and for the Brisbane Outlook group: monographs; periodicals; pamphlets; newsletters; financial records; correspondence; newspaper articles; photographs.

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Unrestricted access, except for Box 3, Folder 5, which is restricted until 2008.

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  • English

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OCLC Number

222661953 ; 1096595820

Libraries Australia ID

63005005 ; 21260560

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, BS, 11-Jun-2022
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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