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1973.0079 [PRIESTLEY, RAYMOND EDWARD, SIR (1886-1974)]
Date Range of Records: 1935-1974
Creator(s):
- Priestley, Sir Raymond Edward [1886-1974]
Diaries (originals and photcopies copies) giving detailed accounts of the developments of the University during Priestley's Vice-Chancellorship. Due to fragility, original copies are withheld and photocopies are made available for use. Diaries contain newspaper cuttings, annotations, photograohs, letters, programmes and other ephemera. The collection also includes 3 sets of the unpublished report Survey of Overseas Universities, 1938; and miscellanea, including obituaries of Priestley.

An edited version of Priestley's diaries is contained in the publication The Diary of a Vice-Chancellor: University of Melbourne 1935-1938, edited by Ronald Ridley. Melbourne University Press: 2001. The complete transcription used by Professort Ridley in editing the Priestley diaries is noted in the pdf finding aid and held as item 2/16 (now item 1973.0079.00034).
18 boxes (1.7m)
Collection Category: University, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Open. Original material closed, copies available
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingPriestley, Raymond Edward, Sir
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