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1986.0024 [PREST, WILFRED (1907-1985)]
Date Range of Records: 1929-1985
- Prest, Professor Wilfred [1907---1985--]
Early research (York and Coal). Correspondence and reports regarding interviews with representatives of various trade and unions, conducted for a Treasury Advisory Committee to provide information about employment, labour shortages and business activity, July 1940-December 1941. The University of Melbourne Social Survey questionnaires, material relating to methodology and subsequent papers. University departmental and Faculty correspondence. Files relating to the Commonwealth Grants Commission tours1953-1965; the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia c. 1969-1979; Journal articles and research of Wilfred Prest and others. This accession is the largest of the Wilfred Prest collection. It encompasses records Wilfred Prest created as a student in England, as a lecturer in Economics at the University of Melbourne and as a member of Economic societies and government agencies, up until his passing in 1985.

System of arrangement : The current order was imposed by the archivist with minimal arrangement.
187 archives boxes
Collection Category: University, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Part restricted
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingWilfred Prest 1986~0024
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