Academic journal article Australian Aboriginal Studies

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Academic journal article Australian Aboriginal Studies

Collection Report-Library

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Pat Brady and Judy Churches write:

Dr Les Hiatt

Library staff were greatly saddened to hear of the death of Les Hiatt in February 2008. We were working with him last year on preparing a finding aid for his collection of papers held in the AIATSIS Library. Jann Kirkham, particularly, was in close contact with Les. On Tuesday 1 May 2007 we held the launch of the finding aid for MS 4129, Papers of Lester R Hiatt.


Dr Nicolas Peterson (ANU) launched the finding aid and spoke eloquently of the various themes of Les's work represented in the finding aid. The finding aid may be viewed at .

Jackie Huggins

A finding aid for MS 4426, Papers of Jackie Huggins, was launched on 6 November 2007 during the AIATSIS Conference held at The Australian National University. The collection holds papers on both her public and private life and includes papers relating to her family. Michael Williams, Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit of the University of Queensland launched the finding aid. AIATSIS Chairman Mick Dodson also spoke. …

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