Coombs, H.C. (Herbert Cole), 1906-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1906-02-24
Death 1997-10-29

Biographical notes:

Economist, Public Servant and Human Rights worker; Visiting Fellow, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the ANU 1976-96, Chairman of the Australian Council for Aboriginal Affairs 1968-76, Chancellor of the A.N.U. 1968-76, Consultant to the Prime Minister 1972-75, Chairman of the Australian Council for the Arts 1968-1974 and Governor of the Reserve Bank of Aust. 1960-1968.

From the description of Papers of Herbert Cole Coombs [manuscript]. 1918-1996. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225715472



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SNAC ID:
74531786

Subjects:

  • Bardi people (K15) (WA SE51-02)
  • Gurindji people (C20) (NT SE52-08)
  • Aboriginal Australians--Government policy
  • Economists--Archives
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Gurindji language (C20) (NT SE52-08)
  • Human rights workers--Archives
  • Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings
  • Bardi language (K15) (WA SE 51-02)
  • Music - Vocal - Origins

Occupations:

  • Public servants.
  • Economists.

Places:

  • Daguragu / Kalkaringi / Wave Hill (Central NT SE52-08) (as recorded)
  • One Arm Point (WA West Kimberley SE51-02) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02) (as recorded)
  • Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04) (as recorded)