Papers [manuscript]. 1846-1993.
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James Robert Parish was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of the New York Bar Association. He has written 85 books on the entertainment industry and is a frequent contributor to the arts section of many major national newspapers and entertainment trade papers. He is also series editor for many publishers of performing arts books. A former reporter for Variety and Motion Picture Daily, he is an entertainment public...
Author, playwright & lecturer, Aldous spent his early years in Perth, W.A., before going to London in 1935. In World War II, he enlisted with the A.I.F. in London, later serving in the Army Education Service in New Guinea & the Solomon Islands, & continued his work in adult education after the war. He was a writer of children's fiction, his best known novels being the McGowan series of 5 novels beginning with "McGowan climbs a mountain" (1945). As a playwright he wrote many radio pla...
W.A. Liberal politician. First elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1953 as the member for Nedlands. Minister of Industrial Development 1959-1971, Minister of Railways 1959-1967, Minister of Transport 1965-1966, Deputy Leader of the Oppostion 1957-1959 and 1971-1972. Premier 1974-1983. Retained an active interest in public affairs in his retirement. From the description of Papers, 1955-1998 [manuscript]. 1955-1998. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 756926708 ...