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Collection Summary

Creator
H. C. Coombs
Title
Papers of Herbert Cole Coombs
Date Range
1918-1995
Collection Number
MS 802
Extent
16.77 metres (93 boxes, 5 cartons)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises correspondence, reports, conference papers, research material and newspaper and journal articles, mainly relating to Coomb's involvement with the Aboriginal community and his support of many Aboriginal causes. Also included are papers produced while Coombs was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the Australian National University, papers relating to the Australian Council for the Arts, personal papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, files of biographical material and correspondence with Christina Stead.

The following is a brief synopsis of the subject matter of some of the groups of files:

Files 1.1 - 2.16 Aboriginal Children's Heritage Project, 1978 - 93 (bulk 1978-85)

Files 12.1 - 12.3 Post-War Reconstruction, 1947-48, 1982

Files 13.1.1 - 13.1.9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel, 1976-84

Files 15.1 - 15b21 Aboriginal communities, 1975-94

Files 16.1a - 16b35 Aboriginal education, 1980-95

Files 19.1 - 20.1.7 Biographical material, 1934-96

Files 21.1 - 21.9 Aboriginal law and reform, 1976-93

Files 22.1 - 22.9 Aboriginal land rights, 1977-84

Files 25.1 - 26.11 Uranium mining, 1976-84

Files 27.1 - 27.134 Coombs' writings, 1948-96 (bulk 1970-90)

Boxes 86-87 General correspondence, arranged alphabetically

Boxes 88 - 92 The CLC and the NLC, 1977-84

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1441047).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Herbert Cole Coombs, National Library of Australia, MS 802, [series and/or file number]'.

Provenance

The papers were donated to the Library by Dr Coombs and the executors of his estate in numerous instalments between 1976 and 1998.

Arrangement

The 1996 addition (Boxes 50-96) was donated by Dr Coombs in three instalments during 1996. Many of the files are numbered and a list, compiled by Coombs' secretary Mrs Ettie Oakman, was included. The order and numbering of these files has been retained in the arrangement of this addition, and Mrs Oakman's list has been incorporated into the description of the papers. Several copies of books published by Coombs were included with these papers. Books held already in the Library's general collection were discarded.

Acronyms used in the 1996 addition

The following acronyms are used frequently in the descriptions of this addition:

ANU Australian National University

CLC Central Land Council

CRES Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies

NLC Northern Land Council

Biographical Note

DateEvent
19315 December, married Mary Ross
1934-38Assistant Economist, Commonwealth Bank
1939Economist, Commonwealth Treasury
1942Director of Rationing
1943-49Director-General, Department of Post War Reconstruction
1949-60Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
1951-60Board member, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
1954-68Chairman, Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust
1960-1968Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
1968-1974Chairman of the Australian Council for the Arts
1968-76Chairman of the Australian Council for Aboriginal Affairs
1968-76Chancellor of the Australian National University
1972Australian of the Year
1972-75Consultant to the Prime Minister
1975Chairman, Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration
1976-96Visiting Fellow, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the ANU
199729 October, died in Sydney

Herbert Cole (Nugget) Coombs was born on 24 February 1906 at Kalamunda, near Perth and educated at Perth Modern School, the University of Western Australia and the London School of Economics.

DateEvent
19315 December, married Mary Ross
1934-38Assistant Economist, Commonwealth Bank
1939Economist, Commonwealth Treasury
1942Director of Rationing
1943-49Director-General, Department of Post War Reconstruction
1949-60Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
1951-60Board member, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
1954-68Chairman, Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust
1960-1968Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
1968-1974Chairman of the Australian Council for the Arts
1968-76Chairman of the Australian Council for Aboriginal Affairs
1968-76Chancellor of the Australian National University
1972Australian of the Year
1972-75Consultant to the Prime Minister
1975Chairman, Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration
1976-96Visiting Fellow, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the ANU
199729 October, died in Sydney

References:

Who's who in Australia, 1997

Monash biographical dictionary of 20th century Australia (1994)

Item Descriptions

Class [unnumbered]. Original consignments

An index to the correspondents contained in the folders of general correspondence (Boxes 86-87) was included with the papers, and a copy of this is in appendix 1. (Under the Related Documentation tab). Filing within these folders is not always in strict alphabetical order.

Note: Boxes 88-92 contain Central Land Council (CLC) and Northern Land Council (NLC) files for the period 1977-84

(Closed) Personal income tax returns, 1936-1964 (File 1-11) - Box 1

(Closed) Personal income tax returns, 1964-1971 (File 12-18) - Box 2

School and university records (File 19) - Box 3

Correspondence - C.S.I.R.O. (File 20) - Box 3

Miscellaneous correspondence (File 21-23) - Box 3

Personal correspondence - invitations to the end of 1968 (File 24) - Box 3

A.C. Award, 1975 (File 25-28) - Box 3

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (File 29-36) - Box 4

Loose in box Appointment diaries, 1968 (2), 1969, 1970, 1971 (2) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 5

Loose in box Appointment diaries, 1972 (2), 1973 (2), 1974 (4), 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 6

Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1960-68 (File 37) - Box 7

Conferring of degrees, 1969 (File 38) - Box 7

Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1968-1969 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 7

Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1970 (File 39-40) - Box 7

Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1971 (File 41-42) - Box 7

Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1972 (File 43-44) - Box 7

(Closed) Arts - pre 1967 (File 45) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, 1967-1968 (File 46) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, 1969-1970 (File 47) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, 1971 (File 48) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, 1972 (File 49) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, January-June 1973 (File 50) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, July-September 1973 (File 51) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, October-December 1973 (File 52) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, January-March 1974 (File 53) - Box 8

(Closed) Arts, April 1974-1977 (File 54) - Box 8

Replies to farewell invitations, 1974 (File 55) - Box 9

Arts - 1968 Cultural Mission (File 56) - Box 9

Arts - Australian Ballet (File 57) - Box 9

Arts - Historical T.V. series, 1975-1976 (File 58) - Box 9

Arts - Press clippings, 1967-1972 (File 59) - Box 9

Arts - Press clippings, Jan-Feb 1973 (File 60-61) - Box 9

Arts - Press clippings, Mar-Dec 1973 (File 62) - Box 9

Arts - Press clippings, 1974 (File 63) - Box 9

Arts - Press clippings, 1975-1977 (File 64) - Box 9

Torres Strait (File 65-73) - Box 10

Torres Strait (File 74-84) - Box 11

Torres Strait (File 85-89) - Box 12

Ditchley Foundation (File 90-101) - Box 13

Ditchley Foundation (File 102-106) - Box 14

Ditchley Foundation, Club of Rome documents (File 107-108) - Box 14

Shorthand notebooks - various speeches and meetings (File 109-110) - Box 14

Shorthand notebooks - various speeches and meetings (File 111-116) - Box 14

Old passports (File 117) - Box 16

Australian of the Year - congratulatory messages (File 118) - Box 16

Christmas cards (File 119) - Box 16

Cards sent by Coombs Christmas 1972 (File 120) - Box 16

Order of Australia, 1976 - Letters of congratulations sent by Coombs and replies (File 121) - Box 16

Pioneer awards (File 122) - Box 16

(Closed) Memos, drafts (File 123) - Box 16

Biographical material (some press clippings in folder 128) (File 124-128) - Box 16

Press clippings, 1969-1975 (File 129-138) - Box 17

Press clippings, 1972-1974 (File 139-142) - Box 18

Printed items (File 143) - Box 18

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous reports and letters, 1968-1975 (File 144-145) - Box 18

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - visit to Arnham Land, April 1975 - report (File 146-147) - Box 18

Travel (File 148-150) - Box 19

Invitations to speak (File 151-153) - Box 19

Other invitations (File 154-155) - Box 19

Research assistant (File 156) - Box 19

Great Barrier Reef - correspondence, Royal Commission on Oil Drilling, reports, typescript and printed items (File 157-162) - Box 20

Drafts, speeches, articles (File 163) - Box 21

Giblin lecture, 20 August 1969 (File 164) - Box 21

Aboriginal Health - Royal Australian College of Physicians, 5 June 1969 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 21

Burnet Symposium - 15 September 1969 (i) (File 165) - Box 21

Burnet Symposium - 15 September 1969 (ii) (File 166) - Box 21

1 Quakers, 21st November 1969 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 21

Economics of the Performing Arts - Economic Society, 30 April 1970 (File 168) - Box 21

Buntine Oration, 13 May 1970 (File 169) - Box 21

Graduation Dinner, Ursula College, ANU, 7 May 1970 (File 170) - Box 21

Article for The Australian - 'Aborigines and conservation' (File [unnumbered]) - Box 21

ANU Union Dinner, 2 October 1970; UNESCO Seminar Film and Television, 1 June 1970 (File 171) - Box 21

Townsville meeting - Aboriginal Community Centre, 20 May 1970 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 21

12th Pacific Science Congress - Part I (File 172) - Box 22

12th Pacific Science Congress - Part II (File 173) - Box 22

Matching Ecological and Economic realities, 23 August 1971 (File 174) - Box 22

Charles Rowley, 14 September 1971 (File 175) - Box 22

Opening of Annual Art Exhibition of Sydney University Settlement - Sydney, 17 September 1971 (File 176) - Box 22

'Frontiers' Photographic Exhibition - Melbourne, 12 October 1971 (File 177) - Box 22

Pitjantjatjara Exhibition, 7 December 1971 (File 178) - Box 22

Adelaide Festival Opening - craft opening, 3 March 1972 (File 179) - Box 22

Boyer lectures - Background papers (File 180-182) - Box 23

National Workshop on Aboriginal Education - priorities for action and research, May 1971 (File 183) - Box 23

Decisions by Aborigines, Anthropological Society - (1) speech (2) questions and answers, 5 April 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 23

Launching 'Identity', 5 July 1971 (File 184) - Box 23

Henry Lawson Arts Festival, Grenfell, 12 June 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 23

Aquarius, 15 May 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 23

Employment status of Aborigines, 6 March 1972 (File 185) - Box 24

Sister Kate's Home Appeal - Address, 19 July 1972 (File 186) - Box 24

George Judah Cohen - Memorial lecture and notes, 18 October 1972 (File 187) - Box 24

George Judah Cohen - Memorial lecture 'The Future of the Australian Aboriginal', 18 October 1972 (File 188) - Box 24

Industry and the Environment Symposium (and Western Port Material), 21 October 1972 (File 189) - Box 24

Travelodge Art Prize, 27 October 1972 (File 190) - Box 24

International Book Year Seminar, 9 November 1972 (File 191) - Box 24

Thermal Fluids Conference, Sydney, 6 December 1972 (File 192-194) - Box 24

ANU Student Health Association (File 195) - Box 25

'After land rights - what?', 26 January 1973 (File 196) - Box 25

'Ecological and Economic Man', 29 March 1973 (File 197) - Box 25

'The Young Kabbarli' - launching, Sydney, 16 April 1973 (File 198) - Box 25

45 Congress ANZAAS, Perth, 14 August 1973 - 'Decentralization Trends Among Aboriginal Communities' (File 199-200) - Box 25

Blackman School, 1 September 1973 (File 201) - Box 25

Prime Minister's visit to Australian Council for Arts, 21 September 1973 (File 202) - Box 25

National Press Club, 11 October 1973 (File 203-204) - Box 25

ANU Master of Economic course, 15 October 197? (File 205) - Box 25

Don Banks' 50th birthday, 23rd October 1973 (File 206) - Box 26

Note for press conference, 11 February 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 26

Peter Stuyvesant Trust Aboriginal Arts Exhibition - address, 18 February 1974 (File 207)

ANU farewell to David Hodgkin, 8 March 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 26

'The Australian Aboriginal Heritage', 10 April 1974 (File 208) - Box 26

Water resources, 15 April 1974 (File 209-210) - Box 26

University of N.S.W. - Conferring of degrees (Commerce), 8 May 1974 (File 211) - Box 26

Walter Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, 3 June 1974 (File 212-213) - Box 26

Solander Exhibition - Aboriginal Arts, 13 August 1974 (File 214) - Box 26

Speeches by Coombs and Dr Battersby on Coombs' retirement from Australian Council for Arts, 28 June 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 26

'Australian lawyers and social change' - 23 August 1974 (File 215) - Box 26

Retirement from Australian Council for the Arts, 2 August 1974 (File 216) - Box 27

Ninth ANU Union Art Exhibition, 1 September 1974 (File 217) - Box 27

Chinese scientific and educational delegation, A.N.U. Canberra, 12 November 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 27

Orientation Week, A.N.U, 27 February 1975 (File 218) - Box 27

Radio ANU, 26 February 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 27

System Seminar, 13 May 1975 (File 219) - Box 27

C.C.P.S.O. Conference, 22 May 1975 (File 220) - Box 27

Seminar to Open Government, University of N.S.W, 6 September 1975 (File 221) - Box 27

'Man in Question' - A.B.C. T.V. : N.S.W., AC.T., Vic (2 November 1975), Qld, W.A. Darwin (19 October 1975), S.A., Tas, (26 October 1975) (File 222) - Box 27

Elizabethan Theatre Trust News, September 1975 (File 223) - Box 27

'Mankind at the Turning Point' - launching, Canberra, 14 November 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 27

ANU conferring of degrees (valedictory), 23 April 1976 (File 224) - Box 27

ANU subscription dinner (staff), 29 April 1976 (File 225) - Box 27

ANU Council's farewell dinner for Dr and Mrs Coombs, 13 May 1976 (File 226) - Box 27

Retirement as Chancellor (File [unnumbered]) - Box 27

'The economics of the performing arts', 30 April 1970 (File 227) - Box 28

The Buntine Oration - 'Human values in education' (File 228) - Box 28

UNESCO Film and Television Seminar, Melbourne, 1 June 1970 (File 229) - Box 28

ABC Boyer lectures 1970 - 'The fragile pattern: institutions and man' (File 230-231) - Box 28

ABC Boyer lectures 1970 - 'The fragile pattern : institutions and man' (File 232) - Box 28

Opening of the Princess Theatre, Launceston, 16 November 1970 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 28

'Decisions by Aborigines' - revised text (File 233) - Box 28

Grenfell Arts Award, 12 June 1971 (File 234) - Box 28

Journal of the Economic Society of Australia and N.Z. - 'Matching ecological and economic realities' (File 235-236) - Box 28

'Preparation for retirement', 21 August 1963 (File 237) - Box 29

Launching Rowly Books, 14 September 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

ANU News - installation of Dr H. C. Coombs as Chancellor, 6 September 1968 (File 238) - Box 29

Giblin Memorial Lecture, 20 August 1969 (File 239) - Box 29

'Central banking - a look back and forward' (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

Burnet Symposium, Melbourne, 15 September 1969 (File 240) - Box 29

'Science and the future on man: the role of the social scientist' (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

Symposium at Sydney University on Arts policies, 24 February 1970 (File 241) - Box 29

'Arts Conference 70' Wellington N.Z, 4 April 1970 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

Felton Bequest Symposium, 15 September 1969 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

'The economics of the performing arts', 30 April 1970 (File 242) - Box 29

'Matching ecological and economic realities', 23 August 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

Annual Art Exhibition - Sydney University Settlement, 17 September 1971 (File 243) - Box 29

Exhibition of work by the Pitjantjatjara people, Argyle Arts Centre Sydney, 7 December 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 29

Australian Annals of Medicine - Burnet Symposium Issues (File 244) - Box 29

Address to the Australian College of Physicians on Aboriginal Health (File 245) - Box 29

'The employment status of Aborigines', 6 March 1972 (File 246) - Box 30

Abschol Seminar, Canberra, 8 April 1972 (File 247) - Box 30

Sister Kate's Home, 19 July 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

George Judah Cohen Memorial Lecture, 18 October 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Science and Industry Forum - 'Industry and the environment', 21 October 1972 (File 248) - Box 30

Institute of Engineers Conference - 'Thermal discharge - engineering and ecology', 6 December 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

First meeting of newly structured A.C.A, 16 February 1973 (File 249) - Box 30

A.G.M. Wildlife Preservation Society of Qld - 'Ecological and economic man', 29 March 1973 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

National Press Club lunch, 11 October 1973 (File 250) - Box 30

Opening Chiron College, Sydney, 1 September 1973 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Search - 'Decentralization trends among Aboriginal communities', ANZAAS conference, Perth, 14 August 1973 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Meeting of the Arts Action Committee, Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 8 April 1973 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Walter and Eliza Hall lecture, 3 June 1974 (File 251) - Box 30

C.C.P.S.O. Conference Melbourne, 22 May 1975; Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration task force on a regionally based Australian Government administration, 13 May 1975 (File 252) - Box 30

Introductory remarks to staff seminar, R.C.A.G.A, 20 August 1975 (File 253) - Box 30

R.C.A.G.A. press conference, Canberra, 29 May 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Message for 21st birthday of Elizabethan Theatre Trust News, September 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Launching of book Mankind at the turning point, 14 November 1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Valedictory address, 23 April 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

ANU Council's farewell dinner for Coombs - retirement as Chancellor, 13 May 1976 (File 254) - Box 30

ANU subscription dinner, 29 April 1976 (File 255) - Box 30

The Chairman's Oxometry Eliminator and Acronym Translator! (File [unnumbered]) - Box 30

Speeches (File 256-257) - Box 31

News clippings and speeches (File 258) - Box 31

Collection of quotations for use in speeches (File 259) - Box 31

Loose in box Collection essays and speeches of H. C. Coombs (3 vols) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 31

Miscellaneous correspondence 1972-1975 (File 260-268) - Box 32

Other people's money - preparation material (File 269-271) - Box 33

Other people's money - galleys, correspondence re royalties, etc (File 272) - Box 33

Speeches other than by Coombs (File [unnumbered]) - Box 33

Science and Industry Forum (File 278-281) - Box 34

Power Institute of Fine Arts (File 282) - Box 34

East Molesey Cricket Club (File [unnumbered]) - Box 34

Sydney University Regiment (File [unnumbered]) - Box 34

Industrial Relations Society (File 283) - Box 34

Australian - American Association (File [unnumbered]) - Box 34

Oriental Society of Australia (File 284) - Box 34

Social Sciences Research Council/Aborigines Project (File 285-286) - Box 34

ANZAAS (File 287-290) - Box 35

Britannica-Australia Awards (File 291) - Box 35

The Bankers Administrative Staff College (File [unnumbered]) - Box 35

(NSW) Committee of advice on cultural grants (File 292) - Box 35

Commonwealth Fund-Harkness Fellowships (File 293) - Box 35

Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (File 294) - Box 35

Craft Association of Australia (File 295) - Box 35

Australian Humanities Research Council (File 296) - Box 36

Royal Canberra Golf Club (File [unnumbered]) - Box 36

Howard Florey Institute (File 297-298) - Box 36

(Closed) Howard Florey Institute (File 299) - Box 36

Old Tote Theatre Club (File 300) - Box 36

Reserve Bank Clubs (File 301) - Box 36

Royal Agricultural Society (File 302) - Box 36

Sydney Opera House Appeal Fund (File 303) - Box 36

University of New England - Convocation Royal Society of Arts (File 304) - Box 36

Australian Atomic Energy Advisory Committee (File 305) - Box 37

Australian College of Education (File 306) - Box 37

Australian Opera Auditions (File 307) - Box 37

The Bankers' Club (File 308) - Box 37

ANU Performing Arts Council - Varsity Theatre Fund (File [unnumbered]) - Box 37

Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1974 (File 309) - Box 38

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous (File 310) - Box 38

Council for Aboriginal Affairs, 1972-1974 (File 311) - Box 38

Australian Council for the Arts - miscellaneous (File [unnumbered]) - Box 38

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - visit to Arnhem Land, April 1975 (File 312) - Box 38

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - visit to Arnhem Land, April 1975 - Report (File 313) - Box 38

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - visit to Arnhem Land, April 1975 - Report (File 314-317) - Box 38

Aboriginal Affairs - confidential material, 1970-1974 (File 318) - Box 39

Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1973-1975 (File 319) - Box 39

Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1973-1975 (File 320-323) - Box 39

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous visits to Aboriginal settlements (File 324) - Box 39

Gallery of Southern Man, 1969-1970 (File 325) - Box 39

Gibb Committee, 1971 (File 326) - Box 39

Office of Aboriginal Affairs File Register (File 327) - Box 39

Yuendumu and Hooker Creek (File 328)

ANU Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies - Working papers (File 329)

Some aspects of development in Aboriginal communities in Central Australia (Item (ii)) - Box 40
The application of CDEP in Aboriginal communities in the Eastern zone of Western Australia (Item (iii)) - Box 40
The quality of life and its assessment (Item (iv)) - Box 40
The Pitjantjatjara Aborigines: a strategy for survival (Item (v)) - Box 40

Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1968-1977 (File 330) - Box 40

Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1968-1977 (File 331-332) - Box 40

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - land rights, 1971-1977 (File 333-334) - Box 40

Gibb Committee (File 335) - Box 40

Alice Springs (File 336) - Box 41

Articles, correspondence, transcript - miscellaneous (File 337) - Box 41

Australia Council for the Arts - Aboriginal Arts Board (File 338) - Box 41

Conditions of Aborigines on pastoral properties (File 339-340) - Box 41

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1973 (File 341) - Box 41

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous, 1973 (File 342-343) - Box 41

Council for Aboriginal Affairs - miscellaneous reports, letters etc (File 344) - Box 41

Department of Aboriginal Affairs, WA Branch - background papers for Royal Commission on Government Administration (File 345) - Box 41

Papers for discussion with Sir John Bunting, 1973-1974 (File 346) - Box 41

Turtle Project, 1974 (File 347) - Box 41

Aboriginal Affairs, 1970-1976 (File 348-356) - Box 42

Aboriginal Affairs (File 357-359) - Box 43

Aboriginal Affairs (File 360-362) - Box 43

Aboriginal Affairs (File 363) - Box 43

Draft statement for policy speech (File 364) - Box 43

Hooker Creek etc (File 365) - Box 43

Ranger Uranium, 1975-1976 (File 366) - Box 43

Yuendumu and Hooker Creek (File 367) - Box 43

Speeches (File 368-372) - Box 44

Loose in box Collection essays and speeches of H. C. Coombs (3 vols) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 45

(Closed)Loose in box Minutes to the Prime Minister (2 vols) 1973, 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 46

(Closed) Loose in box Economic conditions and prospects, 1973-1975 (parts 1 - 3 ) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 47

(Closed) Inflation and National Wage Case (File 373) - Box 47

(Closed) Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on Shipbuilding Policy, 1973 (File 374) - Box 47

(Closed) Loose in box Policy co-ordination Unit - referendum, 1973-1975 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 47

(Closed) Task Force on Economic Policy and Formulation (File 375) - Box 47

(Closed)Loose in box Minutes to the Prime Minister (3 vols) 1973, 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 48

(Closed)Index to minutes to Prime Minister - 1972-1975 (File 376) - Box 48

(Restricted)Correspondence between Christina Stead and Coombs, 1972-1982 (Added 24 February 1989) (File 377) - Box 48

Papers (File 378-383) - Box 49

Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Nhulunbuy (M.M. Brandl) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Secretary, Department of Aboriginal Affairs (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director-General, Community Welfare, Adelaide (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director-General, Department of Education, Adelaide (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Chairman, SA Health Commission, Adelaide (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

J. Capp (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Senator F.M. Chaney (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Chairman, Central Land Council (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Chairman, Central Australia Aboriginal Congress (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

M. Coleman (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director-General Community Development, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director, Department of Education, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director, Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA), Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director, Department of Health, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director, Social Security Department, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Secretary, Department of Education, Canberra (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Dr D.E. Edgar, Director, Institute of Family Studies (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Rev. W.H. Edwards, Uniting Church, Amata (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Dr J.A. Eedle, Planning Unit, University of Northern Territory, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Rose Gurupathan, Aboriginal Women's Resources, Darwin (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Gangan Project (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Senator Margaret Guilfoyle (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Gwyn Howells, Director-General, Commonwealth Department of Health (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Mike Last: Ernabella (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

C.J. Schrosbree, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Director-General, Department of Social Security, Canberra (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Mary Scott, Department of Social Security, Canberra (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Dr J. Von Sturmer (File 1-28) - Box 50

Dr S. Towndrow (File 1-29) - Box 50

Dr Nancy Williams (File 1-30) - Box 50

Principal, Yirrkala School (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Chairman, Yirrkala Dhanbul Association (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

General correspondence, 1978-93 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Address lists for A certain heritage, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Research grant: correspondence, 1978-84 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 50

Research assistant: applications (2 files), 1979 (File 2-4) - Box 50

Warren Snowdon: general papers (2 files), 1978-83 (File 2-5) - Box 51

Dr M. Brandl: general papers, 1979-81 (File 2-6) - Box 51

Warren Snowdon: transcript of interview, 1979 (File 2-7) - Box 51

Peter Loveday: transcript, 1980 (File 2-8) - Box 51

Advisory Committee meetings, 1979-81 (File 2-9) - Box 51

'Progress' reports, 1979-80 (File 2-10) - Box 51

CRES seminar, September 1978 (File 2-11) - Box 51

Maps and graphs (File 2-12) - Box 51

Draft sections of report 'A certain heritage', 1983-85 (File 2-13) - Box 51

Final report: general papers, 1982-83 (File 2-14) - Box 51

Notes of meeting held at the South Australian Education Department, March 1980 (File 2-15) - Box 51

Pitjantjatjara Homelands proposal for educational excursion: introduction, June 1980 (File 2-16) - Box 51

Royal Commission into exploratory and production drilling for petroleum in the area of the Great Barrier Reef Report, Volume 2: comments by H.C. Coombs (File 3-1) - Box 52

H.C. Coombs, 'Aboriginal Australians 1967-1976 - a decade of progress?': paper for Murdoch Lecture, University of Western Australia, 1976 (File 3-2) - Box 52

Address for the ANU Conferring of Degrees ceremony, 23 April 1976 (File 3-3) - Box 52

H.C. Coombs, 'The quality of life and its assessment': paper for the 6th Conference of Economists, Hobart, May 1977 (File 3-4) - Box 52

Minority Rights Group: correspondence, including with the Director Ben Whitaker, 1977-80 (File (v)0-1) - Box 52

'Aboriginal Australians 1967-1977': background papers (File (v)0-2) - Box 52

H.C. Coombs, 'The Pitjantjatjara Aborigines: a strategy for survival': CRES Working Paper HCC/1: 1977 (File 3-6) - Box 52

H.C. Coombs, 'The application of the Community Development Employment Plan (CDEP) in Aboriginal communities in the eastern zone of Western Australia': CRES Working Paper HCCWP3: 1977 (File 3-7) - Box 53

H.C. Coombs, 'Aboriginal Australians 1967-77' (revised): CRES Working Paper HCC/4: 1977 (File 3-8-1) - Box 53

'Aboriginal Australians 1967-77' (revised): background papers (File 3-8-2) - Box 53

H.C. Coombs, 'Walpiri Land Claim': CRES Working Paper HCC/8: 1979 (File 3-9) - Box 53

'Energy and People': note for opening address by Coombs at the Society for Social Responsibility in Science (ACT) conference, 1978 (File 3-10) - Box 53

'Aggression and the Aboriginal Environment': abstract of Coombs' paper for the 2nd Austral-Asian Pacific Forensic Sciences Congress, University of NSW, July 1978 (File 3-11) - Box 53

H.C. Coombs, 'Scarcity, wealth and income': CRES Working Paper HCC7: 1978 (File 3-12) - Box 53

Areyonga Community: correspondence and draft report, 1978-79 (File 3-13) - Box 53

Comments by Coombs when launching the book Australian Dreaming, edited by Jennifer Isaacs and published by Lansdowne Press, April 1980 (File 3-14) - Box 53

H.C. Coombs, 'Is democracy alive and well?': paper given at the University of Western Australia Summer School, January 1979 (File 3-15) - Box 53

Aboriginal Land Rights Teach-in, Sydney University, March 1979: CRES Working Paper 11 (File 3-16) - Box 53

Coombs talk for ABC radio 'Guest of Honour' series, June 1979 (File 3-17) - Box 53

Correspondence regarding Amnesty International on Human Rights Day, December 1979 (File 3-18) - Box 53

H.C. Coombs, 'The future of the outstation movement', May 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 53

Notes for talk to Amnesty International on Human Rights Day, December 1979. (File [unnumbered]) - Box 53

The application of Science and Technology to Aboriginal Development in Australia workshop, Alice Springs, October 1985: background papers (File [unnumbered]) - Box 53

The application of Science and Technology to Aboriginal Development in Australia workshop: correspondence and copies of papers presented (File (v)0-3) - Box 53

The application of Science and Technology to Aboriginal Development in Australia workshop: workshop report and copy of Coombs' paper 'Towards Aboriginal independence' (File (v)0-4) - Box 53

Yirrkala Proposal: CRES seminar, June 1981 (File 4-1) - Box 54

Speech given by Coombs at the National Press Club, October 1981 (File 4-2) - Box 54

Questions and answers: National Press Club speech by Coombs, November 1981 (File 4-3) - Box 54

Typescript of talk by Coombs to students at Murdoch University, April 1982 (File 4-4) - Box 54

Notes of talk by Coombs to Institute of Political Science: 50th Anniversary Dinner, September 1982 (File 4-5) - Box 54

Remarks made by Coombs at the opening of the first Coombs' Lecture, Western Australian College of Advanced Education, October 1986 (File 4-6) - Box 54

Opening by Coombs of the Tarling-Bennet Exhibition, Western Australian College of Advanced Education, October 1986 (File 4-7) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and the Treaty of Waitangi': Boyer Lecture No.6, 1988 (File 4-8) - Box 54

ABC Boyer Lecture Series, 1988: correspondence (File 4-8-1) - Box 54

Article by Coombs for The Age, 6 March 1989 (File 4-9) - Box 54

Ecopolitics IV Conference, Adelaide, September 1989 (File 4-10) - Box 54

'A treaty with Aboriginal Australians': notes for a meeting of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS), May 1980 (File 4-11) - Box 54

The Keynesian crusade: notes for a seminar given by Coombs, November 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 54

Northern Australia: options and implications: Research School of Pacific Studies seminar, ANU, 23 November 1978 (File 4-13) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'Technology, income distribution and the quality of life': CRES Working Paper HCC17: 1980 (File 4-14) - Box 54

'Human rights for Aboriginal people in the 80s': University of New South Wales seminar, October 1981: correspondence and copies of papers presented (File 4-15) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'How to balance the Aboriginal interest in resource development': paper for Resource Development and the Future of the Australian Society Conference, ANU, August 1981 (File 4-16) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'The case for a treaty': paper given at the Land Rights and the Future of Australian Race Relations Conference, James Cook University of North Queensland Union and the Townsville Treaty Committee, August 1981 (File 4-17) - Box 54

Centre for Continuing Education workshop, March 1982 (File 4-18) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'The three waves and Australian identity': speech at the National Press Club on Australia Day, 26 January 1982 (File 4-19) - Box 54

Walk Against Want Community Aid Abroad dinner, March 1982 (File 4-20) - Box 54

H.C. Coombs, 'Change for the worse', The Canberra Times, 4 March 1982 (File 4-21) - Box 54

Science and Technology: For What Purpose?: an Australian Perspective: Academy of Science workshop and symposia, Canberra, April 1979: correspondence, program and discussion notes on Coombs' paper (File 4-22) - Box 55

H.C. Coombs, 'John Curtin - a consensus Prime Minister': 14th annual John Curtin Memorial Lecture, ANU, 1984 (File 4-23-1) - Box 55

John Curtin Memorial Lecture (n.d.): transcript of a paper presented by Neal Blewett, Federal Minister for Health (File 4-23-2) - Box 55

English-Language Development Course, University House, ANU, August 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 55

53rd ANZAAS Conference, May 1983: correspondence (File [unnumbered]) - Box 55

Keynote address: Environmental Law Association Conference, Tasmania, November 1985 (File 5-1) - Box 55

Environmental Law Association: background papers: Captains Flat (File 5-1-1) - Box 55

Environmental Law Association: background papers: Rum Jungle (File 5-1-2) - Box 55

Environmental Law Association: background papers: Mary Kathleen (File 5-1-3) - Box 55

Environmental Law Association: background papers: other papers (File 5-1-4) - Box 55

H.C. Coombs, 'The consequences of nuclear war for Australia and its region: the economic and social impact': paper presented at the National University Special Public Affairs symposium, ANU, May 1983 (File 5-2-1) - Box 55

'The consequences of nuclear war for Australia and its region': background papers, 1982 (File 5-2-2) - Box 55

'The consequences of nuclear war for Australia and its region': background papers, 1982 (File 5-2-3) - Box 55

Workshop on Industry and Environmental Law, University of Adelaide, May 1984 (File 5-3) - Box 56

H.C. Coombs, 'Whitlam: the predecessors': keynote address, The Australian Fabian Society, November 1985. Includes papers and correspondence with Race Matthews (File (v)0-5) - Box 56

'Whitlam: the predecessors': background papers and newspapers clippings relating to Gough Whitlam (File (v)0-6) - Box 56

Workshop on the Sir John Crawford volume: correspondence, April 1985 (File 6-1-1) - Box 56

Workshop on the Sir John Crawford volume: background papers (File 6-1-2) - Box 56

Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF): correspondence, 1987-92 (File 6-2) - Box 56

Aborigines and International Law Conference, ANU, November 1983: correspondence (File 6-3-1) - Box 57

Aborigines and International Law Conference: background papers (File 6-3-2) - Box 57

Aborigines and International Law Conference: background papers (File 6-3-3) - Box 57

Hugh Stretton symposium, December 1989 (File 6-4) - Box 57

The Braidwood Festival, September 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 57

Opening of 'Aboriginal Art: the continuing tradition', and the launch of Windows of the Dreaming, edited by Wally Caruana, June 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 57

H.C. Coombs, 'Under the Banyun tree': talk given at The State Reference Library, Northern Territory, 1990. Includes notes of conversation with Kim Barber (File 7-1) - Box 57

H.C. Coombs, 'Vision for the 21st century': article for the Commission for the Future, June 1990 (File 7-2) - Box 57

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and development in Northern Australia': State Library of the Northern Territory, Occasional Papers No. 24, 1991 (File 7-3) - Box 57

Great Barrier Reef: statement by Coombs, August 1990 (File 7-4) - Box 57

World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature: international launch, November 1990 (File 7-5) - Box 57

The return of scarcity, H.C. Coombs: correspondence with Cambridge University Press and others, 1987-90 (File 7-6-1) - Box 57

The return of scarcity: book launch and reviews (File 7-6-2) - Box 57

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines made visible: from 'Humbug' to politics': Kenneth Myer Lecture, October 1991. Includes correspondence with the National Library of Australia (File 7-7-1) - Box 58

'Aborigines made visible: from 'Humbug' to politics': background papers (File 7-7-2) - Box 58

John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR), ANU: correspondence regarding protest, 1991-92 (File (v)0-7) - Box 58

John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR), ANU: background papers for protest (File (v)0-8) - Box 58

Whitlam Revisited Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, April 1992: correspondence and copy of Coombs' paper 'Willowra' (File 8-1) - Box 58

Commonwealth and State Housing Agreement (CSHA): 50th anniversary commemorative luncheon, October 1995 (File 8-2) - Box 58

Film Australia interview with Coombs for the documentary 'Celluloid Heroes', 1994 (File 8-3) - Box 58

H.C. Coombs, 'A call to regain lost independence', The Graduate, Autumn 1993 (File 8-4) - Box 58

'An open letter to the Prime Minister' from C.J. Crough, H.C. Coombs and D.A.M. Lea of the North Australia Research Unity (NARU), ANU, published in Civil Liberty, October 1993 (File 8-5) - Box 58

H.C. Coombs, 'Has Australia's intelligentsia lost its soul?': the R. Douglas Wright Lecture, March 1993 (File 8-6) - Box 58

H.C. Coombs, 'Can we afford to be efficient?': paper for symposium, St James Ethics Centre, Sydney, March 1994 (File 8-7) - Box 58

National Biodiversity Council, December 1994 (File 8-8) - Box 58

'The nature of quality of life': transcript of an interview with Coombs by Phillida Hartley, February 1994 (File 8-9) - Box 58

Correspondence (1992-93) relating to Coombs' book Issues in dispute, published jointly by the North Australian Research Unit, ANU, and The Age and The Canberra Times, 1993 (File 8-10) - Box 59

Issues in dispute: background papers: copies of articles in The Age and The Canberra Times, 1984-89 (File (v)0-9) - Box 59

Issues in dispute: background papers: copies of articles in The Age and The Canberra Times, 1989-90 (File (v)0-10) - Box 59

Correspondence with Cambridge University Press and others (1988-91) relating to Coombs' book Aboriginal autonomy, published by Cambridge University Press, 1994 (File 9-1-1) - Box 59

Aboriginal autonomy: correspondence with Cambridge Press and others, 1992-95 (File 9-1-2) - Box 59

Aboriginal autonomy: reviews and book launch (File (v)0-11) - Box 59

Aboriginal autonomy: proofs and comments (File (v)0-12) - Box 59

Aboriginal autonomy: reviews (File 9-1-5) - Box 59

Correspondence, comments and reviews (1978-89) relating to Coombs' book Kulinma, published by the Australian National University Press, 1978 (File 9-2) - Box 60

Friends of Yackabindie, 1992 (File 9-3) - Box 60

Aboriginal Economic Development Conference, Alice Springs, June 1989 (File 9-4) - Box 60

Commemorative $10.00 note: correspondence regarding the proposal to use artwork by Terry Yumbul, 1989 (File 9-5) - Box 60

H.C. Coombs, 'The quality of life and its assessment': University of Tasmania Occasional Paper 11, 1977 (File 9-6) - Box 60

Tyler Prize: nomination forms, 1995 (File 9-7) - Box 60

Comment by Coombs on 'An appreciation of Kevin Gilbert' by Gordon Briscoe, 1994 (File 9-8) - Box 60

National Aboriginal and Islander Legal Services Secretariat (N.A.I.L.S.S.) Conference, Gold Coast, January 1995 (File 9-9) - Box 60

Arts in Australia: Australia Council for the Arts: correspondence, 1985-87 (File 10-1) - Box 60

Proposal for the creation of an Australian Peace and Development Research Institute (APADRI), 1982-85 (File 10-2) - Box 60

Committee to adjudicate an Australian Peace Award, 1985-86 (File 10-3) - Box 60

Commission for the Future: correspondence, 1985-90 (File 10-4) - Box 60

R.I. Downing Fellowship Appeal, 1976-80 (File 10-5) - Box 60

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation: correspondence with Rhonda Galbally, 1984-94 (File 10-6) - Box 60

The Robert Holmes à Court Foundation: correspondence, 1990-91 (File 10-7) - Box 60

The Reichstein Foundation: correspondence, 1989-90 (File 10-8) - Box 60

The Myer Foundation: correspondence, 1989-96 (File 10-9-1) - Box 61

Sydney Myer Performing Arts Awards: correspondence, 1985-93 (File 10-9-2) - Box 61

North South Round Table: Society for International Development: correspondence, 1981-87 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 61

The Stegley Foundation: correspondence, 1990-92 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 61

Australia's Environment: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead Conference, Sydney University of Technology, October 1988 (File 10-12) - Box 61

A Just Settlement Between Black and White Australia, Macquarie University School of History, Philosophy and Politics workshop, June 1988 (File 10-13) - Box 61

H.C. Coombs, 'Markets rule - not OK!': Australian Council for Social Services seminar, Canberra, December 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 61

Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS): correspondence, 1972-82 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 61

Correspondence with Laurence W. Maher regarding Coombs' involvement with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1948 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 61

Chris Anderson, Curator of Anthropological Division, South Australian Museum: correspondence, 1991 (File 11-1) - Box 61

Western Australian College of Advanced Education: correspondence, 1976-88 (File 11-2) - Box 61

Department of Employment and Industrial Relations (DEIR): correspondence, 1985-86 (File 11-3) - Box 61

'Sustainable self-reliant communities - present realities and future policy options': research project undertaken by Liz Sommerlad and others, Human Ecology Group, CRES, ANU, 1983-84 (File 11-4) - Box 62

BIAS review of the ANU administration: notes for CRES submission, 1990 (File 11-5) - Box 62

ANU Vice-Chancellor, Professor A. Low: correspondence, 1976-82 (File 11-6) - Box 62

Aboriginal Economic Policy Research: CRES, ANU involvement, 1987 (File 11-7) - Box 62

Twenty-First Century Fund Sub-Committee, ANU, 1980-81 (File 11-8) - Box 62

Post-War Reconstruction seminar, ANU, August 1982: notes and copies of papers presented (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

Included with these files are the following Department of Post-War Reconstruction papers: (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1946 Visit to North Queensland and Territory of Papua New Guinea (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1948 Overseas investment in Australia (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1949 Territory of Papua New Guinea - various reports (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1948 Visit overseas - New Guinea (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1948 Australian exports (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1948-49 Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1946 Visit overseas - India (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

1947 Cultural and educational aid (File 12-1-3) - Box 63

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: correspondence, 1976-84 (File 13-1-1) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: financial statements and reports, 1976-78 (File 13-1-2) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: 'An annotated bibliography of environmental design in Aboriginal Australia', edited by Peter Hamilton, 1976 (File 13-1-3) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: Aputula Construction Company, 1976-77 (File 13-1-4) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: Alice Springs fringe camps: report on their proposed urban development, April 1977 (File 13-1-5) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: Aboriginal housing at Beagle Bay: correspondence, plans and reports, 1976-78 (File 13-1-6) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: land uses in Border Ranges: correspondence, reports and background papers, 1976 (File 13-1-7) - Box 64

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: Mt Nancy Housing Association Inc., Alice Springs Northern Territory, Report No.1,, May 1976. (File 13-1-8) - Box 65

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Housing Panel: meetings, agendas and minutes, 1976-78 (File 13-1-9) - Box 65

Correspondence with Senator John Faulkner, Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories regarding mining at Majella Creek, 1995 (File 14-1) - Box 65

NLC Committee report on Wagait, 1993-95 (File 14-2) - Box 65

Notes by Tom Bennion on the Waitangi Tribunal, August 1993 (File 14-3) - Box 65

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) Report, Colloquium Series, 1995 (File 14-4) - Box 65

Kimberley Aboriginal Organisations and Communities Conference, Wyndham, March 1994 (File 14-5) - Box 65

H.C. Coombs, 'Who are the intelligentsia?': the R. Douglas Wright lecture and medallion, Melbourne, 1990 (File 14-6) - Box 65

Proof copy of Coombs' book Issues in dispute, published jointly by the North Australian Research Unit, ANU, and The Age and The Canberra Times, 1993 (File 14-7) - Box 65

Blackstone Community Advisers Association: correspondence, 1982 (File 15-1) - Box 66

Cape York Land Council: correspondence, 1992 (File 15-2) - Box 66

Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association: correspondence, 1985 (File 15-3) - Box 66

Docker River: statistical data and discussion notes, 1976 (File 15-4) - Box 66

Great Barrier Reef: correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1979 (File 15-5) - Box 66

Mimili Community: correspondence, 1977 (File 15-6) - Box 66

Parnamaru Community: correspondence, 1977 (File 15-7) - Box 66

Pitjantjatjara Council: correspondence and background papers, 1974-77 (File 15-8) - Box 66

Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party: draft report, March 1977 (File 15-9) - Box 66

Pitjantjatjara: Land Management workshop report, 1990 (File 15-10) - Box 66

Pitjantjatjara: background papers by H.C. Coombs for 'The Pitjantjatjara (File 15-11-1 - 4) - Box 66

Aborigines: a strategy for survival', 1976-79 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 66

Todd River: correspondence regarding proposed dam, 1992 (File 15-12) - Box 67

Notes of discussions on problems at Warburton, 1976-77 (File 15-13) - Box 67

Warumungu Land Claim, n.d (File 15-14) - Box 67

Dhimurru Land Management Report, 1994 (File 15-15) - Box 67

Minutes of a meeting held at Angurugu, October 1977 (File 15b-1) - Box 67

'Ayers Rock region tourist impact study': a proposal for the study of the socio-economic impacts of tourism in the Ayers Rock region, by the CLC and the Pitjantjatjara Council, 1984 (File 15b-2) - Box 67

Ernabella and Fregon: Community Employment Development Plan (CDEP) review, 1977 (File 15b-3) - Box 67

'Principles relating to housing amongst Aboriginal groups associated with Hermannsburg', paper by Garry Stoll, Rex Ziersch and Joan Schmaal, n.d (File 15b-4) - Box 67

Jabiluka and Koongarra projects - the social impact: correspondence and report, 1981 (File 15b-5) - Box 67

'Report on Aboriginal history and affiliation to Magnetic Island with particular reference to Nelly Bay': report to Linkon Projects by Nancy M. Williams, 1989 (File 15b-6) - Box 67

'Papunya: history and future prospects': Department of Aboriginal Affairs report prepared for the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Minister for Education, July 1977 (File 15b-7) - Box 67

'Water Roxby Downs - whose fault is it?': paper presented by the Roxby Vigil, n.d (File 15b-8) - Box 67

Pamphlet entitled 'Rudall River National Park: the three act nightmare', prepared by the Lobby for Peace, through Senator Jo Valentine's office (File 15b-9) - Box 67

Paper entitled 'A proposal for a community-controlled health service based at Warburton Ranges, WA', no author, n.d (File 15b-10) - Box 67

Transcript of Warmun evidence to Seaman Inquiry regarding the Argyle Agreement, 1983 (File 15b-11) - Box 67

'The Aboriginal land inquiry of Western Australia', Warmun Community submission, n.d (File 15b-12) - Box 67

D.H. Penny, 'Social accounting for Aboriginal communities: the cases of Willowra and Papunya', 1976 (File 15b-13) - Box 67

Aboriginal reconciliation proposal: correspondence, 1991 (File 15b-14) - Box 67

Remote Aboriginal Community Futures: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies biennial conference, Townsville, 1990 (File 15b-15) - Box 67

Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Aboriginal consultancy agreements: correspondence, 1975-78 (File 15b-16) - Box 67

Aboriginal communities - impact of television: correspondence, reports and newspaper clippings, 1980-86 (File 15b-17) - Box 67

Australian Aboriginal Affairs Council (AAAC) report, 1991 (File 15b-18) - Box 68

Fraser Island: correspondence and reports, 1991 (File 15b-19) - Box 68

Mirima Dawang Woorlab-Gerring Language and Culture Centre: correspondence, 1990-91 (File 15b-20) - Box 68

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings relating to Aboriginal issues, 1977-92 (File 15b-21) - Box 68

Homelands Education Project: correspondence, 1982-89 (File 16-1a) - Box 68

Homelands Education Project: correspondence, 1990 (File 16-1b) - Box 68

Homelands Education Project: correspondence, 1991-92 (File 16-1c) - Box 68

Homelands Education Project: correspondence, 1993-95 (File 16-1d) - Box 68

Nganampa Mantangka Education: our own education on our own land. Homelands Education Research Project: report to Anangu Pitjantjatjara by Helen McCann, CRES, ANU, 1991 (File 16-2) - Box 69

National Aboriginal Education Policy (NAEP): correspondence and report, 1989-90 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 69

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy: revised draft, 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 69

Warren Snowdon, 'Submission on behalf of Nganyintja and Charlie Ilyatjari for funds to establish a rehabilitation program for juveniles': CRES Working Paper, WS/WP1: 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 69

Warren Snowdon, 'We've started waking up: Aboriginal conceptions for the style and content of their children's education': CRES Working Paper, WS/WP2: 1981 (File 16-6) - Box 69

Warren Snowdon, 'We've got the culture, you've got to change': paper presented at the North Australia Research Unit's Service Delivery to Remote Communities seminar, Darwin, December 1981 (File 16-7) - Box 69

Warren Snowdon, 'The hidden curriculum: tacit teaching to Aborigines in schools': CRES Working Paper, C/WP4: 1981 (File 16-8) - Box 69

'The Anangu Teacher Education Program': a report for information and discussion, prepared by the Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education Centre, Adelaide College of Arts and Education, May 1981 (File 16b-1) - Box 69

Cem and Margaret Alptekin, 'The question of culture: EFL teaching in non-English speaking countries', ELT Journal, Vol. 38/1, January 1984 (File 16b-2) - Box 69

N.T. Bonner, 'Training and education - the skill infrastructure', Always Anangu: review of the Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal communities of Central Australia, published by the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, 1988 (File 16b-3) - Box 69

'An Aboriginal School of the Air': briefing paper prepared by Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), n.d (File 16b-4) - Box 69

Michael Christie, 'The invasion of Aboriginal education': paper presented at the National Conference on Aboriginal Adult Learning, Perth, 1988 (File 16b-5) - Box 69

Michael Christie, 'Grounded and ex-centric knowledges: exploring Aboriginal alternatives to western thinking': paper presented at the Conference on Thinking, Townsville, July 1992 (File 16b-6) - Box 69

Michael Christie, 'Aboriginalising curriculum', n.d (File 16b-7) - Box 69

Michael Christie, 'Aboriginal science for the ecologically sustainable future': paper presented at the CONASTS conference of teachers of science and technology, Alice Springs, July 1990 (File 16b-8) - Box 69

Ralph Folds, 'Point and counterpoint: choosing a curriculum model for Aboriginal schools', Curriculum Perspectives, Vol. 8, No. 2, October 1985 (File 16b-9) - Box 69

Jack Frawley (ed.), Kularlaga: a journal of Aboriginal adult education, Vol. 2, No. 2, Batchelor College, School of Education Studies, 1991 (File 16b-10) - Box 69

'Wuyal: the land, the song, the dance, and the history of the ancestor', a primary Galtha Rom workshop, Yirrkala Community School Literature Production Centre, 1991 (File 16b-11) - Box 69

Extract from H. Groom, 'To break through the wall', Pitjantjatjara Post Primary Report, 1986 (File 16b-12) - Box 69

John Henry, 'Yirrkala community school teacher education discussions': report, November 1983 (File 16b-13) - Box 69

Ian Stewart, statements supportive of the innovative approaches developed by Batchelor College, 1991 (File 16b-14) - Box 69

Evaluation strategy for the community sector component of the Training for Aboriginals Program (TAP), coordinated by the Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET), 1991 (File 16b-15) - Box 69

Robin McTaggart, 'Pedagogical principles for Aboriginal teacher education', School of Education, Deakin University, 1987 (File 16b-16) - Box 69

John Henry, 'A strategic view of the shift to self-management of the Yirrkala Community School', 1986 (File 16b-17) - Box 69

Robin McTaggart, 'Aboriginalisation implies empowerment and disempowerment', School of Education, Deakin University, 1988 (File 16b-18) - Box 69

Robin McTaggart, 'Action research for Aboriginal pedagogy: beyond 'both ways' education', Action research for change and development, edited by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt, published by the Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, Griffith University, 1991 (File 16b-19) - Box 69

Robin McTaggart, 'Western institutional impediments to Australian Aboriginal education', Journal of Curriculum Studies, Vol. 23, No. 4, 1991 (File 16b-20) - Box 69

Raymattja Marika, Dayngawa Ngurruwutthun and Leon White, 'Always together Yaka Gana: participatory research at Yirrkala as part of the development of a Yolngu education', 1988 (File 16b-21) - Box 69

Raymattja Munungiritj, 'Towards evaluating Aboriginal studies programs for young adults in Aboriginal Schools' and 'The history of the Yirrkala community school: Yolnu thinking about education in the Laynha and Yirrkala area', n.d (File 16b-22) - Box 69

Daymbalipu Munungurr, Bakamana Yunipinu and Wali Wununmurra, 'Educational needs of the homelands centres of the Laynhapuy region, North East Arnhem Land': report of the Balanana Project, a Schools Commission project of national significance, 1987 (File 16b-23) - Box 69

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy brochures, 1989 (File 16b-24) - Box 69

'Operational plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education', Northern Territory Education Department, 1990-92 triennium (File 16b-25) - Box 69

'Tristate sharing of education services to Aboriginal communities of the Pitjantjatjara and related language groups': report and recommendations from a meeting of Education Department Officers from the Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia concerning staff development, 1987 (File 16b-26) - Box 69

National Aboriginal Education Policy (NAEP): report of the Aboriginal Education Policy Task Force, 1988 (File 16b-27) - Box 69

National Aboriginal Education Policy (NAEP): position paper prepared for the State Minister for Education by the Aboriginal Independent Schools of Western Australia, November 1989 (File 16b-28) - Box 69

Helen Watson-Verran, 'Garma curriculum at Yirrkala: a unified curriculum incorporating an approach to western mathematics consistent with the logic of Yolngu life': a report for the Action Group of Yirrkala Community Education Centre, n.d (File 16b-29) - Box 70

Helen Watson-Verran, 'The Galtha Rom Seminar in Yirrkala: a curriculum in mathematics for senior Yolngu students': paper presented to the Mathematics Education Seminar, La Trobe University, May 1989 (File 16b-30) - Box 70

South Australia Department of Education: Pitjantjatjara Teacher Education Advisory Committee meeting agenda and papers, June 1980 (File 16b-31) - Box 70

'Professional development for Aboriginal Teachers', inservice held at Yirrkala, 1987 (File 16b-32) - Box 70

Aboriginal language and music teaching aids, n.d (File 16b-33) - Box 70

Yipirinya School Council submission on the establishment of teaching programmes in town camps, Alice Springs, October 1978 (File 16b-34) - Box 70

Aboriginal radio in the Kimberley: a study of the broadcasting needs of Aboriginal people in the Kimberly District of Western Australia, by the people of Wangkiyuparnanapurru, Puranyangu-Rangka Kerrem and Waringarri, assisted by Deborah Collings and Grahame Steel, published by Wangkiyuparnanapurru, Puranyangu-Rangka Kerrem and Waringarri Media, 1989 (File 16b-35) - Box 70

Helen Watson-Verran and Leon White, 'Issues of knowledge in the policy of self-determination for Aboriginal Australian communities', Knowledge and Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1993 (File 16b-36) - Box 70

Federal Government Bill to establish Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Land Fund: correspondence and amendments to Bill, 1994-95 (File 17-1) - Box 70

Constitutional change: reviewing the constitution: comments and notes, 1991 (File 17-2) - Box 70

Draft paper on Aborigines and alcohol and other addictions from the Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine, University of Melbourne, 1995 (File 17-3) - Box 70

Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions Conference, Northern Territory University, Darwin, September 1995 (File 17-4) - Box 70

Discretionary Trust for finance for the North-West Kimberley Land Claim: correspondence and deed, 1991-95 (File 17-5) - Box 70

Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle) proposal, 1991-92 (File 17-6) - Box 70

Surviving Columbus: the Indigenous Environment Today and Tomorrow Conference, Darwin, October 1992 (File 17-7) - Box 70

Transcript of discussion with Patricia Caswell, April 1994 (File 17-8) - Box 70

Kimberley Regional Agreements, 1994-95 (File 17-9) - Box 71

Mabo, 1993 (File 17-10) - Box 71

National Aboriginal Conference (NAC), 1984-95 (File 17-11) - Box 71

Constitutional Centenary Conference, Sydney, April 1991 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 71

Constitutional Changes in the 1990's Conference, Darwin, October 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 71

North Australia Research Unit (NARU) review: committee reports, 1980-95 (File 18-1) - Box 71

North Australia Research Unit (NARU): 20th birthday seminar, 1995 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 71

North Australia Research Unit (NARU): correspondence, 1990-95 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 71

North Australia Research Unit (NARU): establishment of the Nugget Coombs Forum for Indigenous Studies, 1991-92 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 72

Foreward by Coombs to The Australian welfare state: key documents and themes, edited by John Wilson, Jane Thomson and Anthony McMahon, published by Macmillan, 1996 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 72

North Australia Research Unit (NARU): seminars, 1977-80 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 72

Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS): medal awarded to Coombs, August 1977 (File 19-1) - Box 72

Selection of Coombs as one of the 'Great Australians of the 20th Century' by The Australian Magazine, December 1990 (File 19-2) - Box 72

Biographical notes (File 19-3) - Box 72

Banuba Productions Aboriginal Corporation: correspondence with Peter Yu, 1987 (File 19-4) - Box 72

The Daniel Mannix Memorial Lecture, Melbourne University: transcript of speech given by Peter Garrett, President of the Australian Conservation Foundation, 1992 (File 19-5) - Box 72

The Ditchley Foundation: correspondence, 1976-85 (File 19-6) - Box 72

Australian National University farewell dinner for Dr and Mrs Coombs, University House, May 1976 (File 19-7) - Box 72

H.C. Coombs: patron for 'If I was here', a Dance Theatre Project by Nicholas Rowe for the Bougainvillea Festival of Darwin, 1995 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 72

Correspondence regarding the recommendation by the Governor-General for the appointment of Coombs as a Companion of the Civil Division of the Order of Australia, and Coombs' declining of the offer, 1975-76 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 72

'The economics of the Performing Arts', H.C. Coombs: paper published in Economic Papers, No. 35, October 1974 (File 19-10) - Box 73

Newspaper clippings about Coombs, 1960-89 (File 19-11-1) - Box 73

Newspaper clippings about Coombs, 1990-95 (File 19-11-2) - Box 73

Transcripts of numerous interviews with Coombs for radio, television,journal and newspaper articles and with researchers (File 19-12-1 - 4) - Box 73

Transcripts of interviews (continued) (File 19-12-5 - 7) - Box 74

Biographical correspondence relating to Coombs' appointment as a Visiting Fellow, CRES, ANU, and subsequent extensions of this appointment, 1976-96 (File 20-1-1) - Box 74

Biographical correspondence: H.C. Coombs, 1967-84 (File (v)0-13) - Box 74

Biographical correspondence: H.C. Coombs, 1985-95 (File (v)0-14) - Box 74

Honorary Visiting Fellowships by Coombs and copies of his degrees, 1934-92 (File 20-1-4) - Box 75

Ross Garnaut, 'Banking after deregulation: prudence, accountability and the role of regional banks': paper for the H.C. Coombs Lecture, Edith Cowan University, Perth, May 1991 (File (v)0-15) - Box 75

Biographical summary notes (File (v)0-16) - Box 75

Conditions of service on appointment as Chairman of the Council of Aboriginal Affairs, Prime Minister's Department, 1967-75 (File 20-1-7) - Box 75

Aboriginal law and reform: correspondence, 1976-78 (File 21-1) - Box 75

Aboriginal law and reform: correspondence, 1979-80 (File 21-2) - Box 75

Notes for legislation to enable communities to make rules for the maintenance of law and order and to establish community courts to enforce those rules and to ensure that traditional law is observed, 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 75

Notes on Yirrkala visit: petrol sniffing, May 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 75

Aboriginal law and reform: correspondence, 1980-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 75

Aboriginal customary law: Yirrkala: correspondence, 1981-93 (File 21-6) - Box 75

Aboriginal Law Reform Commission: correspondence and reports, 1981-86 (File 21-7) - Box 76

Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody: correspondence and reports, 1989-91 (File 21-8) - Box 76

Constitutional reform: recognition of Aboriginal customary law: correspondence, 1991-93 (File 21-9) - Box 76

Land rights: policy formation of Aboriginal Land Rights, 1981 (File 22-1) - Box 76

Land rights: land legislation, Palm Island, 1984 (File 22-2) - Box 76

Land rights: Pitjantjatjara, 1977-80 (File 22-3) - Box 76

Land rights: Walpiri Land Claim, 1978 (File 22-4) - Box 76

Land rights: Noonkanbah, 1979-80 (File 22-5) - Box 76

Land rights: Northern Land Council, 1977-84 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 76

Land rights: correspondence, 1976-84 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 76

Land rights: Kakadu: correspondence, 1977-80 (File 22-8) - Box 77

Land rights: Kenbi Claim, 1980 (File 22-9) - Box 77

Aboriginal development: correspondence and course programs, 1978-79 (File 23-1) - Box 77

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC): training scheme for Aboriginal Community Support Officers, 1978 (File 23-2) - Box 77

Aborigines: employment: correspondence and submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, 1975-82 (File 23-3) - Box 77

Aboriginal enterprises: correspondence, 1978-80 (File 23-4) - Box 77

Aboriginal enterprises: study of cattle properties, 1968, 1976-77 (File 23-5) - Box 77

Royal Commission on Government and Commercial Enterprises: correspondence, 1991-92 (File 23-6) - Box 77

Aboriginal enterprises: fish farming, 1977 (File 23-7) - Box 77

Aboriginal enterprises: Witchetty Grub farming, 1977-78 (File 23-8) - Box 77

Aboriginal health: The Nutrition of Aborigines in Relation to the Ecosystem of Central Australia, CSIRO workshop No. 1, Canberra, October 1976 (File 23-9) - Box 77

Aboriginal health: The Nutrition of Aborigines in Relation to the Ecosystem of Central Australia, CSIRO workshop No. 2, October 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 77

Papers for CSIRO meeting, Adelaide, March 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 77

Aboriginal health: correspondence, 1977-90 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 77

Nganampa Health Service (Pitjantjatjara Council Inc.), Alice Springs: correspondence, 1982-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 77

CSIRO: Eremophila alternifolia enquiry: correspondence and reports, 1978-81 (File 23-14) - Box 78

Aboriginal housing: correspondence, 1978-82 (File 23-15) - Box 78

Land Degradation Project meeting, CRES, ANU, December 1988 (File 23-16a) - Box 78

Papers associated with the Land Degradation Project (File 23-16b) - Box 78

Central Land Council: National Soil Conservation Programme, application for funding, 1989-90 (File 23-16c) - Box 78

Aurukun Mission: correspondence and papers, 1976-79 (File 24-1) - Box 78

Community development: correspondence and reports, 1989-90 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 78

Western Australia communities visit, 29 May-22 June 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 78

Central Reserve communities: correspondence and reports, 1975-77 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Pitjantjatjara Council: background papers, reports, minutes of meetings, policy statements and correspondence, 1974-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Aboriginal education: correspondence and reports, 1977-82 (File 24-6) - Box 79

Pitjantjatjara: education: correspondence and reports, 1979-84 (File 24-7) - Box 79

Homelands Education Research Project: report to Anangu Pitjantjatjara, April 1991 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Miscellaneous papers on a range of Aboriginal issues including land rights, education, Aboriginal deaths and mining at Argyle (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Uranium mining: correspondence, 1977-87 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Mining: notes and telexes, 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 79

Mining: correspondence, 1976-86 (File 25-3) - Box 80

Uranium mining: Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF): correspondence, 1977-78 (File 25-4) - Box 80

Mining: Alligator River: correspondence1977-80 (File 25-5) - Box 80

Mining: Impact of Uranium Mining in the Alligator River Region: Interrelationships Within the Natural and Social Environments workshop, CRES, ANU, Canberra, April 1980 (File 25-6 -7) - Box 80

Mining: Ranger agreement: correspondence, 1978-81 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 80

The social impact of uranium mining on the Aborigines of the Northern Territory: correspondence and papers, 1978-84 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 80

Report to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the social impact of uranium mining on the Aborigines of the Northern Territory for the period October 1981 to March 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, September 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Darwin, August 1981 (File 26-4 - 5) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, February 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, September 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, March 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Darwin, July 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, October 1978 (File 26-10) - Box 81

Papers for Uranium Impact Project (UIP) Steering Committee meeting, Canberra, March 1979 (File 27) - Box 82

'The East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project', H.C. Coombs, Helen Ross and Nancy Williams: paper presented to the International Association for Impact Assessment Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, July 1988 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and the treaty of Waitangi', November 1988 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Aboriginal History, Vol. 12, No. 1-2, 1988 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Matching facts and theory', Australian Society, July 1988 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Telex of an obituary by Coombs for Sir John Crawford, November 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Tourists in Aboriginal land - threat or opportunity', October 1984 (2 files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and mining - the issues in dispute': paper given at CRES, ANU seminar, Canberra, September 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and mining - the issues in dispute', The Age, October 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Newspaper clipping from of interview with Coombs by T.M. Fitzgerald, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Notes for remarks by Coombs at the AMIC workshop on mining industry and the environment, University of Adelaide, May 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

A copy of 'The Yirrkala proposals for the control of law and order' from A certain heritage: programs for and by Aboriginal familes in Australia, edited by H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl and W.E. Snowdon, published by CRES, ANU, 1983 (three files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Environmental Law Association symposium: keynote address by Coombs, 1985 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Whitlam: the predecessors': The Australian Fabian Society, November 1985 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Judith Wright, 'Where do we go from here?', We call for a treaty, published by Collins/Fontana, 1985 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Notes for remarks by Coombs at the first H.C. Coombs' lecture, Western Australian College of Advanced Education, October 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Notes for opening of the Tarling-Bennet exhibition by Coombs, October 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Program for the Herbert Cole Coombs Annual Lecture, Western Australian College of Advanced Education, October 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Sustainable society will need a new ethic of responsibility', Habitat, Vol. 14, No. 1, February 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Copy of Coombs' contribution to Sir John Crawford, published by the Australian National University, 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Towards Aboriginal independence': paper for Science and Technology and Aboriginal Development workshop, CRES, ANU, November 1985 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Betrayal of trust', The Age, March 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Towards a national Aboriginal Congress': extracts from a report to the Hon. Clyde Holding, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, April 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'An invitation to debate', Kullark (Home): the dreamers, by Jack Davis, published by Currency Press, 1982 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'The problem of public administration', November 1988 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Draft of an untitled article by Coombs for The Age, March 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Paper by Coombs for the Ecopolitics proceedings, November 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Science technology: for what - or for whom?', Current Affairs Bulletin, Vol. 56, No. 4, September 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Draft of the forward by Coombs to Invitation to the dance, Pamela Ruskin, published by Collins Australia, 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Notes on seminar and meeting of Aboriginal leaders at the Aboriginal Legal Centre, February 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Present and future in Aboriginal plans', The Canberra Times, November 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Article by Coombs for the Aboriginal Council for Overseas Aid, June 1989 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Some questions and comments by Coombs about Mary Edmunds' paper 'Doing business, socialisation, social relations and social control in Aboriginal societies', November 1990 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Willowra': paper given at the Whitlam Re-visited Conference, April 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

The Daniel Mannix Memorial Lecture, Melbourne University: transcript of speech given by Peter Garrett, President of the Australian Conservation Foundation, 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'A call to regain lost independence', National Graduate, Autumn 1993 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'An open letter to the Prime Minister' from C.J. Crough, H.C. Coombs and D.A.M. Lea of the North Australia Research Unity (NARU), ANU, published in Civil Liberty, October 1993 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Has Australia's intelligentsia lost its soul?': edited text of the R. Douglas Wright Lecture, March 1993, The Age, April 1993 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Can we afford to be efficient?': paper for symposium, St James Ethics Centre, Sydney, March 1994 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'The nature of quality of life': transcript of an interview with Coombs by Phillida Hartley, February 1994 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, J. Dargavel, J. Kesteven, H. Ross, D.I. Smith and E. Young, 'The promise of the land: sustainable use by Aboriginal communities': CRES, ANU Working Paper 1990/1 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'The Middle East and the 21st Century', December 1990 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Notes of conversation with Kim Barber, Department of Anthropology, University of Western Australia, July 1991 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Statement by Coombs on the Great Barrier Reef, August 1990 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Draft of forward by Coombs to the catalogue of the Reserve Bank of Australia's exhibition of selected works of art, May 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'Economics 'corrupt': article quoting Coombs, The Canberra Times, December 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'Education: a note from Nugget Coombs': advertisement for the published proceedings of the Surviving Columbus Conference held in Darwin, September 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'Coombs: Australian society being corrupted': interview with Coombs in ANU Reporter, Vol. 23, No. 20, December 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

Paper by Coombs for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) launch, Sydney, November 1990 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'Aborigines and Development in Northern Australia': State Library of the Northern Territory, Occasional Papers No.24. 1991 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'A return of scarcity': paper for CRES seminar, May 1988 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

H.C. Coombs, 'The Future of the Outstation Movement': CRES Working Paper HCC/WP15: 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 82

'Coombs attacks Hawke policy': newspaper article, 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Comments by Coombs to the UNESCO symposium on the rights of peoples, April 1985 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Copies of articles reproduced in Issues in dispute, by H.C. Coombs, published jointly by the North Australian Research Unit, ANU, and The Age and The Canberra Times, 1993 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Regional agreements' - an idea whose time has come?', The Canberra Times, December 1994 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Draft of forward by Coombs for Nonie Sharp, No ordinary judgment: Mabo, the Murray Islanders' land case, published by Aboriginal Studies Press, 1996 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'A treaty with Aboriginal Australians': CRES Working Paper HCC/WP16: 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Notes for talk by Coombs to Amnesty International on Human Rights Day, December 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Science and Technology: for what purpose?': CRES Working Paper HCC/12: 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Comments by Coombs for inclusion in a 'scrap book' to mark the retirement of Ros Bower as Director of the Community Arts Board, December 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Copy of Energy and people: social implications of different energy futures, edited by Mark Diesendorf, foreword by H.C. Coombs, published by the Society for Social Responsibility in Science, 1979 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'The proposal for a treaty between the Commonwealth and Aboriginal Australians': CRES Working Paper HCC/WP14: 1979 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

CRES, ANU: Aboriginal land rights teach-in, Sydney University, March 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Is democracy alive and well?': CRES Working Paper HCC/10: 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Guest of honour talk: ABC': CRES Working Paper HCC/13: 1979 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Comments made by Coombs when launching Australian Dreaming, edited by Jennifer Isaacs and published by Lansdowne Press, April 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Notes for an address by Coombs at the Sydney College of Arts, May 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Remarks by Coombs at the Human Rights for Aborigines in the 1980s? Conference, September 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Economic change and political strategy': CRES Working Paper HCC/WP19: 1980 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Aboriginal control of law and order - Yirrkala': draft for taped message, July 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Signing an Australian Peace Treaty', Social Alternatives, Vol. 1, Nos. 6/7, 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Technology, income distribution and the quality of life': CRES Working Paper HCC/17: 1980. Note: this paper was also presented at the John Murtagh Macrossan Endowed Lecture, University of Queensland, 1980 and appeared as an article in Search, Vol. 13, No. 5-6, June/July 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'The impact of Uranium mining on the social environment of Aborigines in the Alligator Rivers Region': CRES Working Paper HCC/WP18: 1980 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Implications of Land Rights': CRES Working Paper HCC/9: 1978 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Notes for a talk on counterfeiters, n.d (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Notes by Coombs for a meeting of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, May 1980 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Correspondence and papers relating to Coombs' book Other people's money; economic essays, published by Australian National University Press, 1971 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Speech given by Coombs at the National Press Club, October 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Questions and answers: National Press Club speech by Coombs, November 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Eulogy by Coombs for Professor W.E.H. Stanner, October 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, submissions to the Royal Commission on Petroleum (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Drilling on the Great Barrier Reef, December 1971 (three files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'The case for a treaty': paper for Aboriginal Rights and the Law seminar, James Cook University, Townsville, August 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Overview - Government': paper given at the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences Conference on Aboriginal Rights, Sites and the Impacts of Resource Development, November 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Australia's Aboriginal people': lecture to Japanese students at University House, Canberra, n.d (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Notes of talk by Coombs to the Australian Institute of Political Science, 50th Anniversary Dinner, September 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

Transcript of a talk by Coombs to students at Murdoch University, March 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

H.C. Coombs, 'Technology and society - an overview': keynote speech given at the Schumacher Memorial Conference on Appropriate Technology, Macquarie University, Sydney, December 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 83

A.B. Costin and H.C. Coombs, 'Farm planning for resource conservation', Search, Vol. 12, No. 12, December 1981-January 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'How to balance the Aboriginal interest in resource development', Resource development and the future of Australian society, edited by Stuart Harris and Geoff Taylor, published by the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Why is a treaty necessary?': speech given at a dinner for members of the NSW Campaign for Constitutional Change, Sydney, November 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

W.E. Dunk and H.C. Coombs, 'The problem of secret research': report on Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - organisation, administration and related problems, December 1948 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Draft of a foreward by Coombs to a book on the art of the Oenpelli people (title not known), n.d (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Some ingredients for growth': paper delivered at the 3rd annual Shann Memorial Lecture in Economics, University of Western Australia, May 1963 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Opening address by Coombs at the 13th Annual Arts Festival, Wangaratta, March 1965 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Paper presented by Coombs at the Felton Bequest symposium 'Man and his Science', in honour of the 70th birthday of Sir Macfarlane Burnet, Melbourne, 1969 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, The fragile pattern: institutions and man: the Boyer Lectures 1970, published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1970 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The economics of the performing arts', Economic Papers, No. 35, September 1970/June 1971 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs 'Changing economic and social perspectives in resource management', Conservation, edited by A.B. Costin and H.J. Frith, published by Penguin Books, 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

'Ecologist and entrepreneur - is reconciliation possible?': remarks by Coombs at the Science and Industry Forum's symposium Industry and the Environment, Melbourne, October 1972 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The employment status of Aborigines', reprinted from Australian Economic Papers, June 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Matching ecological and economic realities': extract from The Economic Record, journal of the Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand, March 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

'Ecological and economic man': remarks made by Coombs at the Annual General Meeting of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland, March 1973 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Decentralization trends among Aboriginal communities', Search, Vol. 5, No. 4, April 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Some Aboriginal Australians': paper for the 5th Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Lecture, Melbourne, 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Talk given by Coombs at the Australian Water Resources Council Water Management workshop, Canberra, May 1974 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Submission by Coombs on the Papua New Guinea 'border' issue, made to the Sub-committee on Boundaries of the Joint Committee on Defence and Foreign Affairs, September 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Draft preface by Coombs to Change the rules!: towards a democratic constitution, edited by Sol Encel, Donald Horne and Elaine Thompson, published by Penguin Books, 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Address by Coombs at the Conferring of Degrees ceremony, ANU, April 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The future of bureaucracy': talk given at a convocation lunch, University House, Canberra, August 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Decentralisation in Central Australia': article for the CSIRO newsletter Aboriginal Nutrition, March 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Notes for opening of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science (ACT) Energy and People Conference, October 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Dinner address by Coombs at the Environmental Economics Conference, Canberra, May 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The consequences of nuclear war for Australia and its region: the economic and social impact': paper presented at the National University Special Public Affairs symposium, ANU, May 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Draft introduction by Coombs to Albert Namatjira: the life and work of an Australian painter, text by Nadine Amadio et al, published by Macmillan, 1986 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Draft forward by Coombs for a proposed work by Noel Butlin entitled 'Black fella fall down, jump up white man', February 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Draft forward by Coombs to Settle down country = Pmere arlaltyewele, by Dick Leichleitner Japanangka and Pam Nathan, published by the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The Pitjantjatjara Aborigines: a strategy for survival': CRES Working Paper HCC/1: 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The quality of life and its assessment': CRES Working Paper HCC/2: 1977 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Scarcity, wealth and income': CRES Working Paper HCC/7: 1978 (two files) (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'The application of Community Employment Development Plan (CDEP) in Aboriginal communities in the eastern zone of Western Australia': CRES Working Paper HCC/3: 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Guide to the 1977 microfiche edition of the Collected Papers of the Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration, of which Coombs was the Chairman (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Aboriginal Australians 1967-1976 - a decade of progress?': paper for Murdoch Lecture, University of Western Australia, 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Aboriginal Australians 1967-1977': CRES Working Paper HCC/4: 1977 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Economic, social and spiritual factors in Aboriginal health': CRES Working Paper 1983/16 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Some aspects of development in Aboriginal communities in Central Australia': CRES Working Paper HCC/5: 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Submission to the Commission on the Walpiri Land Claim': CRES Working Paper HCC/8: 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Aggression and the Aboriginal environment': CRES Working Paper HCC/6: 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'John Curtin - a consensus Prime Minister?': 14th Annual John Curtin Memorial Lecture, ANU, 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, Australia's policy towards Aborigines 1967-1977, Minority Rights Group Report No. 5, March 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

Chronological index to papers written by Coombs, compiled by his office (File [unnumbered]) - Box 84

H.C. Coombs, 'Consultancy report for Central Land Council', August 1983 (File 27-131a) - Box 85

'Consultancy report for Central Land Council': appendices (File 27-131b) - Box 85

'Consultancy report for Central Land Council': summary of conclusions and recommendations (File 27-131c) - Box 85

H.C. Coombs, 'The role of the National Aboriginal Conference': report to the Hon. Clyde Holding, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, April 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 85

H.C. Coombs, W.E.H. Stanner and B.G. Dexter, 'Report on Arnhem Land', 1976 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 85

H.C. Coombs, 'Decisions made by Aborigines': article reprinted from Anthropological Forum, Vol. III, No. 2, 1972 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 85

General correspondence: A - C (File 1) - Box 86

General correspondence: D - He (File 2) - Box 86

General correspondence: Hi - Hz (File 3) - Box 86

General correspondence: J - L (File 4) - Box 86

General correspondence: M - P (File 5) - Box 87

General correspondence: R - Su (File 6) - Box 87

General correspondence: Sy - Wal (File 7) - Box 87

General correspondence: War - Z (File 8) - Box 87

Central Land Council (CLC): correspondence, 1983 (File 1-1) - Box 88

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1981-82 (File 1-2) - Box 88

J. Blittner: correspondence, 1982 (File 1-3) - Box 88

Ross Howie: correspondence, 1979-83 (File 1-4) - Box 88

A.J. Capp, Regional Director for Northern Territory: correspondence, 1982-83 (File 1-5) - Box 88

P. Dodson: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-6) - Box 88

L. McElrea: correspondence, 1982 (File 1-7) - Box 88

John Coldray: correspondence, 1982 (File 1-8) - Box 88

Michael Dillon: correspondence, 1981-84 (File 1-9) - Box 88

Clyde Holding: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-10) - Box 88

W. Lanhupuy (empty folder) (File 1-11) - Box 88

Jeremy Long: correspondence, 1982 (File 1-12) - Box 88

R. J. May: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-13) - Box 88

J. Morphett: correspondence, 1982-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 88

Travel, ANUTECH, 1982-83 (File 1-15) - Box 88

Professor R.G. Neale: correspondence, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 88

Charles Perkins: correspondence, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 88

M.S. Purcell: correspondence, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 88

Wenten Rabuntja: correspondence, 1982-83 (File 1-19) - Box 88

Remuneration Tribunal: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-20) - Box 89

Bruce Reyburn: correspondence, 1982-83 (File 1-21) - Box 89

Professor Ian Ross: correspondence, 1981-82 (File 1-22) - Box 89

D. Ross: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-23) - Box 89

Stan Scrutton: correspondence, 1981-84 (File 1-24) - Box 89

Geoff Stead: correspondence, 1982 (File 1-25) - Box 89

Nancy Williams: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-26) - Box 89

Ian Wilson: correspondence, 1983 (File 1-27) - Box 89

Central Land Council (CLC) Consultancy: random notes, 1981-82 (File 2-1) - Box 89

Visit to Alice Springs, n.d (File 2-2) - Box 89

Executive meetings, 1982-83 (File 2-3) - Box 89

Terms and conditions of employment, 1981-83 (File 2-4) - Box 89

Membership of committees, 1977-83 (File 2-5) - Box 89

Planning and Management Committee meetings, 1982-83 (File 2-6) - Box 89

Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Aboriginal Information and Education Division, 1982-83 (File 2-7) - Box 89

Aboriginal Women's Advisory Council, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 89

Central Land Council (CLC) accommodation: premises, 1982-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 89

Administration records, 1982-83 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 89

Central Land Council (CLC) and Northern Land Council (NLC): comparative staffing, 1982 (File 2-11) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Anthropologist and Field Officer, 1983 (File 2-12) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Electoral Education Officers, 1983 (File 2-13) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): establishment and salaries, 1982 (File 2-14) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): field staff (2 files), 1983 (File 2-15) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Management Information Officer, 1983 (File 2-16) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Mining Section, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Policy Research and Negotiation Co-ordinator, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Legal Division, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Research Officer, 1983 (File 2-20) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Special Adviser, 1982 (File 2-21) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): staff training, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): Secretariat, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): selection committees, 1983 (File 2-24) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): terms and conditions of employment, 1982-83 (File 2-25) - Box 90

Central Land Council (CLC): vehicle usage, 1982 (File 2-26) - Box 90

Financial Procedure Statements, n.d (File 2-27) - Box 90

Draft Central Land Council (CLC) report: comments received, 1982-83 (File 2-28) - Box 90

H.C. Coombs, 'Central Land Council (CLC) proposals for re-organisation': discussion paper, 1982 (File 3-1) - Box 91

Extracts from the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act, 1976 and the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act (No. 2), 1978 (File 3-2) - Box 91

Central Land Council (CLC): mining issues, 1981-82 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 91

Text of a speech to the National Press Club by Stephen Zorn, consultant to the Northern Land Council (NLC), August 1978 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 91

Claim books: preparation (no file for this title was received with the papers) (File 3-5) - Box 91

Appropriate technology in Central Australia, Centre for Appropriate Technology, Community College of Central Australia, Occasional Publication No. 1, August 1982 (File 3-6) - Box 91

Central Land Council Second Annual Report, 1981-82 (File 3-7) - Box 91

Lake Nash Station, 1983 (File 3-8) - Box 91

Evaluation of the performance of the Northern Land Council (NLC), 1983 (File 3-9) - Box 91

Papers relating to recommendations for the re-organisation of the staff of the Northern Land Council (NLC) made by Jack Cohen, Management Consultant (2 files), 1981 (File 3-10) - Box 91

Northern Land Council (NLC) 24th Full Council meeting: agenda items, June 1982 (File 3-11) - Box 91

Aboriginal associations (empty folder) (File 3-12) - Box 91

Warumungu land claim (no file for this title was received with the papers) (File 3-13) - Box 91

Central Land Council (CLC): Welatje-Terre (no file for this title was received with the papers) (File 3-14) - Box 91

Structure for Central Land Council (CLC) 1982 Report (File 4-1) - Box 92

Central Land Council (CLC): buildings and vehicles, 1983 (File 4-2) - Box 92

Warlmanpa-Warlpiri Land Claim: follow-up (no file for this title was received with the papers) (File 4-3) - Box 92

Central Land Council (CLC) consultancy report: proof copy, August 1983 (File 4-4) - Box 92

Central Land Council (CLC) report August 1983: appendices (File 4-5) - Box 92

A miscellaneous collection of photographs, mainly relating to Coombs' involvement with Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory, 1968-94. Also included are three albums of official photographs for the period 1949-68 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 93

Three notebooks containing notes on Aboriginal related issues, one address book and business diaries for the years 1966-69, 1975-76, 1979 and 1986-87 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 94

Three folders of speeches and lectures by Coombs, arranged in chronological order for the period 1971-86 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 95

A bound copy of Coombs Ph.D. thesis 'Dominions exchanges and Central Bank problems', submitted to the University of London, December 1933 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 96

A bound, photocopied, pre-publication version of A certain heritage: programs for and by Aboriginal families in Australia, H.C. Coombs, M.M. Brandl and W.E. Snowdon, December 1981 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 96

A copy of Post-war reconstruction in Australia, edited by D.A.S. Campbell, and published by Australasian Publishing, 1944. Authors include R.G. Menzies, H.C. Coombs, D.B. Copland, Lloyd Ross, H.V. Evatt and Sir John Morris (File [unnumbered]) - Box 96

Draft typescript of Coombs' book Trial balance: issues of my working life (File [unnumbered]) - Box 96

Published version of Coombs' book Trial balance: issues of my working life, Sun Book 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 96

Class [unnumbered]. Consignment added 2 December 1998 (1970-92)

This addition was acquired through the executors of Dr Coombs' estate. The bulk of the material consists of a miscellaneous collection of Coombs' writings and includes books, journal articles, reports and Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies (CRES) Working Papers. Much of the material was either duplicated in the 1996 addition to the collection, or held in the Library's general collection and therefore has not been retained. The material retained has been listed below (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Draft typescript of Coombs' book Trial balance: issues of my working life (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Transcript of a filmed interview with Coombs by Robin Hughes for the Film Australia series 'Biography', 1992 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

H.C. Coombs, 'John Curtin - a consensus Prime Minister?', Arena, No. 69, 1984 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

The Crocodile Hole report, Kimberley Land Council: report of the conference on Resource Development and Kimberley Aboriginal Control at which Coombs was the keynote speaker, Crocodile Hole, 1991 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

A.B. Costin and H.C. Coombs, 'Farm planning for resource conservation', Trees and Victoria's Resources, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

H.C. Coombs, 'Economic change and political strategy', Social Alternatives, Vol. 2, No. 4, June 1982 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Photocopy of the chapter on Coombs from Profiles of Power, published by The Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1970 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

A collection of biographical material on Coombs, taken from various sources (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Reserve Bank correspondence, 1973-85 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Correspondence, project proposal and grant application to the Reserve Bank Financial and Economic Research fund relating to a proposed book by Coombs on his career as an economist, 1978-90 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97

Correspondence with MacMillan publishers about publication of two books by Coombs, 1983 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 97


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