State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 24 October 1979

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Notes on Contributors

Leigh Astbury, B.A. Dip. Ed., is a lecturer in art history at the Prahran College of Advanced Education. He is currently completing a Master of Arts degree on the subject of the figure paintings of the Heidelberg School.
Ann Galbally, M.A., Ph.D., is a lecturer in the Department of Fine Arts, University of Melbourne. She is currently working on a monograph of Frederick McCubbin to be published in 1980. Dr Galbally has previously published Arthur Streeton (Melbourne, Lansdowne, 1969) and The Art of John Peter Russell (Melbourne. Sun Books, 1977).
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The La Trobe Library

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With regard to the last objective, the Friends seek to locate diaries, letters and other family or institutional papers which have survived, and to acquire such material for the Library or to arrange to have it photocopied by negotiation with the owners.
The Friends' Patrons are H.E. The Governor, Sir Rohan Delacombe, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., K.St.J. (Patron-in-Chief); Hon. Sir Henry Bolte, K.C.M.G., M.L.A.; Lady Bassett; The Lady Casey; Professor R. M. Crawford; Sir John Jungwirth, C.M.G.
The Friends' office-bearers are: President, Tristan Buesst, Esq.; Vice-President, Dr. Geoffrey Serle; Hon. Treasurer, S. R. C. Wood, Esq., D.F.C.; Hon. Secretary, Major-General R. R. McNicoll, C.B.E.; Librarian, Miss Patricia Reynolds (La Trobe Librarian).
New Friends will be welcomed, especially if they are prepared to be active. The annual subscription is $3 (which includes the Journal). The Friends’ address is c/o State Library of Victoria, Swanston Street, Melbourne, 3000.
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