Paul Brunton i(28 works by)
Born: Established: 1950 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

'Emeritus Curator, State Library of New South Wales and Honorary Associate of the School of Philosophical and Political Inquiry, University of Sydney. Senior Curator, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, 2002–12. Worked with the Mitchell Library’s Australiana collections from 1973 and was Curator of Manuscripts, 1986–2000. Curator of the exhibition Matthew Flinders: The Ultimate Voyage, which travelled nationally 2001–03. Curator of the Mitchell Library centenary exhibition, One Hundred (2010). Published on archives administration and various aspects of the State Library’s collection. Publications include Awake, Bold Bligh! (1989); The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks: The Australian Journey (1998); Matthew Flinders: Personal Letters from an Extraordinary Life (2002); The Diaries of Miles Franklin (2004); and with Elizabeth Ellis, A Grand Obsession: The D.S. Mitchell Story (2007). President of the Australian Society of Archivists, 1991–93.'(Source: The Australian Academy of the Humanities website)

Personal Awards

2013 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
2012 Order of Australia Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) For service to the community through library services.
2001 Centenary Medal For service to the community through library services.
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