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Author McKeich, Robert, 1923-2012, author, creator.
Title Robert McKeich papers.
Published/Produced 1950-2011.

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 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5381A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5384A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5393A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5394A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5395A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5396A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 5465A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 6005A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 6091A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 6872A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL



Details

Call Number MN 1804
Description 2.72 m
Content type text
spoken word
Media type unmediated
audio
Carrier type sheet
volume
audiocassette
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
Access advisory Access partly restricted. ACC 5395A/6 (personal letters), restricted until 2018.
Cite As State Library of Western Australia, MN 1804, Robert McKeich papers, ACC 5381A, 5384A, 5393A-5396A, 5465A, 6005A, 6091A, 6872A, 7182A, 7429A, 8379A, 9088A.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Acquisition source Donation; 20030501; ACC 6005A.
Donation; 2005; ACC 6872A.
Donation; 201008; ACC 7429.
Biography/history Born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1923 and migrated to Western Australia in 1954. Pioneered the Cundeelee Mission School in the Western Desert. After obtaining his doctorate in 1972 he moved to the United States where he taught at several universities. A prolific writer, he also appeared on radio and television. He died in 2012.
CIU file reference CIU File ref: BA/PA/00/1293.
Summary The papers include his autobiography (1991), biography of his father (1992) and family history; cash book kept while travelling through the US (1986-1989); cassettes; correspondence (1978-1999); diaries and journals (1950-2009); drafts of "Breaking the bonds", "Kava communion", "The nun may not know", "Everywhere at Cundeelee" (early draft containing material not found in later versions), "It happened at Cundeelee" (1996); files; newspaper cuttings; papers; photographs; poetry, including ms. of "Robbie's poetry 1972-2003"; publications containing articles by him; resumes; scripts for Radio 6KG Kalgoorlie (1957); survey of Cundeelee Aboriginal Camp (1977); thesis for Teachers Higher Certificate (1965) and Doctorate of Philosophy (1971), yearly journals.
Subjects McKeich, Robert, 1923-2012 -- Archives.
McKeich, Robert, 1923-2012 -- Diaries.
McKeich, Robert, 1923-2012 -- Correspondence.
McKeich family.
Cundeelee Mission School.
Teachers -- Western Australia -- Archives.
College teachers -- United States -- Archives.
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Cundeelee.
Missions -- Western Australia -- Cundeelee.