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Series 902 - Brenner Case Press Cuttings

Date Range1961
Quantity4 cm, 1 oversize album
ProvenanceAdelaide University [Unknown]

In 1961, the Department of Immigration refused to grant a visa to Israeli-born Mr. Yehojachin Brenner who had been appointed to the academic staff of the University of Adelaide as a history lecturer. The records include news cuttings of the ensuing debate in the press over the issue along with statements and correspondence from the University, a copy of a speech given by the Minister of Immigration, Hon. A. Downer, a transcript of an edition of 'Meet the Press' and correspondence from members of the general public expressing their views.

Related Series

931  Adelaide University Staff Association Minutes and Papers 1947 - 1983

Inventory Listing

Brenner Case Press Cuttings
Date Range 1961    Quantity 4 cm, 1 oversize album
Inventory Identifier 090200001 Box Number 1 Series 902
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
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