Davison, Graeme (1940-)

Also known as
Davison, Graeme John, (Dr) (1940-)
Davison, Graeme John (1940-)
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Academics - History
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Graeme Davison, who was a graduate of the University of Melbourne, was also a member of its History Department from 1969 to 1982, after which he became Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor of History at Monash University. Davison has also taught at Harvard University, where he was Visiting professor of Australian Studies. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and his main interest is in the history of cities in Australia, Britain and the United States. He has been active as an advisor to heritage bodies, museums and in other fields of public history. A substantial collection of his personal and professional papers is held by Monash University Archives.

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Graeme Davison, who was a graduate of the University of Melbourne, was also a member of its History Department from 1969 to 1982, after which he became Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor of History at Monash University. Davison has also taught at Harvard University, where he was Visiting professor of Australian Studies. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and his main interest is in the history of cities in Australia, Britain and the United States. He has been active as an advisor to heritage bodies, museums and in other fields of public history. A substantial collection of his personal and professional papers is held by Monash University Archives.

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  1. Lost relations : fortunes of my family in Australia's Golden Age / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book, Map : 2015 ]
    Possibly online
    At 77 libraries
    Lost relations : fortunes of my family in Australia's Golden Age / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54.606)

  2. The oxford companion to Australian history / edited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart MacIntyre; with the assistance of Helen Doyle and Kim Torney
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book, Periodical : 1998-2018 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    Possibly online
    At 179 libraries
    The oxford companion to Australian history / edited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart MacIntyre; with the assistance of Helen Doyle and Kim Torney
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29.991)

  3. The unforgiving minute : how Australia learned to tell the time / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book, Article : 1993 ]
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    At 69 libraries
    The unforgiving minute : how Australia learned to tell the time / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.965)

  4. History as a vocation / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    At 9 libraries
    History as a vocation / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.741)

  5. A Heritage handbook / edited by Graeme Davison and Chris McConville for the Monash Public History Group
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    At 109 libraries
    A Heritage handbook / edited by Graeme Davison and Chris McConville for the Monash Public History Group
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.65)

  6. City dreamers : the urban imagination in Australia / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 2016 ]
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    At 56 libraries
    City dreamers : the urban imagination in Australia / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.345)

  7. Car wars : how the car won our hearts and conquered our cities / Graeme Davison with Sheryl Yelland
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 1900-2004 ]
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    Car wars : how the car won our hearts and conquered our cities / Graeme Davison with Sheryl Yelland
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.293)

  8. The use and abuse of Australian history / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 2000-2003 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 93 libraries
    The use and abuse of Australian history / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.936)

  9. The rise and fall of marvellous Melbourne / [by] Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book, Audio book, Map : 1978-2018 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
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    At 91 libraries
    The rise and fall of marvellous Melbourne / [by] Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.401)

  10. Journeys into history : Australia's foremost history writers reflect on the landscapes of our past / general editor Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At 47 libraries
    Journeys into history : Australia's foremost history writers reflect on the landscapes of our past / general editor Graeme Davison
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  1. Lost relations : fortunes of my family in Australia's Golden Age / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book, Map : 2015 ]
    Possibly online
    At 77 libraries
    Lost relations : fortunes of my family in Australia's Golden Age / Graeme Davison
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54.358)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54.358)

  2. History as a vocation / Graeme Davison
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    At 9 libraries
    History as a vocation / Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.731)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on Graeme Davison, historian, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.754)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.754)

  4. Interview with Graeme Davison, Professor of History / interviewer, Susan Marsden
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Sound : 2003 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.994)

  5. Writers' Week 2006. 2006 Adelaide Festival of Arts
    Davison, Graeme, 1940-
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  6. Lost relations: Fortunes of my family in Australia's golden age [Book Review]
    Riley, Carole
    Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
    [ Article : 2016 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.935)

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  7. Lost relations, fortunes of my family in Australia's golden age [Book Review]
    Clark, Marie Alice
    Victorian Historical Journal
    [ Article : 2016 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.94)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.94)

  8. Dr. Graeme Davison
    Sutcliffe Pty Ltd
    [ Photograph : 1978-1983 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Dr. Graeme Davison
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.937)

  9. Graeme Davison / Susan Gordon-Brown
    Gordon-Brown, Susan
    [ Photograph : 2005 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Graeme Davison / Susan Gordon-Brown
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.713)

  10. Papers of Marilyn Lake
    Lake, Marilyn
    [ Unpublished : 1964-2004 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Marilyn Lake
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.576)

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  1. CSIRO (1949-)
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  2. Julius, G. A., (George Alfred) (Sir) (1873-1946)
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    ... Sydney Morning Herald, April 21, 2016 (Australian academic, educator and professor Dame Leonie Kramer ...
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  1. A concise history of Australia / Stuart Macintyre
    Macintyre, Stuart, 1947-
    [ Book, Map : 1900-2018 ]
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  2. Gold : forgotten histories and lost objects of Australia / edited by Iain McCalman, Alexander Cook, Andrew Reeves
    Reeves, Andrew
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  3. Young people and the shaping of public space in Melbourne, 1870-1914 / Simon Sleight, King's College London, UK, and Monash University, Australia
    Sleight, Simon
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    Young people and the shaping of public space in Melbourne, 1870-1914 / Simon Sleight, King's College London, UK, and Monash University, Australia
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  1. Essays on muslims & multiculturalism / edited by Raimond Gaita ; with contributions by Waleed Aly, Ghassan Hage, Graeme Davison, Shakira Hussein, Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Raimond Gaita
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    [ Book : 2011 ]
    At 72 libraries
    Essays on muslims & multiculturalism / edited by Raimond Gaita ; with contributions by Waleed Aly, Ghassan Hage, Graeme Davison, Shakira Hussein, Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Raimond Gaita
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  2. Melbourne on Foot : 15 Walks Through Historic Melbourne / Ed. By G. Davison
    Davison, Graeme John
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At 20 libraries
    Melbourne on Foot : 15 Walks Through Historic Melbourne / Ed. By G. Davison
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  3. The city-bred child and urban reform in Melbourne 1900-1940 / Graeme Davison ; Peter Williams (ed.)
    Davison, Graeme
    [ Book : 2009 ]
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  4. In Those Days : Collingwood Remembered
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  1. Graeme Davison / Susan Gordon-Brown
    Gordon-Brown, S ...
    [ Photograph : 2005 ]
    Graeme Davison / Susan Gordon-Brown
  2. Dr. Graeme Davison
    Sutcliffe Pty L ...
    [ Photograph : 1978-1983 ]
    Dr. Graeme Davison
  3. Professor Graeme Davison
    Richard Crompto ...
    [ Photograph : 1982 ]
    Professor Graeme Davison
  4. Professor Graeme Davison
    Christopher Ale ...
    [ Photograph : 1999 ]
    Professor Graeme Davison
  5. Editors of 'Australians 1888', Grae ...
    Tony Miller
    [ Photograph : 1987 ]
    Editors of 'Australians 1888', Graeme Davison, Ailsa McLeary and John McCarty
  6. Professor Rick Trainor (seated, lef ...
    Greg Ford
    [ Photograph : 2006 ]
    Professor Rick Trainor (seated, left), Principal of King's College London, with Professor Graeme Davison, and Vice-Chancellor Richard Larkins
  1. PAPERS OF GRAEME DAVISON RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE HISTORY DEPARTMENT
    Davison, Graeme J
    [ Unpublished : 1972 ]
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
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  2. Book Review. Car Wars: How the Car Won Our hearts and Conquered Our Cities by Graeme Davison and Sheryl Yelland
    Davison, AG
    [ Unpublished : 2004 ]
    Possibly online
    At Uni of Tas: Inst Rep
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.15)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.15)

  3. Papers
    Davison, Graeme John
    [ Unpublished : 1960 ]
    At Monash Uni Archives
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  1. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 22 September 1942 p 8 Family Notices
    ... .I.F.) eldest son of Mrs. E Davidson and the late J. N. Davidson of Katoomba. DAWES-DAVISON.-The Engagement is ... announced of Beth, second daughter of Mr. L.A. Davison and the late Mrs. Davison, of Port Kembla, to Lieut ... 7671 words
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  2. LATE CPL?. DAVISON.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 2 September 1915 p 6 Article
    ... LATE CPL. DAV1SON. Our Mount Gambier- correspondent wrote on August 31:— Mr. F. Davison,   S ... .M., of Mount Gambier, received- a tele-gram from the Military Department through.the Ven. Archdeacon ... 193 words
    • Text last corrected on 13 January 2016 by anonymous
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  3. Family Notices
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 28 April 1945 p 10 Family Notices
    ... . S.vd, Thelma, Hilda; grandmother of Pat, Rhys, Graeme. Mar-varet. aged 53 years. At rest /ULLEN.— On ... of 785 Rathdown-street. North Carlton. R.I.P, DAVISON.-On April 24, Edith Maude, loving niece of ... 18350 words
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  1. CHAMPION, Violet Annie (Biney) née Purdue
    CHAMPION, Violet Annie (Biney) née Purdue
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    1875-1950 : "Violet Annie Champion (nee Purdue) b. 1873 - d. 1950Made hand built pieces in the 1930's with some with leaves and gumnuts for decorations. Mother of Gwen Champion. Both Gwen and Vio...

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  2. Australian History
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  3. Qld History
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  1. Fish in farm dams / Steven Boyd
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    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2000-2018 ]
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    At 6 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.814)

  2. 'Our youth is spent and our backs are bent': the origins of Australian ageism
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    Australian Cultural History
    [ Book, Article : 1994-1995 ]
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  3. The imaginary grandstand: historian Graeme Davison explores the links between sport and our national identity. (Essay)
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    Meanjin
    [ Article : 2002 ]
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  4. Time in our time. -Edited extract from the epilogue to the book by Davison, Graeme. The Unforgiving Minute: How Australians Learned to Tell the Time (1993 )-
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    Arena Magazine (Fitzroy, Vic)
    [ Article : 1993 ]
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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.254)

  1. Doctor Who
    BBC Worldwide Ltd
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  2. Doctor Who
    BBC Worldwide Ltd
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  3. Graeme Davison on family history
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2015 ]
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  4. Doctor Who
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  1. Website: Eras : school of historical studies on-line journal
    artsonline.monash.edu.au
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  2. Website: Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
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  3. Website: Griffith REVIEW
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  1. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1940.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 March 1940 [Issue No.45 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1379

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    ... The New South Wales Medical Board, Sydney, 7th February, 1940. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS ... FOR 1940. LIST of Medical Practitioners who are registered under the provisions of the Acts of ... 57090 words
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  2. REGISTER OF NURSES AS AT 31st DECEMBER, 1940.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Tuesday 16 September 1941 [Issue No.120 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3261

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    ... , 1940. IN accordance with the provisions of Section 11 of the Nurses Registration Act, 1924, it is ... 106112 words
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  3. APPOINTMENTS Premier's Department Police Department
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    ... Leslie Robertson, 25th February, 1973. Inspector 1st Class Ralph Owen Davison, 28th February, 1973 ... , the Scaffolding and Lifts Act, 1912, as amended, the Industrial Arbitration Act, 1940, as amended, the ... 842 words
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