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Biography Footnotes

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Click here to read the latest issue of the National Centre of Biography's newsletter, Biography Footnotes.

In this edition you will find an obituary for the ADB’s great friend Jill Roe, as well a review of her recent book, Our Fathers Cleared the Bush, and the citation for her ADB Medal awarded in November last year.

We have also included Malcolm Allbrook’s reflections on John Mulvaney’s ADB entries, some preliminary findings from our First Three Fleets project, as well as an article on the ADB’s oldest person, 117-year-old Samuel Cox.