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Biography Footnotes

Thursday 15 March 2018

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

In this edition you will find Frank Bongiorno’s obituary for historian Ken Inglis, who chaired the ADB’s Editorial Board from 1977 to 1996. You will also find a fascinating article by Ross Carpenter on the Legends of Australian Ice website; a piece about some family history sleuthing by Jennifer Higgins; an article by Denis Cryle on George Symes’s attempt to write a biography of Sir Charles Todd, followed by Elizabeth Morrison’s review of Cryle’s own biography of Todd. We also include Malcolm Allbrook’s profile of author and ADB stalwart Pat Clarke.