Collection UT66 - Research Notes : Dr M Roe

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Research Notes : Dr M Roe


  • 1971 (Creation)

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(1931 -)

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Owen Michael Roe (born 5 February 1931) is an Australian historian and academic, focusing on Australian history. Educated at Caulfield Grammar School (he was dux of the school in 1948), Roe attended the University of Melbourne and began studying a combined BA/LL.B. degree. He discontinued law after his first year, and after graduating from his arts degree he studied history at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge. While studying in Cambridge, Roe was taught by Derek John Mulvaney, an Australian archaeologist known as the "father of Australian archaeology" Roe next undertook doctoral studies in history at the Australian National University on a scholarship.He became a Professor of History at the University of Tasmania, retiring in 1996.
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Transferred by Dr M Roe, History Department, 27 July, 1971.

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Research notes relating to articles on Alfred Joseph Taylor (1849-1921) , G.L.A. Thirkell and Tichborne Case. Also tape recording and typescript of interview of Sir Robert Cosgrove, and Letter from Professor Sir Isaiah Berlin

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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