Collection DX12 - Roland Rodda Collection

Introduction : Roland Rodda Index to DX12

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Roland Rodda Collection


  • 1945-1946 (Creation)

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15 files

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Roland Rodda, MD, ChB, FRCPath, FRCPA was foundation Professor of Pathology at the University of Tasmania until his retirement in 1982. Born Wellington New Zealand in 1917 and educated at Wellington College and the University of Otago. Served in the Royal New Zealand Airforce from 1943-1946, for more information see his obituary I Pathology V27 (1) 1995 p107-108

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Donated by Prof. Roland Rodda Feb 1983

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Collection consists of diaries, letters, maps, photographs and slides compiled during a tour of duty as a medical officer at RNZAF Station Torokina, Bougainville from June- November 1945.

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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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CE September 2018




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