Monro, David Hector (1911-2001)
Foundation Chair of Philosophy, 1961-1976
Files related to Monash University 1961-1970 0.18m
Includes papers related to the drafting of a new Discipline Statute, and issues of early student and staff publications, including programs for productions by the Monash Players.
Freedom to Read Association papers 1964-1971 0.05m
Association formed at Monash by group of prominent Victorians in 1964, in response to concerns over censorship. Prof. Monro served as President. Files include correspondence, newsletters, newspapers cuttings and other relevant reports and publications.
Manuscript material and offprints 1928-1997 0.36m
Typed and handwritten mss, and offprints of journal articles published 1950-1995. Series includes contributions to early student publications in 1920s and 1930s, and copy of Prof. Monro's MA thesis (1935).
Notes for talks and lectures 1935-1980 0.36m
Files, most undated, related to talks and lectures delivered in the Philosophy department at Monash and elsewhere.
Personal papers and correspondence 1933-1996 0.18m
Personal papers including documents and photographs related to Monro's wartime detention in New Zealand; correspondence with friends and colleagues; and correspondence related to publication of 'Fortunate Catastrophes' and 'Ethics and the Environment'.
Australian Academy of the Humanities: David Hector Monro