About the records

Title Records of Mason, Peter
Date Range 1803 - 1988
Creator Peter Mason (1922 - 1987)
Extent 4.96 metres (391 items)
Repository Macquarie University Archives
Abstract Peter Mason was a physicist and science broadcaster. He was the foundation Professor of Physics, Macquarie University from 1966. He also broadcast frequently on the ABC 'Science Show' and published a number of books for the lay-reader including a history of rubber, and the story of iron and steel.

Administrative Information

  • The records have been allocated to 10 series. The codes used to uniquely identify each series range from MASOS001 to MASOS010.

  • Through the processing of the records, 1 provenance entity was identified. The code used to uniquely identify this provenance entity, i.e. records creator or custodian, is MASOP01.

  • The inventory covers 391 items, and may include records of continuing value, records sentenced for destruction and records that have been destroyed. The codes used to uniquely identify each inventory item range from 001 to 436. The total collection occupies 496 linear cm of shelf space (or its equivalent).

  • The documentation of the records at inventory level started on 15 March 2004. The latest additions were made on 22 March 2004. The latest modifications were made on 4 July 2007. This collection profile was updated on 9 November 2007.

Published by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre on AustehcWeb, April 2004
With support from Macquarie University
Listed by Rosanne Walker
HTML edition Ailie Smith
Updated 9 November 2007

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