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educator , historical writer

Robert Barrie Rose, Australian Historical writer, educator. Sergeant Royal Army Education, 1952-1954. Fellow Australian Academy Humanities, Royal History Society; member Britain-Australia Association, Royal Hobart Yacht Club.

Background

Rose, Robert Barrie was born on July 10, 1929 in Bebington, Cheshire, England. Arrived in Australia, 1960. Son of Charles William and Elsie (Brown) Rose.

Education

Bachelor in History with honors, Manchester (England) University, 1950. Master of Arts in History, Manchester (England) University, 1953. Doctor of Letters, Manchester (England) University, 2000.

Career

Assistant archivist, Liverpool (England) Record Office, 1954-1956;pilgrim trust research assistant to editor, Victoria County Histories, Londonlecturer, senior lecturer, reader, U. Sydney, Australia, 1960-1971;professor of history, U. Tasmania, Australia, 1971-1990;dean of arts, U. Tasmania, 1976-1977;emeritus professor, U. Tasmania, since 1991;associate editor, History Records of Australia, since 1991. Honorary research associate department history U. Tasmania, since 1991. Visiting scholar Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, 1985.

Works

Membership

Sergeant Royal Army Education, 1952-1954. Fellow Australian Academy Humanities, Royal History Society. Member Britain-Australia Association, Royal Hobart Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: growing geraniums and fuchsias, listening to music, sailing.

Connections

Married Madeline Mary Hebden, October 16, 1954. Children: Alison, Michael.

father:
Charles William Rose

mother:
Elsie (Brown) Rose

spouse:
Madeline Mary Hebden

children:
Alison Rose

Michael Rose