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WISALTS papers handed to Murdoch Uni

Lee, P.L. (2013) WISALTS papers handed to Murdoch Uni. Farm Weekly, 1 August 2013. p. 13 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Weekly farming feature sharing a milestone with the gift of the organisation's papers to Murdoch University in a ceremony at the university.
The papers, including 1,098 newspaper articles which has been sorted and collated, will be considered as a resource that can be accessed by future students and researchers.
John Whittington, son of WISALTS founder Harry Whittington, spoke on behalf of his family saying that the occasion gave them, "a great sense of pride in Harry's work and those who started WISALTS".
Whittington family members and some WISALTS members have spent many months at the University library to sort, collate and classifying all the papers produced during WISALTS' first 36 years.
Murdoch University has also set up two trust funds for funding further research and to pay for ongoing work and the other to grow a fund for future research.

This article contains two photographs, one portrait of current WISALTS Inc. president Noel Powell of Aldersyde with past WISALTS president and Gingin farmer Gavin Drew; and one image of John Whittington, Jan Eva, Allison Brown, Sue Pike and Bobby Meiklejohn who all attended to see their father's work recognised.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©2013 Farm Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58265
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