Series 159/24 - Papers of General Secretary Ian Burnard

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AU AU-MTC 159/24


Papers of General Secretary Ian Burnard


  • 1957-1961 (Creation)

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Loose papers in 5 manila folders and 1 bound volume

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The Inter Varsity Fellowship in Australia formed in 1936 from a network of groups at universities around the country. They had begun to form as a result of Howard Guinness' Australian tours in 1930 and 1933-4. In 1947 the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students was founded, and in 1973 the Australian IVF changed its name to the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students.

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Ian Burnard was born in Adelaide and graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1960 with a Bachelor of Science. He was President of the Adelaide University Evangelical Union from 1955-1956. From 1957 to 1976 he worked for Inter Varsity Fellowship, in several roles including General Secretary from 1962-1976. He then worked in the education sector and as a consultant to the NSW Police.

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Mostly correspondence, also some brochures and ephemera, created by Ian Burnard in his capacity of IVF General Secretary

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