AU AU-MTC 061/27
- 1941-2009 (Creation)
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Loose papers in manila folders, 1 box
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Donald William Bradley Robinson was born in 1922 and ordained Deacon in 1950 and Priest in 1951. In 1952 he was appointed lecturer at Moore Theological College and was Vice-Principal of the College from 1959 until 1972. He was Canon of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, from 1964 to 1973 and taught Divinity at Sydney University from 1964 to 1980. In 1973 he was appointed Bishop of Parramatta, a position he held until his appointment as Archbishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of New South Wales in 1982. He retired from the position of Archbishop in 1993 and was succeeded by Harry Goodhew. Donald Robinson died on September 7, 2018, at HammondCare North Turramurra.
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Donald Robinson enlisted in the Australian Army in 1942 and worked in signals intelligence at the Central Bureau in Brisbane and then in Papua New Guinea. He was discharged in 1945 but maintained an interest in the Bureau and in military intelligence. He received the newsletters of the Central Bureau Intelligence Corps (1975-2009) and collected magazine articles and news clippings relating to code breaking.
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Published material is unrestricted. All other material requires permission of the Robinson family.