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Contracting-Out in the 1890’s

The University of Adelaide, like many large modern organisations, frequently uses contractors to undertake work of various kinds. However, it is doubtful that the notion was prevalent in 1898. Or was it ??
A recent discovery amongst 1890’s applications for a clerical position at the Elder Conservatorium revealed the following piece of correspondence……
2nd February /98
C.R. Hodge […]

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