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Papers of Veronica Flanigan 1982-1992 [manuscript]
Bib ID 168164
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Flanigan, Veronica Mary
 
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Description 1982-1992 
1.26 cm. (9 boxes) 
Summary

The papers in this collection relate to Flanigan's involvement in the campaign to have the murder conviction of Lindy Chamberlain overturned. Included is correspondence relating to appeals by Flanigan to Members of Parliament and members of the judiciary and with others supporting the campaign, drafts and final copies of a pamphlet and booklet she wrote about the case, copies of court transcripts of the trial and subsequent appeal, newsletters of numerous support groups, press cuttings and ephemera. Much of the collection comprises photocopies of material which was distributed widely amongst supporters. There are also copies of a large quantity of papers created by Robert (Birdie) Swift, another supporter of the Chamberlain's case.

Biography/History

Veronica Flanigan, who was retired and living in Yerrimbool, New South Wales, campaigned tirelessly for the overturning of the murder conviction of Lindy Chamberlain.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 9648

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (6 p.) 
Subjects Flanigan, Veronica Mary -- Archives.  |  Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, 1948- -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Swift, Robert, -1995 -- Archives.  |  Chamberlain, Michael (Michael Leigh) -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Chamberlain, Azaria, 1980-1980.  |  Trials (Infanticide) -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.
Time Coverage 1982-1992 

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