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Papers of Jocelynne Scutt, 1982-2010 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1813478
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Scutt, Jocelynne A., Dr., 1947-
 
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Description [1982-2010] 
7.70 m. (35 boxes) + 1 carton + 5 large cartons + 1 poster roll. 
Summary

The papers in MS 9396 cover the period 1982-1994 and comprise various stages of drafts of books and articles edited, written and compiled by Scutt. Scutt's publications concentrate on legal and feminist issues. The collection includes a number of original works by Scutt and contributors prominent in the women's movement and other fields. The papers also include detective fiction that Scutt wrote and compiled under the pseudonym Melissa Chan featuring feminist detective heroine Francesca Miles. The papers document the methods of modern publishing as well as providing an insight into the creative writing process and feminist movement (32 boxes).

The Acc04.240 instalment includes reports of the Anti-Discrimination Commission of Tasmania, a business plan, conference and workshop papers, and leaflets (1 box).

The Acc04.250 instalment comprises papers relating to Scutt's role as Commissioner of the Anti-Discrimination Commission of Tasmania, including annual reports (on posters), correspondence, conference and workshop papers, and leaflets (1 large carton, 1 poster roll).

The Acc04.255 instalment comprises papers relating to Scutt's role as Commissioner of the Anti-Discrimination Commission of Tasmania as well as her involvement with the National Council of Women of Tasmania, including correspondence, notebooks, conference and workshop papers, memoranda, reports, newspaper cuttings and other printed material (1 carton, 4 large cartons).

The Acc12.016 instalment comprises papers pertaining to Scutt's studies in film and interests in activism relating to Iran, Cuba and women. The instalment includes work towards production of video installation titled "Covered"; speech drafts; correspondence; ticket stubs and event flyers/brochures; academic papers; and script drafts. Organisations and events of note include Women Worldwide Advancing Freedom and Equality (WWAFE), Camp Ashraf (Ashraf City), British Film Institute (BFI) and the London Film Festival (2 boxes).

Biography/History

Lawyer, writer and feminist. Jocelynne Annette Scutt was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1947, and studied law in Australia and overseas. She worked as associate to High Court judge Lionel Murphy, and as director of research with the Legal and Constitutional Committee of the Parliament of Victoria. She practised as a barrister in both New South Wales and Victoria. From 1982-1986 she was deputy chairperson of the Law Reform Commission, Victoria. In 1999 she became Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for Tasmania. She accepted a judicial post on the Fiji Supreme Court in 2007. In 1996 Scutt was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to feminist jurisprudence and issues affecting women.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9396, MS Acc04.240, MS Acc04.250, MS Acc04.255, MS Acc12.016.

Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Taxation Incentive for the Arts Scheme by Jocelynne Scutt. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9396 
Subjects Scutt, Jocelynne A., Dr., 1947- -- Archives.  |  Law Reform Commission of Victoria -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Tasmania. Anti-Discrimination Commission -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Fiji. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Judges -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Judges -- Fiji -- Archives.  |  Publishers and publishing -- Australia.  |  Feminism -- Australia.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.  |  Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1982-2010 
Occupation Public officers.  |  Authors.  |  Feminists.  |  Lawyers.  |  Judges.
Other authors/contributors Tasmania. Anti-Discrimination Commission

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