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Records of the Australian Federation of Women Voters, 1920-1983 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1850710
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Australian Federation of Women Voters
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1920-1983 
7.3 m. (52 boxes) + 1 folio item. 
Summary

Records including correspondence, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings and copies of the Federation's official journals The Dawn and Equality. Main correspondents included in the collection are first Federation president, Bessie Rischbieth, early president and overseas representative Ruby Rich, and other presidents Irene Greenwood, Estelle Collmann, Dorothy Adams and Lorelei Booker.

Biography/History

Formed in 1921, became The Australian Federation of Women Voters in 1924. The Federation were early advocates of women's rights at state, federal and international levels. The Federation was comprised of affiliated State Leagues including New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 2818.

Box 3, Item 24, also available on microfilm at NLA mfm G 28178.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-245104655

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Australian Federation of Women Voters -- Archives.  |  Women's rights -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1920-1983 

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