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Papers of Jack and Jean Horner, 1956-2003 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1941650
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Horner, J. C. (Jack C.)
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1956-2003] 
9.95 m. (61 boxes) + 1 fol. box + 3 oversize boxes + 2 card drawers. 
Summary

The bulk of the MS 9503 collection comprises papers relating to both published and unpublished works by Jack Horner, most of which concern Aboriginal rights issues. The papers include correspondence, research material and edited drafts. There are papers relating to the involvement of Horner and his wife with the Australian Council of Churches Commission on Aboriginal Development. These include agenda, minutes of meetings and related documentation. A small amount of correspondence is included in the papers, most of which relates to research for and publication of works by Jack Horner. Correspondents include Faith Bandler, Rev. F.G. Engel, Bill Gammage, Lex Grey and Dame Enid Lyons (10 boxes, 1 fol. box).

The Acc06.134 instalment comprises papers accumulated by Jean and Jack Horner reflecting their roles in the Aboriginal rights movement including their involvement with the Aboriginal-Australian Fellowship and the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (FCAATSI). The instalment includes correspondence, draft articles and publications prepared by Jack Horner, research files, press cuttings, newsletters and minutes of FCAATSI (51 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 2 card drawers).

Biography/History

Aboriginal rights activists. Jack (1922-2010) and Jean Horner have campaigned for Aboriginal rights for many years, taking active roles in the 1967 referendum and in organisations which support this cause including the Aboriginal-Australian Fellowship, Australian Council of Churches Commission on Aboriginal Development and FCAATSI. Jack Horner has published biographical and historical works, contributed chapters to books and written numerous journal articles, mostly concerning Aboriginal rights issues.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9503, MS Acc06.134.

Associated materials: Papers of Monica Clare, 1978 MS 9506.

Related Material Interview with Jack and Jean Horner; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 3074.  Jack and Jean Horner talking about Jessie Street; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 2303/32.  Jack Horner and Jean Horner interviewed by Steven Guth in the Bringing them home oral history project; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5000/6. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9503 
Subjects Horner, J. C. (Jack C.) -- Archives.  |  Horner, Jean, 1923-2006 -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Political activists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions -- 20th century.  |  Australia -- Race relations.
Time Coverage 1956-2003 
Occupation Authors.  |  Aboriginal rights activists.
Other authors/contributors Horner, Jean, 1923-2006  |  Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
Terms of Use Copying of Jack and Jean Horner's copyright material: part permitted to be copied for research purposes; part not permitted to be copied for research purposes. 

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