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Papers of Alice Henry, 1873-1943 (bulk 1873-1943) [manuscript]
Bib ID 2249469
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Henry, Alice, 1857-1943
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1873-1943 
0.60 m (4 boxes) 
Summary

Newspaper cuttings, typescript and manuscript articles, some letters, scrapbooks. Most of the material is concerned with women and trade unions and women's suffrage. The material divides roughly into two sections: 1. Biographical articles on people connected with trade unions and the labour movement and people in the literary and theatrical worlds. 2. Articles relating to Alice Henry or written by her, which appeared in newspapers and magazines.

Biography/History

An Australian journalist and feminist. On the staff of the Australasian and the Argus, Melbourne 1884-1905. Lectured on Proportional Representation and Woman's Suffrage. Worked in America 1905-1933. Became Office Secretary of the Chicago Branch of the National Women's Trade Union League of America and remained associated with it till 1928. Edited Life and Labor, a monthly magazine 1914-1918.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 1066.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A1142.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Henry, Alice, 1857-1943 -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women journalists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Labor unions -- Australia.  |  Women -- Suffrage -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1873-1943 
Occupation Feminists.  |  Journalists.

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