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Papers of Ruby Rich, 1906-1984 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2279958
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Rich, Ruby, 1888-1988
 
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Description [1906-1984] 
15.4 m. (110 boxes) 
Summary

Correspondence, manuscript, minutes, speeches, broacasts, cuttings, publications, mainly relating to Ruby Rich's involvement in numerous women's, Jewish, cultural and international organisations. They include the Australian Federation of Women Voters, International Alliance of Women, Women's International Zionist Organisation, United Nations Commission on Status of Women, Racial Hygiene Centre, Family Planning Association of New South Wales, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Judge Rainbow Memorial Appeal Fund, United Nations Association of Australia, Commonwealth Countries' League, Australia-Israel Society for Cultural Exchange and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Correspondents include her sister Vera Wild and Bessie Rischbieth, Edith Hedger, Julia Rapke, Constance Davey and Maurice Schalit.

Biography/History

Born in Walgett, N.S.W., grew up in Sydney and was a concert pianist in Sydney and London. Joined Feminist Club in Sydney in 1923 and in next 50 years was member and office-holder in numerous feminist, family planning, peace, international and Jewish organisations. Married Dr Maurice Schalit.

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 7493.

Selected item(s) also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-296328435

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Rich, Ruby, 1888-1988 -- Archives.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women -- Australia -- Social conditions.
Time Coverage 1906-1984 
Occupation Feminists.  |  Musicians.

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