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Records of the National Council of Women of Australia, 1936-1972 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2618708
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
National Council of Women of Australia
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1936-1972] 
1.20 m. (8 boxes) 
Summary

MS 5193 comprises correspondence of the Australian National Council of Women and its later body with government departments and state branches; executive minutes and reports, 1963-1968; various conference agenda, speeches and reports, 1936-1973; various committee reports; constitutions; newsletters for 1964-1967 and reports of United Nations conferences (8 boxes).

Biography/History

The National Council of Women of Australia originated with various state councils, the first being formed in 1896 in New South Wales. In 1931 the Australian National Council of Women was founded as a non-profit organisation promoting women's issues and social welfare. In 1970 the Council's name was changed to the National Council of Women of Australia. The Council is an affiliated member of the International Council of Women, a federation of non-government organisations in many countries.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 5193.

Associated materials: Records of the National Council of Women of Australia, 1924-1990 MS 7583, MS Acc GB 1993/1502, MS Acc07/96.

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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D907.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (2 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects National Council of Women of Australia -- Archives.  |  Women -- Australia -- Societies and clubs -- Archives.  |  Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.  |  Women -- Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1936-1972 
Terms of Use Copying of the National Council of Women of Australia's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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