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Records of the National Foundation for Australian Women, 1988-2009 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2631756
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
National Foundation for Australian Women
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1988-2009] 
7.52 m. (32 boxes) + 3 folio items. 
Summary

MS 9965 comprises office files; Interim Board, Governing Body, NFAW Board and Subcommittee minutes and supporting papers; legal papers relating to the setting up of the Foundation and associated Trusts; financial records; photographs, correspondence and other papers relating to the NFAW's 1990 National Women's Conference, the 1989 NFAW Launch and the organisation's newsletter, Broadside. The office files comprise the major part of the collection and include administration and financial records, Board meeting papers and those of regional NFAW groups and the Coalition of Participating Organisations of Women (CAPOW), legal documents, Trust and Award papers and Broadside administration records (28 boxes, 1 fol. item).

The Acc13.064 instalment comprises records of the National Foundation for Australian Women, documenting their activities in support of women's interests, including: newsletters; event, award and project documentation; Board, committee and Annual General meeting minutes; membership lists; administration files; financial statements; funding records; and two banners. Many of the project files relate to the Australian Women's Archive Project, and the activities of the Social Policy Committee include a focus on women's health, industrial relations and women with disabilities (4 boxes, 2 fol. items).

Biography/History

NFAW was established in 1989 to advance and protect the interests of Australian women in all spheres and to ensure that the aims and ideals of the Women's movement are handed on to new generations of women.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9965, MS Acc13.064.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9956 
Subjects National Foundation for Australian Women -- Archives.  |  Women -- Australia -- Societies and clubs -- Archives.  |  Feminism -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1988-2009 
Terms of Use Copying of National Foundation for Australian Women records is permitted for research purposes. 

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