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Papers and ephemera relating to Arthur Calwell, 1949-1988 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4360806
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Calwell, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1896-1973
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1949-1988] 
0.03 m. (1 packet) 
Summary

MS Acc08.064 comprises three brief letters from Calwell to Hugh Buggy, 1957, Miss S. Taylor, 1959, and Mrs Green, 1960; three policy brochures by Calwell, including "I stand by a white Australia", reprinted from Argus (Oct. 24, 1949); notice of a parliamentary debate on immigration and defence; and, an Australians Against Immigration typescript manifesto (1 packet).

Biography/History

Politician. Arthur Augustus Calwell was Labor Member for the House of Representatives from 1940-1972. He succeeded H.V. Evatt as leader of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party in 1960, resigning in 1967. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/638939

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc08.064.

Associated materials: Papers of Arthur Calwell, 1925-1972 MS 1828.

Associated materials: Papers of Arthur Calwell, 1853-2003 MS 4738.

Subjects Calwell, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1896-1973 -- Archives.  |  Australian Labor Party -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  White Australia policy.  |  Australia -- Government policy -- Emigration and immigration.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1949-1988 
Occupation Federal politicians.

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