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Papers of Gordon Bryant, 1917-1991 [manuscript]
Bib ID 496691
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bryant, Gordon, 1914-1991
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1917-1991] 
45.64 m. (326 boxes) + 3 fol. items + 1 rolled items box. 
Summary

The 1st instalment of the Papers of Gordon Bryant was transferred from National Archives of Australia in 1991 (parliamentary career papers) followed by a further instalment direct from Mrs Bryant's home in 1992 (post parliamentary papers). Before NLA received 1st instalment, NAA extracted series relating to Bryant's ministerial posts. The collection comprises political, personal and family papers, diaries and notebooks, subject files, reference material, photographs, cuttings, objects and audio tapes. The extensive political correspondence is arranged in A-Z sequences, while Series 11, (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island matter) is very large and arranged into several sub-series.

Biography/History

Member of the House of Representatives (Australian Labor Party) for the seat of Wills, Victoria, 1955-1980; Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, 1972-1973; Minister for the ACT, 1973-1975; member of National Library Council, 1976-1980.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8256.

Selected item(s) also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234748811

Related Material Associated materials: Oral history interview with Gordon Bryant is held in National Library of Australia Oral History Section ORAL TRC 4900/4. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Bryant, Gordon, 1914-1991 -- Archives.  |  Aborigines Advancement League (Vic.)  |  Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.  |  Australian Labor Party.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.  |  Australian Capital Territory -- Politics and government.
Time Coverage 1917-1991 
Occupation Federal politicians.

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