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Papers of Eve Mahlab, 1951-2010 (bulk 1972-2010) [manuscript]
Bib ID 5813970
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Mahlab, Eve, 1937-
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1951-2010] 
0.45 m. (1 fol. box) 
Summary

MS Acc11.134 comprises papers documenting Eve Mahlab's careers as a lawyer, businesswoman, women's rights activist and public speaker. The papers include news cuttings, particularly of letters written by Mahlab to newspaper editors and articles about Mahlab published in newspapers and journals; speech texts and notes; articles; submissions; biographical information; and, correspondence. Groups and companies with which Mahlab was associated, and which are highlighted in the papers, include the Women's Electoral Lobby, Mahlab Recruitment, Liberal Feminist Network, Westpac and the Australian Women Donor's Network (1 fol. box).

Biography/History

Austrian-born Australian lawyer and businesswoman. After training and working as a lawyer, Eve Mahlab turned her attention to business and the improvement of women's lives in Australia. A member of the Co-ordinating Committee of the Women's Electoral Lobby in Victoria from 1972-1976, and again after 1980, she was a member of the Victorian Government Committee of Inquiry into the Status of Women from 1975-1976. Mahlab was named Businesswoman of the Year in 1982 and in 1998 was awarded an Order of Australia in the Officer category (AO) for service to government, business and the community, particularly to women. In 2001, she was awarded a Centenary Medal for service to the community through business and commerce.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc11.134.

Related Material Eve Mahlab interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 6230/2. 
Subjects Mahlab, Eve, 1937- -- Archives.  |  Women's Electoral Lobby (Australia)  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Businesswomen -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Austrians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.  |  Women in community development -- Australia.  |  Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1951-2010 
Occupation Lawyers.  |  Business professionals.  |  Women's rights activists.

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