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Papers of Thomas Thomson relating to Liberal Reform movement and Australia Party, approximately 1963-1969
Bib ID 6421243
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Thomson, Thomas Arnold
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between approximately 1963 and 1969] 
0.09 m (3 folders) 
Summary

MS Acc13.029 comprises a political archive of booklets, pamphlets and papers pertaining to the anti-Vietnam War movement and information and flyers relating to the Liberal Reform group and Australian Reform Movement (ARM), collected by Thomas Thomson. Also included are papers of the Australian Committee of Responsibility for Children of Vietnam, the Committee in Defiance of the National Service Act and the Association for International Cooperation on Disarmament. Of interest are references to Kenneth Cook (in his capacity as a political candidate for ARM), and some of the political writings of Gordon Barton (3 folders).

Biography/History

Thomas Thomson was involved in the anti-Vietnam war movement and was a local coordinator of one of the branches of the Australian Reform Movement. Thomson collected documents and publications relating to the formation of the Liberal Reform Group (later the Australian Reform Movement and the Australia Party).

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc13.029.

Subjects Thomson, Thomas Arnold -- Archives.  |  Australia Party.  |  Political activists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Australia.  |  Political parties -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1972-1975.
Time Coverage 1963-1969 
Occupation Political activists.
Terms of Use Copying of Thomas Thomson's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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