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Records of the Institute of Public Affairs, 1943-1987 [manuscript]
Bib ID 662524
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Institute of Public Affairs (N.S.W.)
 
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Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1943-1987] 
11.04 m. (65 boxes) + 6 fol. boxes. 
Summary

Records relating to the early development and interests of the Institute: Institute brochures, reports, discussion papers and publications; records of the Australian Decentralisation and New States Movement; subject files (mainly newspaper cuttings) on the proposed nationalisation of banks, State and Federal elections and referenda, communism in Australia, and other topical subjects; biographical files (including some correspondence) on R.G. Carey, J.B. Chifley, J. Curtin, Dr H.V. Evatt, A.W. Fadden, C.H. Hoskins, Sir Norman Kater; J.T. Lang, W.K. McConnell, J. McGirr, W.J. McKell, J.J. Maloney, R.G Menzies, E. Thomson, E.J. Ward, R.W.D. Weaver, W.C. Wentworth; and printed matter including issues of Hard Comment, Spotlight, A.P.S.A. News and Sound Finance.

The Acc06/84 instalment comprises correspondence, including with R.G. Menzies, minutes, financial records, press releases and subject files on people and on political and economic issues. In addition, some papers relating to the Constitutional Association of New South Wales and the Constitutional Association of Australia.

Biography/History

The Institute of Public Affairs was officially formed in New South Wales on 18 February 1943 to act as a vehicle for informed public opinion on economic problems and the political and social welfare of Australia, while maintaining an unceasing opposition to socialism. The Institute of Public Affairs became the Sydney Institute in 1989.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 6590, MS Acc06/84.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (8 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Institute of Public Affairs (N.S.W.) -- Archives.  |  Australian Decentralisation and New States Movement.  |  Anti-communist movements -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-  |  Australia -- Economic policy -- 1945-  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Time Coverage 1943-1987 

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