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Guide to manuscript collections on women's suffrage in the National Library of Australia, 2017
Bib ID 7420200
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, sheet]
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Description 2017 
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Summary

This guide provides researchers with an overview of and links to the National Library of Australia’s manuscript collections related to the history of women’s suffrage. Of special interest are the Papers and Objects of Bessie Rischbieth, which includes collected materials on Australian and British suffrage campaigners. Other significant collections related to women’s suffrage, and subsequent feminist and social activism include the Papers of Ruby Rich, the Papers of Jessie Street, and the Australian Federation of Women Voters.

Biography/History

The National Library of Australia holds a small but significant group of individual collections of manuscripts collections that include material on or relating to women’s suffrage acquired from different sources over a number of years.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MST 3.

Subjects Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel, 1874-1967.  |  Australian Federation of Women Voters.  |  Women -- Suffrage -- Australia.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.  |  Feminists -- Australia
Occupation Feminists.
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia. Pictures and Manuscripts Branch
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