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Thomas Walsh and Adela Pankhurst Walsh papers, 1905-1961 [manuscript]
Bib ID 743606
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1905-1961 
2.13 m. 
Summary

Contains typescript articles, addresses and broadcasts by both Walshes on political and social issues significant in Australia's inter-war years such as strike, arbitration, Russia and communism, friendship with Japan and women's rights; papers on the Federated Seamen's Union of Australasia which include Accounts of the N.S.W. Branch, 1912, the General President's Weekly Expenditure Books for 1925 and 1926, a Register of Members for 1929, articles on court cases, minutes of meetings in 1925 and 1929, and papers on the industrial dispute at Innisfail in 1922; a few papers on the Australian Seamen's Union, including a draft constitution and rules; correspondence dating from 1906 containing union and personal letters; roneod and printed items such as The Voice of the People and The People Guild bulletins and International Anti-Communist Entente literature; and photographs relating to the feminist movement in Great Britain.

Biography/History

Adela Pankhurst Walsh: Feminist. Activist in the Australia First movement and the Australian Women's Guild of Empire. Daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Thomas Walsh: Trade union leader. General Secretary, Federated Seamen's Union of Australasia, 1919-1921 and General President, 1921-1926.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 2123.

Microfilm, positive and negative also available at mfm G 22829-22867.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230738684

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C802.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Walsh, Thomas, 1871-1943 -- Archives.  |  Pankhurst, Adela, 1885-1961 -- Archives.  |  Federated Seamen's Union of Australasia.  |  Labor leaders -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Reformers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government.
Time Coverage 1905-1961 
Occupation Trade union officials.  |  Feminists.
Other authors/contributors Pankhurst, Adela, 1885-1961  |  Walsh, Thomas, 1871-1943  |  Federated Seamen's Union of Australia

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