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Papers of Adam Ogston, approximately 1905-1982
Bib ID 7505017
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Ogston, Adam, 1905-1982
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between approximately 1905 and 1982] 
0.45 m (1 medium folio box) 
Summary

MS 10387 comprises letters written by Adam Ogston to his mother in 1928 while looking for work "on the track” in Queensland; material from Ogston's time in the Communist Party of Australia, letters when he travelled to China and Russia in 1958; photographs; material from his time in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War; certificates; pamphlets, journals and newspaper cuttings documenting Ogston's membership of the Communist Party of Australia from 1931 until the 1960’s. The content of the letters are published on Helen Ogston's blog “The Makings of a Rebel - Adam Ogston on the track in 1928 Queensland, Australia.”

Biography/History

Adam Ogston was on the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Australia, publisher of the Communist Review, editor of the Tribune, tutor of the Marxism courses and host and radio broadcaster on Voice of the People, and stood for parliament.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10387.

Subjects Ogston, Adam, 1905-1982 -- Archives.  |  Ogston, Adam, 1905-1982 -- Correspondence.  |  Communist Party of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Communists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Communism -- Australia.  |  Political activists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Editors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Radio broadcasters -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1905-1982 
Terms of Use Copying of rights holder’s copyright material permitted for research purposes 

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