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Minute-books and diaries 1895-1936 [manuscript]
Bib ID 801270
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Mauger, Samuel
 
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Description 1895-1936 
30 cm. 
Summary

Minute-book of the Protectionists' Association 1901. Minute-books of the Anti-Sweating League 1895-1898, 1898-1910. Volume of extracts from Mauger's diaries and cuttings, 1901-1936. Exercise book containing manuscript notes on Mrs. Mauger and the Mauger family, 1946. Testimonials from Deakin (1910), the Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board (1911) and the Rechabites (1911). Also a number of photographs of Mauger.

Biography/History

Politician and social worker, who formed the National Anti-Sweating League of Victoria in 1880, held positions on the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board from 1883 till his death, was president of the Melbourne Total Abstinence Society and Chairman of the Indeterminate Sentences Board. He entered Federal Parliament in 1901 and was in the Ministry from 1906-1908. He lost his seat in 1910 and retired from politics.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 403.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A976

Index/Finding Aid Note Contents list (1 p.) available. 
Subjects Mauger, Samuel -- Diaries.  |  Mauger family.  |  Protectionists' Association of Victoria.  |  National Anti-Sweating League of Victoria.  |  Protectionism -- Victoria.  |  Sweatshops -- Victoria.  |  Politicians -- Victoria -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1895-1936 
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Social reformers.
Other authors/contributors Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919  |  Victoria. Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board  |  Independent Order of Rechabites. Victoria District

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