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Union of Australian Women. Western Australian Branch

Title
Union of Australian Women. Western Australian Branch
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
ACC 1838A, 5003A, 5160A
Date Range
1938 - 1973
Creator
Modern Women's Club (1938 - c. 1950)
Union of Australian Women. Western Australian Branch (1950s - 1973)
Description

This collection includes the records of the Western Australian branch of the Modern Women's Club and the Union of Australian Women. It includes correspondence regarding International Women's Day, files about moral and social issues, equal pay for women, political issues and the Wooraloo Hospital dispute.

Records

Annual reports (1954-1962); correspondence (1938-1973), including correspondence on International Women's Day (1938-1969); minutes (1961-1972), newsletters and subject files on social, moral and political topics e.g. equal pay, Wooroloo Hospital controversy ; file of documents and correspondence relating to the State Editorial Committee for "Our women" magazine; photographs. Includes eulogy, given by her daughter Olga on 15 May 1986, for Elsie Peders, a member of the Modern Women's Club and the Union of Australian Women.

Formats
Correspondence, Photographs, Printed material and Correspondence
Quantity
3.38 m
Access
Available for reference; not for loan
Finding Aid

Detailed listing available (MN 331)

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ISSN 2207-3124