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Summers, Anne, papers [manuscript] 1967-1993

Summers, Anne, papers [manuscript] 1967-1993
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
MS 7073
Date Range
1967 - 1993

Manuscripts, typescript drafts, galley proofs, draft notes and correspondence concerning writing and publication of "Damned whores and God's police". Correspondents include Henry Mayer, Melanie Beresford, Ann Curthoys and staff of Penguin Books. There is also a cutting book containing press cuttings about Summers and "Damned whores and God's police". Files of research notes, cuttings and correspondence on a wide range of topics including women and poverty, single parents, family, Caroline Chisholm, child care, aborigines, rape reform proposals, suicide, women unionists, education, prostitution, racism, Womens' Electoral Lobby, Adela Pankhurst Walsh, women and the media. There is also material relating to "Refractory girl" and the publication of "Her story: Australian women in print 1788-1975". Also included: papers and material relating to "Gamble for power"; papers relating to the free Sandra Willson campaign, "Ms" and "Sassy" magazines, and various papers relating to women's issues. An addition of one box has been received and is unavailable until processed.

5 folios (8.98 m)
Partly restricted. Not for loan

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