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British Women's Emigration Association - Records

Item Title
British Women's Emigration Association - Records
Repository
State Library of New South Wales
Reference
M 468
Date Range
1862 - 1949
Creator
Women's Migration and Overseas Appointment Society (1862 - )
Description

1) Letterbooks 1862-82, containing letters from women emigrants to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and letters from Harriet Herbert.
2) Cuttings 1880-95, from English and Canadian journals and newspapers, re women's emigration.
3) Minutes of the Finance Committee of the United Englishwomen's Emigration Association, 1885-1886.
4) Correspondence, 1949 with G.F. Plant re the history of the Female Middle Class Emigration Society and the Colonial Intelligence League.
5) Minutes of the Council and some sub-committees of the United British Women's Emigration Association, 1896-1901.
6) Addresses: Maria S. Rye, Emigration of Educated Women (1861) and Jane E. Lewin, Female Middle Class Emigration (1863).
7) Annual report of the Female Middle Class Emigration Society, 1861-72, 1874-79 and 1883-85

Formats
microfilm reel
Quantity
1
Access
Available for reference
Finding Aid

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, A819. Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 19, p. 22.

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