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Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel Papers and objects

Title
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel Papers and objects
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS 2004
Date Range
1900 - 1967
Creator
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel (1874 - 1967)
Description

1. Family and personal correspondence, 1911-1959.
2. Travel diaries for 1927, 1946 and 1957.
3. Articles and broadcasts with accompanying notes, 1936-1950.
4. Collection of documents relating to the English Suffragette movement.
5. Papers relating to Australian women's suffrage.
6. Papers relating to Rischbieth's involvement in various women's organisations.
7. Papers relating to the British Commonwealth League, which was formed in 1925 as a branch of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance.
8. Papers relating to the International Women's Suffrage Alliance, which was founded in 1904 and in 1946 became the International Alliance of Women.
9. Correspondence, reports and other papers relating to Rischbieth's 1935 appointment as Australian Delegate to the League of Nations.
10. Papers relating to the formation of the United Nations, 1944-1945, with reports of the U.N. Commission on the Status of women.
11. Subject files on various countries and subjects. The files include correspondence, pamphlets, press cuttings and other Papers.

Quantity
7.5 m
Access
Open
Finding Aid

National Library of Australia. Manuscript Section [compiled by], Bessie Rischbieth : a guide to her papers in the National Library of Australia, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1972, 38 pp. Details

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E960

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