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Temperance Alliance of South Australia

Collection Title
Temperance Alliance of South Australia
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
SRG 223
Date Range
1884 - 1970
Temperance Alliance of South Australia (1884 - )

Records of the Temperance Alliance of South Australia, comprising minutes of the Executive Council, Cabinet, Finance Committee, Literature Committee, Women's Fair Committee, Advisory Committee and Early Closing of the Liquor Bar Committee, 1884-1969; minutes of the Australian Temperance Council, 1924-1964; membership cards; newspaper cuttings; correspondence relating to the Alliance Fair, 1963-1969; duplicated copies of proceedings of the Royal Commission on the Licensing Act, 1966; Church Service return sheets, 1963-1968; results of a market survey on total abstinence, 1970; printed material including copies of 'The Patriot' and 'The Alliance and Temperance News'; photographs, and minutes of the Executive Committee of the S.A. Band of Hope, The Minute books pertaining to women include volume 5 of 1931-34 (Ladies' Committee); volumes 16-17 (Women's Committee); and volume 21 (Women's Fair Committee). Volumes 22, 25, 27, 29, 31-35 and 41 all include various pieces of information about the role of women in the Alliance.

6 m
Not for loan – reading room access only.
Finding Aid

Cathy Chigros, Guide to the records about women held in private and society record groups, [C. Chigros], [Adelaide], [1990], [62] pp. Details

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