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British Women's Emigration Association - Records, 1862-1949 [M 468]

Collection Title
British Women's Emigration Association - Records, 1862-1949 [M 468]
Repository
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Reference
MAV/FM4/2130
Date Range
1862 - 1901
Description

(1) Letterbooks 1862-1882, containing letters from women emigrants to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and letters from Harriet Herbert. (2) Cuttings 1880-1895, 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.

Originals in the possession of the Women' Migration and Overseas Appointment Society, London.

Formats
Textual records; microfilms
Quantity
1 microfilm reel.
Access
Available for reference

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