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Records of the National Council of Women of Australia, 1924-1990 [manuscript]

Title
Records of the National Council of Women of Australia, 1924-1990 [manuscript]
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS7583
Date Range
1924 - 1990
Description

MS 7583 comprises correspondence, board minutes, executive records, conference records and papers relating to submissions and campaigns. There are also papers relating to the International Council of Women (24 boxes).

The Acc GB 1993/1502 instalment comprises records of the National Council of Women of the Australian Capital Territory and includes minutes, correspondence, membership lists, reports, including annual reports for 1952-1990, photographs, cuttings and financial records (4 cartons, 1 small carton).

The Acc07/96 instalment comprises records relating to seminars and conferences, policy and the history of the National Council of Women of Australia, correspondence, publications, submission papers and meeting minutes (35 boxes).
The National Council of Women of Australia originated with various state councils, the first being formed in 1896 in New South Wales. In 1931 the Australian National Council of Women was founded as a non-profit organisation promoting women's issues and social welfare. In 1970 the Council's name was changed to the National Council of Women of Australia. The Council is an affiliated member of the International Council of Women, a federation of non-government organisations in many countries.
Manuscript reference no.: MS 7583, MS Acc GB 1993/­1502, MS Acc07/­96.

Associated materials: Records of the National Council of Women of Australia, 1936-1972 MS 5193.

Formats
manuscript
Quantity
59 Boxes + 4 cartons + 1 small carton. (10.25 m)
Access
Available for research not for loan.
Finding Aid

Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms7583

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