• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000458

Minute book, 1932-1952 [manuscript]

  • Repository State Library of Western Australia
    J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History
  • Reference MN 927; ACC 482A
  • Date Range 1932 - 1952
  • Description

    Manuscript, 4 cm. Battye library, records of the Edith Cowan memorial committee, which was set up to memorialise Edith Cowan, Australia’s first woman parliamentarian. The question of a memorial to Edith Cowan was first raised at the monthly meeting of the Western Australian National Council of Women in August 1932, where it was decided to call a public meeting. The public meeting held on 23 September 1932 moved for the formation of a committee to decide on the form of a memorial. After much controversy, the clock tower at the entrance to Kings Park was unveiled in 1934.

  • Quantity 0 0.04 m
  • Access Available for reference; not for loan.
  • Finding Aid Detailed listing available (MN 927)

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  • Primary Subject
    • Cowan, Edith Dircksey (1861 - 1932)