• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001908

Records of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Australian Section, 1943-2014 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 7755
  • Date Range 1943 - 2014
  • Description

    MS 7755 comprises correspondence, circular letters, International Executive minutes and reports, Australian Section minutes and reports, various submissions and annual reports, copies of constitutions of the International and Australian Sections, and press releases and printed material. There is material relating to the history and aims of WILPF and files documenting correspondence between international sections and with head office in Geneva. Some of the correspondents are Margaret Holmes, Gertrude Baer, Anna Vroland, Bronwen Meredith and Sir Garfield Barwick (10 boxes). MS Acc06.149 instalment includes annual files of correspondence with politicians, public figures, other branches of WILPF and with WILPF international (2 boxes). MS Acc08.153 instalment comprises correspondence, minutes and reports for the period 1980 to 1989. There is also a copy of a United Nations report entitled ‘Report of the Secretary-General on chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons and the effects of their possible use’, dated 1969, together with related files (1964-1969) containing correspondence, cuttings and copies from Hansard (3 boxes). MS Acc11.160 instalment comprises annual, financial and other reports, 1994-1998; Section Executive Committee meeting minutes and agendas, 1993-1998 (1 folder). MS Acc14.114 instalment comprises reports, correspondence, education material, Government submissions, Annual reports, newsletters, copies of WILPF Publication “Peace and Freedom” and the international Journal, and other papers produced by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in Australia (10 boxes). MS Acc15.059 instalment comprises annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, journals, research projects (3 boxes). MS Acc16.063 instalment comprises records including minutes, reports, correspondence and submissions from 1998-2005; annual reports from 2006-2009 (3 boxes).

  • Quantity 4.68 m
  • Access Available for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-247088877/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Australia (1919 - )
  • See also
    • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - ACT Branch (1982 - )