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  • Title
    A. Viola Smith - further papers, 1957-1975
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7032
  • Level of description
  • Date

    1957 - 1975
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    1 box - 0.17 Meters
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (typescript)
    Textual Records - (typescript, carbon)
    Textual Records - (typescript, processed)
    Textual Records - (typescript, photocopy)
    Textual Records - (printed)
    Textual Records - (printed, photocopy)

    Addie Viola Smith, lawyer and feminist, held various offices with the Australian Federation of Women Voters and the League of Women Voters (N.S.W.) from the late 1950s until her death in 1975. She was Liaison Representative for the International Federation of Women Lawyers to the United Nations, 1952-1966. She was a member of the Australian delegation that attended the International Alliance of Women Congresses in Dublin, 1961, and Trieste, 1964. She served as Vice-President, 1968-1970, and was made an honorary life member in 1972, of the Australian Local Government Women's Association.
  • Scope and Content
    1964-1973; Papers concerning the International Alliance of Women's 'Study on Women's Use of the Vote'
    1967-1973; 'Women's Use of the Vote...Reply to International Alliance Women Questionnaire ...Work Copy'
    1964-1975; 'Voting Methods', including circulars from Alderman Marjorie Propsting (Lane Cove), President of the Australian Local Government Women's Association
    1968-1975; Papers concerning activities as Liaison Representative for the International Federation of Women Lawyers to the United Nations
    1957-1973; 'Australian Federation of Women Voters Constitution; Correspondence; Board Meeting Minutes'
    1960-1973; 'Dawn [:] Journal of AFWVoters', being mainly notes for correspondence concerning The Dawn newsletter
    1960-1975; 'League of Women Voters New South Wales'
  • Source
    Presented by Douglas Booker on behalf of the estate of Lorelei Booker in 1994
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
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