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  • Title
    Medical Women's Society of New South Wales records, 1970-2003
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 9160
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    0.34 metres of textual material (2 boxes)

    The Medical Women's Society of New South Wales was founded in 1921 to advance the interests of medically qualified women in professional practice. It was active in establishing the Australian Federation of Medical Women and continues to work for medical women in New South Wales.

    Medical Women's Society of New South Wales (1921-), The Australian Women's Register: (accessed 14/10/2013)
  • Scope and Content
    Medical Women's Society of New South Wales records, 1970-2003. The collection comprises reports, membership records, correspondence, conference papers, brochures, newsletters, printed material and a colour photograph.

    BOX 1

    Manila folder: ‘MWS Treasurer’s correspondence’, being correspondence, 1995-2000; financial statements, 1993-1998, 2000; photocopy of Certificate of Incorporation of Association, 1994; MWS NSW Committee meeting minutes, 1994-1998 [incomplete]

    Manila folder: ‘MSW Treasurer’s correspondence: unfinancial’, being correspondence, 1995; subscription forms, 1995; statements of receipts and payments, 1995-1998

    Manila folder: ‘MSW’, being correspondence, 1998-1999; MWS NSW Committee meeting minutes, 1998-2001 [incomplete]; financial statements, 1996-1999

    Manila folder: ‘MSW of NSW’, being miscellaneous flyers, updates, newsletters etc., 1995-2003

    Membership records including mailing lists, application forms, alphabetical index book with membership details of past and present members, ca. 1998

    Conference papers, conference programs, flyers and related ephemera, 1970-1996

    Envelope containing colour photograph, n.d. and paper: ‘Acknowledging the unspeakable: past sexual victimization as an issue in the healthcare of women’, Dr Margaret Moody, Yarrow Place, Rape and Sexual Assault Service, Adelaide, Australia, May 1995.

    Victorian Medical Women’s Society papers, being directory of members, 1995; newsletters and flyers, 1995-1996; ‘Book of memories’, n.d.; conference papers and program, 1996

    ‘MSW NSW Newsletter’ 1997-2001 [incomplete]

    Papers concerning the ‘Constitution of the Medical Women’s Society of New South Wales’, 1987, including proposed changes, 1997

    Printed material: ’70 years: Medical Women’s Society of New South Wales’, 1991

    Typescript notes: ‘Chapter 2: formation of the Rachel Forster Hospital’, n.d.

    BOX 2

    Folder of correspondence, 1991-1992; minutes of meetings, 1990-1991; President’s annual report, 1991, flyers, newsletters, etc., ca. 1991-1992

    Folder of correspondence, list of incoming correspondence, notices, flyers, newsletters etc., 1990-1991

    Manila folder: ‘Bid for 1989 MWIA Congress’, being notes, correspondence, proposal to the organising committee, ca. 1984

    Manila folder of miscellaneous papers including flyers, leaflets, information brochures, notes, ca. 1991

    Report: ‘Vocational registration of general practitioners, August 1989 / Senate Select Committee on Health Legislation and Health Insurance’, Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1989.

    Correspondence and copy of MSW NSW’s Submission to the Senate Select Committee, Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Bill, 1989

    Printed material including Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association, 1966, 1968; Meetings: the conference newsmagazine, 1984
  • Source
    Presented by the Medical Women's Society of NSW, 2007
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Approval for reproduction required:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Information upgraded as part of the Manuscripts Unprocessed eRecords project 2013-2014
  • General note

    An earlier accession of the records of the Medical Women's Society of New South Wales, including minute books, is located among the records of the Rachel Forster Hospital at MLMSS 2458, Boxes Y 4813 & Y 4818.
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