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  • Title
    Dr Andrew McNaughtan papers concerning East Timor, 1976-2003
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7714
  • Level of description
  • Date

    1976 - 2003
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    25 boxes - 4.5 Meters
    Textual Records - (typescript)
    Textual Records - (printed)

    Dr Andrew McNaughtan (1953-2003) was born in Sydney the son of June Gram a dedicated environmentalist. He studied at Sydney Grammar School then trained as a welder and raced cross-country motorcycles. He enrolled at the University of New South Wales and graduated in Medicine in 1983.
    After spending a year as a volunteer doctor in Nicaragua he moved to the Northern Territory becoming involved with the East Timorese community and campaigned to end Indonesian occupation. He worked tirelessly as an activist for human rights in East Timor, providing financial sponsorship, volunteering his medical services and raising political awareness in Australia through filming demonstrations, collecting evidence of Indonesia's military involvement and forming a committee to advocate apportioning of East Timor's oil and gas revenues to the Timorese -- Age, p. 7 (Jan. 2 2004); SMH, p.38 (Jan. 12 2004).
  • Scope and Content
    Includes correspondence (1995-2003), subject files (1976-2003), 3 maps, 1 poster, published material, newspaper cuttings (1998-2002) from Australia and East Timor media, media reports, conference papers, minutes of meetings, photo exhibitions, articles and notes written by Andrew McNaughtan on politics and human rights in East Timor
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Dr Andrew McNaughtan in 2006
  • Access Conditions
    Partly restricted: -
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and is usually available after 4pm on the next business day. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    A detailed contents list to this collection is located at MLMSS 7714/1. `East Timor Collection of the late Dr Andrew McNaughtan: a guide to contents' by John Waddingham
    3 maps: `Democratic Republic of East Timor (copy of pre-1975 Portugeuse map) issued by AETA (VIC), 1976; Independent Travellers map of island of Timor; Administrative boundaries of East Timor-Indonesian Government map, 1:250,000'. Located at M Ser 4 000/1 MLMSS 7714 Maps 1-3
    1 poster: `East Timor 1942-1992: a retrospective photographic exhibition / devised and curated by Oliver Strewe, presented by Community Aid Abroad'. Located at POSTERS 1882
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