Barbara Curthoys Collection - Communist Party of Australia Archive Finding Aid
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE
ARCHIVES, RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS UNIT
COMMUNIST PARTY OF AUSTRALIA ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
BARBARA CURTHOYS COLLECTION
Conduit: Dr Geoffrey Curthoys Date: September, 2000.
A8441 (i) Union of Australian Women. Mrs. June Moore. – Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs (b/w) of Moscow visit. 1956-59.
A8441 (ii) Queensland correspondence. 1994-95.
A8441 (iii) ASIO Correspondence. 1994.
A8441 (iv) W.E. Women’s Equality. 2 1972.
A8441 (v) “Women in the workforce and the UAW (1950-1970)”, paper delivered by Barbara Curthoys at the 5th Women and Labour History Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney 29th September-1st October 1995, plus leaflets and other papers.
A8441 (vi) Editors and office bearers’ names for Our Women ; list of officers of the National Body of Union of Australian Women. 1953-1960.
A8441 (vii) Equal pay notes ; Are Women paid men’s rates? issued by the Council of Action for Equal Pay. 1943. 16pp. 1956.
A8441 (viii) SEARCH Committee - application for funding. 1994.
A8441 (ix) Memorandum of agreement between Barbara Curthoys (the Author)
and The Union of Australian Women (the UAW) to publish A History of the Union of Australian Women (the work). Papers and notes. .
A8441 (x) Union of Australian Women commenced. New Housewives Association disbanded. 1950.
A8441 (xi) Union of Australian Women, – correspondence, leaflets, 1995-96 ; b/w photograph ‘Price control petition, 1964’ taken Union Street, Newcastle NSW.
A8441 (xii) Union of Australian Women, - Executive, Management Committee, quarterly meeting minutes. 1953-1954.
A8441 (xiii) Union of Australian Women, - Committee minutes. 1955.
A8441 (xiv) Union of Australian Women, - Inaugural meeting 1950 ; First Annual conference 1951.
A8441 (xv) Comments on the history of the Union of Australian Women, More than a hat and glove brigade. by Barbara Curthoys. 1997.
A8441 (xvi) Sales, correspondence and distribution of the history of the Union of Australian Women, More than a hat and glove brigade. by Barbara Curthoys. 1996.
A8441 (xvii) Copy of Chapter 5 of Women come rally :communism, socialism and gender. 1890-1955. by Joy Damousi ; correspondence. 1994-1995.
A8441 (xviii) Leaflets for International Women’s Day ; 3 b/w photographs of women [???] ; portraits from New Housewife, 1. Mrs. Ella Schroder, 2. Mrs. Lucie Barnes ; negative of photo of Vida Goldstein. 1949, 1964.
A8441 (xix) Union of Australian Women news sheet. 5 issues, 1965-67. ; Copies of 1. Basic Wage Variations, Male and Female, Sydney NSW 1914-1964 ; 2. Leaflets “Equal pay for women”, NSW Government election advice to women (24.2.1968) ; 3. Fundraising to attend International Conference, “In defence of children”, in Vienna (9.4.1952) and 4. Report of an exhibition of Australian items on board a ship as well as a description of a visit to Bombay and a textile factory. [1950-1970].
A8441 (xx) Union of Australian Women – correspondence and research ; 1)Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the Australian National University ; 2) Australian archives ; 3) Pam Young. 1993-95.
A8441 (xxi) - Interview with older women’s network. [UAW past members.] 1994.
A8441 (xxii) – interview with Dulcie Flowers. 1994.
A8441 (xxiii) – interview with Lurline Simpson. 1994.
A8441 (xxiv) – interview session with members. 1994.
A8441 (xxv) – interview with two members, Sylvia Harding and Audrey McDonald. 1995.
A8441 (xxvi) – interview with Debbie Knopman ; material from Eastern Suburbs UAW branch. 1995.
A8441 (xxvii) – interview questionnaire, notes. .
A8441 (xxviii) Biography of Henrietta Greville, 1861-1961 [?] woman pioneer of NSW. Typescript draft. 5 pp. .
A8441 (xxix) – Jean Spencer, resume of her life, Newcastle and Warners Bay. 1994.
A8441 (xxx) Union of Australian Women – speakers’ notes re Mother and Child Campaign 1959 ; list of dates and events, 1950-1969 ; interview questions. 1994.
A8441 (xxxi) History of Union of Australian Women of interview – Betty Reilly. .
A8441 (xxxii) History of Union of Australian Women – printed articles about Waterside Workers’ Women’s Committee and the BWIU ; notes, photocopies of newsclippings. .
A8441 (xxxiii) History of Union of Australian Women. Articles from the Seamen’s Journal 1967, 1968. Seamen’s Union Women’s Committee ; letter from Jean Wurlod of Ashfield with printed articles. .
A8441 (xxxiv) History of Union of Australian Women – interview with Freda Brown. 1995.
A8441 (xxxv) History of Union of Australian Women. Questionnaires, interview with a group of former members. 1994.
A8441 (xxxvi) History of Union of Australian Women. Copy of a list of records of the Union of Australian Women (W.A. Branch) deposited in the Battye Library in April 1970 ; Correspondence with State Archives of W.A. ; copies of articles about the Western Australia Group. 1995.
A8442 (i) Newspaper clippings of various topics: family ; local persons ; peace rallies/ protest rallies ; letters to the editor ; bus strike ; soviet science. 1959-1988.
A8442 (ii) Newspaper clippings: Anti-Vietnam war demonstrations and protests on the visit of the US President L.B.Johnson to Sydney. 1966.
A8442 (iii) Coping with grief – papers by Beverley Raphael, Professor of Psychiatry ; C. Knight Aldritch, Professor of Psychiatry ; Erich Lindemann, M.D. ; W.R.Brion. 1944 –1981.
A8442 (iv) Report of Newcastle AICD meeting 9th June 1971.
A8442 (v) NSUC minute book, August, 1971-February, 1972 ; Socialist Party of Australia minutes, March, 1972-August, 1976.
A8442 (vi) How children learn to learn, seminar held at the Newcastle Teachers’ College, on 31st March, 1973.
A8442 (vii) Exercise book – notes on the brain with typescript (7 pp.) at front. Notes on USSR and on education of children at back. 1976.
A8442 (viii) Jack Kavanagh articles. Kavanagh Bolshevism: the early years of the communist movement in Vancouver (1920-1924), by David Akers [typescript] ; Jack Kavanagh, by David Akers ; “An episode in the class struggle”: Jack Kavanagh on the one-day Vancouver general strike of 1918, by David Akers. Letter from Hector Kavanagh of South Australia. 1992.
A8442 (ix) Jack Kavanagh articles. Chap. 1 “Militarism, migration and militancy, the first thirty-five years, by David Akers. 1992. 80 pp. Draft copy.; Rebel or revolutionary? Jack Kavanagh and the early days of the communist movement in Vancouver (1920-1925), by David Akers. (To be published in Labour/Le Travail: Journal of Canadian Labour Studies.) . 76 pp. Letter from Hector Kavanagh. .
A8442 (x) The Comintern, the CPA and the Non-Aggression Pact , by Barbara Curthoys. Published in Peoples Cause, Vol.1, no. 3. May 1992. 13 pp.
A8442 (xi) Peoples Cause, journal of the Association for Communist Unity, Vol. 1, no. 3, May 1992. 31 pp.
A8442 (xii) Newcastle Housewives’ Association: annual reports 1942-44, draft constitution, pamphlets, newspaper clippings ; Trade Union Unity Conference Agenda 1949.
A8442 (xiii) Discussion with Professor Firsov (Firsoff) – 12th November, 1990. The period 1929-34-39 of the Comintern in Russia. Handwritten. 5pp.
A8442 (xiv) Recollections of Vic Bird.[1912- ]. 12pp. ; Ted Docker’s reminiscences, “(recorded early 1970s, ___ I think…)”. .
A8442 (xv) The Newcastle Peace Committee. Minute Book, May, 1979 – December, 1987. Barbara Curthoys, secretary. 1979-1987.
A8442 (xvi) Newcastle Peace Committee. Membership letter and Constitution of the Australian Peace Committee. 1980.
A8442 (xvii) Newcastle Peace Committee correspondence. 1986-1988.
A8443 (i) Welcoming address, by Erich Honecker, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany to the world congress for International Women’s Year, Berlin, 20 October 1975. 12pp.
A8443 (ii) 70 Jahre Internationaler Fauentag. 1980.
A8443 (iii) Documents of the world congress for international women’s year held in Berlin 20-24 October 1975.
A8443 (iv) (a-d) Die Frau und der Sozialismus. von August Bebel. Erstausgabe, 1879. Internationale Konferenz des Zentralkomitees der sed aus Anlass des 100. Jaharestages des Erscheinens von August Bebels buch Die Frau und der Sozialismus. Berlin, Hauptstadt der DDR 23-25. Februar 1979. Nos. 1 – 4. [Various languages used – German, English, Spanish, French, and Russian.]
A8443 (v) Women in the GDR. An appraisal of progress in the implementation of the World Plan of Action of the United Nations – Decade for Women. Reporting period: 1976-1980. Ed. by Council of Ministers of the German Democratic Republic, 1980.
A8443 (vi) Women and Socialism: newspaper clippings Neues Deutschland ; The Socialist ; Berliner Zeitung . 1949.
A8443 (vii) Women in Socialism, a magazine from the German Democratic Republic. 62pp. 1972.
A8433 (viii) World Conference of the UN Decade for Women: Equality Development and Peace. Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-30 July, 1980.
A8444 (i) Socialist Party of Australia and Women documents. 1980.
A8444 (ii) “Bureaucracy embezzles sovereign rights”, by Les Kelton. [Typescript]. 8 pp. 1982.
A8444 (iii) The Australian Marxist Review. Vol.1, no. 1; Feb. 1972. 35 pp.
A8444 (iv) Socialist Party of Australia – split. Statements by T. Supple, W.J. Brown, Pat Clancy. 1983.
A8444 (v) Socialist Party of Australia, documents, correspondence – splits in the party. 1980-1983.
A8444 (vi) Socialist Party of Australia, third congress, 29th September – 2nd October 1978. Folder. Delegate no. 49. Documents, correspondence.
A8444 (vii) Socialist Party of Australia – expulsions. Correspondence and documents. 1982.
A8444 (viii) Socialist Party of Australia. Correspondence, documents. 1981-1982.
A8444 (ix) Socialist Party of Australia, Party membership, pledge cards, note. 1978.
A8444 (x) Unemployment, a chronic problem of capitalism. Socialist Party of Australia. 1979.
A8444 (xi) Documents of the World Congress of Women – equality, national independence, peace. Prague. 1981.
A8444 (xii) 8th Congress of the women’s international democratic federation. Prague. 1981.
A8445 (i) Germany. Socialist Unity Party Congress. Newspapers with sections from Berliner Zeitung and Neues Deutschland [German]. 1976.
A8445 (ii) Newcastle Peace Forum minute book. 1985.
A8445 (iii) Newcastle Peace Forum, correspondence, documents. 1984-5.
A8445 (iv) “ “ “ “ “ 1986,
A8445 (v) “ “ “ “ “ 1987.
A8445 (vi) “ “ “ “ “ 1988-1991.
A8446 (i) Notebook. Child development in Soviet Russia. USSR 1967.
A8446 (ii) Spiral bound notebook. Child development notes ; maths ; language ; Socialist party notes. .
A8446 (iii) Institute of Defectology, Moscow. Notes, printed and written. 1970-77.
A8446 (iv) International Society of Hypnosis: code of ethics. Draft prepared by E.R. Hilgard. Rev. 1978. Folder with notes. 1982.
A8446 (v) Letters written. 1978-1982.
A8446 (vi) Bereavement seminar articles ; divorce article. 1980.
A8446 (vii) Ammonia as an aversive stimulus. Documents. 1982.
A8446 (viii) Notes on depression. 1982.
A8446 (ix) Bonding. [Child psychology] ; Play for the institutionalised mentally retarded child. .
A8446 (x) Self-injurious behaviour. [Child psychology] 1981.
A8446 (xi) Drug & alcohol articles. .
A8446 (xii) Insanity. Notes. .
A8446 (xiii) Internal speech. [Psychology]. .
A8446 (xiv) Counselling theories. [Psychology] .
A8446 (xv) Everton House Committee. 1977-1981.
A8446 (xvi) Neuropsychology. Articles. 1981.
A8447 (i) CPA publications. 1984-1989.
A8447 (ii) Broad Left Conference. Documents, minutes, correspondence, clippings. 1986-1988.
A8447 (iii) Broad Left articles. 1986.
A8447 (iv) Broad Left Conferences; Association for Communist Unity correspondence, documents, 1985,1986.
A8447 (v) Broad Left Conference; Association for Communist Unity. correspondence, documents, 1986 – 1987.
A8447 (vi) Privatisation. Documents, correspondence. fausa,
(Federation of Australian University Staff Associations), ATF (Australian Teachers Federation), SPA. 1986.
A8447 (vii) New Left Party publications, correspondence. Left Unity News, Constitution of the New Left Party as amended and passed at the New Left Party Founding Conference, June 9-11, 1990. 1986-1990.
A8447 (viii) New Right in NSW ; Bjelke-Petersen Government in Queensland. Articles, documents. 1988.
A8447 (ix) Conference of Socialists, Newcastle, 1978 ; Report on ACTU Congress, 1983 ; Viewpoint of the Prices and Incomes Accord, 1984”. Documents, articles. 1978-1984.
A8447 (x) Socialist renewal. Articles, reports. 1984.
A8447 (xi) Association for Communist unity. Correspondence, printed articles. 1988.
A8447 (xii) ACU ; CPA ; The Network re New Left Party. 1988.
A8448 (i) Vic Bird’s material: articles, correspondence of Jack Blake and Audrey Blake. 1971-1990.
A8448 (ii) Vic Bird: Victorian CPS notes, correspondence ; Sydney District Newsheet, 1984.
Newsletter CPA Newcastle and Northern District. 1984.
Notes on Manning Hastings Area; Draft CPA tax policy. 1984.
A8448 (iii) Vic Bird’s material:
Correspondence, articles about South African detainee Raymond Suttner under Apartheid laws.
Personal correspondence, Letters to the editor; 1986-1988
A8448 (iv) Vic Bird material: 41 badges and pins, May Day Ribbon.
A8448 (v) Vic Bird material: Notes, clippings ; typed short story by Vic Bird, “What’s in a name?” (space fiction). 7 pp. 1968-1979.
A8448 (vi) Vic Bird material: Hunter Labor Historical Society material includes Broad Left Conference Agenda 1986 ; District Conference Newcastle and Northern New South Wales District 1978 ; CPA National Women’s Conference Newcastle 1981 Agenda ; District Newsletters ; clippings, notes, correspondence, documents. 1978-1988.
A8448 (vi) Vic Bird material: Hunter Labor Historical Society material includes Broad Left Conference Agenda 1986 ; District Conference Newcastle & Nth NSW District 1978 ; CPA National Women’s Conference Newcastle 1981 agenda ; District Newsletters ; clippings, notes, correspondence, documents. 1978-1988.
A8448 (vii) Vic Bird material: “Biographical background” by Vic Bird. 1912 – , 14 pp. [ [handwritten manuscript]. .
A8448 (viii) Vic Bird material: Russian postcards ; correspondence on other cards. .
A8448 (ix) Vic Bird material: correspondence including, to the Victorian Labor Historical Society ; Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Melbourne Branch ; to donor of Bertha Walker manuscript ; article/chapter from “Work for the dole” manuscript, written by Bertha Walker ; printed material of the CPA. 1981-1989.
A8448 (x) Vic Bird material: correspondence, articles, clippings – CPA, Literature, Politics. 1984-1989.
A8448 (xi) Vic Bird material: correspondence including the “Silksworth Dispute” references ; articles, clippings on employment, equal employment, equal opportunities, politics.
A8448 (xii) Economic problems of socialism in the USSR by J.V. Stalin. 1972. 101 pp.
A8448 (xiii) A Fast nonlinear least squares method for the calculation of relaxation times, by D.L. De Fontaine, D.K. Ross, and B. Ternai. Reprint from Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 18, no. 2, 1975. 6pp.
A8448 (xiv) Socialist economies and the world economy, address by Ted Wheelwright, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Sydney, to the Australia-USSR Society, 1985.
A8448 (xv) The Dollar, debt, and the standard of living, by Ted Wheelwright, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Sydney. 1985. 7pp.
A8448 (xvi) Songs of Lenin – the Party – and our country. Vinyl disk, 33 1/3 ..
A8449 (i) Biscuit tin contains: Ernie Briemle material. Work permits ; membership cards of the Socialist Party of Australia, Australia USSR Society, Waterside Workers’ Federation 1971-1989 ; Receipts from the Spanish Relief Committee 1937-1939 ; Receipts for collections to send medical aid through the Russian Medical Aid and Comforts Fund, 1941-1942 ; Chinese woven pictures of Red Square and a steelworks ; Collarstud box contains badges ; German passport 1972 ; Russian language songs and music 1950 ; printed linen teatowel 1983.
A8449 (ii) Ernie Briemle material: Photographs of Ernie Briemle with his wife Ellen, family and friends. [1972-1990].
A8449 (iii) Ernie Briemle material: Photographs: Mrs. Ellen Briemle in Australia, family, friends. [1930-1950].
A8449 (iv) Ernie Briemle material: Photographs: Mrs. Ellen Briemle’s European & Russian family and friends. [1920-1950].
A8449 (v) Ernie Briemle material: Russian postcards of Lenin, 1921 ; clippings “Silksworth” dispute, 1987 ; Labor Day Luncheon menu & programme, 1987, autographed on back, for A.M.W.U. Retired Members Association ; Issue of “Red Flag”, 1991, in its envelope ; poems on loose pages.
A8449 (vi) Ernie Briemle material: Reunion Dinner, 1971, for Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia – Souvenir listing people present, absent past members who died in 1971 ; Souvenir programme for Maritime Branch, Socialist Party of Australia, 12th anniversary, 26th November, 1983 ; Songs of the people (words) ; Incomplete booklet of Socialist committees activities and fundraising for New South Wales, 1942.
A8449 (vii) Ernie Briemle material: Personal cards of congratulations, correspondence, on his membership of the Socialist Party, and of the Waterside Workers’ Federation, 1986-1988 ; Personal work documents from Hamburg and Basel, 1911 ; Personal family papers, 1974.
A8449 (viii) An elementary course in philosophy by Georges Politzer, trans. by G.P. O’Day. Sydney, Current Book Distributors, 1950.
A8449 (ix) Ernie Briemle material: Handwritten memoirs of Ernie Briemle. 42pp. 
A8450(i) Royal Newcastle Hospital, 143rd annual report 1959 48pp. ; Patients’ Handbook 12pp. n.d. ; Board of Directors correspondence to Mrs. T. Saunders. ; Reports and correspondence on a medical staff matter.
A8450 (ii) N.S.W. Parliament Report on the visit of Hon. W.F. Sheahan… Minister for Health, to Canada and upon…air pollution and hospitalisation in Canada and the U.S.A. 1960 ; Royal Newcastle Hospital Board of Directors, minutes, reports and correspondence. 1964.
A8450 (iii) Women and work, notes, reports, clippings. 1970. ; Lenin, Soviet power and the status of women, international working women’s day. [Tr. from the Russian.] 8pp.
A8450 (iv) Clippings on miscellaneous socialism related topics. 1971-1989
A8450 (v) Tribune October 21, 1964 – Senate elections in Australia ; Tribune October 12, 1966 – LBJ [President Johnson] visited Australia ; Clipping, notes about French nuclear tests in the Pacific area.  ; Hiroshima. 1962. 1962-1966.
A8450 (vi) Personal papers : Applications for positions with universities. Student essays in history, speech, vision impairment, of children. ; Fort Street Reunion mementos.
A8450 (vii) Candidate: Senate election 1964 ; Newcastle Council Election 1962 ; Hunter Labour History Society speaker 1989 ; Report from W.I.D.F. Council meeting 1970 ; “Women in Industry “, by Maura Cram. 3pp. .
A8450 (viii) Right of married women to work. Clippings, reports. 1964-65.
A8450 (ix) “The Communist Party Dissolution Bill 1950 and the onus of proof, an explanation”, by D.M.Cleland. 4pp. (Printed by the land Newspaper Ltd. …Sydney.) .
A8450 (x) Campaign against rising prices (C.A.R.P.). Printed material. 1971.
A8450 (xi) Women and family planning, abortion. Publications, pamphlets. /
A8450 (xii) Conference for working women, Newcastle. 1975. Correspondence, invitations, articles.
A8450 (xiii) Royal Visit. 1985.
A8450 (xiv) Tribune, July 17-23, 1973. Jean Curthoys photo & story. ; The Australian – Rupert Lockwood article January 24, 1970 p.15. ; Syllabus and article, “Marxism and Religion”, 1968. ; Hunter Labour History Society’s exhibition, 1988 – Souvenir Singalong, leaflet ; Invitation cards to the opening of “No Easy Road” – Trade Unions in the Hunter – Cultural Aspects, by Professor Ann Curthoys, 1988. ; Invitation to Barbara Curthoys from China to celebrate 1961 anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. ; 25th Anniversary Reunion Dinner of the Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia, Sydney Branch 1977, 44 pp. ; Communist Party of Australia, 21st National Congress, June, 1967. 29pp. ; Newspaper Supplements: “The Long March to Hell” 50th anniversary special, The Australian, 1992 ; “The Night the war came to Newcastle”, by Norm Barney, Newcastle Herald June 4, 1992. 4pp. ; “Lycett’s Newcastle, N.H. May 12, 1992. 4pp. ; “Fit for a Queen”, SMH February 19, 1992 features the Sydney Town Hall, the visit of the Queen Elizabeth II. ; “Sydney’s Sesqui, 1842-1992”, SMH July 20, 1992 7pp. Invitation card to Reception in Canberra for Democratic Republic of Vietnam- 30th Anniversary of the National Day, September 2, 1975.
A8451 (i) Moscow News No. 32, 1988, article “Stalin and the Tsar”.
A8451 (ii) Women and Labour conference papers, May 1978.
A8451 (iii) Hunter Region Working Women’s Group Ltd. – correspondence, report, clippings. 1975.
A8451 (iv) Women and Labour conference papers - Programme ; “Covert Racism” by Eve D.Fesl, Gabi Gabi Tribe. 1980.
A8451 (v) Programme for Reedy River, by Dick Diamond  ; plays, poems, clippings on socialist themes.
A8451 (vi) Labor Government of R. (Bob) Hawke ; MX missile protests ; Peace rally, Newcastle ; clippings. 1978-1988.
A8451 (vii) Articles by Barbara Curthoys – “China in turmoil” and “Soviet women’s committee and feminism”, published in Peoples Cause, 1988.
A8451 (viii) The New Left Party Founding Conference, June 9-11, 1990. Documents, correspondence.
A8451 (ix) “Riot in Shanty Town”, by Vera Pember Deacon. N.H. Nov 7, 1992. p45. ; “The Incorrigible Optimist” (Darrell Dawson) by Terry Smyth. N.H. Nov 24, 1992. p6. ; “For Party consolidation, statement of Central Committee, Communist Party of Australia”, Tribune, March 10, 1954. pp. 10-11 ; “Rail land: time running out”, Newcastle Residents Group. July 20, 1987 ; “Study course in public speaking”, by W.J. Brown. Trade Union Education and Research Centre. 7pp. ; Leaflet – “Invitation to Congress against conscription…” Paddington Town Hall. July 7 . ; Clippings on unemployment. 1992.
A8451 (xi) Clippings, local Newcastle interests. N.H., S.M.H., National Times. 1980-89.
A8452 (i) W.P.Earsman: - correspondence, notes between Ann Turner and B. Curthoys and Dr. John Holford. 1994.
A8452 (ii) Communist Review, Vol. 2 – v.289, March 1935 – Feb-March 1966. Incomplete.
A8452 (iii) Views on formation of a New Left Party ; Paul Robeson concert programme and flyer for his Australian tour 1960 ; Facts about the Anti LBJ Demonstration, 1966 ; W.L.Hogan, Pioneer Labour Man, 1851-1942 ; “Farewell Harry Bridges, 1901-1990” – a tribute broadsheet ; Tribune clipping 1942 on May Day, and leaflet “The Soviet and the Japanese War” by L.Sharkey, 1942 : May Day Song Book ; “January 1990 Tramway Dispute, the story of Brunswick Depot”, 10pp. 1942 – 1990.
A8452 (iv) Pacific Peacemaker, 1981-1982 Report, 1983.
A8452 (v) Mayday, a short history of 100 years of May Day, 1890-1990, compiled for the Melbourne May Day Committee – 1990.
A8452 (vi) The case against the frigates – “Some critical thoughts on the Frigates”, by Jim Comerford ; “Do we need the Anzac Frigates?” by Barbara Curthoys. Articles and documents. 1989.
A8452 (vii) S.S.Silksworth dispute of 1937, “A Memoir”, by Vic Bird. Published by the Melbourne May Day Committee, 1991. 19pp.
A8452 (viii) Socialism today, journal of communist theory and practice. Vol.1, no. 1 May, 1987.
A8452 (ix) “ “ Vol. 1, no. 2 October, 1987.
A8452 (x) “ “ Vol..1, no. 3 March, 1988.
A8452 (xi) “ “ September, 1988.
A8452 (xii) Soviet Power and the status of women, Lenin ; International Women’s Year, success or failure? 1975. 20 pp. ; Russian notebook containing notes, in pencil, about Soviet Russia, 1961 ; Copy of a letter from Combined Pensioners’ Association of Newcastle, Lakes and Coalfields, 1964 ; Leaflets on wages campaign, peace committee ; Chinese language drama programme, with English translation, 1961 ; Study Course material 1951, 1955. 1951-1975.
A8453(i) Jean Elsie Bailey, 1908-1994, activist and campaigner for social justice.
A8453(ii) Freda Brown, activist for peace. Cuttings. 1987,1988.
A8453(iii) Ann Turner : correspondence, including W.P.Earsman, 1994-1996 ; Labour History articles, cuttings, notes ; Conference Papers: Women and Labour, May 1978, nos. 1,2 ; The Australian History Teacher, 24, 1997: “Hurts, hopes and heroes”, by Alex Mills. pp. 23-38. (reprint). 1978-1997.
A8453(iv) The Realist Writer, Vol.1, nos. 1,7,8,9, March 1952, Sept.-Oct. 1953, Dec.1953-Jan. 1954, March-April 1954. Incomplete.
A8453(v) Labour History correspondence. 1990-1995.
A8453(vi) Mitchell Library correspondence. 1991-1995.
A8453(vii) “The Fate and Legacy of the Comintern”, by I.M. Krivogyz. Handwritten manuscript of 29 pages, double-spaced writing pad. 
A8453(viii) Family Planning Association of New South Wales – documents, correspondence. 1975-1978.
A8453(ix) Articles, clippings on women’s issues – wages, childcare, union membership, feminism. 1988-1989.
A8453(x) Diary of W.P.Earsman. Photocopies of three diaries. 1921, [1929?].
A8454(i) Correspondence between UAW & Australian Commonwealth Government re: child endowment 1967,1968. Clippings 1996 childcare.
A8454(ii) Militant Women’s Movement – Peg Hill 1928
A8454(iii) UAW – personal recollections of Eva Bacon. Clipping Red Matildas 1985. Clipping Obituary Eva Bacon 1993.
A8454(iv) Women in Miners Federation – chapter from History of Miners Federation /Pete Thomas. Clippings, photos & tributes to women. Women’s pay rates 1949
Early days of UAW (Waverley Branch). 1949-1982.
A8454(v) Militant Women’s Movement of Australia – Report of conference held Sydney 1929
Correspondence re: research 1992.
A8454(vi) Our Women 10th anniversary No24 1963. Materials used for articles in magazine. No by-line in magazine.
A8454(vii) Constitution and conference reports UAW 1952 -1955.
A8454(viii) Reports and notes of meetings UAW 1956,1957.
A8454(ix) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1958
A8454(x) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1959
A8454(xi) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1960
A8454(xii) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1961
A8454(xiii) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1962
A8454(xiv) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1963
A8454(xv) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1964. Rights of the Child Seminar 1964. Letter to China 1964.
A8454(xvi) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1965. Shopping list comparison 1939,1964,1965.
A8454(xvii) UAW National Committee minutes 1965. Pamphlet – Rights of the Child Seminar. 1964.
A8454(xviii) Reports, notes & minutes UAW 1966.
A8454(xix) Minutes UAW 1967.
A8454(xx) Minutes UAW 1968.
A8454(xxi) Reports & minutes UAW 1969.
A8454(xxii) Memo book – First meeting UAW 1953, expenditures to 1958 ; Memo book – Queensland UAW 1969 ; Clippings, photographs. 1953-1994.
A8454(xxiii) Documents & pamphlets – Women’s Movement ; Equal Pay Handbook. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. 50pp. 1998.
For the rights of women, three decades of struggle, 1950-1980, UAW. 24pp. 1970-90
A8455(i) UAW History, notes, documents, letters and drafts ; clippings. 1997
A8455(ii) Australian Society for the Study of Labour History – papers. 1997.
A8455(iii) UAW Reports, journals. ; clippings, documents ; Newcastle Report 1962 ; campaign papers against price rises. 1946-1977.
A8455(iv) UAW clippings, correspondence, pamphlets ; voiceprint : newsletter of the NSW branch of the Oral History Association of Australia. No.9, August 1996. 1996-97.
A8455(v) UAW Draft copy of the History. .
A8455(vi) History of Union of Australian Women, Eastern Suburbs Branch. Compiled by Debbie Knopman. Sydney. July 1995.
A8455(vii) Publishing correspondence for the UAW History. 1996.
A8455(viii) ASIO material and correspondence with Australian Archives. 1994-95.
A8455(ix) State Executive, Minutes, and Management Committee. [UAW]. 1969.
A8455(x) Alice Hughes interviewed as member of UAW. 1995.
A8455(xi) Consent form for interviews ; notes on Pat Elphinston ; article, photograph (A week for peace, Arndale Forestway sign with two women and microphone.) 1995.
A8455(xii) WIDF – Women’s International Democratic Federation – circular and publication. 1957-1975.
A8455(xiii) Trade Unions Women’s Committees notes, reports. 1952-1963.
A8455(xiv) Hilda Andrews : correspondence and interview. 1994.
A8455(xv) June Moore’s material. (Randwick Group). 1956-1960.
A8455(xvi) Dorothy Hewett, Enid Hampson, Elwyn Cunningham. Interviews, correspondence, photocopy of issue of Every Woman, February 1952. 1994-95.
A8455(xvii) Minutes of the 14th National Conference of the UAW , Melbourne, 1996. Includes programme, addresses, constitution.
A8455(xviii) UAW: Copies of ASIO documents, clippings from Australian Archives. 1995-96.
A8455(xix) UAW: Minutes of National Conferences, Resolutions, (including 3rd, 4th, 5th) ; Minutes, Reports of National Committee Meetings. 1960-70.
A8455(xx) Correspondence. 1994-99.
A8455(xxi) Debbie Knopmen’s material. (Photocopies.) 1970-71.
A8455(xxii) UAW: Women for Peace – and in War, paper by Mrs. Freda Brown. 9pp. . Songsheets ; printed items. [1963-66].
A8455(xxiii) UAW: National Editorial Meeting Minutes. 1964 ; Press release on “Women Strike for Peace”. 1965 ; Notes on National Administration meetings, 1958-1960 ; Discussions between W.I.S.P. and Vietnamese women, Djakarta, July 1965. 1958-1965.
A8456(i) UAW Parramatta Area Committee Minute book. 1966-1971.
A8456(ii) Marxism and modern literature. by Gaylord C. LeRoy. 39 pp. 1967.
A8456(iii) Communist Review. 6 issues. 1945-1963.
A8456(iv) Notes on the history of New Theatre Australia. 28pp. 1959.
A8456(v) Study Material booklet. 28pp. 1951 ; Journal of the Australian Russian Society. Vol.7, no. 7, 1951.; Article: the Tolpuddle Martyrs ; Article: “Socialism” The Australian, 15 July, 1970. pp.16-17 ; Philosophy: a guide to Action for the common man. CPA, 1965 ; Readers’ Guide to the Marxist classics. by Maurice Cornforth. 1953. 114 pp. 1951-1970.
A8456(vi) Mrs. E. Bailey : Scrapbook containing clippings, photograph, school reports of her family and of the Newcastle Housewives’ Association. 1945-56.
A8456(vii) UAW minutes 1967 ; article on childcare. 1967.
A8456(viii) Paper: “The Political Organisation of Women with special reference to Newcastle: 1953-1978”. by Barbara Curthoys. 16pp. 1978
A8456(ix) Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament (AICD) NSW constitution ; Minutes of meeting 8 August 1973 ; clipping on Hiroshima ; correspondence by EHS Burhop to Bruce Toms 13 October 1995 ; Newcastle Peace Committee constitution ; correspondence by Ron Arnold re peace conference 1974.
A8456(x) Clippings on politics in Vietnam, Indonesia and Nuclear Weapons ; Peace and Disarmament News. 14pp. 1994.
A8456(xi) Papers: Association of Communist Unity : Resolution of Conference, 1988.
A8456(xii) Posters : Peace Walks, April, August 1990.
A8456xiii) Correspondence ; clippings ; photographs ; The Outline of Atomic Bomb Damage in Hiroshima. 16pp. 1978. 1984-1988.
A8456(xiv) Paper: “Contribution to the discussion on Pine Gap 1987” ; leaflets. 1987.
A8456(xv) Correspondence, pamphlets , Federal Election material. 1987.
A8456(xvi) Articles on Peace Issues 1937-38 ; Articles on Bill Quinn, 1970.
A8456(xvii) Correspondence to Federal politicians on Omega Base. 1974.
A8456(xviii) Draft article: Unemployed Workers Union, 1930’s.
A8456(xix) Merv. Copley’s material at Newcastle and other material in Spirax notebook. [1955-66].
A8456(xx) Copy of Every Woman, 1961 ; UAW News Sheet, April, July 1997.
A8456(xxi) Correspondence and personal histories of the UAW. Aude Sowerwine and Jenny Cameron also List of UAW Special Collection 1995 from Sarah Brown. All from Victoria University ; article, 1990 for “Community Quarterly” 4pp. ; Personal histories from Yvonne Smith, Lila Ratcliffe and Beryl Miller (South Australia). 1995-1996.
A8456(xxii) For the rights of women. Three decades of struggle, 1950-1980. 30th Anniversary Union of Australian Women. 24pp. 2000.
A8456(xxiii) Australian Socialist. Vol. 4. no. 4, 1995/1996.
A8457(i) Clippings ; Barbara Curthoy’s speech notes on women’s rights ; Do We need the Anzac Frigates? 18pp., 1989 ; The Bomb and the Cradle, 64pp., c.1972; pamphlet “Disarming” 1988 ; photographs [at the Bella Center conference (?)] .
A8457(ii) Newcastle’s social welfare: problems and opportunities. Report prepared by T[ony] Vinson Ph.D. and R. Bonney. 1974.
A8457(iii) Women and unemployment. Produced by the Women’s Employment Rights Campaign. 1979. (2 copies).
A8457(iv) German language newspaper clippings 1979 ; Russian language newspapers 1978 ; wallchart: “Reproductive Rights”.
A8457(v) Pamphlet: “Facts about Women in the Workforce”. 10pp. 1980 ; Women of the Whole World. 56pp. 1987 ; UN booklet “Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women”. 16pp. c1980. ; 3 issues of Mejane, 1971 ; Articles “Women’s Electoral Lobby”. 4pp. 1997 ; “Do Women Candidates Lose Votes?” by Malcolm Mackerras. 6pp. 1977 ; International Women’s Years, Priorities and Considerations. 22 pp. 1977 ; Womenspeak. 24pp. 1977 ; The Wree-View. 10pp. 1978 ; Clara Zetkin: Her Life and Work. 10pp. ; article “The British Women’s Movement”, by A. Weir and E. Wilson. 1977-1987.
A8457(vi) Clippings ; correspondence with N.S.W. Health Minister, 1988 ; articles “Feminism and Socialism”, 34pp., “The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism” by H. Hartmann 41pp. ; “The Women’s Watch”, 1989 ; paper: “Feminism and Communist Theory”, by B. Curthoys. 7pp. ; Research notes. 1988-89.
A8457(vii) Paper: “The Soviet Women’s Committee and Feminism” by B. Curthoys. 4pp. , “Women and Class”, 26pp. ; article “We are half the world: questions to the readers, women, men and myself”, by Elean Thomas. 8pp ; Paper “The CIA” 2pp. ; Speech by Zoya Pukhova, Soviet Women’s Committee President ; Paper “Some theoretical considerations on the nature and equality of women”. 13pp. 1987-88.
A8457(viii) Australian Marxist Review. Vol.1, no. 2, April 1972.
A8457(ix) Australian Marxist Review. Vol.1, no. 1, February 1972.
A8457(x) Five pamphlets “Facts about women in the workforce”, 1980 ; Notes on Soviet Feminism ; The Liberation of women and other essays, by Michel Pablo. 63pp., 1968 ; clippings ; Australian Left Review, 54pp., 1974 ; “Women’s programme: Socialist Party
A8457(x) Five pamphlets “Facts about Women in the Workforce”, 1950 ; Notes on Soviet Feminism ; The Liberation of Women and other essays. by Michel Pablo. 63pp., 1968 ; clippings ; Australian Loft Review 54pp., 1974 ; “Women’s Programme: Socialist Party of Australia”, 12pp, 1975 ; Article: “Matriarchy: a vision of power”, 25pp., . 1950-74.
A8457(xi) Six issues “New Dawn: Women and Politics”, 1975 ; Conference Programmes ANU, Canberra ; Conference Songbook ; Article “Australian Labor Party on Women’s Issues”, 18pp. 1975 ; “Paper for Women in Politics Conference Canberra” by B. Curthoys, 20pp. ; Article: “Women’s Lib: The War on Sexism”, 5pp., 1970 ; clippings. 1970-75.
A8457(xii) Australian Marxist Review Vol.1, no. 4 , September, 1972.
A8457(xiii) Australian Marxist Review Vol.1, no. 2, April, 1972.
A8457(xiv) Leaflets ; clippings ; Australian Left Review 56pp., 1975 ; The Marriage Law of the People’s Republic of China 44pp., 1959 ; Hecate: A Women’s Interdisciplinary Journal 104pp., 1979 ; UN Report of the National Committee for International Women’s Year 35pp., 1975.
A8458(i)-(iii) Refractory Girl: a feminist journal. Nos. 7, 18/19, 20/21, Nov.1974, Dec.-Jan. 1980, Oct. 1980.
A8458(iv) A Guide to Women’s Studies in Australia Edited by Penny Ryan. 45pp. .
A8458(v) Womanspeak. Vol.1, no. 4, 
A8458(vi) New Times, a Soviet weekly of world affairs. No. 37, September, 1988.
A8458(vii) Women’s Trade Union Commission publication. Compiled by Edna Ryan and others.32pp. (No cover). .
A8458(viii) Three issues of Mejane 1971, one issue 1973 ; Paper “1980 Caroline Chisholm Lecture” by Jill Wran, 35pp. ; UN Report: “World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women” 37pp.,1980.
A8458(ix) Nine photographs of a parade at [May Day? Newcastle Sports Ground ?] ; Writing pad with notes including references to a voyage to England and Mr. Earsman ; List of Labor Movement Books from Goulds Book Arcade ; Paper: “The Quest for power” 4pp. ; “Women and Labour Conference” pp.79-117  ; Newcastle Herald, Friday October 1, 1999, BHP closure ; correspondence ; clippings ; Article: “Australians in Spain”, by A. Inglis ; Article on Anzacs, typed on reverse of the previous material.
A8458(x) Correspondence to NSW Parliament 1988 ; Leaflets on Abortion ; Lists of NSW and Federal Members of Parliament. 1986-1988.
A8458(xi) May Day, Newcastle, leaflets, clippings, photographs. 1954-1972.
A8458(xii) Microfiche, correspondence relating to Barbara Curthoys dismissal from the Hunter Region Working Women’s Centre. 1975.
A8458(xiii) Review by Barbara Curthoys of “Herbert Moxon, a victim of Bolshevisation of the Communist Party”, 3pp. 1995 ; correspondence from Ann Turner. 1996.
A8458(xiv) Articles relating to Socialist Party of Australia ; leaflets, correspondence ; “United Action”, 1972-73 ; “CPA 24TH National Congress”, 13pp. ; “Whither the Communist Party of Australia?” by M. Farooqi, 7pp. ; “The Socialist Perspective”, by Geoffrey Curthoys. 6pp. ; Newsletter: “Union of Australian Women”, 1972 ; Newsletter: “Women’s International Democratic Federation Council”. 1972.
A8458(xv) Leaflets relating to the Socialist Party of Australia - minutes, policy documents ; “United Action” issues ; correspondence, including National Library of Australia.
A8459(i) Hunter Valley Development League. Amendments. 6 sheets. [1955?]
A8459(ii) UAW Minutes. 1955-1956.
A8459(iii) UAW Correspondence. 1956.
A8459(iv) UAW Correspondence. 1955
A8459(v) UAW Correspondence, and some minutes. 1954
A8459(vi) Today’s Children Tomorrow’s Future. …International Year of the Child…UAW. 1977.
A8459(vii) UAW Newcastle – minutes (recorded in exercise book), 1953.
A8459(viii) UAW minutes (recorded in a duplicate carbon book), 1973-1976.
A8459(ix) Union of Australian Women Submission on the Situation of Women in Australia, prepared for the recent International Council Meeting of the WIDF,… 1978.
A8459(x) Resume of United Nations Studies Concerning the Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Corresponding Conventions. Published by UAW. 1974 ; UAW Women and Labour Conference Sydney, May 12-14, 1978. Papers ; Notes from the Conference (handwritten) ; Migrants in the Labour Force 1972 to 1976. ABS No. 6.67. 1977 ; Family policy statement, 1980. 1974-1980.
A8460(i) Notepads (5) concerning History of the Communist Party of Australia. Indexing, references. 1920-1965.
A8460(ii) Notebook – visit to Russia – notes taken at lectures, Conference. Cyrillic characters, words, further notes at back. [1990?]
A8460(iii) Exercise book – notes on the history of the CPA, 1922-1929.
A8460(iv) United Front. * “Third, Communist, International”. Speech recorded for the Gramophone, by Lenin, March 1919. 18pp. (photocopy)
*History notes of the Russian Revolution.
*Draft statement on S.P.A. approach to ALP and definition of character of ALP. 4 pp. 1977.
*New draft. 4pp. .
*Dimitrov accuses the Nazis. 32pp. 1942.
*The Need for a Revolutionary Leadership. 38pp. . photocopy.
*Extract from speech by Georgi Dimitroff. 1935. (3 copies)
A8460(v) Reprints: Communist Party articles. 1919-1943.
A8460(vi) Communist Party articles 1928-1929.
A8460(vii) Translations of German language documents concerning World War II. 1940-1941.
A8460(viii) The Comintern, the CPA, and the Impact of Harry Wicks, by Barbara Curthoys. Article and correspondence. 1993.
A8460(ix) Vic Bird and Bill Bird, correspondence, union card, photocopy of delegates to Trade Union Congress, 1937. 1991.
A8460(x) Index to Communist Party documents 1922 to 1945. Contents pages photocopy – unidentified journal. [Australian Journal of Politics & History ?]. .
A8460(xi) WIDF statements on Korea. [1952?] ; Moscow financial aid to Communist Parties internationally. 1953-1998.
A8460(xii) History of Australian Feminisms Conference programme. 1952 ; Correspondence from Joy Damousi re her article “The Woman Comrade; Equal of Different?”. 1992.
A8460(xiii) Historical items: Moscow trip 1990 addresses. noes, 1990 ; Membership Card and Rules and Constitution of Unemployed Workers’ Movement, 1931 ; New Housewives Association membership card 1947 ; Ticket to Peggy Hill Memorial Dinner 1981 ;Tom Nelson tribute programme 1973 ; cuttings, article. 1994.
A8460(xiv) Jack Ryan. Notes. [1920-30].
A8460(xv) Moxon. Notes. [1920-30].
A8460(xvi) The Queensland Resolution. 1927. Letter, articles, newspaper articles, (from microfilm).
A8460(xvii) Frank Cain’s article ; correspondence. 1992.
A8460(xviii) Translation of Russian Index of Comintern Papers. 1920-1940.
A8460(xix) Friedrich Firsov, Tony Saich, Malcolm Sylvers, Gregory S. Kealey, Kerry Taylor –articles on history of Communism. 1917-1990.
A8460(xx) Articles by Kerry Taylor and John Pomeroy. 1991
A8460(xxi) Copies of documents relating to CPA History. 1930-31.
A8460(xxii) Index [handwritten] to Communist Party Archives, Comintern Archives ; Notes on the archives. 1920-1940.
A8461(i) Souvenir cards, programme, certificate. 1992.
A8461(ii) CPA historical records pertaining to J. Kavanagh. 1920-1930.
A8461(iii) CPA History – articles, photograph, correspondence. 1920-1990.
A8461(iv) CPA, Newcastle and Northern NSW Committee – expulsion correspondence, 1970 ; Report of visit to China, by D. Olive, 1961.
A8461(v) CPA, CPA, Newcastle and Northern NSW Committee – correspondence, notes, documents ; Enquiry proceedings of expulsion of members. 1970-71.
A8461(vi) CPA 22nd National Congress, 27-30 March 1970 minutes, 15 pp. , Resolutions and Proposals, 53 pp. ; clippings, documents. 1970.
A8461(vii) CPA – Split – 1970. Documents, clippings.
A8461(viii) CPA – Split. Articles in the Press, e.g. Fred Wells. Documents. 1970.
A8461(ix) Czechoslovakia Split, clippings. 1970.
A8461 (x) CPA – Split. Documents, correspondence. 1971.
A8461(xi) SPA – clippings, correspondence. 1971-2, 1980.
A8461(xii) Czechoslovakia: different assessments, London, New York, Prague. 32pp. 1968.
A8461(xiii) Letter on Czechoslovakia in “Tribune”, clippings, 1989-90 ; Correspondence on CPA 1986 ; German article about GDR, 1990.
A8461(xiv) SPA – attack on Trade Unions – document ; correspondence. 1983.
A8461(xv) SPA - Statement by ten (10) C.C. members, document, 14pp ; letter, 5pp. 1984.
A8461(xvi) SPA – clippings, correspondence, documents. 1970-72.
A8461(xvii) Clippings, election leaflets for Geoffrey Curthoys, book review by Barbara Curthoys ; documents for International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties, Moscow, June 1969. 1964-1975.
A8462(i) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence In – 1982-84.
A8462(ii) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence Out – Feb. 1983-July 1985.
A8462(iii) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence In – 1985-86.
A8462(iv) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence Out – 1986.
A8462(v) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence Out – 1987-91.
A8462(vi) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence In – 1989-90.
A8462(vii) Australian Peace Committee – Correspondence ; Dennis Wyatt Fund. 1989.
A8462(viii) Australian Peace Committee – Annual reports – 1982-91.
A8462(ix) Australian Peace Committee – Ledger – 1979-85.
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