Aborigines in Australia

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- carbon copy article 'Recruiting in the mandated territories of New Guinea and its influence on the national life of the natives' by G Pilhofer

- typescript 'League of Nations Enquiry into Status of Women in the World. Australian Native Women' by Edith Jones (15 Mar 1937)

- correspondence concerning article in 'The Ladder' about new Bill for penalising white men who have sex with Aborigines

- correspondence concerning copy of article from 'The Northern Standard' relating to measures adopted by authorities dealing with venereal diseases in Darwin, Northern Territory

- correspondence concerning treatment of Aboriginal women in Australia


- 'Discussion on Natives. Low moral tone. Legislators' comments resented' 'The Ladder' Australian Aborigines' Amelioration Association Feb 1937 (manuscript notes)

- 'Aborigines' page from 12th Annual Conference British Commonwealth League 1936