Balaclava, Helen Maxwell, St Kilda Division and some other women candidates

Scope and Content

Scrapbook. Contains press cuttings and election material relating to Australian women candidates.

The scrapbook contained the following inserts:

1) Letter from Mabel S Grant, 1 Jul 1941, inserted at pp.22-23

2) Press cuttings: Melbourne Herald, 17 Aug 1943, 'No swing expected in Tasmania', with two smaller cuttings of electoral results in Parkes and West Sydney, inserted at pp.22-23

3) Press cuttings: giving electoral results in Macquarie, Perth and Wentworth (undated, but probably Aug 1943), inserted at pp.24-25

4) Constitution of the Council for Women in War Work, inserted at pp.26-27

5) Election material of the Council for Women in War Work: manifesto of Mrs Dyllis Monsborough for a State by-election; printed letter to the electors supporting Mrs Monsborough; announcement of meeting, 2 Aug 1942; flyer for International Women's Day meeting, 7 Mar 1943, inserted at pp.36-37

Related Material

See also oversize material now held in 7EMH/16