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

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7EHM/07
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 H-M 7
  • Dates of Creation
      1943
  • Physical Description
      2 folders

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