- 1905-1985 (Creation)
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33 boxes, 1 parcel.
Name of creator
Daisy Marchisotti was born in 1904. She worked as a stenographer. In the 1940s her interest in the left-wing movement developed and she became an activist. Marchisotti became a member of the Communist Party of Australia, and in the 1950s left a better-paying job to work for the CPA. In 1964, she was part of the women's delegation for the CPA to the Soviet Union. Marchisotti also worked for Aboriginal corporations and edited the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders newsletter. She wrote articles on the CPA, Aboriginal affairs and racism.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1905-1982.
Collection alternatively titled as: Daisy Marchisotti Collection.
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Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, articles, cards, photographs, publications, typescripts, manuscripts, booklets, notebooks, diaries, theatre programmes, agendas, constitutions, minutes, reports, receipts, accounts, legislation, research material, notes, press statements, propaganda, submissions, tapes, posters, plans, family history, map, Aboriginal flag.
Bulk of papers from 1961 to 1982.
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Related units of description
The Australian women's register, AWH002398
This collection may contain culturally sensitive words or descriptions, some of which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Revised, AM, 01-Jun-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.