Collection UQFL170 - Fabian Society of Queensland Records

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Fabian Society of Queensland Records


  • 1956-1987. (Creation)

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4 boxes.

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Administrative history

The Fabian Society of Queensland had its origins in the Fabian Society founded in London in 1884 by Bernard Shaw and Sydney Webb. The society was dedicated to promoting socialist theory In Australia, the first Fabian Society was established in 1891 in South Australia. The Melbourne Fabian Society was established in 1895. The Fabian Society of Queensland was formed in 1955. Its President was Joe Harris. The Queensland Fabian Society is a branch of the Australian Fabian Society.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records, 1956-1987
Collection alternatively titled as: Fabian Society of Queensland Collection.

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Scope and content

Leaflets; press clippings; newsletters; periodicals; constitutions; minutes; correspondence (in and out); cassette tape; pamphlets; financial records.

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Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Ephemera of the Fabian Society of Queensland and other state branches are available at the Fabian Society of Queensland Ephemera FVF179

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 22-Apr-2020; Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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