- 1930s-1998 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
31 boxes, 1 parcel, 1 item.
Name of creator
The Union of Australian Women was a national organisation, formed in 1950. Its aim was to work for the status and wellbeing of women across the world. It was involved in a wide variety of campaigns that concern women, and networked with other women's community and union groups on such issues. The national branch closed in 1995 and the Queensland branch disbanded in 1999.
Collection previously titled as: Records, 1930s-1998
Collection alternatively titled as: Union of Australian Women Collection.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Documents, leaflets, newspaper clippings and correspondence on various topics, banners, badges, posters, periodicals, photo album, constitution and programmes, rules, minutes, agendas, cashbooks, reports of local branches and Queensland Branch of Union of Australian Women, newsletters.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Unrestricted access, except access to Box 27 is restricted. Application for access to restricted material can be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Uploaded finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
View selected items from the Union of Australian Women Collection via UQ eSpace [link]
Related units of description
The Australian women's register, AWH001770
Alma MMS ID
Millennium Local System Number
Libraries Australia ID
Place access points
Name access points
- Union of Australian Women (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Revised, AM, 01-Jun-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.