Collection UQFL307 - Madeleine McPherson Papers

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Madeleine McPherson Papers


  • 1978-1984. (Creation)

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3 boxes.

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Biographical history

Librarian and political advocate Madeleine McPherson was born in Brisbane 1941. She has held a variety of positions within Queensland branches of the Australian Labor Party at State and local level and served on numerous committees. She has also been a member of a range of organisations including the Queensland Council of Civil Liberties, Australia-China Society, Family Planning Assoc (Qld), Amnesty International, Queensland Women's Coalition, and People for Nuclear Disarmament.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1978-1984
Collection alternatively titled as: Madeleine McPherson Collection.

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Correspondence, leaflets, brochures, minute books, membership lists, newsletters, press clippings, publicity material relating to activities of various Queensland branches and organizations to which she belonged, including Australian Labor Party branches and factions, the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties and the Australia-China Society.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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