Guide to the Papers of Greg Weir

MS 8915

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Creator
Greg Weir
Title
Papers of Greg Weir
Date Range
1891-1995
Collection Number
MS 8915
Extent
7.65 metres (25 boxes + 3 fol. boxes + 1 fol. item + 23 elephant folios)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2846209).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Greg Weir, National Library of Australia, [class/volume/item number]'.

Item Descriptions

Class MS 8915. Original Consignment

MS 8915 comprises 25 files of correspondence, articles, cuttings, reports, minutes, posters and other papers assembled by Greg Weir during twenty years of political activism. The papers have been arranged into 25 sections or 'volumes' by Weir and include a comprehensive index to the archive. The material relates to gay and lesbian issues, homosexual law reform, the origin and development of the Palm Sunday rallies, the AIDS epidemic and civil liberties, particularly with respect to the gay and lesbian communities in Queensland (25 boxes).

File. Index to the papers including documents and conclusion (4 files) - Box 1

File. Draft index (1 volume) - Box 1

File. 4 computer disks containing data files for the index - Box 1

File. A list of Greg Weir's poster collection. - Box 1

File. Volume 1 - Gay and lesbian issues, before 1974 - Box 2

Doc. 1-205 (3 files)

File. Volume 2 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1974-75 - Box 2

Doc. 1-157 (2 files)

File. Volume 3 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1976 - Box 3

Doc. 1-129 (4 files)

File. Volume 4 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1977 - Box 4-5

Doc. 1a-300 (8 files), Appendix and diary

File. Volume 5 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1978 - Box 6

Doc. 1-125 (4 files) and diary

File. Volume 6 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1979 - Box 7

Doc. 1a-144 (4 files)

File. Volume 7 - Greg Weir legal case closes and other non-gay activities in the 1980s - Box 8

Doc. 1-279 (7 files)

File. Volume 8 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1980-81 - Box 9

Doc. 1-240 (4 files)

File. Volume 9 - AIDS, 1981-83 - Box 9

Doc. 1-133 (2 files)

File. Volume 10 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1982-83 - Box 10

Doc. 1-145 (3 files)

File. Volume 11 - Gay and lesbian issues, 10th National Conference, 1984 - Box 10

Doc. 1-151 (3 files)

File. Volume 12 - Gays, ABC, Keith Wright (ALP, Queensland) - Box 11

Doc. 1-60 (3 files)

File. Volume 13 - AIDS and Queensland and the Federal Election, 1984 - Box 11

Doc. 1-167 (3 files)

File. Volume 14 - Gays and Queensland, Sturgess Inquiry, 1984-87 - Box 12

Doc. 1-202 (4 files) and Appendix

File. Volume 15 - AIDS - testing and tracing campaign, 1985 - Box 13

Doc. 1-135 (3 files)

File. Volume 16 - Gays and lesbians - Queensland Liquor Act, 1985 - Box 13

Doc. 1-71b (2 files), Appendix, Attachments and Petitions

File. Volume 17 - AIDS (General), 1985 - Box 14

Doc. 1-497 (6 files)

File. Volume 18 - AIDS (General), 1986 - Box 15

Doc. 1-24b (2 files), Collections Jun-Aug, compilations

File. Volume 19 - AIDS - Queensland National Campaign, 1986 - Box 15

Doc. 1-109 (2 files), Letters of support, etc.

File. Volume 20 - AIDS (General), 1987 - Box 16

Doc. 1-8 (3 files), reports (Q.A.C.), compilations

File. Volume 21 - AIDS and Queensland Parliamentary leaders, 1987 - Box 17

Doc. 1-384 (5 files), Serendipity: some archival ballast

File. Volume 22 - Gay and lesbian issues, 1988-89 - Box 18

Doc. 1-225 (5 files)

File. Volume 23 - Gay and lesbian issues and Law Reform Queensland, 1989-90 - Box 19-23

Doc. 1-1171 (23 files)

File. Volume 24 - Gay and lesbian issues - Anti-discrimination, 1991- - Box 23-24

Doc. 1-400 (10 files)

File. Volume 25 - Greg Weir - some personal correspondence, etc. (1971-94) (14 files) - Box 25

2 handbooks: The Sydneian : Sydney Grammar School, 1969 and Church of England : Year Book of the Diocese of Brisbane, 197