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Contains typescript articles, addresses and broadcasts by both Walshes on political and social issues significant in Australia's inter-war years such as strike, arbitration, Russia and communism, friendship with Japan and women's rights; papers on the Federated Seamen's Union of Australasia which include Accounts of the N.S.W. Branch, 1912, the General President's Weekly Expenditure Books for 1925 and 1926, a Register of Members for 1929, articles on court cases, minutes of meetings in 1925 and 1929, and papers on the industrial dispute at Innisfail in 1922; a few papers on the Australian Seamen's Union, including a draft constitution and rules; correspondence dating from 1906 containing union and personal letters; roneod and printed items such as The Voice of the People and The People Guild bulletins and International Anti-Communist Entente literature; and photographs relating to the feminist movement in Great Britain.
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn743606).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Thomas Walsh and Adela Pankhurst Walsh, National Library of Australia, MS 2123, [box number and series and/or file number]'.
This collection is held on microfilm, which is to be used under supervision and may only be viewed on a reader without printing facilities.
Adela Pankhurst Walsh: Feminist. Activist in the Australia First movement and the Australian Women’s Guild of Empire. Daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst.
Thomas Walsh: Trade union leader. General Secretary, Federated Seamen’s Union of Australasia, 1919-1921 and General President, 1921-1926.