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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Barry Christophers, National Library of Australia, [class number, box number and series and/or file number]'.
The c. 250 files in this collection were in no discernible order when they were received by the Library in 1989. The following arrangement is therefore one devised by staff of the Manuscripts Section.
Copies of the following serials in Box 26 were sent to Australian Selection at the time of sorting:
• Aboriginal and islander forum, 1975-8
• Origin, 1969-72
• Aboriginal quarterly, 1968-9.
Comprises approximately 250 files containing correspondence, minutes, news cuttings, pamphlets, petitions, reports, ronoed documents, addresses, transcripts, material pertaining to Supreme and Industrial Court matters, newsletters and other papers relating chiefly to Aboriginal affairs throughout Australia. The principal correspondents include Frank Stevens, Josie Briggs, Gordon Bryant and Joe McGinness.
Contained in 30 boxes.
Note: Papers re the Queensland trust funds campaign in Series 6.
Comprises files of correspondence, reports, conference papers and cuttings relating to Christophers' involvement in the FCAATSI and his interest in indigenous issues generally. The instalment also includes files on the case of Aboriginal stockman John Belia.
Contained in 3 cartons.
Comprises correspondence, typescripts, wage statements, press releases, newsletters, newspaper cuttings, printed material and other papers. The papers largely relate to Chrisophers' involvement with FCAATSI and his interest in indigenous issues, the trust fund campaign and the 1967 referendum, and, more recently, the 1995 Cultural Diversity Conference and the death of Joe McGinness in 2003. There are also offprints of two articles by Christophers relating to the surgeon Frederic Wood Jones, 1995-1996.
Contained in 1 box.
Comprises reports, articles and correspondence relating to the Petford Training Farm, 1989-2002, Cape York Justice Study by Justice Tony Fitzgerald, 2001, and related papers.