Guide to the Papers of Daniela Torsh

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MS 9147 et al

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Collection Summary

Creator
Daniela Torsh
Title
Papers of Daniela Torsh
Date Range
ca. 1967-2007
Collection Number
MS 9147 et al
Extent
3.6 metres (14 boxes, 1 carton, 3 folio boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Files maintained by Torsh in her capacity as Consultant for the Schools Commission and Executive Officer with the Steering Committee for the enquiry into social change and the education of women.

The papers comprise a sequence of cutting files on the education of women and other women's issues; a numbered sequence of files relating to the enquiry into social change and the education of women containing cuttings, correspondence, interviews, drafts, reports, speeches, minutes, notes, legislation and other papers; and other files on women in film and other topics.

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn170905).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Daniela Torsh, National Library of Australia, [class number, box number and series and/or file number]'.

Provenance

The papers were donated to the Library by Ms Torsh in 1987.

Finding Aid Source(s)

Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.

Collection Retrieval Advice

Please note: each consignment in this collection has a separate box number sequence (i.e. there may be multiple Box 1s). Please cite the relevant Class number as well as the Box number when requesting retrieval of material from the collection.

Item Descriptions

Class MS 9147. Original consignment

Comprises 1. Cuttings files, 1970-1975, relating to the education of women and other women's issues. 2. Files relating to the Enquiry into social change and the education of women containing cuttings, correspondence, interviews, drafts, reports, speeches, minutes, notes, legislation and other papers, 1974-1975. 3. Other files, 1970-1982, on women and film and other topics. 4. Various journals, reports and publications such as Scarlet woman, Womanspeak, Sydney Women's Liberation newsletter, Women in the ABC: report of Task force on equal opportunity for women, July 1977, Sexism in education, and, the Women and Labor Conference newsletter.

Contained in 8 boxes, 1 carton, 2 fol. boxes.

Series [unnumbered]. Cutting files, 1970-75

Cuttings assembled for the enquiry into social change and the education of women from the Sydney Morning Herald, West Australian, Courier Mail, Canberra Times, Financial Review, National Times and other Australian newspapers.

Alternative education, 1974-75 (File 1) - Box 1
Areas of special needs- Aborigines, 1975 (File 2) - Box 1
Areas of special need- Migrants, 1974-75 (File 3) - Box 1
Areas of special need- Other, 1975 (File 4) - Box 1
Child care, 1974-75 (File 5) - Box 1
Counselling, 1975 (File 6) - Box 1
Countering sexism, sex role stereotyping, 1974-75 (File 7) - Box 1
Curriculum, 1975 (File 8) - Box 1
Educational performance, 1975 (File 9) - Box 1
Education- policy and financing, 1975 (File 10) - Box 1
Employment, 1974-75 (File 11) - Box 1
The family, n.d (File 12) - Box 1
Health and welfare, 1974-75 (File 13) - Box 1
Media, 1974 (File 14) - Box 1
Pre-school, 1974-75 (File 15) - Box 1
Primary education, 1975 (File 16) - Box 1
Recurrent education, 1975 (File 17) - Box 1
School organisation, 1975 (File 18) - Box 1
Secondary education, 1973-75 (File 19) - Box 1
Sexist comments- blatant anti-feminism, 1972-75 (File 20) - Box 1
Sexuality and human relationships, 1974-75 (File 21) - Box 1
Sex roles, 1974-75 (File 22) - Box 1
Sport and physical education, 1975 (File 23) - Box 1
Status- general, 1973-75 (File 24) - Box 1
Teachers, 1974-75 (File 25) - Box 1
Tertiary education, 1970-75 (File 26) - Box 2
Vocational guidance, 1974-75 (File 27) - Box 2
Women's rights including International Women's Year, 1974-75 (File 28) - Box 2

Series [unnumbered]. Social change and the education of women, 1974-75

Coded sequence of files relating to the Schools Commission Study Group on of the Committee on Social Change and the Education of Women.

Royal Commission into Human Relationships (SCEW 48) (File 29) - Box 2
Bibliography: 'Social change and the education of women' editing copy and papers (SCEW 49) (File 30) - Box 2
Correspondence- Schools Commission- Report of Committee on social change and the education of women (SCEW 50) (File 31) - Box 2
Correspondence- Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- minutes and papers (SCEW 53) (File 32) - Box 3
Correspondence- Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- reports (SCEW 57) (File 33) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Queensland (SCEW 61) (File 34) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- South Australia (SCEW 62) (File 35) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Tasmania (SCEW 63) (File 36) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Victoria (SCEW 64) (File 37) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- suggestions for further research (SCEW 66) (File 38) - Box 3
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- vocational guidance study (SCEW 67) (File 39) - Box 3
Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- innovations (1) (SCEW 68) (File 40) - Box 3
Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- innovations (2) (SCEW 68) (File 41) - Box 3
Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- for 1975 (SCEW 69) (File 42) - Box 4
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Study of subject choice and performance by women (SCEW 72) (File 43) - Box 4
Correspondence- secondary education, school leavers/retention (SCEW 73) (File 44) - Box 4
Correspondence- secondary education, discrimination against girls (SCEW 74) (File 45) - Box 4
Correspondence- secondary education, secondary scholarships (SCEW 75) (File 46) - Box 4
Correspondence- secondary education- women's studies (SCEW 77) (File 47) - Box 4
Correspondence- sex education (SCEW 78) (File 48) - Box 4
Correspondence- sex education- Royal Commission on Human Relationships (SCEW 79) (File 49) - Box 4
Correspondence- sport, research study- the state of play (SCEW 80) (File 50) - Box 4
Sport study- Camperdown Primary School (SCEW 81) (File 51) - Box 4
Sport study- Canterbury Boys High School (SCEW 82) (File 52) - Box 4
Sport study- Canterbury Girls High School (SCEW 83) (File 53) - Box 4
Sport study- Cooerwull Primary School (Lithgow) (SCEW 84) (File 54) - Box 4
Sport study- Kogarah High School (SCEW 85) (File 55) - Box 4
Sport study- Lithgow High School (SCEW 86) (File 56) - Box 4
Sport study- miscellaneous (SCEW 87) (File 57) - Box 5
Correspondence- status of women, Commission of Inquiry, Queensland (SCEW 88) (File 58) - Box 5
Correspondence- teachers- primary (SCEW 90) (File 59) - Box 5
Correspondence- teachers- problems of women (SCEW 92) (File 60) - Box 5
Correspondence- teachers- promotion (SCEW 93) (File 61) - Box 5
Correspondence- teachers- unions (SCEW 94) (File 62) - Box 5
Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- TAFE Committee (SCEW 95) (File 63) - Box 5
Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- Diamond Valley Learning Exchange (SCEW 96) (File 64) - Box 5
Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- access for women (SCEW 97) (File 65) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- access of women (SCEW 98) (File 66) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- women students (SCEW 99) (File 67) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- women's studies (SCEW 100) (File 68) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education- Open University proposal (SCEW 102) (File 69) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education- teachers' colleges- women's studies (SCEW 103) (File 70) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education- women staff (SCEW 104) (File 71) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education generally- access of women (SCEW 105) (File 72) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education- universities- access of women (SCEW 106) (File 73) - Box 5
Correspondence- tertiary education- universities- women students (SCEW 107) (File 74) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- payments and accounts (SCEW 119) (File 75) - Box 5
Schools Commission- general (SCEW 133) (File 76) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Commonwealth Secondary Scholarship Study (SCEW 135) (File 77) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- report and working notes on country girls and women (SCEW 138) (File 78) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Report- working notes on Aboriginal girls and women (SCEW 140) (File 79) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- innovations- grant- loan of films, film strips (SCEW 143) (File 80) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- job applications (SCEW 144) (File 81) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- general correspondence (SCEW 147) (File 82) - Box 5
Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- release of report- girls and society (SCEW 156) (File 83) - Box 5

Series [unnumbered]. Other files, 1970-82

Australian Women in Education Conference (Melbourne, 1976) (File 84) - Box 6
Nimbin and Learning Exchange, 1973-78 (File 85) - Box 6
Sydney Women's Film Group, 1979-80 (File 86) - Box 6
Women, 1974-79 (File 87) - Box 6
Women and film, 1973-82 (File 88) - Box 6
Women- press clippings, 1970-71 (File 89) - Box 6
Women's liberation, 1970 (File 90) - Box 6

Class Acc11-141. Consignment added 2011

Comprises conference papers, newspaper cuttings, realia, sound tapes, correspondence, journals and newsletters (including Refractory Girl) and documentary treatments amongst other material. Papers deal with the political and social activities and profile of Daniela Torsh.

Contained in 3 boxes, 1 fol. box.

Class Acc13-011. Consignment added 2013

Comprises papers covering a wide range of Torsh's research and career, including PhD research material; notes and articles relating to Hungarian film director Istvan Szabo; correspondence; copies of various published articles and journals, by Torsh and others; research notes for articles;notes and drafts relating to the publication Refractory girl; notes and reports relating to various Australian film organisations and events; ephemeral relating to women's rights.

Contained in 3 boxes.


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