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This collection comprises Aitchison's diaries, letters, book reviews, press clippings, photographs, short stories, publications and a play. Included are Aitchison's drafts and memoirs titled "Memoirs: interviews with politicians" (undated), "Memoirs: one of Packer's boys" (undated), "Memoirs: lobbying for the rag trade" (undated). The collection also includes papers and correspondence between the Australian Confederation of Apparel Manufacturers (ACAM) and the Tariff board such as draft reports, newsletters and letters dating back to 1964, and during Aitchison's time working with trade and commerce, up until 1985. Also included are three editions of the Wings magazine containing Aitchison's three-part article on the 1927 Dole air race. Other items in this collection are: two letters from Kylie Tennant, a letter to Aitchison from Senator Steele Hall, a hand typed statement by Arthur Calwell for the press gallery regarding church and politics, photographs of politicians and a manuscript for a "political school book".
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Ray Aitchison, National Library of Australia, [class/series/file/item number(s)]'.
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This consignment includes the memoirs of political historian and oral history interviewer - Ray Aitchison; photos of politicians, letter from Senator Steele Hall
This consignment includes diaries, letters, book reviews, press clippings photos, short stories of R Aitchison, political historian and oral history interviewer
This consignment includes letters from Kylie Tennant, MS for a 'political scrapbook', photographs and card of draft memoirs and 50 unpublished short stories
Contains parts one to four of Ray Aitchison's memoirs as well as a three-part article on the 1927 Dole Air Race on two computer discs. Three editions of Wings magazine are also contained in the accession with a hardcopy version of the of Dole Air Race article.
Comprises correspondence, notes, ephemera, cuttings and other printed material, primarily relating to Aitchison's work with trade and commerce; copies of Aitchison's memoirs; and a handwritten statement by Arthur Calwell.
A bloke called Hibiscus; Encounter with Politicians; Global Village
Here and there; The California Brigade
Copies of children's stories, drama, humour
Calwell typed 1 page commenting on his position on church and political matters dated and signed 11:20am May 12 
Evidence and correspondence
Ray Aitchison's satirical column "The Lobbyist" entries
1 of 2: correspondence/papers
2 of 2: correspondence/papers: including ACAM's dispute with the Rural Lobby - Chamber of Manufacturers V's National Famers Federation
Overseas study tour - correspondence Jan-Jul 1971; Industry travel 1974
Correspondence/clippings plus some earlier items
See also Menswear Ragtrader magazine Box 1 for Ray Aitchison's 1984 column entries
Correspondence/clippings - Jan-July 1982
Correspondence/clippings - Aug-Dec 1982
Correspondence and yearbooks
ACAM (Clothing Industry) lobbying
Correspondence during dispute, draft report, press releases and press clippings
Correspondence and newsletters
Correspondence, newsletters and press clippings
Statement for presentation to Tariff board on behalf of the Clothing Industry: Canberra hearing of inquiry on "Woven man-made fibre fabrics" Wed. 8th April 1964