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Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
The Aletta Jacobs Papers offer a rare insight into the struggle for women’ s rights. They show how Aletta Jacobs used her position as a medical doctor to fight for women’ s social and political rights. They also highlight how transnational feminist networks worked together in the fight for suffrage, education, birth control, labour rights and…
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
The 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition – Te Petihana Whakamana Pōti Wahine, was signed by close to a quarter of the New Zealand female adult population. It led to legislation that resulted in New Zealand becoming the first self-governing nation where women gained the same right as men to vote in general elections. The petition inscribed on the New…
Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)
Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)
Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement) was launched by President Park Chung Hee. It was a community-driven development program pursued during the 1970s and was a key long-term economic development program in the Republic of Korea. The Archives of Saemaul Undong are in the custody of two institutions and include presidential speeches, government…
Qiaopi and Yinxin Correspondence and Remittance Documents from Overseas Chinese
Qiaopi and Yinxin Correspondence and Remittance Documents from Overseas Chinese
Qiaopi, also known as ‘Yinxin’, refers to the remittances, letters, reports, account books and remittance receipts, resulting from communication in the 19th and 20th centuries between the many men who left China’s southeast coast to work overseas and their families and relatives living in Southeastern China. “Qiao” means emigrants and “pi” means…
Permanent Collection of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
Permanent Collection of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, and is the longest-serving First Lady of the United States. Most of the permanent Collection of the Eleanor…
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
The documentary heritage of the Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple demonstrates the significant role the Temple played disseminating Buddhist teaching and ideology, advocating for social change and reforms and improving the social status of women. The Collection was started in 1925 and dates from the late Ming Dynasty to the mid-twentieth century. It…
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection
The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection shines a light on a group of 175 New Zealand women, who over 75 years, from 1901-1975, served many of New Zealand’s poor and vulnerable yet to this day receive very limited recognition. The Deaconesses were an order for women in the Presbyterian Church. However, they could…
Annabella Boswell's Papers
Annabella Boswell's Papers
Annabella Alexandra Campbell Innes [1826-1914] was born and lived in New South Wales (including several years at Lake Innes, Port Macquarie). She moved to Scotland with her husband, Andrew Boswell, and children in 1856. She was a prolific diarist and letter writer who wanted to pass on her memories of her life in Australia and so she collected…
Seven Little Australians Manuscript by Ethel Turner
Seven Little Australians Manuscript by Ethel Turner
Ethel Turner (1870 – 1958) was an English-born Australian novelist and children's literature writer. Her best known work is her first novel, Seven Little Australians. The original 1893 manuscript is the tangible embodiment of Turner’s creative process. The novel Seven Little Australians was first published in 1894 and has been in print longer…
‘Core of my Heart’ (later ‘My Country’), Original Manuscript Draft Poem by Dorothea Mackellar
‘Core of my Heart’ (later ‘My Country’), Original Manuscript Draft Poem by Dorothea Mackellar
In 2017 Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968) became the first Australian woman writer to be honoured by UNESCO when the manuscript copy of ‘Core of My Heart’ (later ‘My Country’) was inscribed onto the Australian Memory of the World register. It was also the first literary work to be inscribed onto the Australian register. ‘My Country’, Mackellar’s…
term* : Right Truncation. The wildcard search: docu* would match docu, document, documents, documentary

*term : Left Truncation. The wildcard search: *man would match woman, human, man

*term* : A phrase is a group of words surrounded by double quotes such as *Gender Equality*

A&&B : Requires both terms on either side of the Boolean operator to be present for a match

color !blue : Requires that the following term not be present

 Search Result : 20 items found
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
The Aletta Jacobs Papers offer a rare insight into the struggle for women’ s rights. They show how Aletta Jacobs used her position as a medical doctor to fight for women’ s social and political rights. They also highlight how transnational feminist…
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
The 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition – Te Petihana Whakamana Pōti Wahine, was signed by close to a quarter of the New Zealand female adult population. It led to legislation that resulted in New Zealand becoming the first self-governing nation where…
Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)
Archives of Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)
Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement) was launched by President Park Chung Hee. It was a community-driven development program pursued during the 1970s and was a key long-term economic development program in the Republic of Korea. The Archives of…
Qiaopi and Yinxin Correspondence and Remittance Documents from Overseas Chinese
Qiaopi and Yinxin Correspondence and Remittance Documents from Overseas Chinese
Qiaopi, also known as ‘Yinxin’, refers to the remittances, letters, reports, account books and remittance receipts, resulting from communication in the 19th and 20th centuries between the many men who left China’s southeast coast to work overseas and…
Permanent Collection of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
Permanent Collection of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, and is the…
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
The documentary heritage of the Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple demonstrates the significant role the Temple played disseminating Buddhist teaching and ideology, advocating for social change and reforms and improving the social status of women. The…
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection
The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Deaconess Collection shines a light on a group of 175 New Zealand women, who over 75 years, from 1901-1975, served many of New Zealand’s poor and vulnerable yet to this day receive very limited…
Annabella Boswell's Papers
Annabella Boswell's Papers
Annabella Alexandra Campbell Innes [1826-1914] was born and lived in New South Wales (including several years at Lake Innes, Port Macquarie). She moved to Scotland with her husband, Andrew Boswell, and children in 1856. She was a prolific diarist and…
Seven Little Australians Manuscript by Ethel Turner
Seven Little Australians Manuscript by Ethel Turner
Ethel Turner (1870 – 1958) was an English-born Australian novelist and children's literature writer. Her best known work is her first novel, Seven Little Australians. The original 1893 manuscript is the tangible embodiment of Turner’s creative…
‘Core of my Heart’ (later ‘My Country’), Original Manuscript Draft Poem by Dorothea Mackellar
‘Core of my Heart’ (later ‘My Country’), Original Manuscript Draft Poem by Dorothea Mackellar
In 2017 Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968) became the first Australian woman writer to be honoured by UNESCO when the manuscript copy of ‘Core of My Heart’ (later ‘My Country’) was inscribed onto the Australian Memory of the World register. It was also…