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Archives of the Women's College, University of Sydney

Title
Archives of the Women's College, University of Sydney
Repository
The Women's College, University of Sydney
Reference
https://www.thewomenscollege.com.au/about/library-and-archives/
Date Range
1892 -
Description

The College Archives are located in the Vere Hole Resource Centre. They cover the full range of the College's history, from its establishment in 1892 up to the present day. They also hold the personal papers of several of the College's principals, including Louisa MacDonald (founding Principal) and Doreen Langley (Principal 1957-1974). The Archives reflect the life and work of the College, its residents, and its staff.

Major Holdings•
•Women's College Council and sub-committees: Minutes 1891- (2m); finance records (2m); architectural plans & specifications for College buildings 1892- (10m).
•Women's College: Calendar 1893-1989 & Journal 1992- (annual report) (1m); Administration records 1892- (25m); Student record cards & Roll books 1892-1939 (8m).
•Students' Club & sub-committees: Magazine 1914- (1m); Minutes 1917- (5m).
•College and Students: photographic collection 1892- (8m).
•The Ladies' Committee of the Women's College Fund: Minutes, correspondence & miscellaneous printed material 1887-1895 (1m).
•Individuals: personal correspondence of Louisa Macdonald to Eleanor Grove 1892-1898; manuscript and correspondence of Christopher Brennan and John Le Gay Brereton concerning A Mask (1913).

Quantity
70 m
Access
Please send research enquiries to archives@thewomenscollege.com.au.
Finding Aid

•Annable, Rosemary, (compiler) Women's College Archives Shelf List, 1991.

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