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In Her Gift: Women Philanthropists in Australian History, The Australian Women's Register (c. 1860 - )

From
c. 1860
Occupations
ANZSRC
Website
http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/wiph/home.html
Location
Escholarship Research Centre Level 2, Thomas Cherry Building The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010

Summary

In Her Gift: Women Philanthropists in Australian History aggregates and makes accessible to a broad audience, research about Australian women's philanthropy and women philanthropists since the mid nineteenth century. It links research findings (current in 2007) to the Australian Women's Register. This project links to a database containing biographical notes on over thirty Australian women philanthropists, along with details of relevant bibliographical and archival resources and a thematic essay.

Users can: browse an alphabetical list of philanthropists; browse alphabetical lists of archival and published resources; browse images and search the register of Australia Women


Dr Barbara Lemon was principal researcher for the project.

Funding for this project was provided by the Australian Research Council and the National Foundation for Australian Women

Sources used to compile this entry: In Her Gift is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License. Rights to images used in the exhibition vary. Please contact the Australian Women's Archives Project for details: http://www.womenaustralia.info/contact.html.

Nikki Henningham

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National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

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and vested in each of the authors in respect of their contributions from 2000

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The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124