Collection UA1 - Records of the Australian Federation of University Women - Tasmania

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Records of the Australian Federation of University Women - Tasmania


  • 1918 (Creation)

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8 type one boxes

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On 23 April 1918 the inaugural meeting of the Women's University Union Graduate Branch was held. That body affiliated in 1921 with the newly founded Australian Federation of University Women and assumed the title "Tasmanian Women Graduates' Association". The title changed in 1963 to the Tasmanian Association of University Women Graduates and in 1974 to "Australian Federation of University Women - Tasmania".
The Northern Branch was formed at an inaugural meeting on 19 June 1941 as a branch of the Tasmanian Women Graduates Association (as it was then called).
Australian Federation of University Women (Tasmania) Inc. (previous name, - 2009) now Australian Federation of Graduate Women (Tasmania)
As of 2010, Tasmanian membership of the Australian Federation of Graduate Women was being managed through the ACT branch.

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Deposited for safekeeping with University Archives by the Hon. Secretary of A.FU.W.Tas. 5 Nov.1969 and later additions. Northern Branch records (UA1/K) received Nov. 1971

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The collection consists of the records of the Australian Federation of University Women - Tasmania from 1918. Includes, minutes, reports, membership lists, newsletter and correspondence

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Available for research, except permission required for Northern Branch (UA1/K)

Conditions governing reproduction

This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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