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Christabel Chamarette Collection

Christabel Chamarette is a political activist and was a Greens (WA) Senator from 1992 to 1996.

The collection consists of papers, books, political posters, newspaper clippings, various publications and ephemera gathered during Christabel’s term as Greens (WA) Senator.

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Image of Christabel Chamarette: CC BY-SA 2.5 au

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Christabel Chamarette Collection, QB 42, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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Paget Collection

Roger K. Paget was an Emeritus Professor of Political Economy and Asian Studies at Lewis & Clark College (Portland, Oregon). Since the 1950s, Paget made Indonesia the focus of his career.

The collection consists of approximately 200 books on various aspects of the Netherlands Indies such as the colonial history, economic development, adat or customary law and the colonial legal system. The works date from the 19th century to the first half of the 20th century. The works are written in Dutch, English, German, French and Indonesian. The collection also includes photographs.

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Fragile items and those not individually catalogued are housed in a boxed collection with call number QB 14 and a box and Paget number. Complete the call number section of the request form with these details. For example, QB 14 Box 1 PAGET/11.

All other items in the collection are individually catalogue, with call number QX, QY, or QZ and Paget number. Complete the call number section of the request form with these details. For example, QX PAGET 100.

Items which have been individually catalogued, including supplementary material, can be retrieved by call number search: QB 14 BOX.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paget Collection, QB 14, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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Political Pamphlet Collection

The main areas covered by the political pamphlet collection are Communism (Marxism/Leninism), Fascism, the Vietnam War, anti-nuclear movement, trade unionism, ALP and Liberal Party publications.

The collection consists of approximately 2,000 A5 size pamphlets published from the early 1900’s to the 1970’s.

 

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Political Pamphlet Collection, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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Diana Warnock Collection

Diana Warnock is a former Western Australian radio broadcaster, women’s rights activist and state politician. She was a member of the WA Legislative Assembly from 1993 to 2001.

The collection consists of correspondence and various papers relating to Diana’s political career and activism.

Image of Diana Warnock: © Parliament of Western Australia

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Diana Warnock Collection, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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Douglas Social Credit Movement of Western Australia Papers and Correspondence

The social credit movement is an interdisciplinary distributive philosophy developed by C.H. Douglas.

The collection consists of papers, correspondence, clippings and notes. The collection also includes correspondence with Sir Walter Murdoch.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Douglas Social Credit Movement of Western Australia Papers and Correspondence, QB 9, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

Law

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Holmes à Court Collection

The Holmes à Court Collection is a snapshot of what materials a practicing lawyer working in the 1960’s to 1980’s had in their office.

The collection consists of law books and journals collected by Robert Holmes à Court, and donated to the Geoffrey Bolton Library after his death.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Holmes à Court Collection, Special Collections, Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch, Western Australia.

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