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Australian Feminists

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains two printed articles by Judith Allen: ‘Our deeply degraded sex’ and ‘The animal in man’: Rose Scott, Feminism and Sexuality 1890-1925’, Australian Feminist Studies, No. 7-8, Summer 1988; ‘Octavius Beale re-considered: Infanticide, baby-farming and abortion in NSW 1880-1939’ in What Rough Beast? The State and Social Order in Australian History, (Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1982). Details Australian feminist Rose Scott and analyses birth demographics to analyse the pressures on 19th and 20th century Australian women. Subject matter date range is c. 1947-1939.


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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