MS 9147
Papers of Daniela Torsh


SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

  • Papers: 1970-82
  • 0.84m. (6 boxes)
  • Folders 1-28 and 84-90 available for reference; folders 29-83 closed until 2005.

Files maintained by Torsh in her capacity as Consultant for the Schools Commission and Executive Officer with the Steering Committee for the enquiry into social change and the education of women. The papers comprise a sequence of cutting files on the education of women and other women's issues; a numbered sequence of files relating to the enquiry into social change and the education of women containing cuttings, correspondence, interviews, drafts, reports, speeches, minutes, notes, legislation and other papers; and other files on women in film and other topics.

The papers were donated to the Library by Ms Torsh in 1987.

BOX LIST

Cutting files, 1970-75

Cuttings assembled for the enquiry into social change and the education of women from the Sydney Morning Herald, West Australian, Courier Mail, Canberra Times, Financial Review, National Times and other Australian newspapers.

Box 1

Folder

1 Alternative education, 1974-75

2 Areas of special needs- Aborigines, 1975

3 Areas of special need- Migrants, 1974-75

4 Areas of special need- Other, 1975

5 Child care, 1974-75

6 Counselling, 1975

7 Countering sexism, sex role stereotyping, 1974-75

8 Curriculum, 1975

9 Educational performance, 1975

10 Education- policy and financing, 1975

11 Employment, 1974-75

12 The family, n.d.

13 Health and welfare, 1974-75

14 Media, 1974

15 Pre-school, 1974-75

16 Primary education, 1975

17 Recurrent education, 1975

18 School organisation, 1975

19 Secondary education, 1973-75

20 Sexist comments- blatant anti-feminism, 1972-75

21 Sexuality and human relationships, 1974-75

22 Sex roles, 1974-75

23 Sport and physical education, 1975

24 Status- general, 1973-75

25 Teachers, 1974-75

Box 2

Folder

26 Tertiary education, 1970-75

27 Vocational guidance, 1974-75

28 Women's rights including International Women's Year, 1974-75

Social change and the education of women, 1974-75

Coded sequence of files relating to the Schools Commission Study Group on of the Committee on Social Change and the Education of Women.

Box 2

Folder

29 Royal Commission into Human Relationships (SCEW 48)

30 Bibliography: 'Social change and the education of women' editing copy and papers (SCEW 49)

31 Correspondence- Schools Commission- Report of Committee on social change and the education of women (SCEW 50)

Box 3

Folder

32 Correspondence- Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- minutes and papers (SCEW 53)

33 Correspondence- Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- reports (SCEW 57)

34 Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Queensland (SCEW 61)

35 Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- South Australia (SCEW 62)

36 Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Tasmania (SCEW 63)

37 Schools Commission- Study of subject choice and performance by sex- Victoria (SCEW 64)

38 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- suggestions for further research (SCEW 66)

39 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- vocational guidance study (SCEW 67)

40 Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- innovations (1) (SCEW 68)

41 Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- innovations (2) (SCEW 68)

Box 4

Folder

42 Correspondence- Schools Commission- submissions to- for 1975 (SCEW 69)

43 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Study of subject choice and performance by women (SCEW 72)

44 Correspondence- secondary education, school leavers/retention (SCEW 73)

45 Correspondence- secondary education, discrimination against girls (SCEW 74)

46 Correspondence- secondary education, secondary scholarships (SCEW 75)

47 Correspondence- secondary education- women's studies (SCEW 77)

48 Correspondence- sex education (SCEW 78)

49 Correspondence- sex education- Royal Commission on Human Relationships (SCEW 79)

50 Correspondence- sport, research study- the state of play (SCEW 80)

51 Sport study- Camperdown Primary School (SCEW 81)

52 Sport study- Canterbury Boys High School (SCEW 82)

53 Sport study- Canterbury Girls High School (SCEW 83)

54 Sport study- Cooerwull Primary School (Lithgow) (SCEW 84)

55 Sport study- Kogarah High School (SCEW 85)

56 Sport study- Lithgow High School (SCEW 86)

Box 5

Folder

57 Sport study- miscellaneous (SCEW 87)

58 Correspondence- status of women, Commission of Inquiry, Queensland (SCEW 88)

59 Correspondence- teachers- primary (SCEW 90)

60 Correspondence- teachers- problems of women (SCEW 92)

61 Correspondence- teachers- promotion (SCEW 93)

62 Correspondence- teachers- unions (SCEW 94)

63 Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- TAFE Committee (SCEW 95)

64 Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- Diamond Valley Learning Exchange (SCEW 96)

65 Correspondence- technical/further/recurrent education- access for women (SCEW 97)

66 Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- access of women (SCEW 98)

67 Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- women students (SCEW 99)

68 Correspondence- tertiary education, Colleges of Advanced Education- women's studies (SCEW 100)

69 Correspondence- tertiary education- Open University proposal (SCEW 102)

70 Correspondence- tertiary education- teachers' colleges- women's studies (SCEW 103)

71 Correspondence- tertiary education- women staff (SCEW 104)

72 Correspondence- tertiary education generally- access of women (SCEW 105)

73 Correspondence- tertiary education- universities- access of women (SCEW 106)

74 Correspondence- tertiary education- universities- women students (SCEW 107)

75 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- payments and accounts (SCEW 119)

76 Schools Commission- general (SCEW 133)

77 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Commonwealth Secondary Scholarship Study (SCEW 135)

78 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- report and working notes on country girls and women (SCEW 138)

79 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- Report- working notes on Aboriginal girls and women (SCEW 140)

80 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- innovations- grant- loan of films, film strips (SCEW 143)

81 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- job applications (SCEW 144)

82 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- general correspondence (SCEW 147)

83 Schools Commission- Study Group on Women- release of report- girls and society (SCEW 156)

Box 6

Folder

Other files, 1970-82

84 Australian Women in Education Conference (Melbourne, 1976)

85 Nimbin and Learning Exchange, 1973-78

86 Sydney Women's Film Group, 1979-80

87 Women, 1974-79

88 Women and film, 1973-82

89 Women- press clippings, 1970-71

90 Women's liberation, 1970