Series 424 - Jill Matthews papers

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Jill Matthews papers


  • 1966 - 2018 (Creation)

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16 type 1 boxes, 1 type 2, 1 type 10 and 26 oversize items.
Boxes 18 - 46 are unprocessed and contents are not listed at item level.

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Professor Matthews completed a BA with Honours in 1970, and a PhD in 1979 at Adelaide University. Matthews taught history at Flinders, Adelaide, Sydney and Wollongong universities before being appointed Lecturer in the Women's Studies Program at ANU in 1984. Jill Matthews was the Foundation Director of the ANU Centre for Women’s Studies from 1995 to 1997, and was Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts from 1998 to 1999. In 2004 Matthews became Head of the History Program, ANU School of Social Sciences, and was Head of the School from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, she was appointed Head of the School of Cultural Inquiry, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU.

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The records include teaching and course material from history and women’s studies courses at ANU and other universities; correspondence; conference material; publications on feminism and sexuality; recorded lectures on audio cassettes and posters. Later additions contain research notebooks of research undertaken in libraries and archives to support Jill Matthews publications; transcripts of interviews with Lois Quarrel Hendry and Olga Varonas; research notes and manuscript for chapter in 'The thing she loves' ed. Kerry Greenwood; research notes and newsclippings for research on women and sport, women in film.


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Open access under a 30-year rule. Access to item 33 is restricted.

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Prepared by Greg Bell on 9 May 2011.
Updated by Greg Bell on 22 April 2013.




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