Series 076/4 - Subject files

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AU AU-MTC 076/4


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  • 1942-2012 (Accumulation)

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Loose papers in manila folders, 8 boxes

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The inaugural meeting took place on 28th October at St Andrew's Cathedral Chapter House. Lady Hampden, the wife of the Governor, was the first President. On 16th November 1896, fifteen members were enrolled at a meeting at Government House. The first Annual General Meeting was held in 1898. It was incorporated in August 1996. The governing body of the branch is the Diocesan Council, with the working body the Executive Committee. Departments include Caritas, Deaneries, Education, Hospital visiting, Overseas and Northern Outreach, Prayer and Spirituality, Promotion and Development, Publication, Publicity and Social Responsibility. The Patron is and has been for many years the wife of the Archbishop of Sydney. Past patrons and presidents have been the wives of Governors of NSW.

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Aboriginal reconciliation seminar 1998
Australian Commonwealth Council (collected papers) 1988-1992
Australian Commonwealth Council minutes & conference reports 1983-1992
Agendas - meetings, elections, commissioning of committee members 1988-1994
AIDS leaflet and related correspondence 1992-1994
Anglican Counselling centre correspondence 1994-1996
Anglican Deaconess Institution centenary committee - brochures, minutes, correspondence 1990-1991
Anglican Men's Society 1988-1994
Anglican Radio sub-lease 1990
Anglican Youth Department 1995
Anne Graham Lotz visit - financial records, committee minutes, promotional material 1992
Archbishop's farewell - Bicentennial Park booking details, correspondence, catering, stalls, meeting minutes, publicity 2001
Australian Centenary - includes MU England centenary brochure 1976 and MU Sydney Jubilee brochure 1946 1946-1992
Australian Church Women - Winifred Kiek scholarship 1996-1997
Australian Church Women NSW State unit 1976-1996
Australian Council - general correspondence 1995-1996
Australian Council - meeting reports and correspondence 1994-1998
Australian Council policy statement 1986
Autonomy 1968-1973
Bank Accounts - certificates of exemption from bank accounts debits tax 1983
Bequests 1971-1992
Bible Society 1988-1996
Bicentennial BHP awards for the pursuit of excellence - nomination of Mrs D. Hulme-Moir 1988-1991
Bishops - correspondence re. role of MU 1993
Bishopscourt presentation 1994
Book launch - The Silver Cord by D. Hulme-Moir 1993-1995
Branch handbook and handouts 1995-1998
Caritas 1992-2007
Centenary celebrations 1995-1996
Centenary - presentations to 50-year members 1996
Centenary Bible 1995-1996
Centenary Festival service and lunch 1995-1996
Centenary thankoffering 1996-1997
Child abuse 1990
Central President's visit 1987
Chaplaincy project - hospital chaplains 1992-1994
Chaplains 1985-1995
Children's hospitals (RNS, Royal Alexandra) 1991-1994
Children's forum - The Children's Hospital, Camperdown 1992-1994
Children's hospital - Patients from Papua New Guinea 1991-1994
Christianity Explained course 1993-1998
Commissioning of office bearers 1989-1998
Conference centre information 1981-1988
Conflict resolution skills checklist 1990
Core committee minutes and reports 1987-1992
Correspondence (general) 1974-1996
Correspondence (general) 1997-1999
Correspondent in England 1991-1993
Counselling course 1981-1984
Court morning teas – history 1963-1984
Days of prayer 1993-2003
Deanery support committee 1990
Decade of evangelism 1989-1990
Executive Committee matters 1990-1996
Executive evaluation 1987-1990
Extension fund 1970-1996
Extension fund tidy-up 1995
Family summit 1992-1993
Farewell to Marie Robinson from MU and GFS 1992-1993
Florence Mahoney (guest speaker from the Gambia, West Africa) 1989-1990
Funshine Day (at children's hospitals) 1993
Future Directions 1996-1997
Garden party at Bishopscourt 1996
Gilbulla Conference Centre, Menangle, NSW 1990-1994
Government House garden party 1992
Great MU drawing competition 1998
Growing up without God 1998
Walter & Eliza Hall trust 1973-1992
Harbour cruise for world president 1994-1995
History - Sydney Diocese 1991-1996
Home Mission Society 1986-1996
Hospital visiting 1995-1998
Hospital visiting - Bibles for babies 1988-1991
House of Hope 1998-1999
I believe and trust - Bible study course 1999
International Year of the Family 1994
Jenipha Wasonga's visit 2000-2001
Jesus Celebrations 1999-2000
Jubilee Australia 2002-2003
Lady Hoskins bequest 1987-1988
Leadership workshops 2000
Let's Celebrate 1997
Letters to members 2008-2012
Link branches 1962-1992
Live-in conference program 1984-1985
Lone parent support program 1996-1997
Lunchtime branch 1990-1991
Luncheon for Elizabeth Appleby (President of MU Australia) 1993
Macarthur outreach 1985-1990
Mailing to branches 1984-2005
Marjorie Hawken bequest (Redfern Aboriginal project) 1986-2005
Marriage and family week 1991-1993
Mary Sumner House (MU headquarters in London) 1988-1995
Media awareness project Australia 1992
Media awareness seminar 1996
Mia Mia magazine 1988-1994
Millennium project 1999-2000
Monitoring media for youth 1990-2004
Mortimer bequest - Nungalinya college 1985-1992
MU Australia Sydney launch 1999
MU Information tools day 2000
MU promotion 1974-1993
MU worker 1990-1996
Name change proposal 1987
National Council of Women 1996
Network Exchange of Women's Services 1998-2001
New rooms 1971-1977
NSW supply service 1992-1993
Office bearers' papers 1989-1992
Olympic games 1997-1998
Order of Australia nomination for Dorothy Hulme-Moir 1994-1995
Outreach and evangelism 1985
Overseas and outreach bulletin 1984-2004
Pageant - Christian women through the ages 1975
Parenting fair - Botany Family and Children's Centre 1990-1991
Parents as teachers 1991
Patron 1988-1990
PNG tour - Leila Koeiba, President of Port Moresby MU 1995
Prayer vigil 1994
Provincial conference 1982-1989
Publicity - includes news clippings, photos and negatives 1977-1993
Quilt - gift for Archbishop & Mrs Goodhew 2000
Register of members 1996-1998
Resource material 1982
Rules and regulations 1975-1990
Social responsibilities 1975-1990
South Pacific newsletter 1986-1996
Speakers 1989-1995
Special services 1988-1991
Stamp duty - sales tax 1942-1973
STAR scheme (Sydney Temporary Accommodation for Relatives of hospital
patients) 1985-2003
State Council (formerly Provincial Council) of New South Wales 1990-1996
Summit meeting 1986-1988
Sydney branch 90th anniversary 1985-1986
Volunteer workers thank you morning teas 1986-1988
Wall hanging 1996-1998
Wave of prayer 1980-1991
Women's Ministry Advisory Committee 1990
World Conference 1978-1979
World wide council 1988
World Wide News magazine 1990-1995
Young Members' Department training course 1980-1982

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  • Box: MU Box 5
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  • Box: MU Box 7
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  • Box: MU Box 9
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  • Shelf: B 11
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