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Series 1420 - Australian Student Christian Movement South Australian Branch Records

Date Range1941 - 1968
Quantity40 cm, 2 boxes
ProvenanceAustralian Student Christian Movement (ASCM)
Description

The ASCM had a strong presence at the University of Adelaide during the 1950s and 1960s. These records relate to the organisation's various activities including conferences, schools outreach, study groups and other social events. Included are minutes, correspondence, membership lists, planning material and publications.

Inventory Listing

Minute Books

Contains minute books dated:

- 1941 to 1947
- 1947 to 1950
- 1950 to 1954
- 1957 to 1965

Date Range 1941 - 1965    Quantity 11 cm, 4 books
Inventory Identifier 142000001 Box Number 1 Series 1420
SCM Social Activities

Includes records related to conferences, BBQs, sketches and plays, freshers' welcomes and university socials.

Date Range 1948 - 1954    Quantity 2 cm, 1 book
Inventory Identifier 142000002 Box Number 1 Series 1420
Miscellaneous Correspondence

Includes minutes.

Date Range 1965 - 1967    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000003 Box Number 1 Series 1420
SCM Correspondence, Reports & Programmes

Includes circulars and memos.

Date Range 1965 - 1967    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000004 Box Number 1 Series 1420
ASCM Documents & Reports

Records consist of information and reports regarding various aspects of the SCM including studies, seminars, Mission etc. Also includes a tape lending library catalogue supplement and a 1968 telegram from the then federal opposition leader Gough Whitlam on the conscription issue.

Date Range 1958 - 1968    Quantity 0.8 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000005 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Recording Secretary - Duties & Other Records

Records include membership list, Committee Members Handbook (undated), minutes, pamphlets, duties of the recording secretary, general reading list.

Date Range 1966    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000006 Box Number 2 Series 1420
University of Adelaide - Record of Activities

These records give an indication of the activities held throughout the year by the SCM. These include the first Precessional Conference, National Conference, Freshers' Camp, and Mission. Consists of minutes of various committees, correspondence, partial membership list of 1966, reports, term programmes, and camp programmes.

Date Range 1964 - 1966    Quantity 0.8 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000007 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Mission 1964

The ASCM held an annual 'Mission' event, an outreach programme in the university in which they attempted to present the Christian gospel to staff and students. The primary focus was on daily lectures. Other Christian groups within the university were also involved.
The records consist of minutes of the General Committee and Mission Committee, prayer booklet, programmes, reports, and promotional material.

Date Range 1962 - 1964    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000008 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Study

ASCM had libraries across the country as well as a book house with study material available. The Study area was overseen by the National Study Committee, which would make recommendations to the states. Study conferences were also held. This item includes a catalogue of study material available and reading list, reports, studies, and notes from a study conference.

Date Range 1964 - 1966    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000009 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM leadership

Includes details of local and interstate ASCM leaders and affiliated church figures. Also contains lists of high school students to commence University in 1965, and a 1964 staff survey.

Date Range 1958 - 1966    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000010 Box Number 2 Series 1420
SCM Lists

This item consists of various lists including an 'ATC' list (1968?), persons interested in SCM (undated), two SCM mailing lists for 1964 (annotated), and a SCM membership list for 1966.
Also includes a mission information pamphlet from 1957.

Date Range 1957 - 1968    Quantity 0.4 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000011 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Organising Secretary Records

Records include minutes of various committees, a document regarding Australian education, ASCM Constitution (1965 & '66), duties of organising secretary, outline of events for 1963, Committee Members Handbook (undated), and general advice for local SsCM officers.

Date Range 1963 - 1967    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000012 Box Number 2 Series 1420
SCM Organising Secretary's Notes

Notebook containing agenda and notes/minutes of various meetings throughout 1967.

Date Range 1967    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000013 Box Number 2 Series 1420
SCM Organising Secretary, 1968

Includes report on motives and goals of the A.S.C.M. General Committee (national), correspondence, pamphlets, and list of possible speakers for schools (undated).

Date Range 1968    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000014 Box Number 2 Series 1420
National ASCM Conferences, 1963 and 1964

Records consist of details of the 1963 ASCM conference, held in Victoria, and 1964 conference, held in Adelaide. Includes programmes, budget, circulars, names of leaders. Also includes information on offices conference and australian-asian student work camps.

Date Range 1963 - 1964    Quantity 0.6 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000015 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM Constitution

Several copies of 1965 constitution with annotation and ammendments.

Date Range 1967 - 1968    Quantity 0.6 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000016 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM Minutes and Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1965 to 1967

Includes correspondence, circulars and minutes.

Date Range 1965 - 1967    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000017 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM High School Conferences

Records relate to ASCM activities in secondary schools interstate.

Date Range 1963 - 1964    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000018 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM Study Materials

Study materials collected by Robin McCulloch.

Date Range c. 1964    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000019 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Adelaide University Staff - Survey

Includes surveys of staff, asking whether they would like to attend a vacation conference and in what capacity. Also included is a list collated by ASMC in Schools of speakers in Melbourne [undated].

Date Range 1958, most items undated    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000020 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Orders of Service
Date Range 1963 - 1966, [most undated]    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000021 Box Number 2 Series 1420
ASCM 'Coming Events' News Sheets
Date Range c. 1966, undated    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000022 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Material From Conferences

Also includes an unidentified newsletter.

Date Range 1963 - 1964    Quantity 0.8 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 142000023 Box Number 2 Series 1420
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
HTML edition University of Adelaide Archives
Updated 6 November 2013
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