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Series 1433 - Student Representative Council (SRC) Records

Date Range1940 - 1981
Quantity230 cm, 100 folders
ProvenanceStudent Representative Council
Description

This series comprises records of University of Adelaide student participation in national student bodies the National Union of Australian University Students [NUAUS] and later the Australian Union of Students [AUS]. The material is related to conferences, campaigns and other activities with affiliated student bodies. Also included are several folders of Abschol (Aboriginal Scholarship) Scheme records.

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1576  Student Representative Council Scrap Books 1961 - 1964

Inventory Listing

National Union Council

An annual council was held each year to which states sent delagates as well as observers. Records include correspondence and reports.

Date Range 1957 - 1963    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300001 Box Number 1 Series 1433
National Union Executive

Includes a list of officers for 1962, a report, circulars, correspondence and budget documents.

Date Range 1958 - 1962    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300002 Box Number 1 Series 1433
NUAUS Reports

Also includes reports from other bodies, duties of the senior research officer, and nominations for positions.

Date Range 1959 - 1962    Quantity 5 cm, 2 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300003 Box Number 1 Series 1433
Extra-ordinary Resolutions
Date Range 1959 - 1961    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300004 Box Number 1 Series 1433
NUAUS - textbooks

Includes correspondence regarding books for students, and a price list of medical textbooks.

Date Range 1952    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300005 Box Number 1 Series 1433
Commonwealth Scholarships

The Education Research Officer (part of the NUAUS Executive) made submissions to Commonwealth Office of Education, lobbying on behalf of students regarding Commonwealth scholarships. Records consist of correspondence and reports.

Date Range 1959 - 1961    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300006 Box Number 1 Series 1433
NUAUS Drama Festival

Consists of records related to the University's participation in the annual Intervarsity Drama Festival which took place under the auspices of of the NUAUS. Includes programmes, correspondence, minutes, reports and circulars.

Date Range 1957 - 1960    Quantity 0.3 cm, 2 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300007 Box Number 1 Series 1433
NUAUS Constitution

Includes various versions of the NUAUS constitution (including undated abridged copies), and correspondence related to these.

Date Range 1940 - 1959    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300008 Box Number 1 Series 1433
Miscellaneous NUAUS Records, 1958 to 1961

Miscellaneous records accumulated by the University of Adelaide branch of the NUAUS including correspondence, circulars, minutes, contact lists of local secretaries and council motions.

Date Range 1958 - 1961    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300009 Box Number 1 Series 1433
Miscellaneous NUAUS Records, 1956

Includes memos, report, news bulletin, and agenda.

Date Range 1956    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300010 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Indian Delegation 1958

In the late 1950s the NUAUS set up a relationship with an Indian university whereby delegations of students visited each country. Delegations consisted of around 9 students, the purpose being to foster cross-cultural understanding. In 1958 Miss Robin Burnard and Mr Anthony Radford were chosen from Adelaide to participate in a six week visit to India.
Item consists of correspondence related to the trip.

Date Range 1958 - 1960    Quantity 0.75 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300011 Box Number 2 Series 1433
"SACHED"

Consists of a small amount of correspondence between Adelaide University NUAUS secretary and Sydney University NUAUS President regarding a donation to "SACHED".

Date Range 1961    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300012 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Inter-Varsity Chess

In 1961 NUAUS established an Inter-Varsity Chess Tournament. Item consists of a small amount of correspondence concerning funding for the tournament to be held in Adelaide in 1963.

Date Range 1963    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300013 Box Number 2 Series 1433
National Faculty Associations

Consists of a document concerning the NFA ( National Faculty Associations) and its relationship with NUAUS, a list of S.R.C. Officers for 1963-64, circular from the Education Information Bureau, and two documents from the United Nations.

Date Range 1963 - 1966    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300014 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Chester Wilmot Memorial Lectures

Material related to a national lecture series proposed by R.H.Corbet, Vice-President of the U of A SRC.

Date Range 1960    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300015 Box Number 2 Series 1433
NUAUS Annual Council Meeting Statements and Reports

Statements and reports for 1954, '56 and '58.
Note: Page 1 only of 1954 Statement.

Date Range 1956 - 1958    Quantity 4 cm, 3 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300016 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Minutes of NUAUS Executive Meetings

Includes the minutes of the following meetings:

24-27 August 1956
29 May - 1 June 1959
21-23 August 1959
27-30 May 1960
6-8 August 1960
3-4 June 1961

Date Range 1956 - 1961, missing 1957, 1958    Quantity 4 cm, 2 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300017 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Council Executive Reports

Executive reports presented to the 1957 NUAUS Council, Sydney.

Date Range 1957    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300018 Box Number 2 Series 1433
NUAUS Reports etc.

Also includes a list of executives and officers (1957), working paper for the 9th International Student Conference (1960), research grants, an introduction to NUAUS, the Adelaide University Dramatic Society constitution (1961) and financial regulations (undated).

Date Range 1943 - 1962    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300019 Box Number 2 Series 1433
Annual Council Meeting Council Papers

Council Papers for the 29th Annual Council Meeting, 1965

Date Range 1965    Quantity 3 cm, 2 volumes
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Inventory Identifier 143300020 Box Number 3 Series 1433
August Council Resolutions and Reports, 1965
Date Range 1965    Quantity 3 cm, 2 volumes
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Inventory Identifier 143300021 Box Number 3 Series 1433
AUS Constituent Mail

Contains 3 divisions with indexes (some records missing): H, I, J.

Record consists of the AUS' activities against the Fraser government primarily in the areas of education and unemployment. Includes newspaper articles, posters, booklets/pamphlets, petitions, reports and circulars.

Date Range 1980
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Inventory Identifier 143300022 Box Number 3 Series 1433
AUS - Regional Newsletters, Regional Conferences, & Campus Reports

Includes minutes, circulars, pamphlets, finances, and media releases.

Date Range 1979 - 1980    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300023 Box Number 4 Series 1433
AUS - Civil Rights

Focuses primarily on race relations (aboriginal students) and homosexual issues, as well as land rights and uranium mining. Includes circulars, pamphets, newsletters, reports. These were national and state-wide concerns.

Date Range 1977 - 1980    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300024 Box Number 4 Series 1433
AUS Regional and Executive Reports
Date Range 1980    Quantity 4 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300025 Box Number 4 Series 1433
1981 AUS Conference Material
Date Range 1981    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300026 Box Number 4 Series 1433
AUS Student Assistance Campaign

TEAS (Tertiary Education Assistance Scheme) was introduced in 1974 as a means-tested scheme available to all students to undertake a first degree. Before this there was the Commonwealth Scholarships Scheme where awards were based on means and merits.
This material related to the AUS campaign to improve government assistance to students and includes pamphlets, newspaper, media releases, reports, correspondence, papers, and petitions.

Date Range 1976 - 1978    Quantity 5 cm, 2 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300027 Box Number 4 Series 1433
AUS Greg Weir Campaign

Includes minutes and pamphlets.

Date Range 1977    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300028 Box Number 5 Series 1433
AUS Executive Reports

Also includes constitution of the Students' Association of the University of Adelaide, policies, AUS Annual Council Pre-Council Volume (2 copies, one annotated), SAUA representative list (1981), AUS Constitution & Regulations (1980), AUS 44th Annual Council notes, and finances.

Date Range 1980 - 1981    Quantity 11 cm, 3 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300029 Box Number 5 Series 1433
August Week Festival, 1953

Includes original newspaper advertisement, correspondence and report.

Date Range 1953    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300030 Box Number 5 Series 1433
Adelaide University Magazine [AUM], 1953 to 1961

Includes accounts, correspondents, and articles.

Date Range 1953 - 1961    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300031 Box Number 5 Series 1433
Finance, 1956 to 1959
Date Range 1956 - 1959    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300032 Box Number 5 Series 1433
Text Book Exchange Scheme Correspondence
Date Range 1948 - 1957, 1948, 1956 & 1957 only    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 143300033 Box Number 5 Series 1433
Text Book Exchange Payments
Date Range 1949    Quantity 1 cm, 1 ledger
Inventory Identifier 143300034 Box Number 5 Series 1433
Union Finances

Also includes correspondence and reports, as well as details on insurance and taxation.

Date Range 1949 - 1970    Quantity 6 cm, 5 folders
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Inventory Identifier 143300035 Box Number 6 Series 1433
Faculty Bureau

Most faculties had their own bureau (or 'association'), the purpose of which was to make recommendations to NUAUS. In 1958 the most active bureau was the Engineering faculty, which successfully ran an Indian Exchange Scheme. An undated report proposed that the National Faculty Association should be divorced from the NUAUS and no longer receive funding, only administrative advice.

Includes constitutions, correspondence, reports, newsletter, and a list of national faculty bureau directors.

Date Range 1958 - 1960    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300036 Box Number 6 Series 1433
Volunteer Graduate Scheme for Indonesia

The Australian Graduate Employment Scheme was sponsored by the NUAUS to enable university graduates and other trained people to work in Indonesia for periods of one to three years. It was organised by a Melbourne-based committee of the NUAUS. The aims of the scheme were to increase cross-cultural understanding and to provide development aid to Indonesia in the form of technical assistance.

The item consists of numerous reports, a reading list, questionnaire, list of committee members, and newsletters.

Date Range 1953 - 1958    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300037 Box Number 6 Series 1433
NUAUS and Taxation

Includes reports, statement of policy and correspondence.

Date Range 1958 - 1961    Quantity 0.6 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300038 Box Number 6 Series 1433
Australia and New Zealand University Health Services Report

Report compiled by seminar director B.F.G. Apps.

Date Range 1960, September    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 booklet
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Inventory Identifier 143300039 Box Number 6 Series 1433
NUAUS Travel Program

The NUAUS set up a student exchange and travel programme for countries around the world. Records includes travel arrangements, correspondence, reports, pamphlets from travel companies, and circulars.

Date Range 1959 - 1962    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
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Inventory Identifier 143300040 Box Number 6 Series 1433
Abschol Committee

Abschol was a committee of the National Union of Australian University Students set up to
support indigenous Australians in gaining tertiary qualifications. The item consists of 5 folders entitled:

- Schools survey
- Correspondence 1962
- Correspondence 1963
- SRC reports regarding Abschol
- Abschol miscellaneous

Date Range 1960 - 1965    Quantity 8 cm, 5 folders
Inventory Identifier 143300041 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Education Correspondence
Date Range 1958 - 1959    Quantity 2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300042 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Education & Research Correspondence
Date Range 1957 - 1959    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300043 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Delegation Trust Fund
Date Range 1961    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300044 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Overseas Delegations
Date Range 1959 - 1961    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300045 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Overseas Delegations Correspondence
Date Range 1958 - 1961    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300046 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS International Student Service
Date Range 1958 - 1961    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300047 Box Number 7 Series 1433
NUAUS Indian Delegation, 1960
Date Range 1960    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300048 Box Number 7 Series 1433
SRC Discussion Group
Date Range 1954 - 1958    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300049 Box Number 7 Series 1433
SRC Referendum Notice
Date Range 1957    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300050 Box Number 7 Series 1433
Red Cross Correspondence
Date Range 1959 - 1960    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300051 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Enrolment Regulations
Date Range 1959 - 1960    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300052 Box Number 8 Series 1433
SRC Telephones
Date Range 1956 - 1959    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300053 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Faculty of Technology

This item contains references to: School of Mines

Date Range 1958 - 1959    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300054 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Text Book Pricing
Date Range 1948 - 1959    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300055 Box Number 8 Series 1433
SRC Typist
Date Range 1948 - 1959    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300056 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Ex-Servicemen
Date Range 1947 - 1949
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Inventory Identifier 143300057 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Matriculation Committee
Date Range 1949    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300058 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Conversazione, 1955
Date Range 1955 - 1962    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300059 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Travel Fares
Date Range 1953 - 1958    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300060 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Student Parking
Date Range 1955 - 1959    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300061 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Overseas Students

Correspondence with international student bodies, lists of overseas student studying at Adelaide, and a Colombo Plan progress report. Also correspondence with the National Union of Australian Jewish Students.

Date Range 1953 - 1961    Quantity 2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300062 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Executive Correspondence
Date Range 1960 - 1961    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300063 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Hostel's Committee
Date Range 1949 - 1951    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300064 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Freshers' Camps
Date Range 1956 - 1964
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Inventory Identifier 143300065 Box Number 8 Series 1433
SRC Budget
Date Range 1957 - 1959    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300066 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Activities Standing Committee
Date Range 1959 - 1960    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300067 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Examinations
Date Range 1951 - 1953    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300068 Box Number 8 Series 1433
SRC Office
Date Range 1957 - 1959    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300069 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Academic Gowns
Date Range 1951    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300070 Box Number 8 Series 1433
Correspondence re: Barr Smith Library
Date Range 1951 - 1960    Quantity 1 cm, 1 item
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Inventory Identifier 143300071 Box Number 8 Series 1433
NUAUS Statements, Reports & Papers
Date Range 1959 - 1970    Quantity 100 cm, 40 volumes
Inventory Identifier 143300072 Box Number 9 Series 1433
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
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/1433.htm

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