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Ben Chifley: State Library of New South Wales

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InstitutionState Library of New South Wales
Macquarie Street, Sydney

MLMSS 3350
Sheahan, William Francis, papers – includes correspondence with Ben Chifley regarding post-war reconstruction, 1946–48.

MLMSS 5691
Fingleton, John Henry, papers, 1921–81 – includes correspondence with Chifley.

MLMSS 5872
Ainsworth family papers – includes papers relating to William Ainsworth’s association with the Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen and as an ALP member of the New South Wales Legislative Council working closely with Chifley; also includes correspondence with Chifley (1930s to 1940s) and a message of sympathy written by Chifley on Ainsworth’s death in 1945.

MLMSS 6222/14-15
Abraham, Vivienne, papers concerning pacifist organisations, 1917, 1934–73 – correspondents include Chifley.

MLMSS 6646
Powell, Eileen, papers, 1912–97 – includes material collected by Powell, a Labor activist, including a photo of Chifley opening the Labor Party federal election campaign in Sydney, 28 March 1951.

MLMSS 6496
Stone, Walter, papers – includes correspondence (1945–53) between state and federal politicians arising from resolutions passed by the Strathfield, New South Wales, Branch of the Labor Party. Correspondents include Chifley.

MLMSS 6314/1-5
Graham, Frank, personal papers, 1907–88 – includes correspondence relating to the labour movement, including with Chifley.

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