Collection

Women's Museum of Australia Research Library

You’ll be amazed at the sto­ries we hold…

The Wom­en’s Muse­um of Aus­tralia has a ref­er­ence library of books, videos and audio cas­settes relat­ing to Aus­tralian wom­en’s history. 

We wel­come research projects and encour­age research proposals.

For access, please con­tact the cura­tor at curator@​pioneerwomen.​com.​au for an appointment.

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  • Fashion Designer Artist - VHS 1 (2003)

    Author: PRUE ACTON

    Published: in 2003

    Subject: Fashion designer/artist

    Format: VHS

  • Father Forgive Us: Coming to Terms with my Tears (2001)

    Author: Mien Blom

    Published: in 2001 by Centre Press

    Dewey No.: 920.72

    Subject: Blom, Mien (Wilhelmina J.). Netherlands. Women. Australia. Adult child sexual abuse victims. Biography. Adult child abuse victims

    Format: Book

  • Female Factory Female Convicts: The story of the more then 13,000 women exiled from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (2005)

    Author: Tony Rayner

    Published: in 2005 by Esperance Press

    Dewey No.: 994.020

    Subject: This book tells to history of convict women who were exiled to Tasmania. Their imprisonment and work in female factories during the convict era

    Format: Book

  • Female Irregularities (1994)

    Author: Holly, Denise & Melissa Story, Cook & Harpley

    Published: in 1994 by Fremantle Arts Centre

    Dewey No.: 618

    Subject: Observations on women's Pregnancy etc in WA at begining of this century; SOCIAL/MEDICAL

    Format: Book

  • Field of Women - VHS 88

    Author:

    Subject: Tribute to Women - Gathering/March/for prevention of Breast Cancer- field of Pink Figures each representing someone who died of Cancer

    Format: VHS

  • Fingers And Forks: Tasty Recipes for Buffet and Barbecue (1967)

    Author: South Australian Country Women's Association

    Published: in 1967 by Commercial Publications of S.A. Pty. Ltd.

    Dewey No.: 642.409

    Subject: Tasty Recipes for Buffet and barbecue, cookery

    Format: Book

  • First Females Above Australia: The First One Hundred Years of Australian Women Pilot Firsts (2010)

    Author: Rosemary Arnold

    Published: in 2010 by Rosemary Arnold

    Dewey No.: 629.130

    Subject: History. Women in aeronautics. Women air pilots Women in aeronautics. Australia. Biography

    Format: Book

  • First Females Above Australia: The First One Hundred Years of Australian Women Pilot Firsts (2010)

    Author: Rosemary Arnold

    Published: in 2010 by Rosemary Arnold

    Dewey No.: 629.130

    Subject: History. Women in aeronautics. Women air pilots Women in aeronautics. Australia. Biography

    Format: Book

  • First Half (1990)

    Author: Toni Lamond

    Published: in 1990 by Pan Macmillan

    Dewey No.: 7830092

    Subject: Biog. Lamond,Toni, Women Singers, Women Entertainers, MUSIC

    Format: Book

  • First in their Field: Women and Australian Anthropology (1993)

    Author: Julie Marcus (ed)

    Published: in 1993 by Melbourne University Press

    Dewey No.: 306 0922

    Subject: Women Anthropologists -Australia, ANTHROPOLOGISTS

    Format: Book

  • First Lady: A History-Making Solo Voyage Around The World (1989)

    Author: Kay Cottee

    Published: in 1989 by Macmillan Australia

    Dewey No.: 910.410

    Subject: Cottee,Kay 1950. First Lady (Sailboat). Yachting. Biography. Single-handed sailing. Voyages around the world. Women and the sea. Sailing. Travel

    Format: Book

  • First Of All (2001)

    Author: Tony Brooks

    Published: in 2001 by The Wednesday Press

    Dewey No.: 823.914

    Subject: Spence, Catherine Helen, 1825-1910. Fiction.

    Format: Book

  • Fit for the Gentler Sex : A Social And Site History Of The Settlement Of Port Darwin And Its Environs, A Commemoration Of The Contribution Women Have Made To The Territory (1997)

    Author: Helen Wilson

    Published: in 1997 by Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 994.295

    Subject: Darwin (N.T.) -- History. Sites of significance. Larrakia /​ Laragiya /​ Gulumirrgin people. Australia. Northern Territory. Darwin. Women. Historic sites. History. Social conditions

    Format: Book

  • Fit for This Office: Women and Ordination (1989)

    Author: Barbara Field

    Published: in 1989 by Collins Dove

    Dewey No.: 262 143

    Subject: Ordination of women - C of E - in Australia; women clergy, Religion /Women, Clergy

    Format: Book

  • Flight of an Eagle: The Dreaming of Ruby Hammond (1996)

    Author: Margaret Forte

    Published: in 1996 by Wakefield Press

    Dewey No.: 305 899915

    Subject: Ruby Hammond d 1993, abogiginal fight for equality, Society women's rights

    Format: Book

  • Flight of an Eagle: The Dreaming of Ruby Hammond (1996)

    Author: Margaret Forte

    Published: in 1996 by Wakefield Press

    Subject: Hammond, Ruby d.1993

  • Flight Plan PNG

    Author: Eileen Steenson

    Published: by Rigby Ltd

    Dewey No.: 629 1 30995

    Subject: women pilots aviation; Aviation PNG

    Format: Book

  • Florence Nightingale Museum Guidebook (1997)

    Author: Alex Attewell (ed)

    Published: in 1997 by Florence Nightingale Trust

    Dewey No.: 610.73092

    Subject: Guide - Florence Nightingale Museum /London, Museums

    Format: Book

  • Florence Taylor's Hats (2007)

    Author: Robert Freestone

    Published: in 2007 by Halstead Pfress

    Dewey No.: 303.484092

    Subject: Fashion /Hats, architecture, town planning, feminism, writing, Fashion/Millinary

    Format: Book

  • Flying Nurse (1971)

    Author: Robin Miller

    Published: in 1971 by Rigby Ltd

    Dewey No.: 392.10924

    Subject: Nursing, MEDICAL/Aviation

    Format: Book

  • Flynn's Mantle of Safety: The Story of Adelaide House (1982)

    Author: Graeme Bucknall

    Published: in 1982 by Graeme Bucknall

    Dewey No.: 362.110

    Subject: The Story of Adelaide House Alice Springs; Medical/nursing

    Format: Book

  • Flynn's Outback Angels Vol II: Fulfilling the Vision (2002)

    Author: Ivan Rudolph

    Published: in 2002 by Central Queensland University Press

    Subject: Australian Inland Mission; rural nursing, Medical /Nursing

    Format: Book

  • Flynn's Outback Angels Volume I Casting the Mantle (2001)

    Author: Ivan Rudolph

    Published: in 2001 by Queensland University Press

    Dewey No.: 610.734

    Subject: Australian Inland Mission, Religion, 1900 to WWII, nursing in isolated places of inland Australia

    Format: Book

  • Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence (1996)

    Author: Doris Pilkington

    Published: in 1996 by University of Qld Press

    Dewey No.: A 823.3

    Subject: story /aboriginal girls journey to escape from native settlement/Social Conditions Aboriginal

    Format: Book

  • Football's Women: The Forgotten Heroes (1998)

    Author: Kevin & Carolyn Sheedy & Brown

    Published: in 1998 by Penguin

    Dewey No.: 7963320810

    Subject: Football-Australia-History, SPORT

    Format: Book