Deposit P3 - J B Scott Collection

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J B Scott Collection


  • 1911 - 1957 (Creation)

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0.45 m

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(? - 1970)

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James B Scott was born in Scotland and became a political activist involved in the communist, socialist and Australian labour movement from the early 20th century. Scott joined the Workers International Industrial Union on his return to Australian from the USA in 1916, and later the Communist Party of Australia. He became an organiser in the Workers International Industrial Union. Scott died on September 1970.

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Pamphlets published by the political and industrial labour movements.


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University of Melbourne Archives: 1966.0016 [SCOTT, J.B.]

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Entered from deposit description on 20 August 2012




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