Deposit P8 - Les Barnes Collection

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Les Barnes Collection


  • 1890 - 1946 (Creation)

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1.6 m

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(1905 - 1994)

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Les Barnes was involved with the Communist Party of Australia particularly in Brunswick, Victoria from 1920s to 1940s. He was a member of the Brunsick Community History Group and published articles and books on the history of Brunsick.

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Correspondence, manuscripts, card index, reports, printed material and photographs documenting Australian left wing political and industrial activities.


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SLNSW Mitchell Library: MLOH 202

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Created by Erin Gallant on 17 August 2011; revised on 6 September 2011




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