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The University of Melbourne Archives online catalogue contains information about all of the deposits of collection material from Malcolm Fraser and his parents (Una and John Neville Fraser). This information includes collection-level information as well as detailed finding aids that index the collections at file level.
To see the complete collection of Malcolm Fraser digitised photographs on the University of Melbourne Archives Image Catalogue (UMAIC), select 'Malcolm Fraser collection' from the ‘Collection Name’ drop-down menu in the detailed search screen. You can also design your own search.
The University of Melbourne Archives holds records from the Victorian Division of the Liberal Party from the foundation of the party until the present day. The collection includes minute books, press releases, subject files and pamphlets. There is also material relating to the party’s activities at the Federal level.
Phillip Lynch began his political career at the age of 22, later gaining the Federal seat of Flinders in 1966. After four ministerial positions, he became Treasurer and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in opposition and in the governing party from 1972 to 1982. Lynch was active in the investigations leading up to the exposure of the so-called Khemlani loans affair that led to the downfall of the Whitlam government in 1975. Sir Phillip Lynch retired from Federal politics in 1982 and was appointed Director of the Reserve Bank of Australia in the following year. He died in June 1984.
Peter Howson rose to prominence in the Liberal Party as the Federal member for Fawkner from 1955 to 1969, member for Casey from 1969 to 1972 and as a Minister in the Menzies, Holt, Gorton and McMahon governments.
John Ellis Photographs
The University of Melbourne Archives holds the collection of photographer John Ellis, which includes many photographs relating to Malcolm Fraser as well as other photographs of Australian political and social life. Go to the University of Melbourne Archives Image Catalogue (UMAIC) and select John Ellis from the drop-down collection menu in the detailed search screen.
Papers of Tamie Fraser
The papers of Mrs Tamie Fraser are mostly held at the National Archives of Australia. Information about this collection, as well as relevant papers held in the Malcolm Fraser collection at the University of Melbourne, can be found in the Guide to Collections, jointly published by The National Archives of Australia and the University of Melbourne Archives.