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Author Troy, Paddy, 1908-1978.
Title Papers, 1906-1978 [manuscript]
Published/Produced 1906-1978.

LOCATION CALL NO STATUS NOTE MESSAGE
 3rd Floor Reference  MN 1327  Detailed listing    NOT FOR LOAN  
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 4154A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 4779A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 4154A/15-37  Diaries.    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  ASK SLWA STAFF
 4th Floor Stack  ACC 8339A    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL


Details

Call Number MN 1327
Physical description 1 m.
Access advisory Available for reference, not for loan.
Cite As Battye Library, MN 1327, Papers of Patrick Laurence (Paddy) Troy, ACC 4154A, 4779A, 8339A
Biography/history Communist trade union leader. Signed on as ordinary seaman on the "Eucla" in 1924 and joined the Seamen's Union. Subsequently became a member of the Coastal Dock Rivers and Harbour Works Union and was Secretary of that Union and its successors for 25 years. Retired from the Maritime Workers Union in 1973. Became Communist Party member in 1924. Imprisoned for his political beliefs in 1940. Travelled to USSR and was active in the USSR-Australia Society. Instrumental in the foundation of the Trades and Labour Council in 1963.
Finding Aids Detailed listing available (MN 1327)
Summary Badges, 1939-1973. Certificates, 1906, 1915, 1917, 1941. Constitutions, 1954, 1973. Correspondence, 1948-1978. Diaries, 1965-1978. Files, 1921-1978. Newspaper cuttings, 1973-1978. Photographs, 1960-1974 (includes photographs and postcards taken and bought in the USSR). Publications, 1972, 1937. Scrapbooks, 1936-1938. Union due books, 1937-1966.
Subjects Troy, Paddy, 1908-1978 -- Archives.
Eucla (Steamship)
Labor leaders -- Australia -- Archives.
Communists -- Australia -- Archives.
Sailors -- Australia -- Archives.
Related names Seamen's Union of Australia.
Coastal Dock Rivers and Harbour Works Union.
Maritime Workers' Union of Western Australia.
Communist Party of Australia.
Australia-U.S.S.R. Society.
Trades and Labor Council of Western Australia.