The Evatt Collection was presented to the Flinders University Library by Dr H.V. Evatt's's widow, Mary Alice Evatt, in 1970.
The collection includes private and official correspondence covering Dr Evatt's private and public life mainly for the period of his term as Attorney-General and Minister for External Affairs and as Leader of the Opposition; a collection of newspaper cuttings; printed matter relating to ALP, Federal elections 1940-1959, United Nations 1943-1949, the Petrov Affair; books, journals, pamphlets, photographs; manuscripts of books and articles published by Evatt; and some legal material.
Published monographs and journals have been catalogued. They are available at the discretion of the Librarian for use within the Library if other copies are not available.