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Papers, 1935-1979 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1082226
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Aileen, 1915-1988
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1935-1979 
2.38 m. 
Summary

Family papers comprise correspondence of Nettie, Helen and Aileen Palmer, including letters written by Aileen Palmer during the Spanish Civil War, legal papers, passports and obituaries of Vance, Nettie and Helen Palmer. Correspondence includes letters of Katharine Susannah Prichard, Edith Young, Flora Edlershaw, Eleanor Dark, Guido Baracchi, Frank Dalby Davison, David Martin, Lesbia Harford, Stephen Murray-Smith, Lorraine Salmon, Eric Westbrook, C. Jollie-Smith and Jessie Macleod. Other papers consist of unpublished novels and poems of Aileen Palmer, diary notes, 'Nettie Palmer's book' (1948), family photographs and photographs taken during the Spanish Civil War.

Biography/History

Writer. Daughter of Vance and Nettie Palmer. Served in volunteer medical corps in Spanish Civil War (1935-1937) and remained in Europe until 1946.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 6759.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E1.

Index/Finding Aid Note List available (2 p.). 
Subjects Palmer, Aileen, - 1915-1988 - Archives.  |  Palmer, Nettie, - 1885-1964 - Archives.  |  Palmer, Helen G. - (Helen Gwynneth), - 1917-1979 - Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian - Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian - Archives.
Time Coverage 1935-1979 
Occupation Authors
Other authors/contributors Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964  |  Palmer, Helen G. (Helen Gwynneth), 1917-1979

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