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Papers of Aileen Palmer, 1937-1966 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1998322
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Aileen, 1915-1988
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1937-1966] 
1 cm. (1 folder) 
Summary

The collection consists of a diary for the year 1937 written by Aileen Palmer while in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, as well as a letter from Palmer to Mrs Thora Craig, written on 5th May, 1966.

Biography/History

Born in 1915; one of two children of the writers Vance and Nettie Palmer. She graduated with Honours in Arts from the University of Melbourne, spent from 1935 until 1946 in Europe (1935-1937 in Spain). Many of her later years were spent in various hospitals in Victoria.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7162.

Related Material Associated material: Further papers are held in National Library of Australia Manuscript Section at MS 6759, MS 3044, MS 1174, MS 6531, MS 2525, MS 1057, MS 6083. 
Subjects Craig, Thora -- Correspondence.  |  Palmer, Aileen, 1915-1988 -- Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Occupation Authors.

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