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Papers, 1922-1980 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2167384
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Salter, Elizabeth, 1918-1981
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1922-1980 
3.78 m. (27 boxes) 
Summary

The papers are mainly research material for her books; Daisy Bates: Queen of the Never Never, The lost impressionist about John Peter Russell the Australian painter, Helpman and others. There is correspondence with people who knew Daisy Bates, material on Dame Edith Sitwell mainly newspaper clippings, and photocopies of correspondence by Rodin, Van Gough, Monet and some MS of Percy and Allan Russell. There is also the unpublished MS of her novel Tails she dies and other published detective stories: Once upon a tombstone, The voice of the peacock, Will to survive, and Silver rain.

Biography/History

The Australian expatriate author, Elizabeth Salter, went to the United Kingdom in the mid 1950's and from 1956 to 1964 she became secretary to Dame Edith Sitwell. During that time she wrote and published mystery novels. Later she wrote biographies.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 6481.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (10 p.) available. 
Subjects Salter, Elizabeth, - 1918- - Archives.  |  Bates, Daisy, - 1859-1951.  |  Russell, John Peter, - 1858-1930.  |  Sitwell, Edith, - 1887-1964.  |  Helpmann, Robert, - Sir, - 1909-1986  |  Novelists, Australian - Archives.  |  Biographers - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1922-1980 
Occupation Biographers.  |  Novelists.

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