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Papers of Catherine Deakin, 1844-1958 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2631814
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Deakin, Catherine, 1850-1937
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1844-1958] 
1.26 m. (7 boxes) 
Summary

MS 4913 includes ten diaries kept by Catherine Deakin between 1866 and 1920, a copy of the Deakin family tree, press cuttings about Alfred Deakin, books which were presented to him as school prizes and others that have a connection with him. The collection also comprises correspondence of Catherine, Alfred, Pattie, Stella and William Deakin, photographs, newspaper cuttings, postcards and correspondence of David Rivett and Walter Murdoch. Also included is a notebook containing an inventory of furnishings, etc. in Catherine Deakin's home at South Yarra, 1909 (7 boxes).

Biography/History

Catherine Sarah (Kate) Deakin was Alfred Deakin's sister and close companion. She was tutor to his two eldest children and taught music at various times during her life.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 4913.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D632.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (3 p.) available in the Manuscript Reading Room. 
Subjects Deakin, Catherine, - 1850-1937 - Archives.  |  Deakin family - Archives.  |  Deakin, Alfred, - 1856-1919.
Time Coverage 1844-1858 

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