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Letters and articles by Nettie Palmer, 1928-1937 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2909415
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1928-1937] 
0.15 m. (1 box) 
Summary

MS 7362 comprises handwritten letters by Nettie Palmer to Lucille Quinlan, 1928-1937, and manuscript articles and talks by Nettie Palmer. Subjects include the Maori poet Eileen Duggan, Katharine Susannah Prichard, literature in Australia, Henry Handel Richardson and M. Barnard-Eldershaw (Marjorie Barnard and Flora Eldershaw) (1 box).

Biography/History

Writer, literary critic and socialist. Janet Gertrude (Nettie) Palmer, wife of Vance Palmer, was well-known as a poet, biographer, critic, commentator, historian, diarist, letter writer, editor and translator. She was the daughter of John and Kitty Higgins and a niece of the politician and judge, Henry Bournes Higgins. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/573431

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7362.

Subjects Palmer, Nettie, - 1885-1964 - Archives.  |  Palmer, Nettie, - 1885-1964 - Correspondence.  |  Quinlan, Lucille M. - Correspondence.  |  Duggan, Eileen, - 1894-1972.  |  Prichard, Katharine Susannah, - 1883-1969.  |  Richardson, Henry Handel, - 1870-1946.  |  Barnard, Marjorie, - 1897-1987.  |  Eldershaw, Flora, - 1897-1956.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Australian literature - 20th century.  |  Australia - In literature.
Time Coverage 1928-1937 
Occupation Literary critics.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Nettie Palmer's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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