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Letter by Vance Palmer to Dr Grenfell Price, 1957 September 30 [manuscript]
Bib ID 383897
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Vance, 1885-1959
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1957] 
1 item (3 leaves) 
Summary

MS 1386 comprises a copy of the typewritten letter to Dr Grenfell Price, Commonwealth Literary Fund, Prime Minister's Department from Vance Palmer, Melbourne, 30 September 1957. The letter is a report on Palmer's recent visit to Queensland where he toured schools, bookshops, libraries and other organisations speaking to people and attending lectures. He gives his findings on the Queensland Adult Education Department.

Biography/History

Writer, literary critic and social commentator. Edward Vivian (Vance) Palmer was the foremost man of letters of his day in Australia. He published in magazines under the pseudonym Rann Daly. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/1464347

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1386.

Reproduction Photostat. [S.l.] 
Subjects Palmer, Vance, - 1885-1959 - Correspondence.  |  Price, A. Grenfell - (Archibald Grenfell), - 1892-1977 - Correspondence.  |  Palmer, Vance, - 1885-1959 - Travel - Queensland.  |  Queensland. - Board of Adult Education.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Correspondence.  |  Queensland - Description and travel.  |  Queensland - Intellectual life - 20th century.
Time Coverage 1957 
Occupation Literary critics.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Vance Palmer's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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