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Letter to Lindy Chamberlain from Marilyn Nolan, 1986 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4555610
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, 1948-
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1986] 
5 p. ; 21 cm. 
Series

Papers of Lindy Chamberlain

Summary

This letter was written on 17 February 1986 by Marilyn Nolan and discusses several matters. Most of the letter discusses Azaria and the trial of Lindy Chamberlain.

Biography/History

On 17 August 1980 Alice Lynne (Lindy) Chamberlain was camping with her husband, Michael, and children at the Ayer's Rock camping ground when her youngest child, Azaria, disappeared from the family tent. Lindy Chamberlain was subsequently convicted of the murder of her daughter and sentenced to life imprisonment. The case attracted wide media coverage and public interest, both within Australia and overseas. All convictions against Lindy and Michael Chamberlain were finally quashed on 15 Sept. 1988.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9180, Series 1, Box 66, Marilyn Nolan folder.

Part of the Papers of Lindy Chamberlain.

Subjects Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, - 1948- - Correspondence.  |  Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, - 1948- - Archives.  |  Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, - 1948- - Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Chamberlain, Azaria, - 1980-1980.  |  Nolan, Marilyn.  |  Trials (Infanticide) - Northern Territory - Darwin.
Time Coverage 1986 
Other authors/contributors Nolan, Marilyn

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