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Papers of Vance and Nettie Palmer, 1889-1964 [microform]
Bib ID 567908
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Vance, 1885-1959
 
Access Conditions Available for research. 
Description [1889-1964] 
81 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Chiefly correspondence between Vance and Nettie Palmer. Also, correspondence from contemporary literary figures including Katharine Susannah Prichard, Marjorie Barnard and Frank Dalby Davison. Includes drafts, press cuttings, original manuscripts of other writers, photographs, material from various literary bodies such as the Australian Society of Authors and the Fellowship of Australian Authors.

Biography/History

Edward Vivian Palmer (1885-1959) was the foremost man of letters of his day in Australia, being a novelist, dramatist, short story writer, poet, critic, biographer, editor and political and social commentator. Janet (Nettie) Gertrude Palmer (née Higgins) (1885-1964), wife of Vance, was well known as a poet, biographer, literary critic, commentator, historian, diarist, letter writer, editor and translator. Vance published in magazines under the pseudonym Rann Daly. Nettie was the niece of the politician and judge, Henry Bournes Higgins.

Notes

Microfilm copy of originals held in the National Library of Australia Manuscript collection at MS 1174.

Reproduction Microfilm. Kingston, A.C.T. : A.G.P.S., [19--] 81 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Subjects Palmer, Vance, - 1885-1959 - Archives.  |  Palmer, Nettie, - 1885-1964 - Archives.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Australian literature - 20th century.  |  Australia - In literature.
Time Coverage 1889-1964 
Other authors/contributors Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964

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