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Papers of Dorothy Cottrell, 1929-1970 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1072273
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cottrell, Dorothy, 1902-1957
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1929-1970] 
40 cm. (20 folders). 
Summary

There are typescripts and magazine cuttings of many of her stories and articles published in the Saturday Evening Post, Argosy, Nash's Magazine, Pearson's Magazine, Liberty Ladies Home Journal, Women's Weekly (Australian) and Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan. Also included are her drafts and unpublished articles, together with typescripts and magazine cuttings of stories by her husband Walter MacKenzie Cottrell.

Biography/History

Dorothy Wilkinson was born at Picton, N.S.W. She contracted infantile paralysis at the age of five and was thereafter confined to a wheelchair. She was brought up on her uncles' stations of Ularunda an Elmina in S.W. Queensland. She trained originally as an artist. In 1922 she married Walter MacKenzie Cottrell. They lived on Dunk Island and in Sydney. In 1928 they went to California and subsequently lived in the United States in California and Florida except for a short period in 1956, when they returned to Ularunda. She had some stories published in Canada under the pseudonym Barton Merrill.

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 6085.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D313

Index/Finding Aid Note Preliminary list available (7 p.). 
Subjects Cottrell, Dorothy, 1902-1957 -- Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1929-1970 
Occupation Authors.
Other authors/contributors Cottrell, Walter MacKenzie

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