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Manuscripts and correspondence of Mrs Aeneas Gunn, 1905-1937 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1120815
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Gunn, Aeneas, Mrs., 1870-1961
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1905-1937] 
0.11 m. 
Summary

Manuscript of The little black princess (1905) with pencilled corrections by the publishers. Personal data concerning manuscript of The little black princess containing details of publishing the work. Letter by Professor W. Baldwin Spencer to Mr. Slade after reading the manuscript. (MS and typed transcript) Proof copies.

Biography/History

Married Aeneas Gunn in 1901 and went with him to Elsey Station on the Roper River, Northern Territory. He died in 1903 and she returned to Melbourne where she wrote The little black princess and We of the never never (1908).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 82.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A1015.

Subjects Gunn, Aeneas, Mrs., 1870-1961 -- Archives.  |  Gunn, Aeneas, Mrs., 1870-1961. Little black princess.  |  Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929 -- Correspondence.  |  Slade, Mr. -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1905-1937 
Occupation Authors
Other authors/contributors Gunn, Aeneas, Mrs., 1870-1961. Little black princess  |  Slade, Mr  |  Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929
Exhibited Selected items exhibited: “Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature”, National Library of Australia, 22 August 2019 – 16 February 2020. 

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