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Letter by Nettie Palmer to K.W.A. Smith, 1951 May 8 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1474655
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1951] 
1 item (4 p.) 
Summary

MS 1850 comprises a letter from Nettie Palmer to Mr K.W.A. Smith in answer to his note concerning her study of Henry Handel Richardson. The letter is handwritten from Kew, Melbourne, and dated 8 May 1951.

Biography/History

Writer, literary critic and socialist. Janet Gertrude (Nettie) Palmer, wife of Vance Palmer, was well-known as a poet, biographer, critic, commentator, historian, diarist, letter writer, editor and translator. She was the daughter of John and Kitty Higgins and a niece of the politician and judge, Henry Bournes Higgins. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/573431

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1850.

Condition: Folds, creases.

Subjects Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964 -- Correspondence.  |  Smith, K. W. A. -- Correspondence.  |  Richardson, Henry Handel, 1870-1946.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1951 
Occupation Literary critics.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Nettie Palmer's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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