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Papers of Dawn Richardson, 1970-2010 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1483206
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Richardson, Dawn
 
Access Conditions Part requires permission for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1970-2010] 
0.48 m. (3 boxes) + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS 8993 comprises training manuals used for professional and para-professional staff development in the National Library of Australia in the 1970s, and correspondence. The manuals include: System Development Appreciation Course (undated); A Report on [a] Course in Catalogue Searching [for] Clerical Assistants 4 (Feb. '71); and, Continuing Education Programme, [National Library of Australia], series 1, sessions 1-40 [1972-75?]. Correspondence in the collection includes letters from Dymphna Clark, Honor Thwaites, Ruth Niland (Park), Rosemary Dobson, Barrett Reid, Stephen Murray-Smith, Joan Phipson and others. There are also invitations, press cuttings and memorabilia, mainly of Dymphna or Manning Clark, including two photographs, one showing Dymphna and Manning Clark, the other showing Dymphna (3 boxes).

The Acc13.017 instalment comprises correspondence, cuttings and typed notes pertaining to Lister George Hopkins and his wife Edna Hopkins, assembled by Richardson whilst writing a tribute to Lister Hopkins at the time of his death in 2008 (1 packet).

Biography/History

Librarian. Dawn Richardson was a librarian with the National Library of Australia in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She was also a friend of Dymphna and Manning Clark.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8993, MS Acc13.017.

Subjects Richardson, Dawn -- Archives.  |  Clark, Dymphna, 1916-2000 -- Correspondence.  |  Clark, Manning, 1915-1991.  |  Hopkins, L. G. (Lister George), 1910-2008.  |  Hopkins, Edna Mary, 1920-1996.  |  National Library of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  National Library of Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.  |  Librarians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Library education -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1970-2010 
Occupation Librarians.
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia
Terms of Use Permission is required to copy Dawn Richardson’s copyright material for research purposes until after 2016. 

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