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Papers of Gwen Walker-Smith, 1913-1988 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1614129
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Walker-Smith, Gwen
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1913-1988 
3 cm. (3 folders) 
Summary

Letters written by Christina Stead to her cousin Gwendolen (Gwen) Walker-Smith, 1913-1968; postcards, birthday and Christmas cards to Gwen; correspondence between Australian publishers and Gwen, 1939-1968; newspaper cuttings from "Sydney Sun" and "Sydney Morning Herald" 1934-1988; issue of "Biblionews" vol. II, no. 1 issue 144 Jan. 1958; issue of "Left Review" vol. 1, no. 11 Aug. 1935; issue of "The Kookaburra - magazine of the Sydney Teacher's College" vol. XIII, Nov. 1921; issue of "Monthly Review - an independent socialist magazine" vol. 20, no. 2 June 1968; jacket covers (1st editions) of "The Salzburg tales", and "Seven poor men of Sydney"; biographical notes by Gwen Walker-Smith and Jean Saxelby; includes a list of all documents in collection compiled by David Meale.

Biography/History

Gwendolen Florence Walker-Smith (1907-1997) was first cousin to Christina Stead.

Christina Stead was born on 17 July, 1902 in Sydney, was educated in Australia but spent most of her life abroad. Her novels first began to be published in 1934. She returned to Australia to live in 1974.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8617.

Subjects Walker-Smith, Gwen -- Correspondence.  |  Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1913-1988 
Other authors/contributors Stead, Christina, 1902-1983  |  Meale, David  |  Saxelby, Jean

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