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Letter by Nettie Palmer to Joyce Gibson, 1943 January 13 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2581042
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1943] 
1 item (4 p.) 
Summary

MS 7455 comprises the handwritten letter dated 13 January 1943 by Nettie Palmer to Jo (Joyce) Gibson, née Manton. A.Y.P. referred to in paragraph one is Aileen Yvonne Palmer, Nettie Palmer's first daughter. The letter also refers to the Nettie's brother, Esmonde.

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 7455.

Condition: Folds, creases, soiled.

Subjects Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964 -- Correspondence.  |  Gibson, Joyce, 1910- -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1943 
Occupation Literary critics.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Nettie Palmer's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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