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Letters, 1944, 1994 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2612032
Format ManuscriptManuscript [1944, 1994]
Author
Simmons, I. M. (Iris M.)
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1944, 1994 
2 letters. 
Summary

* Letter from H.M. Green commenting on "The Bedspread" and one other story by I.M. Simmons (1944). In the letter reference is made to a number of other Australian and international writers. * Covering letter from I.M. Simmons to Humphrey McQueen describing the background to the Green letter, and presenting it to McQueen (1994).

Biography/History

I.M. Simmons attended a series of lectures on Australian literature presented by H.M. Green in 1944. She was employed in a printing works and wrote a number of short stories, including "The Bedspread", which was later published in "Ern Malley's Journal". In 1978 a film of "The Bedspread" was made, sponsored by the Australian Film Commission.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8978.

Subjects Simmons, I. M. (Iris M.) -- Correspondence.  |  Green, H. M. (Henry Mackenzie), 1881-1962 -- Correspondence.  |  McQueen, Humphrey, 1942- -- Correspondence.
Occupation Authors.
Other authors/contributors Green, H. M. (Henry Mackenzie), 1881-1962

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