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Papers of Annie Louisa Green, 1946-1947 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2880135
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Green, Annie Louisa, 1866-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1946-1947] 
6 cm. (3 folders) 
Summary

1. Four letters from Mary Gilmore to Annie Green, 1946-47, urging her to record her early memories, discussing the possibility of publication, and referring to Ernestine Hill. 2. Recollections of Annie written in 1946-47 and covering the period 1870-95 (typescript, 2 v.). The manuscript refers to memories of Nottingham; the voyage to Australia on the "Jason" in 1870; childhood memories of Kings Cross, Darlinghurst, Waverley, Paddington, Bondi, Manly, Bronte; Bathurst Baptist Church, Point Piper Road Congregational Church; descriptions of homes, furniture, furnishings; daily activities; clothes; books; schools including Argyle School, Surry Hills; work as governess and schoolteacher; Sydney departmental stores, theatres, trams; stately homes of Double Bay; visits to Blue Mountains and Melbourne; art classes; women's suffrage. There are references to Robert Garran, Rev J.G. Lawes, Emily Baxter and Julian Ashton. Pages 82-162 of Vol. 1 and 1-111 of Vol. 2 deal with the life of James Greenwood, including his work for the Public Schools League, his resignation as a pastor, his term as a member of the Legislative Assembly and his lectures to the Free Thought Society.

Biography/History

Daughter of James Greenwood, Baptist pastor and leading figure in Public School League in New South Wales. School teacher before marrying William Green in 1895. Her daughter was the artist Alison Rehfisch.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 8574.

Subjects Green, Annie Louisa, 1866- -- Diaries.  |  Greenwood, James, Rev.  |  Gilmore, Mary, Dame, 1865-1962 -- Correspondence.  |  Jason (Ship).  |  Teachers -- New South Wales -- Diaries.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900.
Time Coverage 1870-1947 
Occupation Teachers

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