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Papers of Maie Casey, 1831-1987 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2997181
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Casey, Maie
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1831-1987 
5.32 m. (38 boxes)+ 1 folio item. 
Summary

The collection comprises correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, drafts, articles, poetry, subject files, Ellis Rowan source material, art work, photographs and other papers relating to Maie Casey's interests in art and family history, her books An Australian story (1962), Melba revisited (1975) and Rare encounters (1980), her involvement in the International Sculpture Competition (1953) and her role as the wife of the Governor of Bengal and Governor-General of Australia. There are also some papers of John Cotton, Theodotus John Sumner, Sir Charles Ryan and Ellis Rowan. Major correspondents include Princess Alice, Kazu Aso, Princess Marthe Bibesco, Rosemary Dobson, Donn Casey, Princess Pantip Chumbhot, Sir Paul and Alix Hasluck, Anthea Hastings, Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Hudson, Sir Charles and Natasha Johnston, Angela Limerick, Frank Logan, Peter Masefield, Shudha Mazumdar, Cynthia Nolan, John Oldham, Elizabeth Salter, Sir David Scott, Clement Semmler, Louise Walker, and Patrick White.

Biography/History

Artist, author, aviator and wife of the former Governor-General of Australia, Baron Casey. Publications include "An Australian story 1837-1907" (1962) and "Tides and eddies" (1966).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 1840.

Additional material has been received.

Related Material Associated materials: Oral history recording held in NLA Oral History Collection at ORAL DeB 336-337.  Letters from Lady Casey to Bruce Tracey are held at NLA MS 2495 and MS 2935.  Other Casey family papers are held at NLA MS 2217, MS 5335 and MS 6150. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (17 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1840 
Subjects Casey, Maie -- Archives.  |  Casey, Maie -- Correspondence.  |  White, Patrick, 1912-1990 -- Correspondence  |  Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 -- Correspondence.  |  Hasluck, Paul, Sir, 1905-1993 -- Correspondence.  |  Rowan, Ellis 1848-1922 -- Archives.  |  Ryan, Charles, Sir 1853-1926 -- Archives.  |  Cotton, John, 1801-1849 -- Archives.  |  Sumner, Theodotus John, 1820-1884 -- Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1831-1987 
Occupation Governors' spouses.  |  Authors.  |  Artists.  |  Diplomats' spouses.  |  Politicians' spouses.
Other authors/contributors Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003  |  White, Patrick, 1912-1990  |  Hasluck, Paul, Sir, 1905-1993

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