Letters to Thistle Harris, 1939-1942 [manuscript]
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- Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
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Two letters. 1. Letter of Christina Stead (New York) to Thistle Harris, 7 July 1939 (2 p.). Refers to mutual friends; ideas of David Stead and Bill Blake about doctors and health; autobiographical nature of "The man who loved children"; aversion to returning to Sydney; death of Bill Blake's mother. 2. Letter of Christina Stead (New York) to Thistle Harris, 6 April 1942 (2 p.). Refers to photographs; origins of characters in "The man who loved children"; David Stead; Bill Blake's business affairs.
Novelist. Christina Stead is the author of "The man who loved children" (1940) and other books. Thistle Harris (1902-1990) was a botanical writer, landscape designer and photographer. In 1951 she married David Stead, father of Christina Stead.
- Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8317.
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