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Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

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Record title

Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

Call numbers

MLMSS 11107

Record identifier

94RLJOy1

Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

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Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

Full title

Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

Date

28 February-December 1943

Call Numbers

MLMSS 11107

Record Identifier

94RLJOy1
Physical Description

Contents

0.025 metres of textual material, 10 photographs (1 folder) - manuscript, gelatin silver

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Collection of 80 letters exchanged between Sergeant Ron Ryan and his future wife, Mollie Holmes Ryan, February-December 1943. Subjects include the couple’s budding relationship and plans for their wedding, Mollie’s job and family, mutual acquaintances, and, within censorship regulations, Ron’s work with the Australian Army’s Light Anti-Aircraft Reg...

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Ron and Mollie Ryan letters

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Date note

Where no date can be found, letters have been organised in order created by donor.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Penny Ryan, February 2021

Administrative / Biographical history

Mollie Isobel Ryan (nee Holmes) was born in Melbourne in 1922. She joined the Women's Australian National Service (WANS) at the beginning of World War II and married Ronald Stanley Ryan in 1943. Mollie was a keen environmentalist and anti-war campaigner. She died in 2015.

Ronald Stanley Ryan (1916-1981) was born in Newcastle, New South Wales...

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 11107

Record Identifier

94RLJOy1

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9659203

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