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Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

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Record title

Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

Call numbers

MLMSS 4545/Boxes 1-19, 21-31 , MLMSS 4545/Item 20X

Record identifier

YRlZeJmn

Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

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Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

Full title

Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

Date

1849-1980

Call Numbers

MLMSS 4545/Boxes 1-19, 21-31 , MLMSS 4545/Item 20X

Record Identifier

YRlZeJmn
Physical Description

Contents

4.37 metres of textual material (30 boxes and 1 outsize item) - manuscript, typescript, carbon typescript, clippings, printed, albums, drawings, photographs

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Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

This collection comprises manuscript and pictorial material. You may navigate to a more detailed description of the pictorial material from this collection record.

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Terms of use

Restricted

Issue Copy

Microfilm : Family History of the O'Reilly and Dark families).

Finding aids

Click here to see extended guide to this collection in Guide to Australian Literary Manuscripts - https://onesearch.library.uwa.edu.au/view/delivery/61UWA_INST/12364186340002101

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A. LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS, ca. 1923-ca. 1959
Manuscript and typescript copies of 'Pilgrimage', 1923-1924; 'Prelude to Christopher', c.1934; 'Return to Coolami', c.1936; 'Sun Across the Sky', c.1937; 'Waterway', c.1938; 'The Timeless Land', c.1937-1940; 'The Little Company', c.1945; 'Storm of Time', c.1944-c.1947; 'No Barrier', c.1953; 'La...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Eleanor Dark papers, 1849-1980

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Collection conserved with generous assistance from The Society of Women Writers NSW Inc.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Dr E P Dark, husband of Eleanor Dark, in 1985

Administrative / Biographical history

Eleanor Dark, 1901-1985, was born in Burwood, NSW, in 1901. Her father was Labor politician and writer Dowell Philip O'Reilly (1865-1923). She was commonly known by her nickname, Pixie, among family and friends. In 1922 she married medical practitioner and writer Dr Eric Payten Dark (1889-1987) and the couple settled in 'Varuna' Katoomba in 1923. T...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

MLMSS 4545/Boxes 1-19, 21-31 , MLMSS 4545/Item 20X

Record Identifier

YRlZeJmn

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Reference code

413059

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