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Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mothe...

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Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mother's memories of Mrs Curlewis'

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MLMSS 7836

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nZNvqvJn

Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mother's memories of Mrs Curlewis'

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Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mother's memories of Mrs Curlewis'

Full title

Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mother's memories of Mrs Curlewis'

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Date

15 May 1933-9th May 1949

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7836

Record Identifier

nZNvqvJn
Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript and typescript

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

These letters (20), including transcriptions, refer to news and events regarding the Curlewis and Hughes families, including the stringencies of daily life during the war. One letter dated 18 Sept. 1942 mentions Ethel Curlewis' son, Adrian, then an army officer as missing in Malaya.

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Full title

Letters from Ethel Curlewis to Lorna Hughes, 15 May 1933 - 19 May 1949, with memoir titled `My mother's memories of Mrs Curlewis'

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs Joan Booth, Pastor Barbara Taylor and Mrs Janice Avery, April 2008

Administrative / Biographical history

Lorna Hughes, nee Ingle, was sent from Cessnock to Sydney during the Depression. She obtained work as a housemaid for the children's writer, Ethel Curlewis, at Avenel, Mosman, in the late 1920s.

Reference:
Library correspondence file
Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/ (accessed October 20, 2008)...

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MLMSS 7836

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nZNvqvJn

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826839

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