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Shirley Anderson - papers, 1928-1997

Collection Title
Shirley Anderson - papers, 1928-1997
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
MLMSS 6910/Boxes 1-5; MLMSS 6910/Item 6X
Date Range
1928 - 1997
Anderson, Shirley (1928 - )

1917-1997; Anderson family papers
1939-1944; Autograph book
1944-1989; References and certificates
1958-1991; Educational file
1928-1997; Genealogy file
1928-1997; Adoption file
1959-1996; Employment file
1950-1993; Poetry and short stories
1964-1994; Correspondence with Russell Braddon (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/1)

199-; Completed writing assignments
1995-1997; Personal travel file
199-; Papers relating to travel writing
c.1990; Papers relating to travel
date unknown; Travel writing
ca.1996; Unfinished notes for autobiography
10 March 1997; A service of thanksgiving for her life
1997; Correspondence with her executor, Anson Austin (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/2)

ca.1940-ca.1990; Miscellaneous printed and manuscript material relating to aviation and Shirley's flying career. It includes printed books, her Pilot's Log Book, Air Traffic controller's licence, Flight crew licences, training notes, Australian Women Pilots' Association periodicals and materials, printed booklets of the Royal Aero Club of New South Wales, and some correspondence
1955-1985; Press newscuttings and photographs (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/3)

1953-1994; Travel diaries (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/4 RESTRICTED)

Date unknown; Photographs. Includes family, houses and air traffic controllers (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/5)

1928-ca.1980; Photograph album, mainly of family (Call No.: MLMSS 6910/6X)

Textual records
0.96 m
Partly restricted: 2027. This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve. - Applies to MLMSS 6910/Boxes 1-5

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