Australian Women's Register

An initiative of The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne

Skip to content

By Repository

Baker, Kate, 1861-1953 [Papers]

Title
Baker, Kate, 1861-1953 [Papers]
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS 2022
Date Range
1893 - 1946
Description

The collection consists mainly of correspondence relating to Australian literary interests and figures, particularly to Joseph Furphy and his writings. The main sections are letters from Furphy to his mother, to Kate Baker and to William Cathels; from Kate Baker to Margaret Boyd and A.K. Wilson; and from A.G. Stephens to Furphy and Baker. Correspondents in the collection include: J.S. Neilson, Guy Innes, C. Winterbottom, Vance and Nettie Palmer, Miles Franklin, Charles Bryde, Gerald Bryne, J.K. Ewers, H.B. Grattan, F. Wilmot, the editor of the Bulletin, the Australian Literature Society and publishers and booksellers such as Angus and Robertson. Other items include photographs, presscuttings, typescript copies of articles, MS copies of poems by J. Furphy and Kate Baker's Silhouettes - articles about such Australian literary figures as Ada Cambridge, J.K. Ewers, J.S. Neilson, Alice Henry, R.H. Croll, D.O'Reilly, Canon Hughes, Vance & Nettie Palmer, Dame Mary Gilmore Hubert Church, B. O'Dowd, A.G. Stephens, C. Winterbottom, C. Bryde, M. Franklin, G. Byrne, Edith Coleman, E. Coulson Davidson, C. Lang, C. Strong and Victor Kennedy.

Quantity
1.5 m
Finding Aid

Descriptive list (28 p.) available.

Repository reference links are external links to the relevant catalogue record in the holding repository. If you experience a broken link it will be because the repository has not understood the value of maintaining persistent links and/or the judicious use of redirects. Try locating the repository's catalogue search and search on the records' creator's name and/or the repository reference number for the records.

Site-wide information and acknowledgements

National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

© Copyright in The Australian Women's Register is owned by the Australian Women's Archives Project
and vested in each of the authors in respect of their contributions from 2000

http://www.womenaustralia.info/archives/AWH000463.htm

The Australian Women's Register is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License

The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124