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Half open door, The

Half open door, The
The University of Melbourne Archives
Date Range
1978 - 1983

Correspondence; structure of the book; unused manuscripts; photographs and sketches; biological notes and material; draft manuscripts; edited manuscripts; galley proofs; promotional material; book reviews; miscellaneous.
The collection relates to preparation and publication of "The Half Open Door", a book of sixteen autobiographical chapters by sixteen women of various professions, most of whom were associated with the University of Melbourne. Patricia Grimshaw and Lynne Strahan were joint editors. Patricia Grimshaw wrote the introduction, Lynne Strahan was a contributor along with Barbara Falk, Therese Radic, Nina Christesen, Mary Macqueen, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Joyce Nicholson, Dame Kate Cambell, Helen Gifford, Alison Patrick, Beatrice Faust, Norma Grieve, Deidre FitzGerald, Mary Turner Shaw, Dinan Dyason, Judith Lumley. The portrait illustrations were by Sandra Simon.

4 archives boxes (0.36 m)

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