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Papers, 1898-1977 [manuscript]

Title
Papers, 1898-1977 [manuscript]
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
MN 1238; ACC 4570A; ACC 4977A; ACC 5847A
Date Range
1898 - 1977
Creator
Hotchin, Sir Claude
Description

Accounts (1947-1957) relating to exhibitions held at the Claude Hotchin Galleries; biographical data with notes on his life and work by Stanley W. Thompson; catalogues and invitations for exhibitions held at his own and other galleries (1947-1982); correspondence (1934-1975), both business and personal, including correspondence concerning the W.A. Art Gallery and its Board (1957-1964); diaries (1938-1977), including travel diaries written in part by Stanley Thompson; material relating to exhibitions connected to the Claude Hotchin Art Prize; files (1949-1977); gift record book (1962), detailing various gifts of art to various organisations, listing titles of paintings, names of artists and including a variety of correspondence; greeting cards (1939-1970); invitations (1937-1965); memorabilia (1963-1977); newspaper cuttings (1938-1966), including article on Kathleen O'Connor; notes (1937-1951); photographs; plan (1960) relating to reconstruction of Old Women's Home in Fremantle (Fremantle Arts Centre); poems (1962-1968); miscellaneous collection of short stories by Claude Hotchin and Stanley Thompson (under his pseudonym Shane O'Connell); press releases (1953-1958); sketches; speeches (1947-1969), including speeches made at the opening of various exhibitions.

Quantity
3.2 m
Access
Available for reference; not for loan.
Finding Aid

http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/pdf/mn/mn1001_1500/mn1238.pdf

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